The Guardian Angel

Is the person watching you the one you should fear the most, or is it your guardian angel? 

The cherry trees are in full bloom, but police detective Emma Sköld is having trouble enjoying the approaching Easter holiday. Seven months have passed since her close colleague, Krille, disappeared without a trace. She is determined to find him, dead or alive. 

While police finally locate the debt collector who was the last one to see Krille alive, Emma is presented with a strange murder. An elderly man has been found dead in an abandoned mental institution. When his identity is revealed, Emma becomes obsessed with solving the case.

The Guardian Angel is the ninth book in the immensely popular detective series about Emma Sköld. As always, the story has a strong connection to current social issues. The Guardian Angel explores topics such as loneliness, addiction, and mental illness.  

The series about police detective Emma Sköld has sold over 5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 17 languages to date.

Sofie Sarenbrant’s hugely successful crime series has been optioned by Breakable Films.

 

Is the person watching you the one you should fear the most, or is it your guardian angel? 

The cherry trees are in full bloom, but police detective Emma Sköld is having trouble enjoying the approaching Easter holiday. Seven months have passed since her close colleague, Krille, disappeared without a trace. She is determined to find him, dead or alive. 

While police finally locate the debt collector who was the last one to see Krille alive, Emma is presented with a strange murder. An elderly man has been found dead in an abandoned mental institution. When his identity is revealed, Emma becomes obsessed with solving the case.

The Guardian Angel is the ninth book in the immensely popular detective series about Emma Sköld. As always, the story has a strong connection to current social issues. The Guardian Angel explores topics such as loneliness, addiction, and mental illness.  

The series about police detective Emma Sköld has sold over 5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 17 languages to date.

Sofie Sarenbrant’s hugely successful crime series has been optioned by Breakable Films.

 

info

  • Year of publication

    2021

  • Original title

    Skyddsängeln

  • Page count

    400

  • Original publisher

    Bookmark

  • Original language of publication

    Swedish

  • Rights sold

    DenmarkNorwayFinlandGermanyPoland

Reviews

  • Dagens Nyheter Newspaper

    ”Really thrilling.”

  • Bibliotekstjänst

    “As usual, Sarenbrant has a drive in her storytelling and conveys current topics in her themes and plot construction which creates a suspense and, in a very skillful way, draws the reader into the story. This is a Swedish social debate-crime novel of the highest quality.”

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