Doctor Death: A Madeleine Karno Mysteryvolume 1

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5.4 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author
Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis are the Danish duo behind the Nina Borg series. Friis is a journalist by training, while Kaaberbøl has been a professional writer since the age of fifteen, with more than two million books sold worldwide. Their first collaboration, The Boy in the Suitcase, was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller and has been translated into twenty-seven languages.
"Madeleine Karno is a sleuth both true to the period and rooted in strength of will, gumption, and ambition."----Sarah Weinman, editor of Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives
Praise for The Boy in the Suitcase

"It packs an almighty punch."--The New York Times Book Review "Notable Crime Book of 2011 "
"Deftly exploring such themes as the struggles between mind and body, science and spirit--without detracting from a gripping plot--the novel transcends its period to contemplate the eternal."----Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Hair-raisingly well done . . . an incredibly successful novel."--Weekendavisen (Denmark)
"Engrossing... Sure to please fans of historical mysteries."--Library Journal
"Excellent . . . The author sucks the reader into a fascinating universe from page one."--Jyllands-Posten (Denmark)
"An utterly fresh, insightful, and enthralling thriller."--Aftenposten (Denmark)
"A convincing thriller taking place in 19th century France, Doctor Death is a unique tale."--RT Book Reviews
"This beautifully crafted story had me riveted from start to finish!... I will definitely be looking for more of Lene Kaaberbol's books to add to my reading list."--A Line From a Book, Blog Review
"Eloquently written and with powerful insight into human and animal nature."
"Readers can only hope this is the first of many Madeleine installments."
"Madeline and the way that she handled the murkier parts of humanity mesmerized me."--Booksn' WhatNot Blog
"If you're looking for a great historical, gothic-based mystery then this is the book you should grab."--Live to Read, Blog Review
"Madeleine's inquisitive mind and candid voice are enough to keep us reading."--New York Times
"A one-sit read [...] made me a confirmed, and impatient, fan of what I hope will be a long-running series."--Book
"Nail-biting Gothic Historical Thriller."--Popcorn Reads Blog
"Right away I was drawn in by Danish author Lene Kaaberbol's descriptive prose."
"The author has given us once more a strong main character that is both intelligent and willing to get her hands dirty."--Readful Things Blog
"A wild ride."--New York Post
"Once you start reading, you can't stop."--The Washington Post
"[The] uniquely Scandinavian style sure to draw comparisons with a certain blockbuster trilogy (this is better)."--Associated Press
"Stieg Larsson fans will find a lot to like in The Boy in the Suitcase."--Publishers Weekly
"A debut that's a model of finely tuned suspense."--Kirkus Reviews
"Ready to be discovered by an American audience."--Publishers Marketplace