Anneliese Vos, sixteen-year-old daughter of Amsterdam detective, Pieter Vos, disappeared three years ago in mysterious circumstances. Her distraught father's desperate search reveals nothing and results in his departure from the police force. Pieter now lives in a broken down houseboat in the colourful Amsterdam neighbourhood of the Jordaan. One day, while Vos is wasting time at the Rijksmuseum staring at a doll's house that seems to be connected in some way to the case, Laura Bakker, a misfit trainee detective from the provinces, visits him. Sheas come to tell him that Katja Prins, daughter of an important local politician, has gone missing in circumstances similar to Anneliese. In the company of the intriguing and awkward Bakker Vos finds himself drawn back into the life of a detective. A life which he thought he had left behind. Hoping against hope that somewhere will lay a clue to the fate of Anneliese, the daughter he blames himself for losing . . .One shot to the left temple from an unlicensed .38 Ruger LCP pistol. Powder residue on the left hand. The weapon in ... Ita#39;s no big deal.a#39; Van der Berg wasna#39;t convinced. a#39;But youa#39;d also use it to wipe something down for evidence, wouldna#39;t you?
|Title||:||The House of Dolls|
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2014-04-10|