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The Gingerbread House

Scandinavian Crime Thriller

Written by bestselling Swedish author, Carin Gerhardsen

Originally published in the U.S. by Stockholm Text.

Currently published in the U.S. by Penguin Books, Ltd.

Responsible for:

• Text Editing (of English translation)

Several gruesome murders occur suddenly in central Stockholm. Is there a connection? Criminal investigator Conny Sjöberg is beginning to think that there is. Meanwhile, a vicious killer continues to stalk the streets—driven by a profoundly personal motive…

The Gingerbread House is the first in the Hammarby series, thrillers with taut, suspenseful plots and unexpected twists and turns. This haunting novel explores schoolyard bullying among young children, and the effect it has on their lives when people simply look the other way. The urban settings and authentic characters are painstakingly detailed, insuring the story and characters will linger in the reader’s mind long after the book is finished.

The Gingerbread House is not only published by the same publisher as Stieg Larsson’s The Millennium Trilogy, but by the same Swedish editorial team.

#1 Nook Bestseller (8/12)

#2 Mystery (7/12)

“Gerhardsen brings a timely perspective to the serial killer genre…The pages turn themselves, right up the final startling twist.” – John Verdon, bestselling author

“The books are fast-paced and addictive: finely tuned pieces that virtually demand to be read in one sitting.” – Barry Forshaw, author, Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction