The Butterfly House

de Katrine Engberg (Autor)
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Préstamos ilimitados, 2 años, Uno a la vez
Detalles

Detectives Jeppe Kørner and Anette Werner from the #1 international bestseller The Tenant?which New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs heralded as a “stunning debut”?return in this compulsively readable thriller as they race to solve a series of sordid murders linked to some of the most vulnerable patients in a Danish hospital.

Hospitals are supposed to be places of healing. But in the coronary care unit at one of Copenhagen’s leading medical centers, a nurse fills a syringe with an overdose of heart medication and stealthily enters the room of an older male patient.

Six days earlier, a paperboy on his route in central Copenhagen stumbles upon a macabre find: the naked body of a dead woman, lying in a fountain with arms marked with small incisions. Cause of death? Exsanguination?the draining of all the blood in her body.

Clearly, this is no ordinary murder. Lead Investigator Jeppe Kørner, recovering from a painful divorce and in the throes of a new relationship, takes on the investigation. His partner, Anette Werner, now on maternity leave after an unexpected pregnancy, is restless at home with a demanding newborn and an equally demanding husband. While Jeppe pounds the streets looking for answers, Anette decides to do a little freelance sleuthing. But operating on her own exposes her to dangers she can’t even begin to fathom.

As the investigation ventures into dark corners, it uncovers the ambition and greed that festers beneath the surface of caregiving institutions?all the more shocking for their depravity?and what Jeppe and Anette discover will turn their blood as cold as ice….

Detalles del Libro

Fecha de publicación
5 de enero de 2021
Editor
Número de páginas
352
ISBN
9781982127626
ISBN papel
9781982127602
Tamaño del archivo
2 MB