Cursed - Henning Juul 4 (Paperback)
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Cursed - Henning Juul 4 (Paperback)

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Paperback 276 Pages / Published: 15/02/2017
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When a woman fails to return from a retreat in Italy, investigative journalist Henning Juul discovers that she never left Oslo ... and her disappearance leads to a chilling case that has unexpected and devastating links to the past. 'One of the most unusual and intense talents in the field' Barry Forshaw, Independent 'A sophisticated and suspenseful tale' Jessica Mann, Literary Review 'Suspenseful, dark and gritty ... this is a must-read' Booklist ------------------------ What secret would you kill to protect? When Hedda Hellberg fails to return from a retreat in Italy, her husband discovers that his wife's life is tangled in mystery. Hedda never left Oslo, the retreat has no record of her and, what's more, she appears to be connected to the death of an old man, gunned down on the first day of the hunting season in the depths of the Swedish forests. Henning Juul becomes involved in the case when his ex-wife joins in the search for the missing woman, and the estranged pair find themselves enmeshed both in the murky secrets of one of Sweden's wealthiest families, and in the painful truths surrounding the death of their own son. When their lives are threatened, Juul is prepared to risk everything to uncover a sinister maze of secrets that ultimately leads to the dark heart of European history. Chilling, gritty and unputdownable, Cursed marks the return of one of Norway's finest crime writers. ------------------------ Praise for Thomas Enger 'Satisfyingly tense and dark ... a deep and complex book' Sunday Times 'MUST HAVE' Sunday Express S Magazine 'Intriguing' Guardian 'Full of suspense and heart' Crime Monthly 'Thomas Enger writes with verve, colour and a pace that builds to a thrilling climax' European Literature Network 'A crime series worth watching' Library Journal 'Superbly compelling ... the characters leap right off the page, and the relationship between them is as twisted and complex as the story itself' Shotsmag 'Outstanding' Ragnar Jonasson 'A masterpiece of intrigue, fast-paced action and suspense that is destined to become a Nordic Noir classic' Yrsa Sigurdardottir 'An intriguing new voice in crime' NJ Cooper 'Slick, compelling and taut' Chris Ewan

Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 9781910633649
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 128 x 198 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'A gripping narrative that begs comparison to Stieg Larsson' Bookpage * 'One of the most unusual and intense writers in the field' Barry Forshaw, Independent * 'An intriguing new voice in crime' NJ Cooper * 'Spine-chilling and utterly unputdownable. Thomas Enger has created a masterpiece of intrigue, fast-paced action and suspense that is destined to become Nordic Noir classic' Yrsa Sigurdardottir * 'Thomas Enger is one of the finest writers in the Nordic Noir genre, and this is his very best book yet. Outstanding' Ragnar Jonasson * 'Cursed is visceral and heartfelt - a gripping deep-dive into the secrets that hold families together and tear them apart' Crime by the Book * 'Slick, compelling and taut, Thomas Enger combines a sophisticated layers of mysteries with an intensely scarred hero embarked on a tragic quest. A dark and suspenseful blast of Nordic exposure' Chris Ewan * 'The Killing took us by surprise, The Bridge was a good follow-up, but the political drama Borgen knocked spots of both. For readers who enjoy these Scandinavian imports, this novel is a treat ... the dialogue is sharp and snappy, and the characters seem to come alive in this sophisticated and suspenseful tale' Jessica Mann, Literary Review * 'It has real strengths: the careful language, preserved in the fine translation, and its haunted journalist hero ... An intriguing series' Guardian * 'A powerful new voice and a writer I will follow with great interest' Raven Crime Reads

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“A Tense Layered Thriller”

Cursed, by Thomas Enger, is a tense layered thriller that will keep you gripped from beginning to end wanting more. Yet another brilliantly translated thriller from the exciting publisher Orenda Books who seem to be... More

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“Packed with suspense. Nordic Noir GripLit at its best.”

Hands up if you are like me a fanatic reader of crime Nordic Noir? I thought there would be many. But how many have come across the name of Thomas Enger? Ok I will admit I had not up to this point, but thanks to the... More

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“Clever and twisted tale of family secrets.”

This is a very cleverly written story. Opening with a scene set in Sweden where a man is murdered whist out hunting, I was unsure about how and where this was going to fit in. The man had ties to Norway, although it... More

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