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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (93 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sara Blædel Narrator: Joyce Bean Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Louise Rick/Camilla Lind Series Release Date:
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It was clearly no ordinary drowning. Inspector Louise Rick is immediately called out to Holbraek Fjord when a young immigrant girl is found in the watery depths, a piece of concrete tied around her waist and two mysterious circular patches on the back of her neck. Her name was Samra, and Louise soon learns that her short life was a sad story. Her father had already been charged once with assaulting her and her mother, Sada, who makes it clear that her husband would indeed be capable of killing Samra if she brought dishonor to the family. But she maintains that Samra hadn’t done anything dishonorable. Then why was she supposed to be sent back to Jordan? Samra’s best friend Dicte thinks it was an honor killing. A few days later Dicte is discovered, bludgeoned to death, and Samra’s younger sister has gone missing. Navigating the complex web of family and community ties in Copenhagen’s tightly knit ethnic communities, Louise must find this remorseless predator, or predators, before it is too late. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Sara Blaedel is a force to be reckoned with. She delivers an engaging story that any reader in the world can enjoy.”

    Karin Slaughter, author of Fallen 

  • “Exciting and thrilling. Blaedel is at the top of her game and a star on the rise.”

    Camilla Läckberg, international bestselling author of The Preacher

  • “Presents a nuanced and compassionate view of modern Copenhagen’s immigrants, eschewing a simple-minded demonization of outsiders or of the Danes themselves.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A solid entry in an appealing series.”

    Booklist

  • “Distinguished from the increasingly crowded pack of Scandinavian imports by its open-mindedness in handling sensitive material and its respect for the dignity of every single character and viewpoint.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Amy | 11/9/2013

    " What a beautiful, sweet little book. It's not one of Sam's favorites (yet), but I just love it. I want to buy a whole bunch and give them out as one of my standard new baby or toddler birthday gifts (so don't be surprised!). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Carmela Coyle | 10/15/2013

    " Hmmmmm.... do I EVER love this little book. Linda Kranz's gentle wisdom one-liners float on top of all the colors of the undersea. "If you make a wrong turn, circle back." Sigh... a heartfelt gift for all ages. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Amelia | 8/15/2013

    " Mom and dad fish impart wisdom on their child -- appreciate art, make new friends, loves nature, enjoy solitude. A touching book, with great fish rock art illustrations. This will be my new go-to graduation gift. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cindy Smith | 8/6/2013

    " This beautiful book makes a wonderful baby gift! "

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