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The Murderer Doesn’t Lie Alone

On a remote island in a divine lake lies Rutger’s dream cabin, a paradise for stressed city people. A handful of guests are playing around on the island, swimming, sailing and dancing. But for some it turns into more than a game. One is murdered. One becomes a murderer. And they all have something to hide.

This title was Maria Lang’s debut, and was originally published in 1949.

Maria Lang is Sweden’s answer to Agatha Christie and made her debut in 1949 with The Murderer Doesn’t Lie Alone and for the next 42 years she published one book per year, and quickly became one of the most popular and widely read crime writers. Her books are traditional puzzle mysteries often set in the academic environment or…

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On a remote island in a divine lake lies Rutger’s dream cabin, a paradise for stressed city people. A handful of guests are playing around on the island, swimming, sailing and dancing. But for some it turns into more than a game. One is murdered. One becomes a murderer. And they all have something to hide.

This title was Maria Lang’s debut, and was originally published in 1949.

More titles by Maria Lang

Roses, Kisses and Death
Rosor, kyssar och döden
Tragedy at a Country Cemetery
Tragedi på en lantkyrkogård

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