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The Final Nail (A Fabian Risk Thriller #6)

Stefan Ahnhem, Agnes Broomé (Translated by)


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'Breathlessly suspenseful, ingeniously plotted and impossible to put down' Yrsa SigurdardottirThe epic, explosive Fabian Risk series concludes with this action-packed thriller from international number one bestseller Stefan Ahnhem. He has extorted. He has abused. He has raped. He has sacrificed colleagues as a means to reach the top. His name is Kim Sleizner – and he works as a police chief in Copenhagen. Dunja Hougaard used to work for Sleizner. Then she left the police force, traumatised by what he put her through. Dunja is determined to get revenge on her former boss – no matter how untouchable he appears. Now she's gone underground to investigate his past, and bring his crimes to the attention of the world. When a high-ranking Danish intelligence officer and an unknown woman are found dead at the bottom of a lake outside Copenhagen, Dunja seizes her moment to set a trap for Sleizner. But then, just as it seems her case is solved, on the other side of the strait in Helsingborg, Sweden, detective Fabian Risk receives a message that changes everything... Praise for The Final Nail: 'This is a must for Scandinoir fans.' Publishers Weekly
'Stefan Ahnhem writes so damn well, it’s as simple as that.' Katrine Engberg
'Holds his readers in a vice-like grip.' Jens Henrik Jensen
'100% thrills guaranteed.' Michael Katz KrefeldPraise for Stefan Ahnhem: 'Atmospheric and complicated... with great cop characters and some imaginatively grisly perps.' Sunday Times
'Grips like a vice.' Irish Independent
'Epic in scale and ambition.' Daily Mail
'More gripping than Jo Nesbo.' Tony Parsons

Praise For The Final Nail (A Fabian Risk Thriller #6)

"Intricately plotted. . . . Ahnhem unflinchingly unveils the monstrous crimes lurking beneath Scandinavia’s seemingly placid surface." —Publishers Weekly starred review of Eighteen Below

"It’s the coldhearted virtuoso whose remorseless planning stands in such striking opposition to the thrill killers that will haunt your memory long after you’ve finished reading. Hats off to Ahnhem for creating a villain more powerful than the franchise team charged with bringing him in." —Kirkus Reviews on Eighteen Below

"Scathing. . . . Fans of Scandinavian noir won’t want to miss this disturbing thriller." —Publishers Weekly starred review of The Ninth Grave

'More gripping than Jo Nesbo, blacker than Stieg Larsson and more bleakly human than Henning Mankell' Tony Parsons.
'Atmospheric and complicated ... with great cop characters and some imaginatively grisly perps' Sunday Times (star pick).
'Grips like a vice' Irish Independent.
'Epic in scale and ambition, this announces a new arrival in the Swedish crime galaxy' Daily Mail.
'A gripping page-turner of the highest order'

Head of Zeus, 9781801109949, 512pp.

Publication Date: October 18, 2022

About the Author

Stefan Ahnhem is the internationally bestselling author of the Fabian Risk thrillers. He has worked as a screenwriter on Mankell's Kurt Wallander series and serves on the board of the Swedish Writers Guild. He lives in Copenhagen.

Follow him @StefanAhnhem.