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Never Coming Back

Hans Koppel


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Hardcover (11/14/2012)


Mike Zetterberg lives with his wife Ylva and their daughter in a house just outside Helsingborg in Sweden. One evening, Ylva don’t come home as expected. Mike passes it off as a drink with a work friend, but when she's still missing the next day, he starts to worry. As Mike battles suspicion from the police and his own despair, he is unaware that Ylva is still alive, just a stone's throw from his own home. Ylva has been drawn into a twisted plot of revenge and tragedy that leads back into her and her abductors' shared past.Given the sudden and mysterious circumstances of her disappearance, Mike becomes the chief suspect. But what no one knows is that she's being held hostage in the cellar of the house across the street. A secret camera has been set up in her own home and Ylva can only watch her family on the screen. They cannot see her – and they most certainly cannot hear her scream... Hans Koppel’s tale of horrific tragedy and brutal revenge has obsessed readers across Scandinavia for the past year, now in English for the first time.

Praise For Never Coming Back

pacing combines with a psychological manual’s clinical tone to make
Koppel’s thriller, a bestseller in his native Sweden, almost too

suburbia is the setting for this thriller about an abducted young woman
who is imprisoned and abused—in a house across the street from hers—by
the psychiatrist her husband turns to in his fear and despair.

Pegasus Crime, 9781605985268, 336pp.

Publication Date: March 6, 2014

About the Author

Hans Koppel is a pseudonym for an established Swedish author, Petter Lidbeck, who was born in 1964 and lives in Stockholm.