By Sara Blædel
Sara Blaedel—Denmark's "Queen of Crime"—brings her number 1 bestseller The Forgotten Girls to North America.
Four days later, Louise Rick nonetheless had no solutions.
The physique of an unidentified girl was once stumbled on in an area wooded area. a wide, specified scar on one aspect of her face must have made the identity effortless, yet not anyone has pronounced her lacking. because the new commander of the lacking people division, Louise dangers concerning the media via liberating a photograph of the sufferer, hoping to discover anyone who knew her.
Louise's gamble can pay off: an older girl telephones to claim that she acknowledges the lady as Lisemette, a baby she as soon as cared for within the nation psychological establishment a long time in the past. Lisemette, just like the different childrens within the establishment, was once deserted through her relatives and branded a "forgotten girl." yet Louise quickly discovers whatever extra tense: Lisemette had a dual, and either women have been issued dying certificate greater than thirty years in the past.
Aided through her pal journalist Camilla Lind, Louise reveals that the research takes a shocking and unsettling flip while it brings her in the direction of her formative years domestic. And as she uncovers extra crimes that have been committed—and hidden—in the woodland, she is compelled to confront a bad hyperlink to her personal prior that has been rigorously hid.
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A makeshift stone table had lost one leg and leaned awkwardly in one corner. A metal chair, old and rusted, rested on its side against a wood-reinforced dirt and rock wall. Two tunnels branched off the room—one narrow like the tunnel she’d come from; the other a bit wider with a metal track laid on the ground, disappearing into the dark beyond the scope of her light. An old mining cart with metal wheels sat at the end of the line. She couldn’t go farther into the mine without putting herself at great risk, as well as worry Sean while he was injured topside.
Lucy—” A deep, male voice said, “Sean, I have equipment in my truck to get both of you back up. ” It was useless to argue. How else was he going to get out of this pit? He just didn’t want Lucy to see him like this. But of course Lucy could handle it. She could handle anything life handed her. Even him in this condition. He just … hell, he didn’t know what he was thinking. The pain was making him stupid. He closed his eyes again. He thought he heard Lucy talking, but it was far away. “Sean? Hang tight.
I just can’t figure out why. I wasn’t raised in Spruce Lake. ” “He left five years ago, when he went to college. ” Five years was nothing for someone dead set on revenge. “We need to talk to him,” Lucy said. Tim turned off the road onto a two-lane highway. Two miles north was the main road into the town of Spruce Lake, but Tim turned south. ” When Tim turned onto the logging road, he slowed down as the truck bounced over rocks, branches, and potholes. Lucy spotted an ATV partly hidden in the trees, about twenty feet down from the logging entrance.