Nora's daughter, Annabelle, has disappeared, last seen on her way home from a party.
Gullspång's inexperienced police are wilting under the national media spotlight - and its residents desperate for answers.
The clock is ticking....
Stockholm DI Charlie Lager must return home to find Annabelle and then get out of town as soon as she can. Before everyone discovers the truth about her....
"A brilliant, dense crime novel." (Dagens Nyheter)