Dead Joker (Hanne Wilhelmsen 5)

Anne Holt
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The gripping fifth instalment of Anne Holt's bestselling Hanne Wilhelmsen series: the edgy detective investigates a brutal series of murders while dealing with tragedy closer to home.

Chief Prosecutor Sigurd Halvorsrud's wife is found dead in front of the fireplace in the family living room. The cause of death is instantly apparent - she has been brutally decapitated. Halvorsrud immediately falls under suspicion. Then a journalist at one of Oslo's largest newspapers is found beheaded. What links these two horrifically violent crimes?

Detective Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague Billy T. But the most demanding task that Hanne Wilhelmsen has ever faced in her career clashes with the worst crisis in her personal life. Cecilie, the woman she lived with for almost twenty years, is seriously ill.

Wilhelmsen must ask herself: is the truth worth chasing at all costs?

The fifth instalment in the sensationally gripping Hanne Wilhelmsen series.

Author bio:

Anne Holt is Norway's bestselling female crime writer. She spent two years working for the Oslo Police Department before founding her own law firm and serving as Norway's Minster for Justice between 1996 and 1997. She is published in 30 languages with over 7 million copies of her books sold.

Category: Crime & Mystery
ISBN: 9780857892294
Publisher: Atlantic
Imprint: Corvus PBS
Pub Date: March 2017
Page Extent: 464
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Crime & mystery