Author(s): ERIKSSON KJELL
Winner of the Swedish Crime academy Award for Best Crime Novel, "The Princess of Burundi" introduces readers to a leading crime writer from Sweden whose work has created an international sensation. Eriksson's U.S. debut opens a week before Christmas when a Swedish town is rocked by the brutal murder of John Jonsson, a local family man. Detectives, led by a very pregnant Inspector Ann Lindell, at first suspect a chillingly well-drawn psychotic, and they may be right. But if they are not right, that leaves a cunning and vicious murderer on the loose in their town...A page-turner from start to finish, "The Princess of Burundi" catapults Eriksson to the top ranks of international crime fiction writers.
Already a huge star in Europe and the Nordic countries, Kjell Eriksson has American critics raving also. His next novel in the series, "The Cruel Stars of the Night, "is forthcoming soon from Thomas Dunne Books. Eriksson lives in Sweden.