THE ENGELSFORS TRILOGY PART I: THE CIRCLE
Engelsfors. Beautiful name, scrubby town. Surrounded by deep forests where people get lost and disappear. Six girls just started high school. They have nothing in common – except they are all hunted by an ancient evil.
The autumn semester has just started when a student is found dead in one of the school lavatories. Everyone suspects suicide. Everyone except the ones who know the truth. One night, when a mysterious red moon fills the sky, the girls meet in the park. They don’t know why or how they were brought there but they learn that they need each other in order to survive.
They are told that they are witches. An ancient prophecy states that they are The Chosen Ones. From this day on, high school is a matter of life and death, literally. They must learn how to work together despite their differences and they have to master the forces that have awakened within them. Time is running out. Something is hunting them and if they don’t find it and defeat it, it will find them.
A small industrial town becomes the arena for the final battle between good and evil. The Circle is 500 suspenseful pages filled with love, magic, nagging parents, homework, death and friendship. In this book the unforgettable tv-series My So Called Life and Buffy the Vampire Slayer meet in Twin Peaks.
The epic story of teenage witches in a small industrial town, chosen to save the world from the apocalypse, was an instant success both critically and commercially. Today it has been translated to over 25 languages, and in 2015 the movie adaptation of The Circle was released. The film was produced by the father-son team of Benny Andersson (of ABBA fame) and Ludvig Andersson.