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Author: Arne Dahl Narrator: John Lee Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Intercrime Series Release Date: August 2013 ISBN: 9780307913852
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In Arne Dahl’s riveting follow-up to Misterioso, the Intercrime team is assigned the task of tracking down an American serial killer on the loose in Sweden—quietly, and as quickly as possible.
 
When a Swedish literary critic is found tortured to death in a janitor’s closet at Newark International Airport, the police realize that the murderer made off with the victim’s ticket and boarded a flight to Stockholm. Swedish authorities are placed on high alert, but the killer manages to slip through the customs dragnet and vanishes into the night.
 
With no clear motive in sight, Detectives Paul Hjelm and Kerstin Holm of Intercrime’s A-Unit take over the investigation. They learn that the method of torture used was not only a highly specialized means of extracting information secretly developed during the Vietnam War—allowing the victim to whisper, but not to scream—but also that it was the modus operandi of an allegedly deceased homicidal maniac known only as the Kentucky Killer.
 
As additional victims are discovered on the outskirts of Stockholm and the terror grows, the team finds itself coming up empty-handed. Hjelm and Holm fly to New York, hoping to discover both the killer’s identity and the source of his interest in Sweden. What they quickly learn, searching through the past, is that bad blood always comes back around.

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  • A highly professional crime novel, and an insightful and thought-provoking social satire. Jyllands-Posten (Denmark)
  • Bad Blood succeeds due to its clear motive and suspense. It expertly weaves together the American involvement in Vietnam with the current unfolding events in Iraq. Aftenposten (Norway)
  • Terrific. . . . Full of twists and turns, blind alleys and sudden assaults, procedural hassles and stakeouts. The Providence Journal
  • Absorbing . . . A dark, tense thriller. Newark Star-Ledger
  • Bad Blood succeeds due to its clear motive and suspense. It expertly weaves together the American involvement in Vietnam with the current unfolding events in Iraq.”

    Aftenposten (Norway)

  • With dizzying speed Arne Dahl has climbed to the throne of Swedish crime literature. . . . His work is characterized by impartiality, lighthearted humor, epic flow, and poetic precision. Dagbladet Information (Denmark)
  • One of this year’s most intense thrillers. GT (Sweden)
  • Dahl has created a brilliant character and a terrific story. This is a classic cop-shop tale of the old school. The Globe and Mail (Canada)
  • “The reader will find the characters even more distinctive and well defined than in the first book.”

    Publishers Weekly

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About the Author

Author Arne Dahl

Arne Dahl is an award-winning crime novelist and literary critic. He lives in Sweden.

About the Narrator

John Lee is the winner of numerous Earphones Awards and the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration. His has twice won acclaim as AudioFile‘s Best Voice in Fiction & Classics. He also narrates video games, does voice-over work, and writes plays. He is an accomplished stage actor and has written and co-produced the feature films Breathing Hard and Forfeit. He played Alydon in the 1963–64 Doctor Who serial The Daleks.