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Sara Blaedel

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Sara Blaedel is the author of the #1 international bestselling series featuring Detective Louise Rick. Her books are published in thirty-seven countries. In 2014 Sara was voted Denmark’s most popular novelist for the fourth time. She is also a recipient of the Golden Laurel, Denmark’s most prestigious literary award.

In 2016 she published the first book "The Undertakers Daughter" in a new trilogy set in Racine, Wisconsin:

Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father–who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago–has died. And he’s left her
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Sara Blaedel Hi! I am a huge fan of Asa Larsson, the Swedish crime author, who sets her stories in Kiruna. She is SO good ;)
Sara Blaedel I totally love telling myself stories, so that might be the best part. I am so curios, when I new idea starts spinning in my head, and I like to do re…moreI totally love telling myself stories, so that might be the best part. I am so curios, when I new idea starts spinning in my head, and I like to do research and build up a plot.
But that said, I also love traveling and talk to readers all over the world about my books. That is such a privileged. So my answer to this question most be: I love every part of being a writer ;))
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Pigen under træet by Sara Blaedel
"Hvis du har elsket Sara Blædels tidligere bøger, så vil du også elske denne. Skrevet i det vanligt flydende sprog, og med en handling der fastholder fra første side. Pigen under træet er dog på mange områder anderledes i de tidligere bind i serien, o" Read more of this review »
Pigen under træet by Sara Blaedel
"En perfekt måde at vende tilbage til Louise Rick universet med en modig ny, personlig vinkel. Bogen gør lige netop det, den lover at gøre og fortæller nære historier om realistiske karakterer, vi kan forholde os til, i en krimi-situation, uden at den" Read more of this review »
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“It brings me peace to know that it all began with crime fiction as a child, and that it is there, after a thousand detours, that I have landed again. As a child I found peace in crime novels, and it is with them that I find peace today. There has been some turbulence along the way, but I wouldn’t have avoided any of it. I wouldn’t have reached the place I have without all of it happening.”
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“she was the kind of person willing to give up sex if it meant also giving up the pressure of having to be something for someone else. “Do”
Sara Blaedel, The Forgotten Girls

“What do you want to get away from?' she repeated and put her hands around his face. Finally he turned his head and looked at her with pain in his eyes and a dry laugh. 'Me,' he said. 'It's completely trivial. A lonely heart and pain and something that never heals.”
Sara Blaedel, The Forgotten Girls

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