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  • The Stranger (originally published as The Gallows Bird)

  • Patrik Hedström and Erica Falck, Book 4
  • By: Camilla Läckberg
  • Narrated by: Eamonn Riley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 25

For the first time in English, the fourth psychological thriller from No 1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Läckberg.A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It’s the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues.At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town. As cameras shadow the stars’ every move, relations with the locals are strained to breaking point.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Translation or tone?

  • By Anna on 04-01-11

A fabulous listen!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-04-11

I am an avid listener of Camilla Lackberg ever since listening to The Ice princess. I do think that you have to listen to the books in the order that they were written so that you can get to know the characters and also get used to Camilla's style of writing. The Gallow's Bird is certainly, in my opinion, a nail biter and a brilliant listen. It keeps you guessing until the very end as to whom comitted the crime. I thoroughly enjoyed it and also loved the reading. Emonn's accents were brilliant. I can't wait to see what is going to happen next. Hopefully The German Brat is translated soon so that we can find out.

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