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Ks in central Stockholm and lives alone in an isolated cottage out of the city She has a troublesome secret in her past and has been trying to move on with her life Terrified of the dark she leaves all the lights on when she goes to bed having a few glasses of wine each night to calm her nerves but she can’t shake the feeling that someone is watching her through the blackened windows at night When the lifeless body of Sara Matteus a young patient of Siri’s with a history of drug addiction and sexual abuse is found floating in the water near the cottage Siri can no longer deny that someone is out there watching her and waiting When her beloved cat goes missing and she rece Some Kind of Peace is a psychological thriller that attempts to elevate itself from its genre into literary heights and it doesn t uite succeed although the writing talent of the authors Camilla Grebe and Asa Traff is evident Grebe is an economist and publisher and Traff is a psychologist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy This is their first American novel as they are already well known authors in their home country of Sweden Maybe its an over saturation of the market for dark Scandinavian thrillers or maybe this just isn t their best novel but Some Kind of Peace is at best mediocre It s rather slow moving and the ending seemed rather forced That said I think there is much to like in this novel the smoothness of the prose for one and the authors obvious in depth knowledge of the human psyche The main character Siri Bergman is a psychologist who has not dealt well with the death of her husband several years before She lives in a beautiful cabin on a lake far from the busy city streets of Stockholm where she works She has a cat and an irrational fear of the dark She has to sleep with the lights on Her fears aren t totally irrational though She fears that someone is watching her When one of her patients a young girl suffering from anxiety and cutting is found murdered in the small lake by her cabin Siri s fears appear to be justifiable Gradually things occur her cat disappears one of her friends is viciously attacked and falls into a coma and one of her male patients she discovers may have a very strange link to her past As suspense novels go this one is pretty tepid GrebeTraff succeed though in bringing a believability and likability to the story Siri is a very real fleshed out character with her own issues and as the novel is written in first person from her perspective GrebeTraff has some fun with the possibility of Siri s unreliable narration

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Någon sorts frid

A blockbuster international bestseller this gripping literary crime novel tells the story of a young recently widowed psychologist who is irrationally afraid of the dark and whose past comes to haunt her as she tries to solve a series of crimes beginning with the brutal murder of one of her patients It seems so idyllic But something is out of place In the neatly raked gravel parking area is a dazzlingly clean black Jeep The paint of the Jeep reflects a clematis with large pure white blossoms climbing up a knotted old apple tree Someone is lying under the low trunk and crooked branches of the tree A young woman a girl Siri Bergman is a thirty four year old psychologist who wor It seems like every Swedish mystery that I have read contains1 A deadtortured cat2 A smart female character who is molested but doesn t say anything about it or excuses the behavior3 A smart female character who does unbelievably stupid things4 Really bad food ketchup on spaghetti grossPerhaps because the last book that I read was Gone Girl this one just didn t hold my attention the way that book did Seramaan Kathali under the low trunk and crooked branches of the tree A young woman a girl Siri Bergman is a thirty four year old psychologist who wor It seems like every Swedish mystery that I have read contains1 A deadtortured cat2 A smart female character who is molested but doesn t say anything about it or excuses the behavior3 A smart female character who does Burung-Burung Manyar unbelievably stupid things4 Really bad food ketchup on spaghetti grossPerhaps because the last book that I read was Gone Girl this one just didn t hold my attention the way that book did

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Ives a photo of herself from a stalker it becomes clear that Siri is next Luckily she can rely on Markus the young policeman investigating Sara’s death; Vijay an old friend and psychology professor; and Aina her best friend Together they set about profiling Siri’s aspiring murderer hoping to catch him before he kills again But as their investigation unfolds Siri’s past and present start to merge and disintegrate so that virtually everyone in her inner circle becomes a potential suspect With the suspense building toward a dramatic conclusion as surprising as it is horrifying Siri is forced to relive and reexamine her anguished past and finally to achieve some kind of pea This book is a terrific read The ending is uite a surprise and I love the main character Siri She is vunerable but not in a needy way liked her alot


10 thoughts on “Någon sorts frid

  1. says:

    The beginning was a bit slow but then the story started building up But towards the end you can guess what is coming When I finished reading it there were something that I like and some I didn't about the character but it was an enjoyable psychological thriller with a bit of twist

  2. says:

    Aspects of this I really enjoyed it was 'psychological thriller' than the Nordic crime police procedural type novel I was expecting but it was very readable and rattled along at a satisfying pace despite not being uite what I expected plenty credit due to the translation for this I assume The first person POV did pose some awkwardness at times but due to the nature of the protagonist and her job a psychologist being pursued it seems by some

  3. says:

    It seems like every Swedish mystery that I have read contains1 A deadtortured cat2 A smart female character who is molested but doesn't say anything about it or excuses the behavior3 A smart female character who does unbelievably stu

  4. says:

    With great suspicion I approached yet another Scandinavian crime series I was prompted to do so after one of the authors Camilla Grebe started following me on instagram I was delightfully surprised The main charac

  5. says:

    I’ve always enjoyed reading about characters who have it together professionally but are a mess in their personal lives which I think is why I enjoy Nordic crime fiction so much; the brilliant detective whose life is a shambles is a stock character This book is a little bit different The primary character Siri Bergman

  6. says:

    Some Kind of Peace is a psychological thriller that attempts to elevate itself from its genre into literary heights and it doesn't uite succeed although the writing talent of the authors Camilla Grebe and Asa Tra

  7. says:

    I love Scandi crime and Camilla Grebe has been on my TBR list for a long time so I am very happy that I finally got the chance to pick up one of her books and take the plunge into a new addictive crime seriesSiri Bergman is a psychologist first big tick of approval – I love psychologists as MCs they add such a uniue pe

  8. says:

    35 I liked this one Not uite as gritty as many of the Nordic novels are but good nonetheless Actually enjoyed the fact that she was

  9. says:

    This book is a terrific read The ending is uite a surprise and I love the main character Siri She is vunerable but not in a needy way liked her alot

  10. says:

    Widowed Siri Bergman is a 34 year old psychologist working in Stokholm Sweden She soon discovers that a current patient of hers Sara

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