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Fear Of Broken Glass: The Elements: Prologue

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Something strange has been going on for a very, very long time…

Ten years in the making, the prologue to the epic Elements series involves a notorious wilderness with a macabre past; a reconstructed Viking church by the shore of a Swedish lake. And a painting, a lost masterpiece framed in runic inscriptions witho
Kindle Edition, 425 pages
Published January 15th 2017 by Mark David
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Dave Higgins
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Merging ancient pagan magic with gritty realism, David creates a novel that lies in the liminal zone between occult thriller and bleak mystery.

This book is a prologue to The Elements series. When the body of Thomas Denisen, an art dealer, is found dead in Tiveden National Park, Sweden, the case is assigned to Hasse Almquist. The mutilations of the body echo pagan rituals carried out at the site centuries earlier. However, they also suggest links to a series of unsolved murders that has obsessed
Linda Hurley
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What starts as a murder mystery set in a dark, yet beautiful, remote Scandinavian landscape becomes so much more. Ancient pagan rituals, unsolved serial killings, a lost masterpiece found, all linked but how? The story plays out through a cast of characters each pursuing their own hidden agenda whilst in the background there is a hint of a much larger conspiracy hovering just beyond their sight. Intricate layering of secrets, killers with unknown motives hiding in the shadows, ancient mythology ...more
Dec 09, 2017 rated it did not like it
Either bad writing or poor translation. As nordic noir I foun
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