Hidden Child
Camilla Lackberg, Read by Eamonn Riley

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Narrated By: Eamonn Riley

Duration: 17 hours and 29 minutes

What to expect

Worldwide bestseller Camilla Lackberg weaves together another brilliant contemporary psychological thriller with the chilling struggle of a young woman facing the darkest chapter of Europe's past…

Crime writer Erica Falck is shocked to discover an old Nazi medal among her late mother's belongings. Inspired to dig deep into her past, she visits a retired history teacher for answers. Two days later, he’s dead.

Detective Patrik Hedström is on paternity leave. But his wife’s enquiries appear to have set off a chain of murders and he’s finding it hard to keep out of the investigation.

A terrible secret from the darkest days of World War II is coming to light – and their families’ histories are right at the heart of it.

Genre

Crime & mystery fiction, Thriller / suspense fiction

Listen to a sample

'Läckberg is an expert at mixing scenes of domestic cosiness with blood-curdling horror… a must for white-knuckle junkies' Guardian

'Läckberg is particularly good at portraying the claustrophobia of a small community in which everyone knows everyone else and the police may well be friends with killers' The Times

'Camilla Läckberg is probably the hottest female writer in Sweden at the moment… Lackberg's job is to make the reader pleasurably uncomfortable – one of her ironclad skills' Independent

'Chilly, deceptive and lucid, just like the icy environment it describes' Literary Review

'Both chilling and thrilling' The Sun

'Heart-stopping and heart-warming, 'The Ice Princess' is a masterclass in Scandinavian crime writing' Val McDermid