Not a crime novel, this is an book about life, love, loss, redemption, reparation and restoration. Thought-provoking, sad, reflective, fascinating.
From the Blurb:
Once a successful surgeon, Frederick Welin now lives in self-imposed exile on an island in the Swedish archipelago. Nearly twelve years have passed since he was disgraced for attempting to cover up a tragic mishap on the operating table. One morning in the depths of winter, he sees a hunched figure struggling towards him across the ice. His past is about to catch up with him.