Out on 11 July 2019

A Nearly Normal Family

M. T. Edvardsson

Translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
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11 July 2019
751 minutes
Richard Armitage
Emily Watson
Georgia Maguire

A Nearly Normal Family is the stunning psychological thriller from M. T. Edvardsson and asks what would you do if your child was suspected of murder, how far would you go to protect them? Do you want to know the truth? If you loved A. J. Finn’s The Woman in the Window or J. P. Delaney’s The Girl Before, you will love this.

Every murder case starts with a suspect.
What if the suspect is your daughter?
Would you believe her, or the evidence against her?

The Father
Believes his daughter has been framed.

The Mother
Believes she is hiding something.

The Daughter
Believes they have no idea what she’s truly capable of . . .

There are three sides to the story.
And the truth will shatter this family to pieces.

Edvardsson has written a deceptive and riveting novel. A Nearly Normal Family will make you question everything you know about those closest to you

Karin Slaughter, author of eighteen international bestsellers

A Nearly Normal Family is a brilliant thriller, another masterpiece of Scandinavian noir. It is riveting as the complex plot unfolds layer after layer and twists the well-drawn characters to a startling conclusion. This is crime fiction at its best

Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling crime novelist

One of those very special books that combine an utterly compelling premise with wonderful writing. The characters, who find themselves trapped in the ultimate moral dilemma, are so achingly real that one holds one’s breath with them. This is a layered, intelligent novel that will force any parent to consider exactly how far they would go to protect their child

Fiona Cummins