The swimmer

Joakim Zander

Sound recording - 2015

Klara Walldéen was raised by her grandparents on a remote archipelago in the Baltic Sea, learning to fish and hunt and sail a boat through a storm. Now, as an EU Parliament aide in Brussels, she is learning how to navigate the treacherous currents of international politics: the lines between friend and enemy, truth and lies. But Klara has accidentally seen something she shouldn't have: a laptop containing information so sensitive that someone will kill to keep it hidden. Suddenly, she is t...hrown into a terrifying chase across Europe, with no idea who is hunting her or why. Meanwhile, in Virginia, an old spy hides from his past. Once, he was a man of action, an operative so dedicated that he abandoned his infant daughter to keep his cover. Now, he is the only man who can save Klara ... and she is the only woman who can allow him to lay old ghosts to rest.

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Subjects
Genres
Suspense fiction
Published
[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc p2015.
New York, NY : Harper Audio p2015.
℗2015
Edition
Unabridged
Language
English
Physical Description
10 audio discs (12 hours, 30 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN
9781481533164
1481533169
Main Author
Joakim Zander (author)
Other Authors
Elizabeth Clark Wessel (translator), Peter Ganim (-), Elisabeth S. Rodgers
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew in this electrifying debut thriller—an international sensation billed as “Homeland meets Stieg Larsson” that heralds the arrival of a new master sure to follow in the footsteps of Stieg Larsson, John Le Carré, and Graham Greene.In the end, you cannot hide who you are.Klara Walldéen was raised by her grandparents on a remote archipelago in the Baltic Sea, learning to fish and hunt and sail a boat through a storm. Now, as an EU Parliament aide in Brussels, she is learning how to navigate the treacherous currents of international politics: the lines between friend and enemy, truth and lies.But Klara has accidentally seen something she shouldn’t have: a laptop containing information so sensitive that someone will kill to keep hidden. Suddenly, she is thrown into a terrifying chase across Europe, with no idea who is hunting her or why.Meanwhile, in Virginia, an old spy hides from his past. Once, he was a man of action, an operative so dedicated that he abandoned his infant daughter to keep his cover. Now, he is the only man who can save Klara . . . and she is the only woman who can allow him to lay old ghosts to rest.