By Håkan Nesser
The grasp of Swedish crime fiction returns with this most up-to-date access into the the world over acclaimed, award-winning secret series—one of the darkest stories but within the sequence that's, in addition, an electrifying stand-alone novel.
In the center of the evening, a boy is struck by means of a automobile after leaving his girlfriend's apartment. the driving force, inebriated, leaves the boy's physique through the facet of the line and, wrestling with guilt, attempts to place all of it out of his mind—until a blackmail observe arrives. meanwhile, Reinhart, the hot leader inspector of the Maardam police strength, has set his staff to paintings. yet a moment, probably similar killing proves that this can be no traditional case. The police, determined for solutions, fight to decipher the clues to those appalling crimes, yet because the killer turns into more and more unhinged and unpredictable, Van Veeteren, now retired, is forced to re-enter the realm he left at the back of. he'll face the best trial of his occupation as he seeks vengeance for the demise of somebody who was once on the subject of him. informed with Håkan Nesser's trademark eye for aspect, breakneck plotting, and gut-wrenching ethical rigidity, Hour of the Wolf reveals the Nordic noir big name spinning certainly one of his so much spellbinding stories yet.