Lars Kepler is a Swedish author pseudonym, behind which, spouses Alexander and Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril, hide.
“The Hypnotist”, is the first in a planned series of books featuring Detective Inspector Joona Linna. Due for release in the UK April 2011.
The second book in the series, is called “The Paganini” and is due for release in Sweden, in the Autumn of 2010.
Synopsis: “The Hypnotist”
In the middle of a dark December night, psychiatrist Erik Maria Bark is woken by a telephone call from a hospital in Stockholm. Detective Inspector Joona Linna asks for his immediate help in treating an unconscious patient suffering from acute trauma. He hopes that Erik will be able to communicate with the young boy through hypnosis, enabling the police to question him. They hope to find out who so brutally murdered his parents and younger sister, in order to track down and save his older sister before it is too late. Read more