Sail of Stone (Erik Winter Series #6) [NOOK Book]

Overview

A brother and sister believe that their father has gone missing. They think he may have traveled in search of his father, who was presumed lost decades ago in World War II. Meanwhile, there are reports that a woman is being abused, but she can’t be found and her family won’t tell the police where she is. Two missing people and two very different families combine in this dynamic and suspenseful mystery by the Swedish master Åke Edwardson.

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Sail of Stone (Erik Winter Series #6)

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Overview

A brother and sister believe that their father has gone missing. They think he may have traveled in search of his father, who was presumed lost decades ago in World War II. Meanwhile, there are reports that a woman is being abused, but she can’t be found and her family won’t tell the police where she is. Two missing people and two very different families combine in this dynamic and suspenseful mystery by the Swedish master Åke Edwardson.

Gothenburg’s Chief Inspector Erik Winter travels to Scotland in search of the missing man, aided there by an old friend from Scotland Yard. Back in Gothenburg, Afro-Swedish detective Aneta Djanali discovers how badly someone doesn’t want her to find the missing woman when she herself is threatened. Sail of Stone is a brilliantly perceptive character study, acutely observed and skillfully written with an unerring sense of pace.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451608540
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Series: Erik Winter Series , #6
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 145,339
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Åke Edwardson has worked as a journalist, a press officer for the United Nations, and a university lecturer at the University of Gothenburg, the second-largest city in Sweden, where his mysteries are set. He is one of Sweden’s bestselling authors, and his books featuring Detective Chief Inspector Erik Winter have been translated into more than twenty languages worldwide. He is a three-time winner of the Swedish Crime Writers’ Award for best crime novel.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2013

    Nice Plot

    But one has to wade through a lot of verbiage to get to the finish line. Some quick changes in location and personalities in the middle of a chapter and just way too much dialogue or pages of which music was playing and why just didn't make the story any more interesting for me. Others may feel differently but it was a stretch to mark the book as a three star product.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 30, 2013

    complex plot well written

    This is the first Ake Edwardson book and I loved it. At times it was hard to keep the two story lines straight and some of the descriptions were a bit wordy. Overall I liked it and will read more of his books.

    I love it when I find a new author that I like.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2013

    Ya know, thi plot sucked

    Fatty

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2012

    Lake Ellis

    Granddaughter of peeta and katniss. My weapon is a bow and arrow. I can climb trees swim good stratgie thinker. Artist. Camofloge is no problem. Run fast.

    0 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2012

    Brooke

    Ppl call me brookie.
    Iive in 12 am related to madge.
    40 tesserae
    Alliance with anyone?..
    Good witj bow and errpr
    And i seem to survive tje impossivle

    0 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2012

    Tribute

    Alyssa mellark age 17 good with bow an arrows also with anything sharp apereance blue eyes dark hair i am related to peeta mellark and katniss allie rue please answe and anyone else districr 12 25tessarae i am not poor but would to be alies with anyone if they ask so just ask i am a girl

    0 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2012

    Rue snow

    Granddaughter of presudent snow i can hide be fast and cant be caught if i die my grandpa promised to avenge the winner and my killer im nit happy with tht fact but i have blond hair green eyes and im 13 ill be ur ally but remember the things u have to do

    0 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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