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Blood song
Blood song
Gustawsson, Johana2019
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"Spain, 1938: The country is wracked by civil war, and as Valencia falls to Franco's brutal dictatorship, Republican Therese witnesses the murders of her family. Captured herself, and sent to the notorious Las Ventas women's prison, gives birth to a daughter who is forcibly taken from her. Falkenberg, Sweden, 2016: A wealthy family is found savagely murdered in their luxurious home. Discovering that her parents have been slaughtered, Alienor Lindbergh, a new recruit to the UK's Scotland Yard, rushes back to Sweden and finds her hometown rocked by the massacre. Profiler Emily Roy joins forces with Alienor and soon finds herself on the trail of a monstrous and prolific killer. Little does she realise that this killer is about to change the life of her colleague, true-crime writer Alexis Castells. Joining forces once again, Roy and Castells' investigation takes them from the Swedish fertility clinics of the present day back to the terror of Franco's rule, and the horrifying events that took place in Spanish orphanages under its rule. Terrifying, vivid and told at a breakneck pace, Blood Song is not only a riveting thriller and an examination of corruption in the fertility industry, but it also pulls back the veil on the atrocities of Spain's dictatorship."--Publisher.
Main title:
Blood song / Johanna Gustawsson ; translated by David Warriner.
Imprint:
London : Orenda Books, 2019.©2019
Collation:
xiii, 270 pages ; 20 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Translation of: Sång.Originally published : Bragelonne, 2019.Translated from the French.
ISBN:
9781912374816 (paperback)
Dewey class:
843.92
Language:
EnglishFrench
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Hampton LibraryFiction CrimeGUSTAvailable
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