'Guilt and atonement and revenge ... THE SWIMMER is an impressive, fast-paced thriller' Borås Tidning.
'Elegantly constructed ... the language creeps up on you ... a remarkable debut novel' Göteborgs-Posten
'Well-written and incredibly thrilling ... avoids the predictability of the genre' Skånska Dagbladet.
'A terrific page-turner, rich with complex conflicts and a big, chillingly credible conspiracy' Chris Pavone, bestselling author of The Expats
'At the end you look up and see the world differently' Lesley Thomson.
'A thrilling debut ... a novel with rare ambition with a crackling denouement and strong characters, it richly deserves its reputation' Daily Mail
'Timely, relevant and exciting' Literary Review
'Builds to exceptional tension' Independent
'An absorbing chase thriller ... an excellent debut' The Times
GUILT. ATONEMENT. REVENGE.
Klara Walldeen was orphaned as a child and brought up by her grandparents on a remote Swedish island. She is now a political aide in Brussels - and she has just seen something she shouldn't: something people will kill to keep hidden.
On the other side of the world, an old spy hides from his past. Once, he was a man of action, so dedicated to the cause that he abandoned his baby daughter to keep his cover. Now, alone and far from home, only his daily swims keep the ghosts at bay.
Only the Swimmer can save Klara. But time is running out...