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The Cabin

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — Best-selling Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst, the modern master of the police procedural, has penned another winner with the second instalment of his Cold Case Quartet. Like the first book in the series, the Petrona Award-winning…
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Time is on his side: Jorn Lier Horst

Crime fiction expert Craig Sisterson explores life, death and detection with Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst… The classic ‘first 48 hours are vital’ phrase so often heard in TV crime dramas or the news is true but not the full story, says former Norwegian detective…
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Ordeal

Written by Jorn Lier Horst — What is it about William Wisting? He’s getting on a bit, and he doesn’t really have the cannon ball-style impact of Harry Hole. Nor does he quite match Inspector Sejer for psychological intensity. And yet this quiet Norwegian detective…
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The Caveman

Written by Jorn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — It’s Christmas time and the Norwegian coastal town of Larvik is covered in a blanket of snow. A few doors down from where Chief Inspector William Wisting lives, Viggo Hansen is found dead in his home. He’s been there for…
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The Hunting Dogs

“Where have you been all my life?” asked our reviewer Jeremy Megraw when he discovered this Glass Key winning novel by Jorn Lier Horst. The Norwegian detective William Wisting is shocked when he hears that his own department is implicated in a corruption scandal. His…
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The Hunting Dogs

Written by Jorn Lier Horst — The Norwegian detective William Wisting is an upright, honest, and morally unambiguous good cop with an impeccable career seeking truth and justice. So it comes as a backhanded slap when his own department is accused of corruption, and worse, of planting…
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Interview: Jørn Lier Horst

When he won the Glass Key Award for his novel The Hunting Dogs last year, Jørn Lier Horst joined an elite band of Scandinavian crime authors that includes Jo Nesbo, Karin Fossum, Stieg Larsson and Arnaldur Indridason. And with three of his novels now translated…
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Dregs

Written by Jørn Lier Horst — One of the first publishers to get in touch when we set up Crime Fiction Lover was Sandstone Press, a Scottish imprint that’s introducing new writers in various genres including crime. Needless to say, when they offered us a book…
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