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Publisher's Summary

Together with her one-year-old daughter, Maja, single mother Sofie Lund moves into the house she inherited from her grandfather. Sofie has such painful memories that she has had every trace of the old man removed - every trace but a locked safe that has been bolted to the basement floor.

Inside the safe Sofie finds something shocking that will also become crucial evidence in a case that has plagued Inspector William Wisting for a long time. To follow this lead, though, he must cut across important loyalties and undermine confidence in the police force.

©2016 Gyldendal Norsk Forlag AS (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"In the finest class of Scandinavian noir." (Caro Ramsay)

"Jørn Lier Horst is one of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today." (Sunday Times )

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  • Paul
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    2/10/16
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    "Boring, predictable and pedantic"

    I am a fan of the narrator. He did a great job in the Dragon Tattoo trilogy, but he really didn't have much to work with here. The book is a "procedural" and it is just that. All process no substance or suspense.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Donna Seidel
    Topeka, Ks, US
    12/06/16
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    "It is OK"

    This book 's strength is in the unraveling of police procedural errors. Too many unsavory characters involved in the ugly life of crime are less than interesting for my taste. Bit it is a good detective story.

    6 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • Ron
    20/01/17
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    "Author"

    This author has written another awesome book! I have listened to all the other books in this series and they just keep getting better. I hope Mr. Horst plans on writing for a long long time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • r100gser
    10/07/16
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    "quite a good book,"

    this book was no littery masterpiece, but it was entertaining, I would buy books by this author again. At first the narration does not seem very good,but if you stick with for a little while you will become a fan of Saul Riechlin and the gentle way he tells the story

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • J Parker
    uk
    5/04/17
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    "fantastic"

    first time I've listened to this author, will be downloading more of his. Loved it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mollyeyre
    Leicestershire UK
    16/12/16
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    "Superb introduction to a new to me author"

    I really enjoyed this book, The characters were good to get to know - I was a little bit nonplussed by some of the reactions of the ladies - (If I found something I didn't like the look of I would want to pass the buck to the police), so their reluctance didn't gel with me. However apart from this minor point - I found the story excellent, well written and really difficult to put down.
    I love Saul Reichlin and the way he puts life into the characters. Yes a very good purchase!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • margaret
    25/08/16
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    "Great story well read"

    Great story ,many plots tied together well. Nice characters, showing a human touch with the main detective.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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