Look Out For … The Lost Village by Camilla Sten

The Lost Village by Camilla Sten -cover“Past and present collide as an obsessed documentary filmmaker learns the more she digs for the truth, the more the truth comes hunting for her.”

Ever since she was a little girl, Alice Lindstedt has had an obsession with “The Lost Village”. In 1959, her grandmother’s family disappeared in this old mining town. Now Alice makes documentaries, and her latest project seeks to answer the questions about the only two survivors of the tragedy: a woman the town stoned to death, and an abandoned newborn.

Alice and her film crew descend upon the village, determined to find the truth. But soon, strange things begin to occur. They find their equipment destroyed, and then some of the people go missing. Tensions mount, doubt creeps in, minds begin to crack.

They realize they are not alone.

What will happen if the truth finds them first?

Why we’re excited about this book:

If Camilla Sten’s name sounds familiar, maybe it’s because her mother is Viveca Sten, author of the popular Sandhamn Murders crime series. Now Camilla is writing her own stories, and this English language debut marks the promising career of a name we’ll be probably be hearing more about. She is the author of Bergtagen, En Annan Gryning, and Arvtagaren, as well as a series of books co-written with her mother. Past and present collide as an obsessed documentary filmmaker learns the more she digs for the truth, the more the truth comes hunting for her. Alma Katsu (The Deep, The Hunger) says: “The Lost Village draws you in with its spooky premise—the disappearance of an entire town—but great atmospherics and unexpected twists keep you turning the pages. For fans of haunted reality TV shows, Scandinavian thrillers, and all things relentlessly creepy.”, and Publishers Weekly says: “This gripping psychological thriller is sure to please fans of Shirley Jackson and cinema verité–styled horror.”

Forthcoming from Minotaur Books 23 March 2021, The Lost Village by Camilla Sten (translated by Alexandra Fleming) is available for pre-order now.

BOB PASTORELLA

 

 

 


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