In the Shadow of Power



What Do The New Arrivals On Sandhamn Island Have To Fear Their Own Secrets In This Gripping Novel Of Suspense By The Bestselling Author Of In The Heat Of The Moment The New Summer House On Sandhamn Island Is An Architectural Dream For Its Owner, Carsten Jonsson It S A Nightmare For The Locals The Venture Capitalist Has Flouted Local Traditions, Property Lines, And The Natural Beauty Of The Coastline He S Also Too Wealthy And Arrogant To Heed The Anonymous Warnings To Leave The Threats Escalate When His Guest Lodge Is Burned To The Ground And An Unidentifiable Corpse Is Found In The Charred RuinsDetective Inspector Thomas Andreasson Isn T Sure If It S Murder Or A Tragic Accident Until His Friend Attorney Nora Linde Is Drawn Into The Investigation Nora S Emotional Investment In Carsten S Fragile And Fearful Wife, Celia, Is Yielding A New Level Of Suspicion That The Jonssons Are Hiding Than Anyone Can Imagine Now Thomas And Nora Must Sift Through The Ashes Of A Puzzling Crime And Step Into The Shadows Of A Powerful Family, Whose Deadly Secrets Are Coming To Light On SandhamnIn the Shadow of Power

Viveca Sten made her author debut with crime novel Still Waters It soon became a huge hit with both critics and readers and today the author has sold almost 3 million copies of her books worldwide.In May 2014, her seventh novel, The Price of Power, was published in Sweden It was hugely successful and Viveca cemented her place as one of the country s most popular authors Her Sandhamn Murder Series continues to top the best seller charts, not to mention the whopping success of the TV mini series that is based on Viveca s novels An estimated 30 million people around the globe have been watching the adventures of Nora and Thomas unfold on the TV screen.Today, Viveca lives in Stockholm with her husband and three children During the summer months she leaves for Sandhamn to write and spend the holidays with her family This year she has also been working on a cookbook that features stories from the Stockholm archipelago.

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10 thoughts on “In the Shadow of Power

  1. says:

    It s always good news when one of my favorite Nordic Noir authors, Viveca Sten, has a book translated by Marlaine Delargy into English Nora is back on the island of Sandhamn, where a wealthy venture capitalist has built a gigantic house which many of the locals consider an eyesore He decides to throw a party to welcome himself and his family to the community resentment is brewing, and there is a catastrophic fire and a death Was the fire set by one of the angry locals, or is it somehow rel It s always good news when one of my favorite Nordic Noir authors, Viveca Sten, has a book translated by Marlaine Delargy into English Nora is back on the island of Sandhamn, where a wealthy venture capitalist has built a gigantic house which many of the locals consider an eyesore He decides to throw a party to welcome himself and his family to the community resentment is brewing, and there is a catastrophic fire and a death Was the fire set by one of the angry locals, or is it somehow related to his dealings with some shady Russian oligarchs Recommended for anyone who enjoys a well plotted mystery, particularly the Nordic Noir genre

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    We re given the reason for all the fires and people killed in the first chapter You only had to know who the people were and the name changes to figure this out Fat chance in remembering I like the way Viveca sets us up with this, it happens every book so far We re given Carsten Jonsson and his wife Celia as the new kids on the block to make the story whole Carsten is an investment banker who has made investments in Russia in the oil and gas industry He has built his house before his inves We re given the reason for all the fires and people killed in the first chapter You only had to know who the people were and the name changes to figure this out Fat chance in remembering I like the way Viveca sets us up with this, it happens every book so far We re given Carsten Jonsson and his wife Celia as the new kids on the block to make the story whole Carsten is an investment banker who has made investments in Russia in the oil and gas industry He has built his house before his investment is sound and has invited everyone on the island to come to his house warming Nora is involved with Celia and the children and with finding the truth about Carsten while Thomas, who s Nora friend is involved with the house fire and the death of a man Agaton who s Carsten s neighbor has complained and had the local authorities bring things against Carsten The story basically brings all these things to light and it goes on from there I haven t talked about other characters but it s important you know all the people to resolve this mystery and to solve it I like that Viveca lets us get involved with the other characters and she lets us know what happens to them I would recommend this book to my people who follow my reviews

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    Olin jo jossain vaiheessa ihan varma, ett t m tulee olemaan viimeinen Sandhamn dekkari, mutta onneksi loppuun j i pari avointa kysymyst , mitk jos minulta kysyt n vaativat vastauksen piiiiitk n kirjan muodossa Joten pleasepleaseplease Viveca Sten, l lopeta kirjoittamista

