Dead Joker: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Five A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 5

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Scribner #ad - With a savage killer on the loose, hanne must ask herself: Is the truth worth chasing at all costs? The New York Times Book Review declares, “Wherever Hanne shows up next…follow that wheelchair. Anne holt’s hanne wilhelmsen novels are “fast-paced and involving” The Wall Street Journal, and Dead Joker is “an immersive tale that packs an emotional punch and offers incisive commentary on the failings of the criminal justice system” Publishers Weekly.

From norway’s bestselling female crime writer, this installment in the Edgar-nominated mystery series featuring the whip-smart detective Hanne Wilhelmsen is “an ideal read-alike for fans of Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole and Karin Fossum’s Inspector Sejer” Booklist. Chief public prosecutor sigurd Halvorsrud’s wife is found brutally decapitated in front of the fireplace in the family living room.

. Then a journalist at one of Oslo’s largest newspapers is found beheaded. Her husband, who claims he witnessed the grisly murder and is himself covered in blood, immediately falls under suspicion, though he insists his wife’s killer was Ståle Salvesen, a businessman he’d prosecuted years before for insider dealing.

Dead Joker: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Five A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 5 #ad - Detective inspector hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague, Billy T. Despite the circumstantial evidence, hanne is unconvinced of Sigurd Halvorsrud’s guilt—that is, until a witness says he saw Ståle Salvesen commit suicide by jumping off a bridge days before the murder took place.

What links these two horrific crimes? the demands of the investigation soon clash with a terrible crisis in Hanne’s personal life: Cecilie, the woman she has lived with for almost twenty years, has fallen seriously ill and doesn’t have much time to live.

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The Lion's Mouth: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Four A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 4

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Scribner #ad - The country’s new female prime minister has been shot dead and the gun can’t be found in Anne Holt’s fourth mystery in the award-winning, internationally bestselling Hanne Wilhelmsen books that are “a natural for Jo Nesbø readers” Booklist, starred review. Less than six months after taking office, the Norwegian Prime Minister is found dead.

Holt weaves the strands of a political thriller, a locked-room mystery, a police procedural, and a domestic novel into a satisfying plot” The Wall Street Journal. Was it a politically motivated assassination or personal revenge? Hanne Wilhelmsen, is on leave in California, but when the death shakes the country to its core, chief inspector of the Oslo police, she knows she can’t remain on the sidelines of such a crucial investigation.

The Lion's Mouth: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Four A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 4 #ad - The wonder and pleasure…is in how Ms. The hunt for the prime Minister’s killer is complicated, intense, and grueling. She has been shot in the head. When secrets begin to unravel from the Prime Minister’s past, Hanne and her partner, Billy T. Must solve the crime before a private tragedy becomes a public scandal in the most sensitive case of their careers.

Filled with lies, and the truth about government, deception, “The Lion’s Mouth tackles the ruthlessness of political power in the most sensitive investigation of Hanne Wilhelmsen’s career” Financial Times.

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No Echo: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Six A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 6

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Scribner #ad - Is stymied by conflicting information about the kind of man Ziegler was. Working together, they are pulled deep into the nefarious world inhabited by Ziegler. The case is hopeless until hanne Wilhelmsen returns to Oslo after a six-month stay in Italy and teams up with Billy T. Was his murder a random act of violence or did someone want him dead? Police investigator Billy T.

It seems nobody really knew him: not his glamorous wife, his business partner, nor the editor of his memoir-in-progress. Was he at all the chef he claimed to be? and can those who knew him be trusted? In the fabulous No Echo, and essential decency, unveiling unexpected dimensions of her series characters” Publishers Weekly, weaknesses, “transcripts of witness statements alternate with Anne Holt’s penetrating psychological analysis of human desires, starred review.

No Echo: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Six A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 6 #ad - When one of oslo’s hottest celebrity chefs is murdered, hanne wilhelmsen is called back into action in “a nearly pitch-perfect procedural layered over a moving exploration of rejection and abandonment” Booklist in the sixth installment of the award-winning series from Norway’s #1 bestselling female crime writer.

On a cold december evening, celebrity chef Brede Ziegler is discovered stabbed to death on the steps of Oslo’s police headquarters, sending a shock wave through the city’s hip in-crowd. Chef ziegler had many famous associates and more than a few enemies among them.

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Beyond the Truth: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Seven A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 7

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Scribner #ad - In the seventh installment of the hanne wilhelmsen series, the brilliant female detective must untangle the complex and bitter history of one of Oslo’s wealthiest families after a celebratory get together at their home ends in a multi-victim homicide. Shortly before christmas, four people are found shot dead at the home of the Stahlbergs, a wealthy family of shipping merchants notorious for their miserliness and infighting.

Three of the victims are members of the family, and the fourth is an outsider, seemingly out of place. Yes, family gatherings during the holidays can be difficult, but why did this one become a bloodbath? As Hanne Wilhelmsen investigates the case alongside her longtime police partner, Billy T. Motives for the murders emerge in abundance; each surviving member of the Stahlberg family had good reason to want the victims dead.

Beyond the Truth: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Seven A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 7 #ad - As she searches for the killer, Hanne will once again risk everything to find out the truth. But this time, will she go too far? Cake had been set out in the living room and a bottle of champagne had been opened but not yet poured.

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Death of the Demon: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Three A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 3

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Scribner #ad - But despite her supreme deductive skills, hopeless at pooling information, she is hopeless at delegating, hopeless at sharing responsibilities. Could the child be a murderer? As police canvass the city for Olav, Hanne, working alongside the foulmouthed detective Billy T. Orders an investigation of the home’s employees.

The institution’s steely director, