Thomas Quick: The Making of a Serial Killer

  • by Hannes Råstam
  • Narrated by Peter Noble
  • 15 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 1992, in a psychiatric hospital, Thomas Quick confessed to the murder of a missing eleven-year-old boy. Over the next nine years, Quick confessed to more than thirty unsolved murders.
Hannes Råstam, an investigative journalist, became obsessed with Quick's case and studied the investigations in forensic detail. In 2008, Råstam met Thomas Quick in prison, with one question to ask. And the answer turned out to be far more terrifying than the man himself…
Hannes Råstam was an award-winning investigative journalist in Sweden. After a struggle with cancer, Råstam passed away while finishing this book, his account of the largest judicial scandal in Scandianvian history.


What the Critics Say

”Sweden's most suspenseful murder mystery may not be a fictional account from Stieg Larsson or Henning Mankell. It may end up being the true story of Thomas Quick.” (The Wall Street Journal)

"A real-life Scandinavian crime novel" (Observer)


See More Like This

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


Well written well read. An amazing true story of a miscarriage of justice bought to light by one determined journalist .
The narration is good too, a voice I could listen to all day.
Read full review

- Ceris511

Superb true crime I'd never heard about!

What made the experience of listening to Thomas Quick: The Making of a Serial Killer the most enjoyable?

The story, fascinating true story about how the media, the public and the courts were all fooled into thinking a troubled liar was a serial killer of huge proportions.

What did you like best about this story?

How well the evidence was compiled and presented, and how it was not a story I knew anything about!

Have you listened to any of Peter Noble’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I haven't but I would again.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

The true story of the serial killer that never was...

Any additional comments?

Highly recommend to any true crime lovers, or anyone interested in a superb journalists investigation into the truth behind this supposed serial killer.

Read full review


Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks