The second novel from polish crime sensation Katarzyna Bonda that sees Sasza Zaluska plunged even deeper into the corruption and criminality that has engulfed Polish society since the fall of Communism.
A complex and absorbing crime novel which finds Sasza Zaluska, the profiler and former undercover cop first encountered in Girl at Midnight, plunged even deeper into the web of corruption and criminality that has engulfed all levels of Polish society since the fall of Communism.
Sasza decides to return to the police, but first she must ensure the safety of her daughter by putting to rest the demons evoked by terrifying ordeal which led her to leave Poland for seven years in England. No sooner has she begun the process, however, than she is drawn into the deeply disturbing case of a woman who has disappeared from a village - and she is not the first to do so. The roots of the crime seem to reach all the way back to the dark enmities of the second world war.
Katarzyna Bonda is the most popular crime writer in Poland. Her two series, the Hubert Meyer trilogy and The Elements of Sasza Zaluska are both massive bestsellers and have sold well over two million copies.
She has also written true crime - Polish Murderesses and An Imperfect Crime as well as a creative writing manual Type Writer.
Girl at Midnight received the Readers' Award at the 2015 International Crime Festival in Wroclaw, while The White Mercedes won the 2015 Empik Bestseller Award. Foreign rights to the books have been sold in eight languages.
Katarzyna lives in Warsaw with her daughter and a dog.