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Хана сама вкъщи

(Hammarbyserien #2)

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  1,475 ratings  ·  105 reviews
Карин Герхардсен рисува с думи, пише толкова ярко, че хваща сърцето и душата!

Една сутрин тригодишната Хана се събужда и открива, че е изоставена. Семейството й е изчезнало. Къщата е заключена. Тя е в капан.

Междувременно шестнайсетгодишно момиче е намерено убито на борда на ферибот, който плава между Швеция и Финландия.

Главен инспектор Кони Хьоберг посещава дома на жертват
Paperback, 352 pages
Published 2015 by Бард (first published 2009)
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May 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very interesting read a real page turner. There is much to keep the reader captivated, a nail biting search for a young child, a murder hunt and an unknown rapist. I just wish the publishers would hurry and translate the remainder in this series I believe there are 6 books and only two published in English so far. Can't wait ...more
Mar 25, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019-read

I have rounded up my rating as believe the way the intricate plots intermingled and, in the end collided bought a horrifying torment to a 'pleasant' conclusion.

At times I did struggle with the storyline layout and had to go back and re-read sections but overall a difficult story and plot that grasped my attention from the start
Carol -  Reading Writing and Riesling
My View:
Confronting on so many levels!

Gerhardsen has a way of introducing social issues into a crime novel in a manner that screams for attention yet does not reek of a lecture or a lesson on how things should be; the issues are cannily woven into the plot and add a somewhat sinister depth to the narrative. Again our eyes are opened to sexual abuse, domestic violence, cyber stalking, crimes against children in the community and sexual harassment in the work place to name just a few of the issues
Alisi ☆ wants to read too many books ☆
There is no real way to describe how bad this book is. It defies logic. Nothing in this ... book makes any sense. The level of complete and utter incompetence on the part of the police with the quick and utterly brilliant mind of the perp is just unbelievable. Especially considering the fact that the perp was caught red-handed in the most stupid way possible. It's not even slightly likely. Not even an tiny bit.

My feels when I finished this ... book:

So basically a girl is strangled and there is a
Ken Fredette
Jul 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Peter James says it on the cover of Cinderella Girl, "Gerhardsen's writing grips your heart and soul in an ever-tightening tourniquet." And what a ride it is you never want to stop reading because it's a story without an ending. ...more
Rachel Hall
This is the second novel in the Hammarby series to be translated after The Gingerbread House and features DCI Conny Sjöberg of the Violent Crimes Unit and his team. I was left unimpressed after reading the first, primarily because the prologue featured a playground bullying scene which thereby made the motivations of the killer patently clear from the start and hence destroyed any mounting suspense. I also found the investigative team lacked impetus and most of the discoveries were rather fortui ...more
Oct 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I MUST find others in this series. It was convoluted yet still easy to follow. So much going on but brilliant in its delivery. Sad yet intriguing. Even when they weren’t talking about the poor three year old I wanted them to rush back to that part of the story. I HAD to know what was happening with her. Everything was tied up in a nice package by the end of it. And there were more than one member of the male persuasion that I would have liked to have seen strung up by his gonads.
Sep 01, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought this book was strange and not complete.

There are three books involving a team of police investigators and this is the second one. I have already read the first one. I thought that book was good enough that I bought the other two.

This book started with several chapters devoted to setting up the victims so that we would know who they are. After this began the continuing of the police detectives' stories, which (I think) you need to know before reading this book. Although I must admit tha
Lynda Kelly
May 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites
I am greatly enjoying this series so far. The first one would've merited 5*, too, if not for an awful error that cost it for me. I'll definitely be sticking with these stories, though.
I like Joakim in this story, he was a really nice lad who has been dealt a godawful hand for sure, poor kid. I have to say that little Hanna turns out to be one resourceful kid for her age !! My most favourite character was Barbro, however, she truly went above and beyond to try and rescue a little girl she'd never
Nov 25, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nordic-noir
I read Book 1 in this series years ago and remember liking it. However, I found Book 2 to be really disappointing. The mystery happens through a string of coincidences, and I just didn't buy the connections between the characters. I also felt none of the characters were particularly believable in their actions. While I commend the author's attempt to highlight social problems in society, it feels shoehorn in this story.

Amongst the detectives, I only liked Petra Westman. She has an ongoing case f
Aug 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I wasn't sure i was going to stick with it when i started it, there were several different characters and their own stories, i found it all confusing at first. But then some of the individual stories intertwined and started to make sense.
What is confusing though are the amount of different characters and their names, a few of which are very similar. It's also a shame that some of the characters story lines didn't get an ending... as in, what happened to Joakim, his father and his mother? What h
CINDERELLA GIRL is the second Conny Sjøberg book from Swedish author Carin Gerhardsen, the English title of the first book being THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE. Having missed that one when it came out in the middle of 2013, there's some catching up required.

It did seem to take a very long time for anything much to happen here. A lot of time is spent introducing the reader to two teenage sisters, living with their alcoholic mother, in less than satisfactory circumstances. Borderline neglected, these two g
Roo MacLeod
Nordic Not

Don't you live for a page turner?
Seriously I do. I don't want every book to slap me when I think about putting it down. I want the world to go take a dump somewhere else because I'm busy. That's what I want from a book, a film or a song even.

