Two women trapped by a past that won't let them goMonika buries herself in her work as a doctor, determined to be a success; Maj-Britt stays in her apartment, eating to block out her pain. They have little in common, though both suffer in their struggle to forget their pasts.A tragic accident and a letter bring the pair together and force Monika and Maj-Britt to confront their shame. But both harbour secrets so dark and powerful it could mean the other's destruction, or salvation.Shame is a confronting psychological thriller that explores guilt, desire and forgiveness. Karin Alvtegen's third vel confirms her ranking as one of Europe's best-selling crime writers.
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Shortlisted for CWA Duncan Lawrie International Dagger 2007.