Wallander copes with his memory issues—and possibly losing grip on reality—while striving to find Linda's missing father-in-law, a former top official in the Swedish navy who's obsessed with a decades-old submarine mystery.
Wallander becomes involved in the search for a missing Swedish woman while in South Africa for a police conference. At the same time, he finds himself experiencing worrisome blackouts and dizzy spells.
A friend of Wallander's daughter, Linda, asks for his help then disappears. Wallander uncovers a connection between the missing woman and an older woman whose charred remains are found buried in a shallow grave.moreless
A senior police officer from Latvia comes to Ystad to help Wallander investigate the brutal slaying of two men apparently involved with the Russian mafia. Wallander soon comes to suspect that Major Liepa is responsible for leaking details of the investigation.moreless
Wallander investigates the disappearance of a young woman believed to have been pushed off a ferry into the Baltic. He and Vanja find a skeleton buried in the garden of their new home, and he discovers that the body was buried more recently than he had presumed.moreless