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The Darkest Day

Narrated by: Martin Wenner
Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
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The Darkest Day is the first audiobook in the five-part Inspector Barbarotti series from renowned Swedish crime author Håkan Nesser.

It's December in the quiet Swedish town of Kymlinge, and the Hermansson family are gathering to celebrate father Karl-Erik and eldest daughter Ebba's joint landmark birthdays. But beneath the guise of happy festivities, tensions are running high, and it's not long before the night takes a dark and unexpected turn....

Before the weekend is over, two members of the Hermansson family are missing, and it's up to Inspector Barbarotti - a detective who spends as much of his time debating the existence of God as he does solving cases - to determine exactly what has happened. And he soon discovers he'll have to unravel a whole tangle of sinister family secrets in the process....

©2017 Håkan Nesser (P)2017 Macmillan Digital Audio

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  • Mary Atherton
  • 07-04-18

A good read, Narrator very good. Will look for mor

A good read, will look for more by the same author. very good narration as well

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  • R. Johnston
  • 03-18-19

masterful

slow burner but riveting by the end.
quite funny in parts,
I would definitely recommend.

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  • Andrea
  • 11-11-18

Gripping

A very well crafted story - a thriller, detective story and exploration of very real characters and motivations. Brilliant

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  • Stephanie
  • 09-17-18

stick with it - it's good!

Unusual format of structuring a story, but an interesting one. Bit of a slow start, but if you stick with it a whole interesting story unfolds. Fabulous narrated! highly recommend