Red Snow by Will Dean
One suicide. One cold-blooded murder. Are they connected? And who’s really pulling the strings in the small Swedish town of Gavrik?
Black Grimberg liquorice coins cover the murdered man’s eyes. The hashtag #Ferryman starts to trend as local people stock up on ammunition.
Tuva Moodyson, deaf reporter at the local paper, has a fortnight to investigate the deaths before she starts her new job in the south. A blizzard moves in. Residents, already terrified, feel increasingly cut-off. Tuva must go deep inside the Grimberg factory to stop the killer before she leaves town for good. But who’s to say the Ferryman will let her go?
Red Snow centres around a murder mystery in the small town of Gavrik, Sweden. After local business owner Gustav Grimberg leaps from the roof of his liquorice factory. Despite being warned off by local constable Thord, Tuva once again finds her self in the role of investigator.
‘Two bodies in one place, it doesn’t feel right’
The novel is atmospheric and there is incredible detail into the small town of Gavrik. How such a small town survives, the local community and running of the main and only business. It is refreshing to read such an inclusive character such as Tuva, for reasons, I will let you the reader discover.
Ultimately it is a story of the people from a small town, with themes of friendship, betrayal and murderous impulses! 4*