Sounds a bit sci-fi, doesn’t it?
Well, it’s not.
Have you read the millennium series by Steig Larsson?
Oh my goodness girls you just must!
Sets the scene and introduces us to the players. There is also a dark mystery to be solved that parts two ways.
One of the players is wanted for triple murder. Nothing is as it seems. Not as heavy as book 1, but just as twisty turny and oh so good with a fabulous ending.
Aftermath of book 2 that reveals lots of secrets and lots more twists and turns.
I know I gave you like zero information, but it’s only because I love you and I don’t want to ruin a thing for you. Once you read the first one, you will LOVE it and get hooked.
I will say this. Book one especially, can be a bit rough. It started slow but then…it was heavier than I expected content-wise. Graphic, but not to the point of total disgust by any means. Very dark. But so well written that you’re not put off.
Steig Larsson is an awesome writer. He doesn’t dumb things down for you. I had to look up a few words even! He writes to you as if you have knowledge of the history and streets of Sweden. And forces you to just keep up. At the same time he makes all the players so rich and multidimensional that you find yourself really attached to them in different ways. Steig is just so talented.
All three books were the kind of book where, if I’m reading on the subway and I get to my stop, I get pissed off that the train went so fast. Ya know? It’s the kind of series that I want everyone to read and get annoyed when people haven’t yet finished cuz we can’t talk about it. hah!
Have you read this series? How’d you like it and which was your favorite? Any good books to recommend?