The Ice Princess
Title: The Ice Princess
Author: Camilla Lackberg
Erica Falck returns home to sort through her deceased parents’ belongings and work on her next book. But this is not the same hometown she grew up in. Upon finding out about a close friend’s suicide she decides to write her next book about the death while skillfully detailing how horrific secrets are never be completely buried and how silence can kill the soul.
The American debut of internationally bestselling Swedish writer Camilla Lackberg’s haunting first novel. Returning to her hometown of Fjallbacka after the funeral of her parents, writer Erica Falck finds a community on the brink of tragedy. The death of her childhood friend, Alex, is just the beginning. Her wrists slashed, her body frozen in an ice-cold bath, it seems that she has taken her own life.
Erica conceives a book about the beautiful but remote Alex, one that will answer questions about their own shared past. While her interest grows into an obsession, local detective Patrik Hedstrom is following his own suspicions about the case. But it is only when they start working together that the truth begins to emerge about a small town with a deeply disturbing past.