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When It Grows Dark

Stavern 1983: Christmas is approaching, snow is falling heavily, and a young ambitious policeman named William Wisting has just become the father of twins. After a brutal robbery he is edged off the investigation by more experienced officers, but soon he is on another case that is not only unsolved but has not even been recognised as murder. Forgotten in a dilapidated barn stands a bullet riddled old car, and it looks as if the driver did not get out alive. This case will shape William Wisting as a policeman and give him insight that he will carry with him for the rest of his professional career: generations form an unbroken chain.
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About the Author

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;

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