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September 22, 2015

Today's Featured Title and Contest September 22, 2015
This Special Newsletter spotlights a book coming out this fall, as well as a previous title by the same author. Read more about these books, and enter our Fall Preview Contest by Wednesday, September 23rd at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies each of THE DROWNING (now in stores) and THE HIDDEN CHILD (available in paperback), both by Camilla Läckberg. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!
Today's Featured Books and Contest: THE DROWNING and THE HIDDEN CHILD by Camilla Läckberg


From worldwide bestseller Camilla Läckberg: a new novel from a reclusive Fjallbacka resident has enraptured the community --- but what secrets and tragedies are lurking behind the pages and threatening to come to life?

Christian Thydell’s dream has come true. His debut novel, The Mermaid, has been published to rave reviews. So why is he as distant and unhappy as ever? When crime writer Erica Falck, who helped Christian discover and develop his talents, learns he has been receiving anonymous threats, she investigates not just the messages but also the young author's mysterious past. Then, one of Christian’s closet friends, Magnus, goes missing.

Erica’s husband, Detective Patrik Hedström, has his worst suspicions confirmed as the mind games aimed at Christian become a disturbing reality. Christian's group of friends --- a “gang of four” from childhood --- is a tangled web of relationships, love triangles and family secrets that Erica and Patrick must unravel in order to discover what really happened to Magnus and who is still threatening Christian.

But, with the victims themselves concealing evidence, the investigation is going nowhere. Is their silence driven by fear or guilt? What is the secret they would rather die to protect than live to see revealed?


Now in paperback, the brilliant psychological thriller from worldwide bestseller Camilla Läckberg --- the chilling struggle of a young woman facing the darkest chapter of Europe’s past.

Crime writer Erica Falck is shocked to discover a Nazi medal among her late mother’s possessions. Haunted by a childhood of neglect, she resolves to dig deep into her family’s past and finally uncover the reasons why. Her enquiries lead her to the home of a retired history teacher. He was among her mother’s circle of friends during the Second World War, but her questions are met with bizarre and evasive answers. Two days later he meets a violent death.

Detective Patrik Hedström, Erica’s husband, is on paternity leave but soon becomes embroiled in the murder investigation. Who would kill so ruthlessly to bury secrets so old? Reluctantly Erica must read her mother’s wartime diaries. But within the pages is a painful revelation about Erica’s past. Could what little knowledge she has be enough to endanger her husband and newborn baby? The dark past is coming to light, and no one will escape the truth of how they came to be...

-Click here to read an excerpt from THE DROWNING.
-Click here to read a review of THE HIDDEN CHILD.
-Click here to read an excerpt from THE HIDDEN CHILD.
-Click here for readers' comments about THE HIDDEN CHILD.
-Click here to visit Camilla Läckberg's official website.

-Connect with Camilla Läckberg on Facebook and Twitter.

Click here to enter the contest by Wednesday, September 23rd at 11:59am ET.
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