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'Gives Jo Nesbo a run for his money' Sunday Express The second dark and twisted Norwegian crime thriller from the author of I'm Travelling Alone, the Richard and Judy bookclub bestseller

'Gives Jo Nesbo a run for his money' Sunday Express

From the author of the bestselling Richard and Judy bookclub pick I'm Travelling Alone

When a young woman is found dead, the police are quick to respond. But what they find at the murder site is unexpected. The body is posed, the scene meticulously set. And there is almost no forensic evidence to be found.


Detective Mia Krüger is a woman on the edge - she has been signed off work pending psychological assessment. But her boss has less regard for the rules than he should. Desperate to get Mia back in the office, Holger Munch offers her an unofficial deal.


But the usually brilliant Mia is struggling and the team are unable to close the case. Until a young hacker uncovers something that forces the team to confront the scope of the murderer’s plans and face the possibility that he may already be on the hunt for a second victim.

Reviews

Two books into this stark but compelling series, Bjork’s trademark themes are the lethal intersection of technology with child abuse and misogyny.

The Sunday Times

Gives Jo Nesbo a run for his money

Sunday Express

‘A unique, twisting, unsettling thriller that really epitomises the phrase 'page-turner'.’

Irish News

Kruger is strongly reminiscent of Lisbeth Salander . . . this is an engrossingly labyrinthine novel, with enough offbeat and downright bizarre detail to keep us intrigued and guessing right up to a tense finale.

Crime Scene Magazine

FANTASTIC sequel from Samuel Bjørk! . . . This is quality suspense at its very best and in my opinion a literary masterpiece. A delight to read!

Bokelskere.no

This book is damnably perfect . . . A real ace of a crime novel full of suspense, horror, loss, deprivation and eternal love. Each and every page is worth reading. 5/5

Mitt Fyn (Sweden)

With a dramatic finale that really took my breath away Samuel Bjork has placed himself up there with the best of Norwegian crime writers.

I hyllan (Sweden)

Samuel Bjork is Norway’s new Jo Nesbø.

Boktok 73 (Sweden)

Raw, psychological, disturbing. The Owl Always Hunts at Night, the new thriller by Samuel Bjork, is one of those reads you just can’t stop thinking about . . . a great thriller, a novel that leaves you with a sense of confusion and anxiety, a discomfort because of what humanity is capable of.

Il Giallista (Italy)

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552170918

    January 2, 2018

    Corgi

    RRP $26.00

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  • Hardback

    9780857522528

    April 15, 2017

    Doubleday

    416 pages

    RRP $45.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780857522535

    August 15, 2016

    Doubleday

    416 pages

    RRP $37.00

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  • EBook

    9781473508644

    March 23, 2017

    Transworld Digital

    416 pages

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  • EBook

    9781473541979

    July 28, 2016

    Transworld Digital

    416 pages

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Line of Fire
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