I maktens skugga (Sandhamn, #7)



I maktens skugga (Sandhamn, #7) WHAT DO THE NEW ARRIVALS ON SANDHAMN ISLAND HAVE TO FEAR THEIR OWN SECRETS IN THIS GRIPPING NOVEL OF SUSPENSE BY THE BEST SELLING AUTHOR OF IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT.The new summer house on Sandhamn Island is an architectural dream for its owner, Carsten Jonsson It s a nightmare for the locals The venture capitalist has flouted local traditions, property lines, and the natural beauty of the coastline He s also too wealthy and arrogant to heed the anonymous warnings to leave The threats escalate when his guest lodge is burned to the ground and an unidentifiable corpse is found in the charred ruins.Detective Inspector Thomas Andreasson isn t sure if it s murder or a tragic accident Until his friend, attorney Nora Linde is drawn into the investigation Nora s emotional investment in Carsten s fragile and fearful wife, Celia, is yielding a new level of suspicion that the Jonsson s are hidingthan anyone can imagine Now, Thomas and Nora must sift through the ashes of a puzzling crime and step into the shadows of a powerful family, whose deadly secrets are coming to light on Sandhamn 2014 Viveca Sten P 2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved Translation 2019 by Marlaine Delargy. New Download [ I maktens skugga (Sandhamn, #7) ] author [ Viveca Sten ] – heartforum.co.uk

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I maktens skugga (Sandhamn, #7)  By Viveca Sten IBN :  Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 364 pages
  • I maktens skugga (Sandhamn, #7)
  • Viveca Sten
  • Swedish
  • 13 January 2017

14 thoughts on “I maktens skugga (Sandhamn, #7)

  1. Linden says:

    It s always good news when one of my favorite Nordic Noir authors, Viveca Sten, has a book translated by Marlaine Delargy into English Nora is back on the island of Sandhamn, where a wealthy venture capitalist has built a gigantic house which many of the locals consider an eyesore He decides to throw a party to welcome himself and his family to the community resentment is brewing, and there is a catastrophic fire and a death Was the fire set by one of the angry locals, or is it somehow rel It s always good news when one of my favorite Nordic Noir authors, Viveca Sten, has a book translated by Marlaine Delargy into English Nora is back on the island of Sandhamn, where a wealthy venture capitalist has built a gigantic house which many of the locals consider an eyesore He decides to throw a party to welcome himself and his family to the community resentment is brewing, and there is a catastrophic fire and a death Was the fire set by one of ...

  2. Ken Fredette says:

    We re given the reason for all the fires and people killed in the first chapter You only had to know who the people were and the name changes to figure this out Fat chance in remembering I like the way Viveca sets us up with this, it happens every book so far We re given Carsten Jonsson and his wife Celia as the new kids on the block to make the story whole Carsten is an investment banker who has made investments in Russia in the oil and gas industry He has built his house before his inves We re given the reason for all the fires and people killed in the first chapter You only had to know who the people were and the name changes to figure this out Fat chance in remembering I like the way Viveca sets us up with this, it happens every book so far We re given Carsten Jonsson and his wife Celia as the new kids on the block to make the story whole Carsten is an investment banker who has made investments in Russia in the oil and gas industry He has built his house before his investment is sound and has invited everyone on the island to come to his house warming Nora is involved with Celia and the children and with finding the truth about Carsten while Thomas, who s Nora friend is involved with the house fire and the death of a man Agaton who s Carsten s neighbor has complained and had the local authorities bring things against Carsten The story basically brings all these things to light and it goes on from there I haven t talked a...

  3. Christine says:

    Carsten Jonsson builds a huge, showy house on Sandhamm Island, using his money and power to ignore local customs and property lines After a party he throws to show off his home, a fire is set and a dead body is found that is beyond recognition Detective Inspector Thomas Andreasson with help from his friend, attorney Nora Linde, must determine if this was deliberate murder or a terrible accident The dynamics in the Jonsson family, along with Carsten s reputation for shady business dealings, ma Carsten Jonsson builds a huge, showy house on Sandhamm Island, using his money and power to ignore local customs and property lines After a party he throws to show off his home, a fire is set and a dead body is found that is beyond recognition Detective Inspector Thomas Andreasson with help from his friend, attorney Nora Linde, must determine if this was deliberate murder or a terrible accident The dynamics in the Jonsson family, along with Carsten s reputation for shady business dealings, make it difficult to determine suspects and possible motives for the crime.I have read three of the prior books in this series and liked each one After reading the first couple of chapters, I quickly became reacquainted with the main characters I came into the middle of the series, so I think new readers could pick this book up and en...

