By Karin Fossum
Within the wake of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling novels, readers are researching the wealthy trove of contemporary Scandinavian crime fiction. If you’ve wolfed the Millennium trilogy and are trying to find your subsequent learn, Karin Fossum and her bone-chillingly bleak mental thrillers have received the admiration of the likes of Ruth Rendell and Colin Dexter (of Inspector Morse fame). In undesirable Intentions, the most recent installment within the Inspector Sejer sequence because the Water’s part in 2009, Konrad Sejer needs to face down his thoughts and fears as he struggles to figure out why the corpses of bothered younger males preserve surfacing in neighborhood lakes. the 1st sufferer, Jon Moreno, used to be improving. His psychiatrist stated so, and so did his new pal on the sanatorium, Molly Gram, together with her little-girl-lost seems to be. He used to be racked through a mysterious guilt that had pushed him to a worried breakdown three hundred and sixty five days prior. but if he drowns in useless Water Lake, Sejer hesitates to name it a suicide. Then one other corpse is located in a lake, a Vietnamese immigrant. And Sejer starts to suppose his age weigh on him. Does he nonetheless have the energy to pursue the elusive reasons for human evil?
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There's another detail which baffles us," he said. "I'm talking about the fact that Jon could not swim. But we found him quite far out. One hundred meters from shore, to be precise. " Axel was slightly taken aback. "I imagine that he drifted for a while," he said. " "There's no current in that lake," Skarre said. "I don't think it's up to me to explain this," Axel said, "as you are well aware. I work in advertising. " "Right," Sejer said. "That's our job. " "It is our job," Skarre agreed. Sejer retrieved something from his inside pocket and Axel recognized Jon's cell phone.
When their work was well under way and the search party had disappeared into the sheep fields, Sejer asked to see where Jon had been sleeping. They returned to the cabin. Axel opened the door to the smallest bedroom. The room was almost bare, with red gingham curtains, a small bedside table and a paraffin lamp. On the wall hung a photo of the King and Queen of Norway. Axel pointed to the sleeping bag. It was green with orange lining and lay in a messy heap on the foam mattress. A blue nylon bag was leaning against the wall.
Jon gripped the thwart with both hands. He was surrounded by darkness and black water. His fear gnawed at him like a sharp tooth. Axel broke the silence. "And what about your psychologist, Jon? " "Her," Jon corrected him. "Her name's Hanna Wigert. " Axel wanted to know. "Forty, I think," Jon said. " Axel declared. "No," Jon said. " The men rowed with long, steady strokes. " Axel probed. Jon looked the other way. "I suppose so. Mostly about when I was little," he said. " He felt disoriented. In the moonlight Axel's face was blue and white, and his eyes were black hollows.