Apr 27, Reviews. Lackberg, Camilla – ‘The Gallows Bird’ (translated by Steven T Murray) Hardback: pages (Mar. ) Publisher: HarperCollins. In the new thriller by Camilla Läckberg, a string of suspicious deaths points to a potential serial killer who has turned his eye toward Fjallbacka and her dark. The Gallows Bird Download Audio Unabridged edition by 1 international bestseller, Camilla Lackberg’s fourth psychological thriller – for fans of Stieg Larsson.

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Perhaps I’m just too old to be interested in teenagers getting drunk and making fools of themselves?

Could there be a murderer among them? Another of my pet-hates features in the book; passages in italics interspersed with the main story purporting to come from the “mind of the killer”. Karen rated lackbetg did not like it Jan 09, Far too much of this novel was devoted to a narrative about the contestants in some kind of a reality tv show.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The characters are flat and the plot is not compelling.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I won’t go into the other Okay, Camilla Lackberg is beginning to be annoying. There was high drama, and another cliffhanger at the end, so reading the next book in the series is a high priority. Lyndsey rated camlla did not like it Sep 17, Other books in the series.

The Gallows Bird by Camilla Läckberg

The book itself was padded with so much “filler” gallowa “fluff” that it was possible to skip thru the entire book quickly and not miss anything.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Nevertheless, both investigations are solidly and engagingly depicted; particularly noteworthy is the sensitivity of Patrik and most of his colleagues to vulnerable witnesses, some of whom are portrayed vividly for example Sophie, the daughter of the car crash victim.


Review – The Gallows Bird by Camilla Lackberg

This time around there are two very distinctive storylines. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I enjoyed reading your review of this. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The ratings spike as the country tunes thw to a real life murder mystery. Meanwhile reality television has come to town.

Detective Patrik Hedstrom finds himself increasingly unable to focus on the strange circumstances of the first case, but what if that holds the key to a series of other tge cases across Sweden? Okay, Camilla Lackberg is beginning cmilla be annoying. A woman is found dead after running into a tree. And it was lovely to follow Patrik home, and to watch as he and his fiance Erika supported her sister in the aftermath of the events at the end of the previous book in the series, care for their infant daughter and, in between times, plan their wedding.

Join 1, other followers. I find the wealth of characters hard to follow. I may try again later but not likely. Thanks for stopping by. Especially book 2 …more I had to create kind of a phonetic list of characters and how they are related on my laptop so when I start a new book it helps. Meanwhile, a reality programme, Sodding Tatum excellent name starts filming nearby. Lackberg’s use of keeping the knowledge of certain facts from the reader while making it clear that the actors in the novel know the facts made me crazy.

Nov 18, Kayleigh rated it did not like it. Couldn’t get into it. I read it out of order of the series and got some brief spoilers. HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books Availability: Also, the author’s obsession with marriage and babies was awkward. Then the author inserts this parallel plot about a group of young reality stars whi What a disappointment this book was. Not that I need to get drawn into camiloa another series but I like the sound of these.


Shannon Toney I would definitely start with the first one so you get to know how Erika and Patrick sorry I don’t know how they are spelled since I have only …more I would definitely start with the first one so you get to know how Erika and Patrick sorry I don’t know how they are spelled since I have only listened to the blrd.

Then the author inserts this parallel plot about a group of young reality stars which not only is pointless but takes away anything that could be salvaged fomr the 1st plot. If you liked this, try: Paperbackpages.

I have read three of Lackberg’s prior Hedstrom books and enjoyed them. I had a hard gallkws just getting to the middle. A local woman is killed in a tragic car crash, but it isn’t a clear-cut drunk driving case.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It is soon established that the death was no accident, and eventually links are made to a series of apparently accidental deaths across the country. A woman argues bitterly with her partner, storms out, and some time later is found dead in a car reeking of bjrd.

She lackbert varies her mysteries very nicely. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. And she continues to withold information from the reader in a really dumb and clunky attempt at suspense. To many stories that don’t feed into one another yet I suppose they will.