Stone Coffin: An Ann Lindell Mystery

Kjell Eriksson (Author) Ebba Segerberg (Translator)


International suspense superstar Kjell Eriksson produces another masterful work of murder, intrigue, and page-turning action in Stone Coffin, his latest thriller, which features his popular series-detective Ann Lindell.

One sunny summer morning a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose?

The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property that nobody knew anything about. A few days later a macabre discovery is made in a forest nearby.

Eriksson has been nominated for the Best Swedish Crime Novel many times, including for Stone Coffin--the seventh novel in his critically-acclaimed and internationally-loved Ann Lindell series.

Product Details

Minotaur Books
Publish Date
December 05, 2017
5.5 X 0.8 X 8.2 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

KJELL ERIKSSON is the author of The Princess of Burundi, The Cruel Stars of the Night, The Demon of Dakar, The Hand that Trembles, Black Lies, Red Blood, and Open Grave. His series debut won Best First Novel by the Swedish Crime Academy, an accomplishment he later followed up by winning Best Swedish Crime Novel for The Princess of Burundi. Stone Coffin is his seventh novel to be published in the US. He lives in Sweden and France.


"Scandinavian authors are famously unsentimental, but Kjell Eriksson could move a man-eating shark to tears. Eriksson acknowledges deep emotion without becoming maudlin."--The New York Times Book Review

"Stone Coffin is a police procedural that refuses to wrap everything up neatly in a simple, happy ending. It remains true-to-life, believable, and troubling to the last word."--Mystery Scene

"An outstanding series...riveting in tone and spirit . . . resembles the books of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, not to mention those of the modern master Henning Mankell." --Wall Street Journal

"With Kjell Eriksson, what we find is an extraordinary depth of feeling for honest people caught up in serious crime. Eriksson shows how crime undermines the foundations of both family and community." --The New York Times Book Review

"Eriksson adds each piece of his complex murder puzzle to the picture with masterly control..." --Kirkus Reviews on Black Lies, Red Blood

"A must for the growing contingent of Swedish crime-fiction devotees." --Booklist on The Demon of Dakar

"A challenging and rewarding mystery." --Kirkus Reviews on The Hand that Trembles

"Eriksson's plot is ingenious without being improbable, and his narrative manages to be exhilaratingly propulsive and rich in convincing psychological insight and engrossing details." --Los Angeles Times on The Princess of Burundi