The Other Child

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The Other Child

By Charlotte Link; Stefan Tobler (Translator)

Pegasus Books, Paperback, 9781605985589, 410pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2014

Description
In the tranquil northern seaside town of Scarborough, a student is found cruelly murdered. For months, the investigators are in the dark, until they are faced with a copy-cat crime. The investigation continues, but they are still struggling to establish a connection between the two victims Ambitious detective Valerie Almond clings too the all too obvious: a rift within the family of the second victim. But there is far more to the case than first appears and Valerie is led towards a dark secret, inextricably linked to the evacuation of children to Scarborough during World War II Horrified at her last-minute discovery, Valerie realizes that she may be too late for action.


About the Author
Charlotte Link is one of Europe s bestselling crime writers and has sold more than 15 million novels in Germany alone. Her atmospheric brand of psychological suspense made The Other Child (also available from Pegasus Crime) a massive No. 1 bestseller in Germany and was greeted by rave reviews. Charlotte has been nominated for the Fiction Category of the German Book Prize.

Clarice Lispector (1925-1977), the author of such works as "Near to the Wild Heart, The Hour of the Star", and T"he Passion According to G. H.", is the internationally acclaimed novelist and short-story writer from Brazil and the subject of Benjamin Moser's magisterial biography "Why This World".