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Sarenbrant, Sofie, Killer Deal

The morning after a house showing in a posh 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.

Police Inspector 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 the events in the ostensibly idyllic and prosperous residential area? And what is the connection between the victims?

Sofie Sarenbrant has in 2015 established herself as one of Sweden's most popular crime fiction authors. She has written six novels in the Emma Sköld series, which have sold more than five hundred thousand copies.Killer Deal is her first novel to be translated into English.


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