Where Roses Never Die

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 1910633100
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September 1977. Mette Misvær, a three-year-old girl disappears without trace from the sandpit outside her home. Her tiny, close middle-class community in the tranquil suburb of Nordas is devastated, but their enquiries and the police produce nothing. Curtains twitch, suspicions are raised, but Mette is never found. Almost 25 years later, as the expiry date for the statute of limitations draws near, Mette’s mother approaches PI Varg Veum, in a last, desperate attempt to find out what happened to her daughter. As Veum starts to dig, he uncovers an intricate web of secrets, lies and shocking events that have been methodically concealed. When another brutal incident takes place, a pattern begins to emerge ... Chilling, shocking and full of extraordinary twists and turns, Where Roses Never Die reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world’s foremost thriller writers.

Where Roses Never Die

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 1495627764
Format: PDF, Docs
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September 1977. Mette Misvær, a three-year-old girl, disappears without trace from the sandpit outside her home. Her tiny, close middle-class community in the tranquil suburb of Nordas is devastated, but their enquiries and the police produce nothing. Curtains twitch, suspicions are raised, but Mette is never found. Almost 25 years later, as the expiration date for the statute of limitations draws near, Mette's mother approaches PI Varg Veum, in a last, desperate attempt to find out what happened to her daughter. As Veum starts to dig, he uncovers an intricate web of secrets, lies and shocking events that have been methodically concealed. When another brutal incident takes place, a pattern begins to emerge. Chilling, shocking and full of extraordinary twists and turns, Where Roses Never Die reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world's foremost crime thriller writers.

Wolves in the Dark

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 1495627918
Format: PDF
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Reeling from the death of his great love, Karin, Varg Veum's life has descended into a self-destructive spiral of alcohol, lust, grief and blackouts. When traces of child pornography are found on his computer, he's accused of being part of a pedophile ring and thrown into a prison cell. There, he struggles to sift through his past to work out who is responsible for planting the material . . . and who is seeking the ultimate revenge. When a chance to escape presents itself, Varg finds himself on the run in his hometown of Bergen. With the clock ticking and the police on his tail, Varg takes on his hardest—and most personal—case yet. Chilling, shocking and exceptionally gripping, Wolves in the Dark reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world's foremost thriller writers.

We Shall Inherit the Wind

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 1495627683
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One of the fathers of Nordic Noir offers a chilling, timeless story of love, revenge, and desire, set against contemporary issues 1998. Varg Veum sits by the hospital bedside of his long-term girlfriend Karin, whose life-threatening injuries provide a deeply painful reminder of the mistakes he's made. Investigating the seemingly innocent disappearance of a wind-farm inspector, Varg Veum is thrust into one of the most challenging cases of his career, riddled with conflicts, environmental terrorism, religious fanaticism, unsolved mysteries, and dubious business ethics. Then the first body appears—tied to a cross, facing the mouth of the fjord.

The Writing on the Wall

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: EuroCrime
ISBN: 9781906413194
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A gritty, gripping muder mystery set in wintry Norway from one of Scandinavia 's top crime writers, in the tradition of Henning Mankell.

Cold Hearts

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: Arcadia Books Limited
ISBN: 9781908129437
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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On a frosty January day in Bergen, Norway, private investigator Varg Veum is visited by a prostitute. Her friend Margrethe has disappeared and hasn't been seen for days. Before her disappearance, something had unsettled her: she'd turned away a customer and returned to the neighbourhood in terror. Shortly after taking the case, Veum is confronted with a brutal, uneasy reality. He soon finds the first body--and it won't be the last. His investigation leads him into a dark subculture where corrupted idealism has had deadly consequences.--Provided by publisher.

The Consorts of Death

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: Arcadia Books Limited
ISBN:
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I got a telephone call from the past. Thus begins the thirteenth novel in the series about Bergen detective, Varg Veum.

Yours Until Death

Author: Gunnar Staalesen
Publisher: EuroCrime
ISBN: 9781906413705
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The single-mother families of an isolated community are being terrorised by a teenage gang. Varg Veum encounters the gang's pathetic but deadly ferocity to help a young client.

The Bird Tribunal

Author: Agnes Ravatn
Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 1910633364
Format: PDF, ePub
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Two people in exile. Two secrets. As the past tightens its grip, there may be no escape... TV presenter Allis Hagtorn leaves her partner and her job to take voluntary exile in a remote house on an isolated fjord. But her new job as housekeeper and gardener is not all that it seems, and her silent, surly employer, 44-year-old Sigurd Bagge, is not the old man she expected. As they await the return of his wife from her travels, their silent, uneasy encounters develop into a chilling, obsessive relationship, and it becomes clear that atonement for past sins may not be enough... Haunting, consuming and powerful, The Bird Tribunal is a taut, exquisitely written psychological thriller that builds to a shocking, dramatic crescendo that will leave you breathless.