Deliver Us From Evil, the first part in a brand new suspense series by author Johannes Selåker, is now out in Sweden. Already, the author has participated in several interviews and morning shows, and the book immediately found its way to the top of the bestseller list upon its release.
“Selåker’s writing is bold, quick and provides plenty of images. The characters are vivid and believable. […] the book is thrilling and there is no mistaking the author’s joy in writing”. – BTJ
After coming dangerously close to ruining her career, journalist Selma Halilovic has moved from Stockholm to the northern city of Umeå. The official explanation is that she is studying to become a psychiatrist but that is only partly true…
A teenage girl broadcasts her own suicide on Instagram. She has recently been reported missing by her parents, members of a fundamentalist christian group named Light of God. While the horrific clip goes viral, the area around Umeå is shaken by a number of mysterious acts of vandalism. It began as advanced pranks that many found amusing, but as they escalate the humour turns to horror and the pranks turn dangerous, fatal even.
Selma Halilovic is covering the sabotages for her old employer but when she sees the Instagram post of the suicide she puts pieces together that noone else has. Could the vandalism be connected to the missing girl? As she dives deeper into her work Selma is forced to confront demons from her past. Will she be able to solve the mystery before she goes too deep down the rabbit hole and gets lost forever?