NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on a tour of Europe's most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren't what draw him - he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each cafe through the eyes of his daughter's killer.
"Come on, James, Can you think of some new material"
Police officer Nina Hoffman is called to the scene of a grisly crime. There she finds fellow officer and friend David Lindholm naked on his bed, shot through the head and stomach. His traumatized wife, Julia, is in shock, and can barely form a coherent sentence. She hovers near the body, rambling on about a woman entering the house, killing David, and running off with their son - but all the evidence points to her guilt.
In the middle of the freezing winter, a journalist is murdered in the northern Swedish town of Lulea. Crime reporter Annika Bengtzon suspects that the killing is linked to an attack against an air base in the late 60. Against the explicit orders of her boss, Annika continues her investigation of the death, which is soon followed by a series of shocking murders.
Annika Bengtzon is left to pick up the pieces after a shocking and complex murder case turns her world upside down and leaves her personal life in shambles. Meanwhile, an intruder brutally murders an entire family on Spain's Costa del Sol, and Annika must fly to the glitzy locale to report on the case. Upon arrival she discovers that a fifth family member is unaccounted for. Soon, the killers are found, but they, too, have met their demise - in the same grisly manner they killed the Söderström family.
In the midst of a brutal Scandinavian winter, a member of the Nobel Prize committee is gunned down in the city of Stockholm. Reporter Annika Bengtzon, who made eye contact with the killer just seconds before the shots were fired, is the key witness. Because of the sensitivity of the crime, police issue a gag order on her immediately - and she is forced to figure out on her own why an American assassin known only as "the Kitten" ordered the hit. With her marriage falling to pieces and her job on the line, Annika quickly finds herself in the middle of a violent story of terror and death, the roots of which date back centuries.
"Very good book!!!"
A violent robbery has taken place in an affluent area of the Costa Del Sol, in which an entire family are killed. Annika Bengtzon is assigned to the story, and when she arrives in Spain and gains access to the crime scene, she is horrified to discover there was a third child - a teenage daughter - who is unaccounted for. Annika makes it her mission to find the missing girl. But as she delves into the mystery she becomes embroiled in a far darker side of Spanish life than she’d envisioned, as she begins to piece together a terrifying story of violence, abuse and murder.
A frosty December night in Stockholm. Inside the City Hall, over a thousand guests attend the prestigious Nobel Prizewinners’ dinner. With a lavish meal laid on to the backdrop of a full orchestra, this is one of the city’s most glamorous events of the year. But things are different tonight. Two shots are fired on the dance floor. Crime reporter Annika Bengtzon is there, covering the event for the Evening Post. As the police realize she caught a glimpse of the suspect, she is far more interested in getting back to the newsroom.
I en fashionabel villla uden for Stockholm bliver forretningsmand og tidligere rigsdagsmedlem Ingemar Lerberg fundet bevidstløs og grusomt tortureret. Hans hustru Nora er sporløst forsvundet.Annika Bengtzon får til opgave at skrive om sagen for Kvällspressen, samtidig med, at hun kæmper med sit privatliv.
At a derelict port in Stockholm, two brutally murdered men are found by a security guard. In the same area a young woman, Aida, is on the run from a deranged gunman. Meanwhile, journalist Annika Bengtzon is approached by a woman wanting her story published in the Evening Post. She claims to have founded an organization to erase people's pasts - giving vulnerable individuals a completely new identity. Annika helps Aida to get in touch with the foundation.
Crime reporter Annika Bengtzon is woken by a phonecall in the early hours of a wintry December morning. An explosion has ripped apart the Olympic Stadium. And a victim has been blown to pieces. As Annika delves into the details of the bombing and the background of the victim, there is a second explosion. These chilling crimes could be her biggest news story yet. When her police source reveals they are hot on the heels of the bomber, Annika is guaranteed an exclusive with her name on it.
The most famous police officer in Sweden is found murdered in his bed. His four-year-old son is missing. His wife is suspected of killing both of them. No one believes her when she says she is innocent.No one except for news reporter Annika Bengtzon. Her personal life in turmoil, she turns all her energies to her work, investigating the life of the murdered man.But if his wife is innocent, where is their son? And will the truth be uncovered in time to find him…before it’s too late?
