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Block 46
Block 46

Block 46

Roy & Castells Series

FICTION

300 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Mobipocket, EPUB, Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $13.95 (US $13.95) (CA $18.95)

Publication Date: October 2017

ISBN 9781910633700

Rights: US & CA

Orenda Books (Oct 2017)

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Overview

Plumbing the darkness and the horrific evidence of the nature of evil, this multi-layered, sweeping and evocative thriller heralds a stunning new voice in French Noir

Evil remembers… Falkenberg, Sweden. The mutilated body of talented young jewellery designer, Linnea Blix, is found in a snow-swept marina. Hampstead Heath, London. The body of a young boy is discovered with similar wounds to Linnea's. Buchenwald Concentration Camp, 1944. In the midst of the hell of the Holocaust, Erich Hebner will do anything to see himself as a human again. Are the two murders the work of a serial killer, and how are they connected to shocking events at Buchenwald? Emily Roy, a profiler on loan to Scotland Yard from the Canadian Royal Mounted Police, joins up with Linnea's friend, French true-crime writer Alexis Castells, to investigate the puzzling case. They travel between Sweden and London, and then deep into the past, as a startling and terrifying connection comes to light.
Plumbing the darkness and the horrific evidence of the nature of evil, Block 46 is a multi-layered, sweeping and evocative thriller that heralds a stunning new voice in French Noir. 'A bold and intelligent read' Laura Wilson, Guardian 'Compelling' Women's Own 'Dark, oppressive and bloody but it's also thought-provoking, compelling and very moving' Metro 'A bold and audacious debut from a very talented writer. Heralds the beginning of a thrilling new series' R J Ellory 'A real page-turner, I loved it' Martina Cole 'A great serial-killer thriller with a nice twist … first rate' James Oswald 'Cleverly plotted, simply excellent' Ragnar Jónasson

Reviews

"Well done, Orenda Books, in bringing this debut crime novel across 'the Pond.'" —Kingdom Books Mysteries Reviews 

Author Biography

Born in Marseille, France, and with a degree in Political Science, Johana Gustawsson has worked as a journalist for the French and Spanish press and television. Her critically acclaimed Roy & Castells series, including Block 46, Keeper and, soon to be published, Blood Song, has won the Plume d'Argent, Balai de la découverte, Balai d'Or and Prix Marseillais du Polar awards, and is now published in nineteen countries. A TV adaptation is currently underway in a French, Swedish and UK co-production. Johana lives in London with her Swedish husband and their three sons.