The layered story lines, detailed characterizations, and Scandinavian atmosphere that have made this Danish detective series so popular are not best served by the narrator of the newest book. While Susan Boyce reads well enough, her pacing is slow, and the lack of differentiation between characters makes conversations difficult to follow. For those who persevere, this is an involving story of the past affecting the present, beginning in 1934, when two sisters make very different choices to survive Stalinist Russia. Flash to 2012, when the daughter of a Russian living in Denmark is endangered. In trying to protect the little girl, Danish rescue worker Nina Borg discovers a mess of old and very dangerous secrets. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2013]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2013
CD ISBN 9781482942071 $32.95 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781482942064 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2013
CD ISBN 9781482942095 $79.95 Ten CDs
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