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The Hidden Child by Camilla Lackberg

About the book

Crime writer Erica Falck is shocked to discover an old Nazi medal among her late mother’s belongings. Inspired to dig deep into her past, she visits a retired history teacher for answers. Two days later, he’s dead.
Detective Patrik Hedström is on paternity leave. But his wife’s enquiries appear to have set off a chain of murders and he’s finding it hard to keep out of the investigation.
A terrible secret from the darkest days of World War II is coming to light – and their families’ histories are right at the heart of it.

Reviewed by North Baddesley WI group 2

Interesting mixture of domestic life, police and criminal activities. We learned about the affect of Nazi occupation of Norway and neutral Sweden and how past events affected lives in the present. A good read.
Star rating ****

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  1. Review by Alton Library – Thursday Group
    Interesting and promoted lots of discussion. Opened up new thoughts on the occupation of Scandinavia. Lots of smaller, integrated mysteries. Generally a positive response, even though it would not have been a first choice in terms of personal selection for some.
    Star rating: ***


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