No More Murders by Maria Lang (1951) Published as Inte Flera Mord! [Sweden] translated by Joan Tate (1966)

Einar and Puck Bure, along with Puck’s father Professor Ekstedt, are determined to have a quiet holiday. Where better to go than Skoga to stay at Einar’s family home, in an area known as the Valley. But, the very first morning they awake to find a corpse in their garden. The victim is the son …

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A Wreath for the Bride by Maria Lang (1957) Published as Kung liljekonvalje av dungen [Sweden] (translated by Joan Tate, 1966)

On the day before her wedding Anneli Hammar meets her friend Dina Richardsson, then steps into the florist to inspect her bridal bouquet. An impatient Dina enters and finds no Anneli, and according to owner Fanny Falkman, she never set foot in the shop. Days later her body is found, lying serenely by the lake, …

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