Eva is walking by the river one afternoon when a body floats to the surface of the icy water. She tells her daughter to wait patiently while she calls the police, but when she reaches the phone box Eva dials another number altogether. The dead man, Egil, has been missing for months, and it doesn't take long for Inspector Sejer and his team to establish that he was the victim of a very violent killer. But the trail has gone cold. It's as puzzling as another unsolved case on Sejer's desk: the murder of a prostitute who was found dead just before Egil went missing. While Sejer is trying to piece together the fragments of a seemingly impossible case, Eva gets a phone call late one night. A stranger speaks and then swiftly hangs up. Eva looks out into the darkness and listens. All is quiet.

Author

Karin Fossum

Karin Fossum (née Mathisen) is a Norwegian author of crime fiction,often known there as the "Norwegian queen of crime". She lives in Oslo. Fossum was initially a poet, with her first collection published in 1974 when she was just 20. It won the Tarjei Vesaas' Debutant Prize. She is the author of the internationally successful Inspector Konrad Sejer series of crime novels, which have been translated into over 16 languages. She won the Glass key award for her novel "Don't Look Back", which also won the Riverton Prize, and she was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger in 2005 for "Calling Out For You".

Country of Origin

Books:

Series: Konrad Sejer

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13
2018
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12
2017
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11
2015
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10
2009
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9
2009
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2008
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2014
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2007
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2006
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2004
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2003
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1995
Review Review - THE DROWNED BOY, Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Blog Currently Reading - The Drowned Boy, Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Monday, June 15, 2015
Review Review - THE MURDER OF HARRIET KROHN, Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Friday, July 11, 2014
Blog Currently Reading - The Murder of Harriet Krohn, Karin Fossum
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Blog CR - In the Darkness, Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Review THE CALLER - Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Blog Currently Reading - The Caller, Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Review BAD INTENTIONS - Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Review THE WATER'S EDGE - Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Blog Currently Reading - The Water's Edge, Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
ISBN
9781846555251
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Blog CR - In the Darkness, Karin Fossum
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, February 21, 2013

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