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    Det har g tt flera r sen f rra boken Nora har ett nytt jobb, vilket inte r s konstigt med tanke p h ndelserna i f rra boken Hon r fortfarande tillsammans med piloten Jonas och de har f tt en dotter tillsammans Noras tidigare pojkar r ton ringar och r hos sina farf r ldrar, de figuerar inte h r Allting r mycket pluttenuttigt.Polisinspekt r Thomas har sin lilla familj som han lskar D remot b rjar han tr ttna p polisyrket och det blir inte b ttre av att en tidigare kollega erbjuder h Det har g tt flera r sen f rra boken Nora har ett nytt jobb, vilket inte r s konstigt med tanke p h ndelserna i f rra boken Hon r fortfarande tillsammans med piloten Jonas och de har f tt en dotter tillsammans Noras tidigare pojkar r ton ringar och r hos sina farf r ldrar, de figuerar inte h r Allting r mycket pluttenuttigt.Polisinspekt r Thomas har sin lilla familj som han lskar D remot b rjar han tr ttna p polisyrket och det blir inte b ttre av att en tidigare kollega erbjuder honom en tj nst i n t s kerhetsbolag Fast han f r inte s mycket tid att t nka p saken som han kanske trott.En of rdraglig riskkapitalist har byggt ett verdimensionerat hus p Sandhamn Sj lvklart r grannarna rasande Karsten bryr sig inte, utan bjuder ist llet in alla som vill komma p en gigantisk midsommarfest Det hela slutar med ett nerbr nt g sthus och ett oidentifierbart lik Var det bara d lig granns mja eller r det n t mer p g ng Det h r r lagom bra, lagom underh llande och det enda som r lite sv rt att fatta r att jag bara har en bok kvar i serien nu Den tror jag att jag ska spara en stund De f rsta sju har jag lyssnat p i str ck, det m ste vara rekord Jag r l ngt ifr n uth llen n r det g ller serier Kan nog komma mig igenom, men beh ver som regel pauser emellan t S ur den synsvinkeln m ste Sandhamn serien nd vara ganska bra

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  7. says:

    5 starsCarsten Johnsson has purchased a plot of land on Sandhamn He is building a fabulous home on the property and also fencing off access to the beaches, in direct opposition to the traditions of Sandhamn The neighbors are angry Carsten doesn t care what the locals think He is arrogant, condescending and outspoken about his distaste for the traditions of the community He is headed for a fall Carsten is a wheeler dealer in the stock market He has a huge deal on the go with a Russian fi 5 starsCarsten Johnsson has purchased a plot of land on Sandhamn He is building a fabulous home on the property and also fencing off access to the beaches, in direct opposition to the traditions of Sandhamn The neighbors are angry Carsten doesn t care what the locals think He is arrogant, condescending and outspoken about his distaste for the traditions of the community He is headed for a fall Carsten is a wheeler dealer in the stock market He has a huge deal on the go with a Russian firm through his friend Anatoly He has gambled much on this deal In fact he has gone into considerable debt and has leveraged all of his assets on the success of the deal But he is getting very nervous For some reason he is no longer getting the positive responses he once received He and his wife have two children, Oliver and Sarah, and a Swedish nanny named Maria At Carsten s insistence, the family must learn to speak Swedish Carsten s wife Celia does not want to live on an island in the middle of the sea, she much prefers staying in London Celia is depressed, he relationship with Carsten is not what it once was She has isolated herself even from her own children Maria takes care of them and spends muchtime with them than Celia does Detective Thomas Andreasson is questioning whether he wants to stay a cop All of the pain and hopelessness of it is getting to him His friend attorney Nora Linde is living with Jonas with their three children and things are going well But she sees there may be problems brewing on the island between the locals and the Johnssons Carsten throws a lavish party for the islanders, boasting and being obnoxious to all That same night, their guesthouse burns to the ground It is arson and when the fire is out, a body is found in the ruins Since Carsten didn t come home the night before, it is feared that the body in the guesthouse is his Something bad is happening at the Johnsson house Celia has turned up bruised, Maria is not talking to anyone and the children are frightened What is going on Who is the man who died in the fire Carsten s combative attorney neighbor is avoiding the police and their questions In an exciting denouement, the reader learns all Several things are going on at once as the story races from scene to scene Very well done, Ms Sten This book is very well plotted and written Ms Sten is a superlative writer and I have been reading her books from her first to be published in English I also can t give enough praise to the translator of this novel, Marlaine Delargy Her execution is flawless I could find no errors in the book I like Nora and Thomas and am anxious to learn if Thomas takes the new opportunity that Erik offered him Arrgh I wanted to know it in this series entry I am very anxious to read the next book in this series I want to thank NetGalley and Crossing for forwarding to me a copy of this absolutely great book for me to read, enjoy and review

