From an award-winning author comes this disturbing, entrancing, beautifully crafted mystery set in northern Sweden. It's midsummer, when the light lingers through dawn as the long winter finally ends. In this magical time, a brutal killer strikes, and the murder of a female priest sends shock waves through the community. Though she has no cause to get involved, attorney Rebecka Martinsson cannot help herself. And the further she is drawn into a mystery that will soon claim another victim, the more the dead woman's world consumes her - a world of hurt and healing, sin and sexuality, and above all, of lethal sacrifice.
Translated by Marlaine Delargy.
"A virtuoso mood piece that works endless changes on its unforgiving landscape." (Kirkus Reviews)
"Fans of Henning Mankell, Karin Fossum, and Arnaldur Indridason will be rewarded." (Publishers Weekly)
"Larsson...delivers plenty of suspense, but her real gift lies in her ability to climb inside the minds of her characters, analyzing their motivations for doing damage and good." (Booklist)
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