5 of the best holiday books
The girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
A story depicting finanical fraud and a powerful family's dark secret should sate your appetite for all things sinister. It begins with a Swedish company ripping off the government to fund a fake business in Russia. As the plot thickens, deceit and a missing – potentially murdered – family member take centre stage. As the investigation unfolds, it becomes apparent multiple acts of murder have taken place. This is where the girl with the tat comes in. As an angry punk hacker, she forms an incongruous relationship with the investigating journalist, which envelops into a tender love story. Awww. Is the moral not to trust a girl with a dragon tattoo? Read it and find out.