When local police give up the search for a missing teenage girl, Detective Inspector Charlie Lager is sent to the small provincial town. What her superiors don't know is that Charlie grew up in that very town, and has a few dark secrets of her own...
Nora's daughter Annabelle has disappeared, last seen on her way home from a party.
Gullspang's inexperienced police are wilting under the national media spotlight - and its residents desperate for answers.
THE CLOCK IS TICKING . . .
Stockholm DI Charlie Lager must return home to find Annabelle, and then get out of town as soon as she can. Before everyone discovers the truth about her . . .
'A brilliant, dense crime novel'
Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)
Lina Bengtsdotter grew up in Gullspang, Sweden. She is a teacher in Swedish and Psychology and has published a number of short stories in various newspapers and magazines in Sweden and the Nordic countries. She has lived in the UK and in Italy and today resides outside of Stockholm with her three children. FOR THE MISSING is her debut novel.