  8. says:

    Fans have eagerly awaited this next story, the seventh, in the excellent Sandhamn mystery series Set in the fascinating Stockholm archipelago, the charming island and its culture of Sandhamm are the stars of these mysteries involving lawyer Nora and her childhood friend police detective Thomas It s really a perfect match of characters, every time The story places Nora and Thomas a few years past the last installment A Swedish expat millionaire is building a summer home on the island for his Fans have eagerly awaited this next story, the seventh, in the excellent Sandhamn mystery series Set in the fascinating Stockholm archipelago, the charming island and its culture of Sandhamm are the stars of these mysteries involving lawyer Nora and her childhood friend police detective Thomas It s really a perfect match of characters, every time The story places Nora and Thomas a few years past the last installment A Swedish expat millionaire is building a summer home on the island for his family, but conflicts start up, both with his neighbors and his job His financial investment is now involving Russian speculation, and his empire is teetering Sten brings her legal background into play, as well as maintaining a welcomed domestic feel to the story Fans have seen Nora and Thomas through their ups and downs with their work, families, children, and spouses in a most realistic way Issues such as divorce, death, estrangement, sexual harassment, environment, and tradition are subtly addressed, Sten allows her protagonists to have conflicts, doubts, and successes that make this series especially rewarding to readers And, again, the beautiful Swedish setting and interesting culture are vividly brought to life in Sten s skillful and sensitive writing Highly recommended And to the author, please continue this excellent series

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    Thank you NetGalley and Crossing for the eARC.Always looking forward to the new Sandhamn, I was delighted to read no 7 in the series.Nora is back on Sandhamn with her partner and their daughter Her boys are on vacation with their father It s several years after the 6th in the series and a wealthy Swede is building an enormous mansion on the island and a lot of the population is unhappy because he s not adhering to the standards of the island, due to the size of of the house and its clos Thank you NetGalley and Crossing for the eARC.Always looking forward to the new Sandhamn, I was delighted to read no 7 in the series.Nora is back on Sandhamn with her partner and their daughter Her boys are on vacation with their father It s several years after the 6th in the series and a wealthy Swede is building an enormous mansion on the island and a lot of the population is unhappy because he s not adhering to the standards of the island, due to the size of of the house and its closeness to the water He s expecting to close a deal with a Russian conglomerate and to float a company on the New York stock exchange Things don t go to plan and after he has thrown himself a lavish welcome party his guesthouse is burned to the ground killing an unknown man, this after other nasty incidents which show how unhappy anonymous people are with his project Are these acts committed by locale or is it the Russians trying to thwart his business plans He s looking at losing everything and losing his mind at the same time and his family is suffering at his hands.Thomas and his police partner are trying to untangle the mess, with some help from his good friend Nora.As usual, I enjoyed the book and can t wait for no 8

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    Solider Krimi, w rde ich sagen Ich fand die Figurenzeichnung sehr gut obwohl ich mir gew nscht h tte, dass Thomas noch mehr im Fokus steht, gerade in der Situation, in der er sich gerade befindet Der Fall an und f r sich war auch spannend und die Aufl sung auch gut Mit Nora werde ich immer noch nicht ganz warm und ich glaube, ich habe Band 6 nicht gelesen, ich konnte mich an einige Neuerungen jedenfalls nicht wirklich erinnern Mal sehen, ob ich das nachhole oder doch lieber gleich zu Ban Solider Krimi, w rde ich sagen Ich fand die Figurenzeichnung sehr gut obwohl ich mir gew nscht h tte, dass Thomas noch mehr im Fokus steht, gerade in der Situation, in der er sich gerade befindet Der Fall an und f r sich war auch spannend und die Aufl sung auch gut Mit Nora werde ich immer noch nicht ganz warm und ich glaube, ich habe Band 6 nicht gelesen, ich konnte mich an einige Neuerungen jedenfalls nicht wirklich erinnern Mal sehen, ob ich das nachhole oder doch lieber gleich zu Band 8 weitergehe Die Stimmung der Romane mag ich jedenfalls immer gerne und ich m chte die Gegend unbedingt auch einmal mit eigenen Augen sehen

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