Four families on holiday at a campground wake up one morning to find the world around them replaced by an endless field of grass and an eternal blue sky, soundtracked by the music of pop songwriter Peter Himmelstrand. Missing are any sign of birds, the sun, or, perhaps most pressingly, food. I Am Behind You is […]
Vampire stories are a dime a dozen, but not vampire stories like this. Rich with terrors and saturated with real human emotion, it easily stands shoulder to shoulder with vampire queen Anne Rice.
It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenager is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last—revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day.
But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door—a girl who has never seen a Rubik’s Cube before, but who can solve it at once. There is something wrong with her, though, something odd. And she only comes out at night. . .
|St. Martin's Publishing Group
|5.50(w) x 8.18(h) x 1.25(d)
About the Author
Lindqvist grew up in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm and the setting for Let the Right One In. Wanting to become something awful and fantastic, he first became a conjurer, and then was a stand-up comedian for twelve years. He has also written for Swedish television. He lives in Sweden.