  4. Javier says:

    I ve been a sucker for Nordic Noir literature for so long that when I discovered Viveca Sten s Sandhamn Murders series a year ago I was sooo excited I devoured the first six books in the series, and when I saw book 7 on Netgalley I jumped at the chance to read it before publication This time we meet Thomas and Nora several years after the end of book 6, and I think that was a total success on the part of the author, cause we can see how the main characters have evolved and how they manage th I ve been a sucker for Nordic Noir literature for so long that when I discovered Viveca Sten s Sandhamn Murders series a year ago I was sooo excited I devoured the first six books in the series, and when I saw book 7 on Netgalley I jumped at the chance to read it before publication This time we meet Thomas and Nora several years after the end of book 6, and I think that was a total success on the part of the author, cause we can see how the main characters have evolved and how they manage their new lives Nora s new family and work situation, Thomas midlife crisis trying to decide if he still wants to be a policeman Several other authors should take note and...

  5. Mystica says:

    Set on an island in Sweden the residents are established old hands at island life They are not happy with the newcomers who have built a monstrosity of a house on this island, ignoring local rules and regulations There is a feeling of unrest running through the community at the brashness and overpowering aggression of the newcomers but notwithstanding that a house warming party ensures that everyone attends to gawp and look at how the other side lives.When on the opening day itself Set on an island in Sweden the residents are established old hands at island life They are not happy with the newcomers who have built a monstrosity of a house on this island, ignoring local rules and regulations There is a feeling of unrest running through the community at the brashness and overpowering aggression of the newcomers but notwithstanding that a house warming party ensures that everyone attends to gawp and look at how the other side lives.When on the opening day itself a fire breaks out in the guest house adjoining the main house and the charred body of a man is found, it is no longer simply a matter of grumbling neighbours The police called in no that the owner Carsten has many enemies he is rude and overbearing even to the police and not co operative at all Unknown to the islanders Carsten is facing his own demons and is facing financial ruin.The story develops slowly but it is very apparent that Carste...

  6. Bebe (Sarah) Brechner says:

    Fans have eagerly awaited this next story, the seventh, in the excellent Sandhamn mystery series Set in the fascinating Stockholm archipelago, the charming island and its culture of Sandhamm are the stars of these mysteries involving lawyer Nora and her childhood friend police detective Thomas It s really a perfect match of characters, every time The story places Nora and Thomas a few years past the last installment A Swedish expat millionaire is building a summer home on the island for his Fans have eagerly awaited this next story, the seventh, in the excellent Sandhamn mystery series Set in the fascinating Stockholm archipelago, the charming island and its culture of Sandhamm are the stars of these mysteries involving lawyer Nora and her childhood friend police detective Thomas It s really a perfect match of characters, every time The story places Nora and Thomas a few years past the last installment A Swedish expat millionaire is building a summer home on the island for his family, but conflicts start up, both with his neighbors and his job His financial investment is now involving Russian speculation, and his empire is teetering Sten brings her legal background into play, as we...

  7. Joyce says:

    5 starsCarsten Johnsson has purchased a plot of land on Sandhamn He is building a fabulous home on the property and also fencing off access to the beaches, in direct opposition to the traditions of Sandhamn The neighbors are angry Carsten doesn t care what the locals think He is arrogant, condescending and outspoken about his distaste for the traditions of the community He is headed for a fall Carsten is a wheeler dealer in the stock market He has a huge deal on the go with 5 starsCarsten Johnsson has purchased a plot of land on Sandhamn He is building a fabulous home on the property and also fencing off access to the beaches, in direct opposition to the traditions of Sandhamn The neighbors are angry Carsten doesn t care what the locals think He is arrogant, condescending and outspoken about his distaste for the traditions of the community He is headed for a fall Carsten is a wheeler dealer in the stock market He has a huge deal on the go with a Russian firm through his friend Anatoly He has gambled much on this deal In fact he has gone into considerable debt and has leveraged all of his assets on the success of the deal But he is getting very nervous For some reason he is no longer getting the positive responses he once received He and his wife have two children, Oliver and Sarah, and a Swedish nanny named Maria At Carsten s insistence, the family must learn t...

  8. Ray Moon says:

    An Intriguing Approach To A Murder MysteryThis is the second novel in a row that I have read that the murder does not start at or very near to the start of the novel The murder doesn t occur until 40% into the novel By this time the reader has much information on the characters, their personalities, and the relationships between them I rather enjoy this unusual approach.The novel opens in the past with the physical and verbal bullying of a student This is the genesis An Intriguing Approach To A Murder MysteryThis is the second novel in a row that I have read that the murder does not start at or very near to the start of the novel The murder doesn t occur until 40% into the novel By this time the reader has much information on the characters, their personalities, and the relationships between them I rather enjoy this unusual approach.The novel opens in the past with the physical and verbal bullying of a student This is the genesis of the events that unfold in this novel The novel jumps to 2013 in which the novel is set Maria the nanny for Carsten and Celia Jonsson is the victim of a gasoline vapor explosion Then, the action shifts to Sandhamn Island The reader will see Carsten s unrelenting drive to show his success, his source of funding to build a large house on Sandhamn, and how his neighbor fights Carsten The tensio...

