If you, like me ,are eagerly waiting for Steig Larrson's last book in his thriller trilogy,(to be published this spring,)..and need something right now, The Man from Beijing by Henning Mankell is for you. Set in rural Sweden, a photographer travels to a small town and comes upon the atrocious deaths of many families. A district judge from the city realizes she has a connection to the case ,and through her, the thriller unravels a centuries old revenge. It spans time and continents mixing the taunt twist and turns, with historical facts. The combination makes this an exciting read.