A harrowing thriller that has taken Sweden and Britain by storma twisted plot of revenge and tragedy by a writer whose style evokes Henning Mankell and Hakan Nesser.Mike Zetterberg lives with his wife Ylva and their daughterin a house just outside Helsingborg in Sweden. One evening,Ylva doesn't come home as expected. Mike passes it off asa drink with a work friend, but when she's still missing thenext day, he starts to worry. As Mike battles suspicion fromthe police and his own despair, he is unaware that Ylva isstill alive, just a stone's throw from his own home: Ylva hasbeen drawn into a twisted plot of revenge and tragedy thatleads back into her and her abductors' shared past.Given the sudden and mysterious circumstances of her disappearance,Mike becomes the chief suspect. But what noone knows is that she's being held hostage in the cellar of thehouse across the street. A secret camera has been set up inher own home so that Ylva can only watch her family on thescreen. They cannot see herand they most certainly cannothear her scream.Hans Koppel's tale of horrific tragedy and brutal revengethat has obsessed readers across Scandinavia and Englandfor the past year now makes its American debut.