En eftermiddag i november bliver en ung mor fundet død bag en børnehave i den stockholmske forstad Axelsberg. Hun er det fjerde offer på kort tid. Også hun er stukket ned bagfra med kniv. Tanken om en mulig seriemorder når kun lige at slå ned i Annika Bengtzon, inden hendes egen verden styrter i grus. Thomas, hendes mand, er til konference i Nairobi om sikringen af EU’s ydre grænser. Under en rejse langs den somaliske grænse kidnappes han sammen med seks andre europæere.
Trainee journalist Annika Bengtzon has secured a summer placement at Sweden’s biggest tabloid newspaper. She’s desperate for this to be her big break, although manning the tip-off phoneline isn’t quite what she had in mind… Until a caller tells her that the naked body of a young woman has been found in a nearby cemetery. As she pieces together details of the young woman’s life, Annika stumbles across video footage that places the main suspect hundreds of miles from the crime scene, right at the time of the murder. Are the police looking for the wrong man?
"Abysmal - don't waste your money!"
AN ACCIDENTAL DEATH? Reporter Annika Bengtzon is working on the story of a devastating crime when she hears that a journalist investigating the same incident has been killed. It appears to be a hit-and-run accident. A SERIES OF MURDERS. Several brutal killings follow - all linked by handwritten letters sent to the victims' relatives. When Annika unravels a connection with the story she's writing, she is thrown on to the trail of a deadly psychopath. THE HUNT IS ON.
Nyt krimibrag fra Liza Marklund! En plads i solen foregår ved den spanske solkyst, hvor Marklund selv bor og skriver sine krimier. Avisen Kvällspressen skal omorganiseres, og alle reporterne skal have faste arbejdstider og rette sig efter nyhedschefens ordrer. Annika Bengtzon bliver sendt på en opgave i Sydspanien, hvilket hun overhovedet ikke har tid til.
"Crime stories are just not my kind of thing"
Sveriges mest kendte politimand bliver fundet dræbt i sin seng. Hans unge kone, Julia, er hovedmistænkt for mord på både manden og deres fireårige søn Alexander, som er sporløst forsvundet. Men Julia nægter sig skyldig. Hun hævder, at en ukendt kvinde skød hendes mand og kidnappede deres dreng. Kvällspressens reporter, Annika Bengtzon, identificerer sig umiddelbart med den anklagede Julia.
En journalist bliver brutalt jagtet og dræbt i det mørke Nordsveriges evige vinter. Annika Bengtzon, Kvällspressens reporter, flyver til polarcirklen for at dække sagen. Fra det øjeblik er Annika selv med i kampen mod terrorister, fordækte politikere, mediernes dagsorden - og en ustoppelig morder. Og han ved det. Snart finder hun ud af, at den legendariske Ragnwald, mistænkt for branden på Air Force Base 21 i Luleå i 1970, er kommet til Sverige efter 30 år som berygtet lejemorder i Sydeuropa.
Annika Bengtzons tilværelse forandres radikalt, da tv-stjernen Michelle Carlsson findes myrdet. Annikas bedste veninde er blandt de mistænkte, hendes kæreste beskylder hende for at svigte familien, og hendes chef trækker hende ind i en offentlig magtkamp. Lige i nærheden går morderen løs - i den bedste sendetid, Primetime.
En orkan drager gennem Sverige. Kaos følger i dens spor. En last med cigaretter til en værdi af halvtreds millioner kroner er forsvundet i Stockholms Frihavn. To mænd ligger myrdede på kajen. Den unge Aida flygter for sit liv. Paradiset, en stiftelse, der hjælper mennesker, der er truet på livet, bliver Aidas redning. Men flere mord følger, ofrene torteres. Trådene løber sammen, men intet er hvad det ser ud til at være.
En ung kvinde findes voldtaget og myrdet på en kirkegård. En minister mistænkes for forbrydelsen. Om et par uger er der valg, og klapjagten går ind. Annika Bengtzon er elev på avisen Kvällspressen. Hun ser mordet som sin mulighed for at opnå fast ansættelse. Hurtigt hvirvles hun ind i et spind af pornoklubber, storpolitik og massemediernes overgreb. I sin iver for at gøre sig gældende er hun ved at spænde ben for sig selv.