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The Lost Boy (Fjällbacka #7)

3.78  ·  Rating details ·  9,593 Ratings  ·  689 Reviews
Detective Patrik Hedström is no stranger to tragedy. A murder case concerning Fjällbacka’s dead financial director, Mats Sverin, is a grim but useful distraction from his recent family misfortunes.

It seems Sverin was a man who everybody liked yet nobody really knew—a man with something to hide . . .

His high school sweetheart, Nathalie, has just returned to Fjällbacka with
Hardcover, 497 pages
Published March 1st 2013 by HarperCollins (first published 2009)
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Mikaela Lönnqvist Actually "fyrvaktare" means lighthouse-keeper. "Fyr" = lighthouse, "vaktaren" = the keeper, it is not a plural noun. Four wardens would be something…moreActually "fyrvaktare" means lighthouse-keeper. "Fyr" = lighthouse, "vaktaren" = the keeper, it is not a plural noun. Four wardens would be something like "fyra väktare" in Swedish :) There is a picture of a lighthouse on the cover, is there a lighthouse on the island maybe? I haven't read the book yet. (less)

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Diane S ☔
3.5 Another series I have read from the beginning, so it feels like catching up with old friends. Patrik and Eric a are somewhat back on firm ground, Patrik after a health crisis and Erika after a terrible accident. Others close to the have not fared as well. Mats, the town finance officer is found shot to death and this death will cast a wide shadow over the rest of the story.

Mothers and their children is the unifying theme of this multi thread novel. A ghost island and the inhabitants, some of
Fragments, fragments, fragments. Read, read. Fragments... Ah, finally a story emerges! Slowly but surely the disparate pieces are brought together. The puzzle may yet be solved. And then, more fragments. I'm not sure about that boy of the title, but I am getting lost in a maze of storytelling. Who is this? Who is that? Where are we now? Oh, yes, I see. No, wait a minute! Where was I? Different threads, different people, different time periods. Babies, ghosts (!), drugs, abused women, murder - wh ...more
Filipe Miguel
Dec 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, thriller
Continuação da saga de Patrik Hedstrom

Camilla Lackberg volta a Fjällbacka uma sétima vez e com ela chega mais um acontecimento trágico na pequena localidade. Como qualquer série, segue os passos das obras que a precederam e, na sequência, quase tudo o que anteriormente era válido, continua a sê-lo.

A autora não se distancia muito da sua fórmula de sucesso: passado, presente e vida quotidiana, e mantém o formato tipo das narrativas originais que desaguaram em "Os Diários Secretos" - esse sim, mar
Paula Kalin
Oh for goodness sake! I'm always on the lookout for Scandinavian-Nordic thrillers. I picked up a Book Page (or Pages, whatever) brochure from the library and they chose this as a good read. So I thought I'd try it now that Steig Larsson is gone. Way too simple. No, I am not in the sixth grade, thank you very much. Can I have a little plot, some character development? Please.

Do not recommend. Too many other goods books out there.

2 out of 5 stars.
This is a dark tale of murder, mixed up with cocaine use, wife beating and police searching for answers to two murders. The plot moves along very slowly, as Patrik Hedstrom and his crew of police detectives try to piece together how the two murders are connected. There are a couple of subplots, a million dollar renovation of a coastal resort with a manipulative woman in charge of finances and a historical tale of unexplained deaths linked to present day ghost stories. While the ending did resolv ...more
Oct 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Two murders and no direct link to connect them. Patrick Hedstrom and his crew are trying to link them. Drugs, abuse and murder. Slow moving story but a good read. I would like to thank the publisher and Net Galley for the chance to read this ARC.
Skorofido Skorofido
Aπό το Nesbo στη Lackberg… κοινώς από τα σκληρά στα μαλακά… τόσο μαλακά που δεν καταλαβαίνεις τι παίρνεις… Δεν ήξερα, δεν ρώταγα; Δηλαδή ήξερα, αλλά την έφαγα τη φόλα…
Εντάξει, δεν λέω… ωραία είναι η ζωή όταν μας έχει κάτσει ένας ήρωας και πουλάει… όμως άντε τους αναγνώστες ποιος τους χέζει, αλλά ρε Lackberg, δεν έχεις να μας πεις κάτι άλλο, εκτός από την Ερίκα που αλλάζει πάνες και τον Μπερτίλ που και αυτός αλλάζει πάνες και ταΐζει μωρά και από τα μωρά της Άννας που όλες οι συμφορές του κόσμου π
Cátia Santos
Jan 24, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mais um livro de Camilla, ao estilo de... Camilla, obviamente! Com isto quero dizer que tudo o que os seus livros têm de bom, este também teve, apesar de haver histórias paralelas perfeitamente descartáveis neste enredo. Mas aquilo que me tem vindo a desagradar, mais uma vez manteve-se. O facto de Gosta, em todos os livros, perturbar sempre a investigação de uma forma não intencional começa a ser demasiado repetitivo. E este é apenas um exemplo... No entanto, continua a ser um livro de ávida lei ...more
Feb 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Το 7ο βιβλίο της σειράς, το οποίο μου άρεσε πάρα πολύ. Ο λόγος που δεν του έβαλα 5 αστεράκια είναι ότι απλά δεν με ενθουσίασε τόσο πολύ.

Στα θετικά του βιβλίου είναι ότι μέχρι τις τελευταίες σελίδες δεν είχα καταλάβει το δολοφόνο, αν και κάτι είχα υποψιαστεί στην αρχή (στα άλλα βιβλία της αυτή η υποψία ήταν πολύ έντονη). Επίσης, στην τελική αποκάλυψη μου άρεσε πολύ η ειρωνεία της υπόθεσης, ότι δηλαδή ανακάτεψαν όλη τη χώρα και τελικά η απάντηση ήταν δίπλα τους.

Στις προσωπικές ιστορίες που μας α
Η Camilla Lackberg είναι μια πολύ καλή συγγραφέας αστυνομικών μυθιστορημάτων. Βέβαια, πιστεύω ότι έχει γράψει καλύτερα μυθιστορήματα από αυτό. Εκείνο που δεν μου αρέσει στα μυθιστορήματα της είναι πως συνήθως καταλαβαίνω ποιος έχει διαπράξει το έγκλημα. Παρόλα αυτά μου αρέσουν πολύ οι ήρωες της και η εξέλιξη τους
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Born in 1974, Camilla Läckberg graduated from Gothenburg University of Economics, before moving to Stockholm where she worked for a few years as an economist. However, a course in creative crime writing became the trigger to a drastic change of career. Her first four novels all became Swedish bestsellers. Läckberg's books are always set in or around her birthplace, the small Swedish west coast tow ...more
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