Biology PhD candidate Marie Skov is devastated when, on the same day as her mother's death, her mentor, Kristian Storm, apparently kills himself. Storm had been facing academic dishonesty charges as well as heated criticism of his research on a vaccine for African children - that suggested the vaccine was causing more harm than it was preventing.
"A very good one"
Anna Bella Nor is just two weeks away from revealing her controversial research on the evolutionary origin of birds when her supervisor Lars Helland is found dead with his tongue and a copy of her thesis in his lap. As the police investigate the most brutal and calculated case they've ever known, Anna remains convinced someone is trying to stop her research coming to light. She must fight to prove her innocence and fight for her life.
A seeker after truth will be hunted as prey.... When controversial Professor Kristian Storm is found hanged in his office, his assistant, Marie Skov, refuses to believe that he has committed suicide. Having just returned from West Africa on a research trip, the late scientist had uncovered a shocking truth about immunology programmes in the developing world. Former police detective Søren Marhauge is determined to prove what really happened to the professor.
A dazzlingly inventive and acclaimed novel set in a Stockholm psychiatric hospital - by one of Sweden's most exciting literary talents. 'I'll put my head in the oven so you know where I am,' he whispers, kissing her neck. Jim - charming, captivating, much loved by his women friends - has attempted suicide several times. Over his period of incarceration at the Beckomberga hospital for the mentally unstable, he voices his determination to succeed.