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Innocent or guilty, her time is running out . . .

The air is hazy and grey with gunpowder smoke. Everyone has been shot but me. I haven’t got so much as a bruise . . .

Maja Norberg has spent nine months in jail awaiting trial for a shooting in her school. Among those killed were her boyfriend and her best friend.

Now the time has come for her to enter the courtroom . . .

But is Maja a demonised victim - or cold-blooded killer?

*Winner of the prestigious Glass Key Award for Quicksand (Original title: Störst av allt), thus naming it the book Best Nordic Crime Novel from 2016.

© Viktor Fremling

Malin Persson Giolito was born in Stockholm in 1969. She has worked as a lawyer and as an official for the European Commission in Brussels, where she lives with her husband and three daughters.

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (May 1, 2017)
  • Length: 400 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471165092

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