Oprah. com raved that Asa Larssons Rebecka Martinsson is a crime fighter who has all the needed gut insticts, and listed the series as Mysteries Every Thinking Woman Should Read. In Until Thy Wrath Be Past the body of a young woman surfaces in the River Torne, in the far north of Sweden. Meanwhile, Rebecka Martinsson is working as a prosecutor in nearby Kiruna.
Her sleep has been disturbed by haunting visions of a shadowy, accusing figure. Could the body be connected to the ghostly young woman in her dreams? Joining forces once again with Police Inspector Anna-Maria Mella, Rebecka is drawn into a murder and missing-person investigation that becomes entangled with old rumors of a German supply plane that mysteriously disappeared in 1943.
Shame and secrecy shroud the locals memories of the war, with Swedens early collaboration with the Nazis still a raw wound. And on the windswept shore of a frozen lake lurks a faceless killer determined to keep the past buried forever beneath half a centurys silent ice and snow. With its psychologically complex twists and turns, this harrowing thriller captivates from the very first page.