Unwanted

Unwanted

Large Print - 2012
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Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train and no one noticed when she was taken. In what seemed merely a coincidence, her mother had been left behind at the previous station. Inspector Fredrika Bergman and her team of federal investigators are called in and assigned to what appears at first to be a classic custody dispute. Then the child is found dead with the word "unwanted" on her forehead.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2012, c2009
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410450067
1410450066
Branch Call Number: LP OHLSS-K
Characteristics: 629 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Askungar

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athena14
Sep 06, 2014

I couldn't bear to read this.

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IV27HUjg
Oct 07, 2013

Liked this story & writing.

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campingmomma
Sep 16, 2012

Really enjoyed this book. Can't wait for the next in the series (it's a new series featuring Fredrika Bergman, a civilian who works for the police department). It was easy to read and I couldn't put it down, read it in 2 days. Was surprised it focused more on the investigation than on the crime like most Swedish novels.

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klwallen
Aug 26, 2012

1st in Swedish series featuring Fredrika Bergman. abduction/murder of young girl.

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lucky38
Aug 19, 2012

This book is scary. Several disturbed people involved. I do recommend it to people that like to read about how things that happen to us in childhood can cause mental illness in adulthood. I know this book is fiction but know from reading about child abuse that bad things does happen to some children.

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nina_13
Jun 26, 2012

what age would this book be good for?

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KarenW
Jun 25, 2012

Reminiscent of Camilla Lackbeg, this adult novel is complete engrossing. When a child is abducted from a train and later found with "unwanted" written on her forehead, Fredrica is faced with her first murder case in her new job. Her collegues might not like her very much, but she becomes the one that makes the first correct move. As the team grows stronger they are faced with more abductions and murders. How all the clues add up, make this an addictive read. An excellent debut with characters and plotting that are expert. Looking forward to the next one.

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hamnah
Jun 12, 2012

COMMENTING DUE TO THE LACK OF COMMENTS!

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catfish1
Jan 26, 2012

Unputdownable. Will search for more books by this author.

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