Unwanted: A Novel (The Fredrika Bergman Series #1) (Hardcover)

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International crime’s newest publishing star Kristina Ohlsson makes her American debut with Unwanted, the first installment of the Frederika Bergman crime series and winner of Sweden’s prestigious Gold Pocket Book Award.

One mistake changes everything…

In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train. Despite hundreds of potential witnesses, no one noticed when the girl was taken. Her distraught mother was left behind at the previous station in what seemed to be a coincidence. The train crew was alerted and kept a watchful eye on the sleeping child. But when the train pulled into Stockholm Central Station, the little girl had vanished. Inspector Alex Recht and his special team of federal investigators, assisted by the investigative analyst Fredrika Bergman, are assigned to what at first appears to be a classic custody fight. But when the child is found dead in the far north of Sweden with the word “unwanted” scribbled on her forehead, the case soon turns into the investigation team’s worst nightmare—the pursuit of a brilliant and ruthless killer.

About the Author


Kristina Ohlsson is a political scientist and until recently held the position of Counter-Terrorism Officer at OSCE (the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe). She has previously worked at the Swedish Security Service, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Swedish National Defense College. Kristina lives in Stockholm.

Praise For…


“Expect Ohlsson to join Nesbo on most readers' can't-miss lists.” --Booklist (starred review)

“Superior prose, plotting, and characterization... readers will look forward to spending more time in the company of the intriguing Bergman.” --Publisher's Weekly (starred review)


Product Details
ISBN: 9781439198896
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Publication Date: February 28th, 2012
Pages: 368
Series: The Fredrika Bergman Series