The Swedish Girl

The Swedish Girl

Book - 2013
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Publisher: London : Sphere, c2013
ISBN: 9781847445667
Branch Call Number: MYS F GRA
Characteristics: 356 p. ; 24 cm


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Apr 26, 2016

I agree with all of the previous comment. I also spotted a "continuity" error, where K. telephoned Lorimer, but next chapter refers to what she told him when she visited him! And G. Calderwood became Caldwell on one occasion. sloppy editing??

Mar 30, 2014

I hadn't read this series for awhile so picked this up. Unfortunately, I found it slow & unchallenging.
Lorimer is now a Superintendent & head of a station. Eva, a Swede in Glasgow for university is murdered & he takes an active role in the case.
There are some credibility issues. He encourages one of the student's friends to carry out her own investigation although she's directly involved in the case. And the quick arrest of another student is based on extremely weak evidence. DI Jo Grant who heads up the police team is the stereotypical tough young female cop, more concerned with results than the truth.
There is a subplot that generates some suspense which is good as you'll figure out early in the book who killed the Swedish girl.

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