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A chilling Swedish psychological crime novel set between a nursery and a mental asylum, full of sinister intentions, hidden identities and dangerous secrets.

FROM THE WINNER OF THE CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER 2010 FOR THE DARKEST ROOM

'A compelling and scary psychological thriller' - Sunday Mirror

Who amongst us can really say they’re sane?

Jan has just started working at the Dell nursery. But this is no normal nursery. It’s linked to a high-security asylum by a dimly-lit underground tunnel, which is used for the children to visit their parents. Who are some of the most dangerous psychopaths in the country.

And Jan has complicated reasons for being here. There’s something he’s not telling people about his past. And there’s someone in the asylum who he really wants to see . . .

Reviews

The Swedish master of slow-build terror returns...truly skin-clawing tension.

Metro

The Swedes seem to be cornering the market in creepy crime fiction, and this chiller will appeal to fans of Stieg Larsson ... A compelling and scary psychological thriller

Sunday Mirror

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  • Paperback

    9780552778916

    August 1, 2014

    Black Swan

    496 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781448127825

    March 14, 2013

    Transworld Digital

    496 pages

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