And I'd read good things about Cinderella Girl. One reviewer, the reason I bought the damn book, told me he read it in a day. Impossible to put down, he said and that is high praise, eh?

So we have three threads here. A child called Hanna is abando
Linda  Branham Greenwell
I really like this series. The 2nd book is better written than the first book - the characters have become more filled out :)
In this story there are 2 murders that happen at the same time - so half the team works one one murder while the other half work on the 2nd murder.
In the first case - a young mother is found dead - and her young infant is found in his pram - unattended. An older sister (3 years old) was left by herself in the apartment - no one knows she is there. The father is away in Jap
Barbara Rohde
Mar 01, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is another book I have read courtesy of NetGalley and a real page turner. It cleverly interweaves multiple threads in a way in which you are never lost and has a good visual style. In fact I wondered whether this had been written with film rights or a television series in mind especially as the ending leaves a few loose ends as if it was to be continued. But I only felt this towards the end and it did detract from it a little but overall I found it to be well written and highly engaging. Th ...more
Sherry Mackay
I found this a bit annoying. The 3 year old child having the thought processes of someone much older was just annoying and clumsy. And I can't believe the police are just so damn silly. I was disappointed and I felt there was a rush to the end. I thought there would be a connection to the 2 different perpetrators since they had the same surname but nothing was made of this. Seems odd. Not a great Scandi noir example. ...more
Michael Sanderson-green
Enjoyable read lots of interwoven stories that come together well towards the end. I found some of the means of creating tension to be a bit clumsy and annoying eg the detective having a heart attack before solving the crime then the nurse passing on the information next page anyway , still minor irritation , good read
Jun 05, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Definitely not my favorite in this series. I thought it started off stronger than it ended. I agree with another reviewer that it took too long for the story to develop. Furthermore, it had moments where it did drag on. I preferred her first in series much more to this book. I will still continue on with this author though.
Leigh Swanson
Apr 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It ended too soon!!!!! And far too abruptly otherwise it would have got 5 stars. I adored reading this book and the twists and turns of the plot were good, but I saw the end coming, unlike the first one where the twist was a total surprise.
Jan 20, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
When will book #3 be out in English?
Jul 13, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
About 70% in I had to just stop and try to imagine how Carin Gerhardsen maps out and intersects all the plots so effortlessly. A nordic noir mind f##k in the best way possible.
Jun 21, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Very disappointing. I loved the blurb. I thought that this was going to be a promising novel. But no, it was highly illogical, flat, and boring. Totally bashing a good story away, dismal and droll.
Aug 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a great book.
WHEN THREE-YEAR OLD Hanna wakes up, she is alone in a locked apartment. The following morning detective Petra Westman from the Hammarby police department finds a badly injured infant and a dead woman in a park. Oddly - no one seems to be missing them. Before the police investigation barely has time to begin, yet another dead body is found. This time it is a teenage girl, murdered on a cruise. The investigation team moves from one dead body to another, attempting to find a c
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-read
This is the second in the Hammarby detective series set in Sweden and is another excellent read following on from the first book with some of the back stories of the main detectives who also have new cases to solve, in this case a mother found dead after an apparent hit-and-run and, shortly afterwards, the apparently unrelated murder of a young girl on a Sweden to Finland ferry. Gripping storyline although the fact that three of the main suspects all had the surname Andersson was a bit confusing ...more
Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ibook, purchased
Cinderella Girl (Hammarbyserien #2), Carin Gerhardsen. iBook
This is the the second Conny Sjøberg book. Jens, Petra, Jamal....all very well drawn colleagues. Some stories are ongoing from book one and I suspect into book three. The main deaths and misadventures take up the team’s time and all the while, in this tense read, a wee 3 year old Hanna is fending for herself abandoned at home. Personal issues of the team here and there are examined as they try hard to solve two deaths..... very good wr
Sam Totten
Don't get me wrong, I really enjoy this series so far! However, this one hit a bit of a sophomore slump with me in terms of the story. There's a bit of a confusing opening, which isn't really tied-in or explained later. Furthermore, there's too many characters in this novel to follow (and some are throwaways) with many plots weaving in and out, making it hard to follow at times. Much preferred the first one and hope the last one is better! ...more
Brynjar Orn
Oct 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another great Hammarby Serien book, I really enjoy them. For me, this one was a surprise ending again. Can't wait to start the third one.
One of the things I like about this serie is the multiple historical threads, how some of them are completed within the book and others continue from one book to the next. Recommend reading this serie in the right order.
Amk256 King
Dec 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A fabulously written if somewhat harrowing tale where I really did care what happened to these characters. Would most definitely recommend this book. A must read. Looking forward to reading more by this author.
Feb 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved This book. Highly Recommend.
Sara G
Apr 18, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
there was a lot going on in this book. like, a lot. I have to digest for a bit
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From the same publishing team that brought you Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy comes Carin Gehardsen, author of the Hammarby series, a series of crime novels that take place in the southern parts of Stockholm.
Originally a mathematician, which explains her clever plots and complex characters, Gerhardsen is the author of the Hammarby-series, crime novels that take place in the southern parts of

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Hammarbyserien (8 books)
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