Another Time, Another Life: The Story of a Crime by Leif GW Persson

By Leif GW Persson

Remarkable . . . Persson writes with a yes hand and sharp perception. His detectives are human, fascinating, and fallible . . . one other winner from Persson. If whatever, it’s even higher than the 1st e-book. lovers of Scandinavian crime fiction will consume it up.”
—Library Journal

Stockholm, 1975: Six teenagers take the full employees of the West German embassy hostage. The lengthy siege ends with the deaths of 2 hostages and the wounding of a number of others. bounce to 1989: while a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the 2 top detectives at the case locate their research rapidly shelved through a corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later: Lars Johansson, having simply joined the Swedish safety Police, comes to a decision to tie up a number of free ends left in the back of through his predecessor: particularly, records on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated at the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy, certainly one of whom became out to be the homicide sufferer in 1989. Johansson reopens the research and follows the leads--right as much as your doorstep of Sweden's newly minted minister of justice.

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I run a research facility. We’ve had a murder. ” Langdon could barely focus. His mind was racing from the image on the fax. “I already told you. The Worldwide Web. ” Langdon tried to gather his thoughts. His book was virtually unknown in mainstream literary circles, but it had developed quite a following on-line. Nonetheless, the caller’s claim still made no sense. “That page has no contact information,” Langdon challenged. ” Langdon was skeptical. ” “We should,” the man fired back. ” Something in the man’s voice told Langdon he was not joking.

Branded corpses are a problem for me. Flying I can handle. The man led Langdon the length of the hangar. They rounded the corner onto the runway. Langdon stopped dead in his tracks and gaped at the aircraft parked on the tarmac. ” The man grinned. ” Langdon stared a long moment. “Like it? ” The craft before them was enormous. It was vaguely reminiscent of the space shuttle except that the top had been shaved off, leaving it perfectly flat. Parked there on the runway, it resembled a colossal wedge.

Kohler wiped his mouth and shifted uncomfortably. “ Langdon paced the frozen room to keep warm. “The Illuminati were satanic. ” Langdon quickly explained how most people pictured satanic cults as devil-worshiping fiends, and yet Satanists historically were educated men who stood as adversaries to the church. Shaitan. The rumors of satanic black-magic animal sacrifices and the pentagram ritual were nothing but lies spread by the church as a smear campaign against their adversaries. Over time, opponents of the church, wanting to emulate the Illuminati, began believing the lies and acting them out.

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