The Lost Boy

The Lost Boy

Book - 2013
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On a late summer's night, a young woman jumps in her car, her hands slippery with blood on the steering wheel. Taking her five-year-old son, Nathalie flees to the only safe haven she knows: the island of Graskar off the coast of Fjallbacka. Meanwhile, Detective Patrik Hedstrom has barely stepped foot inside his office following a lengthy sick leave before he catches a murder investigation. A man has been murdered in his home: the victim, Mats Sverin, was the council's financial director, heading up a regeneration project worth millions.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2013
Description: 497 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780007419555
0007419554
9780007473212
Branch Call Number: Lack

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TrudyV
Feb 02, 2017

I really enjoyed the book with all its characters with their own stories. The ending did not say what happened to one character who was about to be shot by her abusive husband so anxious to read the next to see what happened. Now if it would only be translated to English soon. I guess it took about 2 years for this one.

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awc_9
Dec 03, 2015

If you like a hint of supernatural, and feel strong about children, women, and families this would be worth your time. Not terribly exciting nor is it very likely to keep your curiosity in the mystery.

Personally disappointed after reading the last previous 6 books. You do need to read the previous book to know what is going on, as it had a cliffhanger ending.
Being a young male who loves murder mysteries this book just was not enough to keep my interest for a 500 pg book. Definitely not a thriller, and borderline mysterious.

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beckylunatic
Aug 08, 2013

I did not actually find this installment in the series all that mysterious, though it did serve to move along the overarching story and character development.

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H18423868
May 22, 2013

good story but did I miss something?
What happened to the girl in the forest? Madeleine ? I suppose she was shot . It was a bit disjointed .Unless we find out in the next book?

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Beverleigh
Apr 24, 2013

This is a thriller that is hard to put down. Not only do you have the mystery of the crime but if you have read any of the previous books you get to follow the relationships of the key figures in the police department as they move along over time. Throw in murder, organized crime, drugs, etc. and you get a good read. I'm looking forward to her next book.

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SportyReader
Apr 21, 2013

Dull and uninteresting.

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Beverleigh
Apr 24, 2013

Beverleigh thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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