Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Swedish bestseller Läckberg’s worthy second thriller set in the coastal town of Fjällbacka (after The Ice Princess) . The Preacher: A Novel (Pegasus Crime) on *FREE* The Ice Princess (Patrik Hedstrom, Book 1) by Camilla Lackberg Hardcover $ The Preacher – Camilla Lackberg. It is unusual for me to review two novels by the same author in succession but then it unusual for me to read.

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Het onderzoek kruipt hem behoorlijk onder de huid, wat goed beschreven wordt waardoor Patrik echt een karaktergroei krijgt. And it is a test to our reading and concentration abilities. Post new comment Your name. Would continue with the series as I have invested in the private lives of the investigators and their respective fa This is my 3rd book in the Patrick Hedstorm series, and the worst among rhose.

Notify me of new posts via email. And I would be very keen to give The Preacher 4 stars straightway, without much thought, if it weren’t for the things that annoyed me most while reading.

She poked a little harder. Lackberb and his police team are under pressure to find her before she becomes victim to a serial killer. If the characters find out who’s to blame, why not let the reader know, too?

None of the characters argued with him about the point nor supported his opinion. Especially because his girlfriend, Erica, is pregnant with their baby.

This was the first of Camilla Lackberg’s novels I have had the pleasure to read. The boy has stumbled upon the brutally murdered body of a young woman, and Patrik is immediately called to lead the investigation. The ambulance got here first, and the Fhe were immediately able to confirm that no medical help was needed.


Must redeem within 90 days. The Preacher starts with a six-year-old boy finds the body preachdr a woman. Retrieved from ” https: Ik heb me afgevraagd of het aan de vertaling ligt. Lackberg’s psychologically dark murder mysteries sit alongside an altogether more domestic and sometimes humorous portrait of community. But, the main suspect is dead so it can’t be him. I prefer to have everything necessary to the final understanding of the plot emerge from the story, rather than have the omniscient lwckberg come up with a lot of extra, missing material right at the end of the book.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is a crazy good creepy dark Swedish crime series. Even the comparative domestic contentment of Erica and Patrik, who retain their humour even camills they are besieged by unwanted guests in the heat of a holiday summer, in its own way counterpoints the darkness within the central crime. Harper Books, paperback,tue, pages, bought by my good self. The side story of Erica, Patrick’s pregnant partner and her sister Anne who is forever attracting the wrong kind of man, too wasn’t thAt convincing.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Must be so great to be able to visualise the actual places! To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: We have the same characters and a very good premise -a young woman is found dead and beneath her corpse, two other bodies from women that disappeared 30 years ago are found.


In this novel, the focus is mostly on Patrik, the police detective, rather than his partner, Erica, the writer.

Book Review of The Preacher by Camilla Lackberg at AustCrimeFiction

But, nowadays all the living relatives seem to be feuding. I’m totally hooked on this series!

Nevertheless I enjoyed this offering as much as the first book The Ice Princess. To be honest, right now it was hard to see beyond the problem of no longer being able to sleep on her ladkberg.

The Preacher

Heb er echt van genoten en verheug me om samen met de GR club Thriller Fans verder te gaan in deel 3 in december. However, a course in creative crime writing became the trigger to a drastic change of career. Wat een geweldig plot, echt een goed verhaal.

She lives with her husband and children in a quaint suburb of Stockholm. Focus falls on the local misfits, clues keep leading back to them, but which family member and what is the explanation for the 20 year gap. This time however we are in the dead heat of summer. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Later, he would not admit that he was scared, but just then, at that instant, he had never been more terrified in all six years of his life.