Nightmare
Lars Kepler, Read by Seån Barrett

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Narrated By: Seån Barrett

Duration: 15 hours and 16 minutes

What to expect

‘One of the most exciting Swedish crime novels of recent years…’ Göteborgsposten

From the bestselling author of The Hypnotist comes the second high-octane thriller featuring Detective Inspector Joona Linna

He is an artist in terror
The lifeless body of a young woman is discovered on an abandoned boat. A man is found hanging alone in his apartment.

This is his masterpiece
Should the deaths be treated as suicide or murder? Four people know the answer. But a killer wants them dead.

And only one man can destroy it
Can Detective Inspector Joona Linna keep them alive long enough to find out the truth?

Perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo

Praise for Lars Kepler:

A high-octane, taut thriller’ Marie Claire

It doesn’t get much better than thisGöteborgsposten

Intricate detective work and heart-ticking suspenseBoston Globe

‘Kepler’s plots are always thrillingThe Sunday Times

‘Hurtles along … full of nuanced detail which sets it far above the average thrillerYou’ll be terrifiedEvening Standard

‘Taking Europe by storm…ferocious, visceral storytelling that wraps you in a cloak of darkness’ Daily Mail

Deeply scarifying stuffIndependent

‘Kepler has a direct line to a very dark place in the human soul’ Lev Grossman, Time

‘The reader is ready to sell his own soul for the opportunity to read this book without interruption, at one sitting.’ Arbetarbladet

‘A creepy and compulsive crime thriller.’ Mo Hayder

Intelligent, original and chilling Simon Beckett

‘Kepler matches the great Jo Nesbo for gothic excitement.’ Weekend Australian

Genre

Crime & mystery fiction, Thriller / suspense fiction

Listen to a sample

Praise for The Nightmare:

‘A high-octane, taut thriller’ Marie Claire

‘One of the most exciting Swedish crime novels of recent years…It doesn’t get much better than this’ Göteborgsposten

‘Intricate detective work and heart-ticking suspense’ Boston Globe

‘Joona Linna is quietly assured and as smart as a bag full of Morses’ Metro

Praise for Lars Kepler:

‘Kepler’s plots are always thrilling, but The Sandman is one of the most hair-raising crime novels published this year’ The Sunday Times

‘Hurtles along … full of nuanced detail which sets it far above the average thriller … You’ll be terrified’ Evening Standard

‘Taking Europe by storm…ferocious, visceral storytelling that wraps you in a cloak of darkness’ Daily Mail

‘Deeply scarifying stuff’ Independent

‘Kepler has a direct line to a very dark place in the human soul’ Lev Grossman, Time