Three Seconds

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Three Seconds

By Anders Roslund; Borge Hellstrom; Christopher Lane (Read by)

Brilliance Corporation, MP3 CD, 9781455847143

Publication Date: November 1, 2011


In this dark and gripping novel from #1 bestselling Swedish writing duo Roslund & Hellstrom, Piet Hoffman is the Swedish police's most valuable secret operative. His cover is that of a lieutenant inside the ruthless Polish mafia trying to take over amphetamine distribution within Sweden's prison system. With this, his most dangerous assignment, success will mean a new identity and the freedom to start a new life with his wife and young sons.

When a botched drug deal involving Hoffman results in the cold-blooded killing of a police informant, the investigation, assigned to the brilliant but haunted Detective Inspector Ewert Grens, leads to a string of unsolved cases in which key evidence has been withheld under mysterious circumstances. As Grens's investigation takes him closer to the truth, government lies are exposed and Hoffman is trapped in prison, wanted dead by both the police and the mafia. He has only one chance to make it out alive and start a new life. One chance and three seconds.

An audiobook with extraordinary insights and totally unexpected plots twists, "Three Seconds" is an intensely suspenseful thriller in which people in all positions of society are put to the test. "Three Seconds" was a #1 bestseller in Sweden and the winner of the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers 2009 award for Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year.

About the Author
Award-winning journalist Anders Roslund and ex-criminal Borge Hellstrom are Sweden s most acclaimed crime fiction duo. Their unique ability to combine inside knowledge of the brutal reality of criminal life with penetrating social criticism in complex, intelligent plots has put them at the forefront of modern Scandinavian crime writing. In 2009, their book Three Seconds, which was awarded the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers Award for Swedish Crime Novel of the Year, previously won by both Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell, became a top-10 bestseller in Sweden for eight months, and hit The New York Times bestseller list in the United States.

Borge Hellstrom is an ex-criminal who helps to rehabilitate young offenders and drug addicts. He is co-author of the novel "Box 21".

Christopher Lane is a prolific writer who has published 15 books for the inspirational and religious market, including six children's novels, one of which won the Gold Medallion Award and another the C.S. Lewis Award. He continues to write for the Christian market. This first mystery is his debut in the American Booksellers market. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.