Crow Girl

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Crow Girl (2016, Penguin Random House)

608 pages

English language

Published Aug. 1, 2016 by Penguin Random House.


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5 stars (1 review)

"The newest international crime novel sensation: a fiercely suspenseful psychological thriller in which two women--a police detective and a psychotherapist--are faced with the question: how much suffering can one human being inflict upon another before he ceases to be human and becomes a monster? In a Stockholm city park, the hideously abused body of a young boy is stumbled upon. Detective Superintendent Jeanette Kihlberg heads the investigation, which quickly dead-ends: no trace of the boy's identity can be found. But with the discovery of two more children's bodies in similar condition, it becomes clear that a psychopathic serial killer is at large. Jeanette turns to therapist Sofia Zetterlund for help in identifying suspects, and as their lives become increasingly intertwined, professionally and personally, as we begin to know their particular histories, needs, and desires, as they draw closer to the truth about the killings--working together but, ultimately, each on her …

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5 stars

I bought this book for reading on my way to Tokyo. I must say it didn't disappoint me. I love serial killer genre, and the mystery it's and disconnected narratives are just amazing, kept me hooked through out the reading period. All in all a great book, and looking forward to read more books like this.


  • Fiction, mystery & detective, women sleuths
  • Serial murders, fiction
  • Sweden, fiction
  • Fiction, thrillers