The much-anticipated fifth thriller in Lars Kepler's bestselling series featuring Joona Linna. Perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo. A video-clip is sent to the National Criminal Investigation Department. Someone has secretly filmed a woman through her window from the garden. The next day she is found dead after a frenzied knife-attack. The police receive a second film of another unknown woman. There is no way of identifying her before time runs out. When her husband finds her he is so traumatised that he cleans the whole house and puts her to bed. He may have seen a vital clue, but is in such an extreme state of shock that the police are unable to question him. Psychiatrist Erik Maria Bark is called in to hypnotise him - but what the man tells him under hypnosis leads Erik to start lying to the police. If the lights are on, a stalker can see you from outside. But if the lights are off, you can't see a stalker who is already inside the house.
Praise for Lars Kepler: 'Kepler's plots are always thrilling, but THE SANDMAN is one of the most hair-raising crime novels published this year' THE SUNDAY TIMES 'Hurtles along ... full of nuanced detail which sets it far above the average thriller ... You'll be terrified' EVENING STANDARD 'Taking Europe by storm...ferocious, visceral storytelling that wraps you in a cloak of darkness' DAILY MAIL 'Deeply scarifying stuff' INDEPENDENT 'Kepler has a direct line to a very dark place in the human soul' Lev Grossman, TIME
A No. 1 bestselling international sensation, Lars Kepler has sold in excess of 4.5 million copies of the Joona Linna series around the world. The Sandman is the fourth Joona Linna thriller. Lars Kepler is the pseudonym for writing duo, Alexander and Alexandra Ahndoril. They live with their family in Sweden.