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© 2019 Sofie Sarenbrant

EMMA SKÖLD

SHAME

In a posh suburb of Stockholm, a girl lays herself down on the tram rails and waits for the train to come. In another part of Sweden, a man finds himself alone in a deep grave in the woods. None of their close ones has a clue about the approaching catastrophe. Can their lives be saved? The two don’t know each other, but they share something vital. Now it’s up to Emma Sköld to find the connection between them before it’s
too late.
SKAMVRÅN (2019) is the anticipated seventh book in Sofie Sarenbrant’s series about police detective Emma Sköld. Societal issues such as mental illness and suicide is depicted in a unique way – how well do we really know our loved ones?

THE SCAPEGOAT

A wave of burglaries strikes the posh Stockholm suburb Bromma, and the criminals’ methods get all the more gruesome. When the murder of a teenage boy shakes up the entire area, Emma Sköld is called to take on the case. Was it a burglary that escalated to fatal violence?
Suspicions rise around the maid who found the dead body. Or is it the baltic guest worker who was arrested in the midst of a burglary attempt? Determined to solve the case, Emma Sköld takes matters in her own hands and puts herself and others in grave danger.
THE SCAPEGOAT (2018) can be appreciated both as a stand-alone and continuation of the Emma Sköld series. It is a contemporary thriller venturing into lies, secrets and revenge. How dire can the consequences be if you manipulate the truth?

THE BEGGAR

A wave of burglaries strikes the posh Stockholm suburb Bromma, and the criminals’ methods get all the more gruesome. When the murder of a teenage boy shakes up the entire area, Emma Sköld is called to take on the case. Was it a burglary that escalated to fatal violence?
Suspicions rise around the maid who found the dead body. Or is it the baltic guest worker who was arrested in the midst of a burglary attempt? Determined to solve the case, Emma Sköld takes matters in her own hands and puts herself and others in grave danger.
THE SCAPEGOAT can be appreciated both as a stand-alone and continuation of the Emma Sköld series. It is a contemporary thriller venturing into lies, secrets and revenge. How dire can the consequences be if you manipulate the truth?

THE BEGGAR

THE SCAPEGOAT

A wave of burglaries strikes the posh Stockholm suburb Bromma, and the criminals’ methods get all the more gruesome. When the murder of a teenage boy shakes up the entire area, Emma Sköld is called to take on the case. Was it a burglary that escalated to fatal violence?
Suspicions rise around the maid who found the dead body. Or is it the baltic guest worker who was arrested in the midst of a burglary attempt? Determined to solve the case, Emma Sköld takes matters in her own hands and puts herself and others in grave danger.
THE SCAPEGOAT (2018) can be appreciated both as a stand-alone and continuation of the Emma Sköld series. It is a contemporary thriller venturing into lies, secrets and revenge. How dire can the consequences be if you manipulate the truth?

Why does someone want to see detective inspector Emma Sköld dead at any cost? And what connection is there with the deaths of several beggars in Stockholm?The memorial service is moving. A young person has died under unfathomable circumstances. But in the background sits a person observing the mourners with a suspicious gaze. Someone who will do anything to stay hidden – even if the price is painfully high.It is unpleasantly timely and frightfully engaging when beggars in Stockholm fall victim to what seems to be a psychopathic serial killer.Whether The Beggar (2016) is read as a freestanding mystery or a continuation of Ward 73 and Killer Deal, readers will experience Emma Sköld’s powerful and righteous revenge.

THE BABYSITTER

When homicide detective Emma Sköld wakes up at the hospital, she has no idea what has happened. The last thing she remembers is leaving her four weeks old daughter with her boyfriend Kristoffer to go to the stable. Emma finds out that she has been in a coma for five months after a riding accident. While Emma was unconscious, Kristoffer’s ex-girlfriend Hillevi has taken the role as a substitute mother, a role she is not too keen on giving up. To keep an eye on Emma, Hillevi starts working at the hospital. As long as Emma is at the ICU the security is rigorous but when she is moved to ward 73 anyone can get close to her. Emma has a feeling that something is not right and she desperately tries to bring back memories from the accident. She gets more and more convinced that a crime has been committed. Why would anyone want to hurt her?

KILLER DEAL

The morning after a house viewing in Bromma, Stockholm suburb, a father is found dead by his six-year old daughter Astrid. There are no signs of a break-in, and the murder weapon is one of the family's own kitchen knives. The only hint that someone from the outside might be involved is that Astrid claims a strange man stroked her cheek during the night.
Emma Sköld takes up the case. She suspects that the man's wife could be the culprit, but when more murders occur tied to viewings, her theory is turned on its head. What's the truth behind events in the ostensibly idyllic and prosperous residential area? And what is the connection between the victims?