  9. Kaye says:

    Reading a new installment of a favorite series is like visiting an old friend, or having a fond family reunion and Viveca Sten s Sandhamn books are no exception Set in the Stockholm archipelago, these books carry a sort of English village mood a little bit Old World, and a bit of 21st Century cosmopolitan vibe, thanks to the proximity of Stockholm by ferry Readers who have been with this series from the beginning have grown to love the matchless setting, the loyal friendship between attorn Reading a new installment of a favorite series is like visiting an old friend, or having a fond family reunion and Viveca Sten s Sandhamn books are no exception Set in the Stockholm archipelago, these books carry a sort of English village mood a little bit Old World, and a bit of 21st Century cosmopolitan vibe, thanks to the proximity of Stockholm by ferry Readers who have been with this series from the beginning have grown to love the matchless setting, the loyal friendship between attorney Nora and policeman Thomas, and the cultur...

  10. Hannelore Cheney says:

    Thank you NetGalley and Crossing for the eARC.Always looking forward to the new Sandhamn, I was delighted to read no 7 in the series.Nora is back on Sandhamn with her partner and their daughter Her boys are on vacation with their father It s several years after the 6th in the series and a wealthy Swede is building an enormous mansion on the island and a lot of the population is unhappy because he s not adhering to the standards of the island, due to the size of of the house Thank you NetGalley and Crossing for the eARC.Always looking forward to the new Sandhamn, I was delighted to read no 7 in the series.Nora is back on Sandhamn with her partner and their daughter Her boys are on vacation with their father It s several years after the 6th in the series and a wealthy Swede is building an enormous mansion on the island and a lot of the population is unhappy because he s not adhering to the standards of the island, due to the size of of the house and its closeness to the water He s expecting to close a deal with a Russian conglomerate and to float a company on the New York stock exchange Things don t go to plan and after he has thrown...

  11. Jen says:

    I ve been enjoying Viveca Sten s Sandhamn mysteries for a few years now, and I m happy to return to the island with In the Shadow of Power It is difficult to maintain the essence of small places when they become popular, and the citizens of Sandhamn have made an effort to keep the Sandh...

  12. Elisa says:

    I ve liked Sten s previous books in her Sandhamn series and this seventh installment was enjoyable Nora s life is better than ever and Thomas is considering some changes They both get involved in a case of arson that resulted in the death of a person Who it was is not clear Why the person is dead is even harder to know As usual, there are tons of suspects and red herrings, a pulse raising last part and a surprising ending What I didn t quite like was that it took too long for the action to I ve liked Sten s previous books in her Sandhamn series and this seventh installment was enjoyable Nora s life is better than ever and Thomas is considering some changes They both get involved in a case of arson that resulted in the death of a person Who it was is not clear Why the person is dead is even harder to know As usual, there are tons of suspects and red herrings, a pulse raising last part and a surprising ending What I didn t quite like was that it took too long for the action to begin I like the recurring characters and want to know what s been going on in their lives since the last novel but I wanted something to happen Once it does, I was hooked But what I really liked was how the action turns in on itself What you think is the main issue, is not I don t want to gi...

  13. Debra Dowling says:

    Viveca Stern never disappoints.great mystery.Carsten has spent his life trying to overcome his past and prove that he is rich, powerful, and should have the best of everything no matter the cost He builds an extremely large, and extravagant house on Sandhelm for his wife and two children The locals are very upset and believe he is disregarding their laws and building codes and want him to leave The night of the housewarming party, a fire is set that takes the life of an unknown perso Viveca Stern never disappoints.great mystery.Carsten has spent his life trying to overcome his past and prove that he is rich, powerful, and should have the best of everything no matter the cost He builds an extremely large, and extravagant house on Sandhelm for his wife and two children The locals are very upset and believe he is disregarding their laws and building codes and want him to leave The night of the housewarming party, a fire is set that takes the life of an unknown person The list of arson suspects is long, and Thomas and the other detectives are worried the trouble is going to continue if they do not figure out who is behind the fire Meanwhile, life for Carsten and his family is not what it appears from the onset, and Nora once again finds herself in the middle of danger, where she must find a w...

  14. Kathleen Gray says:

    Carsten Jonsson might remind you of other high flying people who have ignored local customs and built huge eyesores in resort areas In this case, it s on Sandhamn Island and there are a number of angry locals, any one of whom could have burned down the guest house but what about the body Nora Linde, a local attorney and DI Thomas Andreasson find themselves investigating She s in touch with Carsten s wife Celia, who is keeping a secret Thomas is doing thetraditional investigation but t Carsten Jonsson might remind you of other high flying people who have ignored local customs and built huge eyesores in resort areas In this case, it s on Sandhamn Island and there are a number of angry locals, any one of whom could have burned down the guest house but what about the body Nora Linde, a local attorney and DI Thomas Andreasson find themselves investigating She s in touch with Carsten s wife Celia, who is keeping a secret Thomas is doing thetraditional investigation but th...

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