THE PULSE-RAISING NEW WISTING NOVEL FROM 10 MILLION COPY BESTSELLER JORN LIER HORST, NOW A MAJOR BBC 4 TV SHOWA SEVERED HEAD ON A STAKE. A BODY IN THE LAKE . .
. ‘Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers’ THE TIMES_________It happened in the quiet town of Larvik. A severed head displayed on a stake.
A crime so dark only one man is capable of solving it: Police Inspector William Wisting. Before long, more bodies are found. Media frenzy sweeps the locals into panic.
And when Wisting’s investigation leads him to a deadly underground crime ring, he fears the whole town may be in danger. But at the heart of it is just one man: The Night Man. Their elusive leader.
The man Wisting must find if he wants to stop the murders. That is, if The Night Man doesn’t get to him first . .
. _________’It’s fascinating to see Horst flesh out his protagonist Wisting at an early stage in his career . .
. Nor is it hard to see why the series quickly became so popular’ SUNDAY TIMESPraise for Jorn Lier Horst’Horst, a former Norwegian police detective, is often compared to Sweden’s Henning Mankell for his moody, sweeping crime dramas’ New York Times’Jorn Lier Horst writes some of the best Scandinavian crime fiction . .
. His books are superbly plotted and addictive, the characters wonderfully realized’ Yrsa Sigurdardottir ‘One of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today’ Sunday Times