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The Party/Festen

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The Party/Festen

Winner of the Crimetime Award Children’s Crime of the Year 2020!

There’s a party going on in the neighbourhood. Elsa’s parents have invited all the neighbours and the party is in full swing out on the terrace. The next day, the family receives horrible news. One of the guests was hit by a car on their way home from the party. It’s believed to be an accident, but Elsa’s cousin Signe is not convinced. She thinks the clues are pointing in another direction entirely…

Family secrets and drama in the first part about Signe Holm, the children’s book equivalent of Sherlock Holmes. Petter Lidbeck’s detective series is both exciting and thrilling, with a large portion of humour and characters you can’t get enough of.

Petter Lidbeck


Petter Lidbeck, born 1964, has written over forty books for children and young adults. He has also, under the nom de plume Hans Koppel written several literary and suspense novels for adults, including the international hit Never Coming Back. His youth crime series about Signe Holm, the children’s own Sherlock Holmes, was named Children’s Crime…

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