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Echoes from the Dead

(2008)
(The first book in the Oland series)
A novel by

 
 
Following in the footsteps of prize-winning authors Arnuldar Indridason and Henning Mankell, comes a chilling new voice in European crime.

On a foggy autumn day in the early 1970s, a little boy disappears without a trace from the island of Öland. He is never found.

Twenty years later his mother, Julia, is living on the Swedish mainland, still struggling to come to terms with her son's disappearance. Julia receives an unexpected phone call from her father, a retired sea captain still living on the island who tells her that the postman has delivered a package containing the worn and mended shoe of a child. He is pretty sure it belongs to her son.

Reluctantly Julia returns to the island where she grew up and soon she and her father are piecing together a puzzle from the past. They recall stories of a terrifying local man, Nils Kant, who was known to delight in the pain of others but who was killed during World War Two, while the island had been occupied by the Nazis. Recently, however, there have been reports of a man exactly like Nils Kant wandering across the fields as darkness falls.

From the barren sands of Öland to the Caribbean seas and back, Echoes From the Dead is as chilling as it is psychologically acute - a gripping study of loss, sorrow and true evil.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

July 2010 : UK Hardback

Title: Echoes from the Dead
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 1-4084-8637-7 / 978-1-4084-8637-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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June 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Echoes from the Dead
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 0-385-61361-X / 978-0-385-61361-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Echoes From the Dead
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 1-60751-416-8 / 978-1-60751-416-9 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Echoes From The Dead
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 1-78416-127-6 / 978-1-78416-127-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Unknown
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Echoes from the Dead: Oland Quartet series 1
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 0-552-77463-4 / 978-0-552-77463-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Swan
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January 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Echoes from the Dead
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 1-4084-8638-5 / 978-1-4084-8638-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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November 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Echoes from the Dead (The Oland Quartet)
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 0-385-34221-7 / 978-0-385-34221-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delta
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June 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Echoes From the Dead
Author(s): Johan Theorin
ISBN: 0-385-61362-8 / 978-0-385-61362-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday UK
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Kindle Editions

November 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Echoes from the Dead (The Oland Quartet Book 1)
Author(s): Johan Theorin
Publisher: Delta
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September 2008 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Echoes from the Dead: Oland Quartet series 1
Author(s): Johan Theorin
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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