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Maria Lang

Tragedy at a Country Cemetery

At Vicar Tord Ekstedt’s home, Christmas spirits are high and eleven-year-old Lotta is overjoyed with the white kitten she has gotten from her cousins Puck and Einar. Then the doorbell rings and the beautiful neighbour Barbara Sandell shows up – her husband Arne has gone missing! Shortly thereafter Puck finds him in his shop, his head smashed with an axe.

The idyllic parish village has become a murder scene and the list of suspects is frightfully long.

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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At Vicar Tord Ekstedt’s home, Christmas spirits are high and eleven-year-old Lotta is overjoyed with the white kitten she has gotten from her cousins Puck and Einar. Then the doorbell rings and the beautiful neighbour Barbara Sandell shows up – her husband Arne has gone missing! Shortly thereafter Puck finds him in his shop, his head smashed with an axe.

The idyllic parish village has become a murder scene and the list of suspects is frightfully long.

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