On the day of his mother’s death the reporter John wanders into a church in Stockholm. He stumbles upon a stabbed woman, lying in a church bench. She is covered in blood, but refuses his help. Instead, she hands him a USB-stick and whispers her final words:
“Go to Kenya ... alone. Find Stella Mwangi from Kiambu.”
Meanwhile, a Kenyan woman wakes up next to a dead body in a shabby hotel room in Mombasa. Through a window she sees a white man giving orders to the police. When he turns and stares right at her, she knows she must run for her life.
Invisible Masters is a fast paced thriller moving between the newsrooms in Sweden and international secret services in Africa. It is a deadly race, where nobody can be trusted.
It’s a summer in the mid ‘80s. The Cold War is a constant presence, and everyone fears the nuclear bomb. Synth kid John tries to stay away from home and his alcoholic stepfather as much as possible. His best friend Anton is struggling with his own neglecting family. Together the two of them try to figure out the way of life and particularly adulthood.
They meet Peder, who all of the sudden moves in to the abandoned house by the lake. He’s possibly the smartest man they’ve ever met, or the craziest. It will be an unforgettable summer where freedom accompanies abandonment, when the first love and the strongest friendship will be challenged.
Forever Young is a humorous yet melancholic novel about being young and free in an ever-changing world. It is also a story about Sweden in the past and the present.