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The Nightmare

(2012)
(The second book in the Detective Inspector Joona Linna series)
A novel by

 
 
Lars Kepler returns with a piercing, bestselling sequel to The Hypnotist

After spellbinding audiences in The Hypnotist, Detective Inspector Joona Linna is back in The Nightmare, an internationally bestselling Swedish thriller published to critical acclaim in dozens of countries. As the Swedish newspaper Arbetarbladet put it, 'The reader is ready to sell his own soul for the opportunity to read this book without interruption, in one sitting.'

On a summer night, police recover the body of a young woman from an abandoned pleasure boat drifting around the Stockholm archipelago. Her lungs are filled with brackish water, and the forensics team is sure that she drowned. Why, then, is the pleasure boat still afloat, and why are there no traces of water on her clothes or body?

The next day, a man turns up dead in his state apartment in Stockholm, hanging from a lamphook in the ceiling. All signs point to suicide, but the room has a high ceiling, and there's not a single piece of furniture around - nothing to climb on.

Joona Linna begins to piece together the two mysteries, but the logistics are a mere prelude to a dizzying and dangerous course of events. At its core, the most frightening aspect of The Nightmare isn't its gruesome crimes - it's the dark psychology of its characters, who show us how blind we are to our own motives.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

October 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Nightmare (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 1-4104-5194-1 / 978-1-4104-5194-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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September 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Nightmare: A heart-pounding, unmissable thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author (Joona Linna, Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-00-741447-1 / 978-0-00-741447-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blue Door
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July 2012 : Canada Hardback
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Title: The Nightmare
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-7710-9578-3 / 978-0-7710-9578-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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July 2012 : Hardback
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Title: The Nightmare
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
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July 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Nightmare (Detective Inspector Joona Linna)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-374-11533-8 / 978-0-374-11533-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: A novel (Killer Instinct)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-525-43310-4 / 978-0-525-43310-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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September 2018 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: Joona Linna Series: #2
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-7710-4877-7 / 978-0-7710-4877-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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April 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: A heart-pounding, unmissable thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author: Book 2 (Joona Linna)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-00-824182-1 / 978-0-00-824182-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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January 2013 : Paperback
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Title: [(The Nightmare)] [By (author) lars Kepler ] published on (January, 2013)
Author(s): lars Kepler
Publisher: Picador USA
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January 2013 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-7710-9588-0 / 978-0-7710-9588-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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January 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: A Novel (Detective Inspector Joona Linna)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 1-250-02410-2 / 978-1-250-02410-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2013 : Paperback
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Title: [The Nightmare] (By: lars Kepler) [published: January, 2013]
Author(s): lars Kepler
Publisher: Blue Door
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: 2 (Joona Linna)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-00-741450-1 / 978-0-00-741450-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: A heart-pounding, unmissable thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author (Joona Linna, Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-00-747826-7 / 978-0-00-747826-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blue Door
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May 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: A heart-pounding, unmissable thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author (Joona Linna, Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-00-741449-8 / 978-0-00-741449-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blue Door
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June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nightmare: A heart-pounding, unmissable thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author: Book 2 (Joona Linna)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 0-00-749058-5 / 978-0-00-749058-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Nightmare: A Novel (Joona Linna, Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: Random House Audio
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September 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Nightmare: A Novel (Joona Linna, Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: Random House Audio
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September 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Nightmare
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2012 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Nightmare
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Nightmare
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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July 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Nightmare: A Novel (Detective Inspector Joona Linna)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
ISBN: 1-4272-2254-1 / 978-1-4272-2254-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Nightmare: A novel (Killer Instinct Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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September 2018 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Nightmare: Joona Linna Series: #2 (The Joona Linna Series)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Nightmare: A heart-pounding, unmissable thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author (Joona Linna, Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2012 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Nightmare: A heart-pounding, unmissable thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author (Joona Linna, Book 2)
Author(s): Lars Kepler
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon AU