The award-winning, global bestselling Swedish crime debut about a missing girl, and the detective who must return home and confront her darkest secrets in order to find her.
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 . . .
This smash hit Swedish debut breathes new life into a few well-worn det-fic themes to create a thriller that lingers in the memory - SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB
This debut novel from a psychology teacher upholds the recent tradition of dark Nordic noir. A girl goes missing on her way home from the party in the forested village of Gullspang. Enter a Stockholm detective with a secret of her own - THE i PAPER
Atmospheric, evocative and with a heroine who overcomes some of the genre's cliches, this is a first-class procedural - CRIME TIME
The next big Swedish crime sensation - Dagbladet (Norway)
A wonderful debut - Dziennik Zachodni (Poland)
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.