Meanwhile, Mikael Blomkvist, the hero of ‘’The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’’, is now a celebrity journalist. His magazine, Millennium, is about to publish a special edition devoted entirely to cracking open Sweden’s sex-trafficking industry. The magazine and an associated book, to be published at the same time, will expose the corruption and double standards within a legal system that is meant to be tackling the problem. But before his colleagues can complete their investigations, Blomkvist stumbles upon the scene of a terrible double murder. At first, Blomkvist himself is a suspect, but soon the fingerprints found on the murder weapon point to Salander, Blomkvist’s one-time friend and lover. The discovery of a third murder victim with close links to Salander seems to seal her guilt.
This is the point where the novel really takes off. . . [Read the whole review on the BookBag Website]