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Block 46

Block 46

Author(s): Johana Gustawsson

Location(s): Falkenberg, Hampstead, London

Genre(s): Thriller



Falkenberg, Sweden. The mutilated body of talented young jewellery designer, Linnea Blix, is found in a snow-swept marina.
Hampstead Heath, London. The body of a young boy is discovered with similar wounds to Linnea’s.
Buchenwald Concentration Camp, 1944. In the midst of the hell of the Holocaust, Erich Hebner will do anything to see himself as a human again.

Are the two murders the work of a serial killer, and how are they connected to shocking events at Buchenwald?

Emily Roy, a profiler on loan to Scotland Yard from the Canadian Royal Mounted Police, joins up with Linnea’s friend, French truecrime writer Alexis Castells, to investigate the puzzling case. They travel between Sweden and London, and then deep into the past, as a startling and terrifying connection comes to light.

Plumbing the darkness and the horrific evidence of the nature of evil, Block 46 is a multi-layered, sweeping and evocative thriller that heralds a stunning new voice in French Noir.

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Chilling and very well written

Author: guillermo.orwell

Great book if you like a nordic noir. It was a real page turner right from the beginning. I really liked the main characters and enjoyed how their relationships evolved. I didn’t anticipate the...

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Author: tripfiction

Noir thriller set in BUCHENWALD, LONDON and SWEDEN Here we talk to the author about life, writing and research A new star of Swedish noir is born – or so it would appear. Johana...

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