The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson

posted Aug 14, 2012, 1:15 PM by Jenni George
So, technically I'm not reading this book-- I'm listening to it as an audiobook in my car.  But, that's besides the point.  WOW!  The story is so engrossing that I've spend many moments parked in front of my house because I have to keep listening to find out what will happen.  So many twists and turns in this mystery, and such interesting and developed characters.  I'm really loving it.
 
Here's the synposis:
"Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society, business, and government.

But he has no idea just how explosive the story will be until, on the eve of publication, the two investigating reporters are murdered. And even more shocking for Blomkvist: the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to Lisbeth Salander—the troubled, wise-beyond-her-years genius hacker who came to his aid in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and who now becomes the focus and fierce heart of The Girl Who Played with Fire.

As Blomkvist, alone in his belief in Salander’s innocence, plunges into an investigation of the slayings, Salander herself is drawn into a murderous hunt in which she is the prey, and which compels her to revisit her dark past in an effort to settle with it once and for all."
 
This book definately deals with some adult issues, and some scenes are pretty violent, but I'm totally wrapped up in what will happen to Lisbeth Salander and what exactly was "all the EVIL" that keeps being alluded to in the novel.  If you like mysteries, especially ones that delve into the dark depths of the human psyche, then this is one for your "to read" list!
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