The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson
Recently convicted of libel, journalist Mikael Blomkvist is surprised when he is contacted by Henrik Vanger with an unusual request. Vanger is the head of a family with vast wealth and worldwide businesses. Forty years ago, Vanger's granddaughter Harriet disappeared. Hiring
Blomkvist to find out what happened to Harriet. the two men concoct a façade where Blomkvist will reside in the town where Harriet lived when she disappeared. Aided by a tattooed computer whiz with a dark past named Lisbeth Salander, a routine investigation soon turns horrifyingly deadly as the past continues to haunt the present.