Bad Intentions by Karin Fossum

By Karin Fossum

Within the wake of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling novels, readers are researching the wealthy trove of recent Scandinavian crime fiction. If you’ve gobbled the Millennium trilogy and are trying to find your subsequent learn, Karin Fossum and her bone-chillingly bleak mental thrillers have gained the admiration of the likes of Ruth Rendell and Colin Dexter (of Inspector Morse fame).  In undesirable Intentions, the most recent installment within the Inspector Sejer sequence because the Water’s part in 2009, Konrad Sejer needs to face down his stories and fears as he struggles to figure out why the corpses of bothered younger males preserve surfacing in neighborhood lakes.  the 1st sufferer, Jon Moreno, was once convalescing. His psychiatrist acknowledged so, and so did his new pal on the health center, Molly Gram, along with her little-girl-lost appears to be like. He was once racked via a mysterious guilt that had pushed him to a worried breakdown 365 days past. but if he drowns in lifeless Water Lake, Sejer hesitates to name it a suicide.  Then one other corpse is located in a lake, a Vietnamese immigrant. And Sejer starts off to believe his age weigh on him. Does he nonetheless have the energy to pursue the elusive causes for human evil?

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Bad Intentions

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It was Friday, September 13. They went out into the dark night and fetched the oars from the shed. A narrow path led down to the shore of Dead Water. Chapter 2 THE BOAT LAY bottom up among the reeds, green and swollen like a pea pod. Axel and Reilly took hold of it and turned it over. It was filthy and slimy on the inside and by the light of the moon they saw a reptile scurry over the side and disappear. "A lizard," Axel remarked. Jon stood with his hands in his jacket pockets. He stared at the boat with apprehension.

He threw a last, worried glance at the kitten and followed Axel. The old stairs creaked as they walked down to the ground floor. Shortly afterward they were driving through the town in Axel's Mercedes, scarab green with gorgeous white leather seats. As always it was newly washed and polished. Reilly watched the world through its windows and the people they passed. We're not like them, he thought, we lack decency. We lack a normal sense of justice. He pondered these things for a while. " he asked.

Sejer and Skarre exchanged looks. Simultaneously they got up from the sofa and prepared to leave. Chapter 7 REILLY WAS STANDING in the doorway holding the kitten. His pale skin was covered with thin, red claw marks. "Come on," Axel said. " "Yes, we do. We can't put it off any longer, she's expecting us. She probably has a lot of questions, so we have to make up something which sounds plausible. About that evening. What Jon said and did, how he was, all the little details that she'll want to know.

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