Henrik Pettersson’s life is heading nowhere fast.
He’s had several run-ins with the law and even spent time in prison. He’s clever but he’s got this lazy streak that just trips him up every time.
One day he’s on a train heading home minding his own business when he notices a stray mobile phone which he can’t help picking up. Then a message comes up on the screen that will change his life. Welcome to the world of The Game the first book in a thriller trilogy by Anders de la Motte himself a former Swedish Police officer so well versed in his subject matter. The book released by Harper Collins is proving a hit and word is spreading across social media. The novel has a slow intense build-up but then evolves into an action packed page turner.
As he takes part in The Game Hendrik has to carry out certain tasks. These tasks start small but escalate into ever more dangerous scenarios. HP as he’s better known is good at this game or so he thinks. The full implications of what he saw as an enjoyable adventure finally dawns. Who is he playing against? The consequences in the real world begin to bite. The damage it’s causing his sister becomes apparent as do the consequences for HP himself. He has to face up to those behind The Game and ultimately the game-master. This is the only way he’ll be able get his life back.