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The Drowned Boy (Inspector Sejer Series, Book 11) by Karin Fossum

By Karin Fossum

A brand new addition to the alluring Inspector Sejer sequence, the 1st on the grounds that The Caller, from Norway’s best crime writer[/i]

Carmen and Nicolai did not resuscitate their son, Tommy, after discovering him floating of their backyard pond. while Inspector Skarre arrives at the scene, Carmen reviews that Tommy, a fit boy or girl with Down syndrome, wandered into the backyard whereas Nicolai was once operating within the basement and he or she was once cleansing the home. Skarre senses whatever is off with Carmen’s tale and consults his depended on colleague, the famed Inspector Sejer. An post-mortem unearths Tommy’s lungs to be jam-packed with soap.

When Sejer and Skarre revisit the couple, Carmen, an epileptic, adjustments her tale, confessing that she’d been knocked subconscious by means of a seizure while bathing Tommy. whilst she got here to, she stumbled on him drowned within the bathtub and, horrified and apprehensive, threw him into the pond.

But Skarre and Sejer’s doubt is no longer appeased and the case is reopened. What extra might Carmen be hiding? And what lengths will she take to hide her guilt? As Carmen’s circle of relatives starts off to doubt her, Skarre and Sejer paintings to discover the reality.

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The Drowned Boy (Inspector Sejer Series, Book 11)

A brand new addition to the desirable Inspector Sejer sequence, the 1st because the Caller, from Norway’s most interesting crime writer[/i]

Carmen and Nicolai didn't resuscitate their son, Tommy, after discovering him floating of their backyard pond. whilst Inspector Skarre arrives at the scene, Carmen experiences that Tommy, a fit infant with Down syndrome, wandered into the backyard whereas Nicolai was once operating within the basement and she or he was once cleansing the home. Skarre senses whatever is off with Carmen’s tale and consults his relied on colleague, the famed Inspector Sejer. An post-mortem unearths Tommy’s lungs to be filled with soap.

When Sejer and Skarre revisit the couple, Carmen, an epileptic, adjustments her tale, confessing that she’d been knocked subconscious through a seizure while bathing Tommy. whilst she got here to, she came across him drowned within the bath and, horrified and worried, threw him into the pond.

But Skarre and Sejer’s doubt is now not appeased and the case is reopened. What extra might Carmen be hiding? And what lengths will she take to hide her guilt? As Carmen’s circle of relatives starts off to doubt her, Skarre and Sejer paintings to discover the reality.

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The direction he was going said he wasn’t. Every block seemed to confirm the opinion. I followed him until Atlantic Avenue turned into Ventnor, followed him another twenty blocks, and let it go at that. I turned around and drove back to Absecon, to the Dunleavy house. The tree surgeon’s truck was gone. The station wagon was still there. I had a notion to go up and ring the front doorbell. “Excuse me, miss, I’m taking a survey, and—” I quickly put it out of my mind. MacAullif didn’t want that, and I didn’t want that.

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51 Parnell Hall—Favor [e-reads] I figured he was up close to seventy-five hundred dollars. If having that much cash on him bothered Harold, he didn’t show it. He just shoved the bills in his pocket and headed for the elevator. Luckily, there were two elevators loading on the ground floor, so I didn’t have to get in the one with him. Mine reached the fifth level first. I got out and went straight to my car. As I gunned the motor, I could see Harold getting into his. I let him pull out first, then followed him down the spiral ramp.

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