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Summary

A secluded island. A missing woman. An impossible choice.

Detective Inspector Karen Eiken Hornby is not the only person to have returned to her native island nation, Doggerland, after years abroad. Following a ten-year hiatus, Luna has chosen to secretly record her comeback album where she was born and raised. Spirits are high among her team at the wrap party, though Karen is less than impressed with the simpering singer. The next morning, Luna is nowhere to be found.

Nothing goes unnoticed in the tight-knit community—certainly not the arrival, or disappearance, of a world-famous singer. So, while the rest of the force is frantically searching for a suspect whose brutal attacks on women are increasing in intensity and frequency, a reluctant Karen is tasked with discreetly looking into Luna's whereabouts. 

As time ebbs away so does the possibility of finding Luna alive, while Karen faces seemingly impossible choices, ones that could spell life or death, both for herself and others.

©2022 Maria Adolfsson (P)2022 Bonnier Books UK

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Disappointed with choice of narrator

This release really needed the original narrator, I missed Hattie and I felt that Karen was losing her marbles for much of the book, which was obviously not the narrator's fault but that of the author, but the narrator amplified this feeling and for the first part of the story creates a feeling of gloom, which, it has to be said, she was truly fabulous at doing.

The story itself does pick up later in the book and becomes far less annoying but even then, the narrator still makes things feel gloomy, I was probably just expecting too much as I was very keen to listen to this book so I'd recommend listening to the sample and seeing what you think , I pre-ordered it unknowing of the future narrator, I would probably still have ordered it though, I very much enjoyed books 1 and 2, this one is still a good book, even though Karen is very annoying is places.

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Thrilling

A brilliant 3rd book in the series. If reading on audible, and you have loved and listened to the previous narrator I recommend playing on +.15 of your normal speed. Struggled at the start but found my way. Best series in a long time.