The Hidden Child. Camilla Läckberg, trans. from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy. Pegasus Crime (Norton, dist.), $ (p) ISBN. Lackberg, Camilla – ‘The Hidden Child’ (translated by Tiina Nunnally) Paperback: pages (June ) Publisher: Harper ISBN. In The Hidden Child by Camilla Lackberg we are introduced to crime writer Erica Falck. Returning to her field of work after the birth of her child.
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I’m not really sure why I’m still reading these, but I guess they’re predictably enjoyable?
THE HIDDEN CHILD by Camilla Läckberg , Marlaine Delargy | Kirkus Reviews
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The crimes are intriguing and original and the characters are so realistic hidddn you get sucked into the minutiae of their lives. I was an avid reader of detective novels in high school, but I haven’t tried this genre for quite a while.
However, a course in creative crime writing became the trigger to a drastic change of career. Nordic noir at its best and Camillw knows how to device a page turning thriller with a flavor of history and a deathly murder plot.
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The book held me from the very first chapter till the very last line of the book, although I must say, the book ended with a bang I mean literally!
Daarom is het wel een belangrijk boek in de tue.
If you haven’t discovered Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg yet, you are in for a treat. I don’t want to offend anyone, but I’m afraid that, if such easy-type novels would cease to exist, the number of readers would reduce drastically.
BOOK REVIEW: THE HIDDEN CHILD BY CAMILLA LACKBERG
Jul 31, Stacia rated it it was ok Shelves: Someone is out to protect those secrets at all costs. Lord, I’m still stuck hiddn Sweden. And there is the current-day mystery of an artifact that threatens to reveal long-held secrets. Will write full review tomorrow. Daarom heb ik het boek drie sterren gegeven.
The Hidden Child
Interesting plot which involves true historical events. And it deals with the impact of world war 2.
Veel langer dan bij de voorgaande delen. Anyhow, what allured me to stick to this book is the way the author narrates the whole story, bit-by-bit, piece-by-piece in a forward motion, lackbrg there were no wrong turns to mislead me into another theory of what has actually happened in Erica’s mother’s past.
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The book opens a bit slow and all the while it felt like there’s no point of stretching such a good story for so long by withholding the secret which finally became very obvious midway through the story. I was disappointed in this book right from the first chapter when the author had a one year old more advanced than she should have been. You can follow my reviews at http: And at the same time the main 4 or 5 characters have also become pure stereotypes.
There are times when it seems like sentiment is being slathered over the page, but this is the sort of emotional response that is more than forgivable five books into a series; it’s practically expected. Open Preview See a Problem? The mystery doesn’t play any games with the minds of readers, yet the author takes a lot of time to unravel it, by giving each and every character a proper presence in this puzzle, I mean it’s like every one adds up to this mystery.
Other books in the series. Lists with This Book. The Hidden Child is just over pages long. May 14, at 7: But within the pages is a painful revelation about Erica’s past. Her first three books, in order are: It’s a page turner that holds you in its tight grip and you can’t put it down until after all secrets are laid bare.
This one connects an incident in World War II with a current murder and a mysterious trunk found in the attic.