The Viper (Hardcover)
|Author: Hakan Ostlundh|
|A chilling crime novel set on an idyllic and isolated island in Sweden about a ruthless business consultant for a major international company who has two dead bodies on his living room floor.|
From the Publisher:
A chilling crime novel set on an idyllic and isolated island, by one of Sweden's most talented thriller writers
Arvid Traneus, a ruthless business consultant for a major international|company, returns home to Sweden after a lengthy assignment|in Tokyo. Four days after Arvid's return, the maid discovers|two dead bodies on the living room floor?a man and a woman.|At first, police detective Fredrik Broman assumes the two bodies|to be Arvid and his wife, but the male body is badly disfigured,|and his identity is up for grabs. Set on the island of Gotland, this|is a fabulous crime novel that explores the possible terrors lurking|beneath small town life, where escaping one's past is impossible.