The multi-award winning series behind the thrilling BBC TV show Wisting starring Carrie Anne Moss, from the producers behind Wallander and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. By Jorn Lier Horst, the number one bestselling author Praise for the William Wisting Mysteries: 'Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers.' -The Times 'Solid, satisfying police procedurals.' -The Sunday Times 'Plotting reigns supreme' -Financial Times 'Gripping and well executed.' -The Herald 'Immensely impressive.' -Barry Forshaw 'A masterpiece of storytelling.' -Lin Anderson
Jorn Lier Horst is the author of the highly successful William Wisting series of crime novels. When It Grows Dark is the sixth to be translated into English after Dregs, Closed for Winter, The Hunting Dogs, The Caveman, and Ordeal. Previous books in the series have won the Riverton Prize, the Glass Key, the Martin Beck Award, and the Petrona Award.
'This tense entry to William Wisting's story turns out to be a satisfying mystery expertly unravelled.'-Mark Douglas-Home, author of The Sea Detective; 'A deft and effective "prequel as well as a milestone" in the life of its suddenly retrospective hero.'-Kirkus Reviews; 'A deftly crafted, multilayered mystery that showcases author Jorn Lier Horst's genuine master of the genre.'-Midwest Book Review; 'An absorbing solid police procedural, steeped in the historical context... Jorn Lier Horst has very cleverly brought Wisting's early professional years and authenticity of the times. This approach works brilliantly... No wonder William Wisting has become one of the most loved fictional detectives in Norway. '-Ewa Sherman, Crime Review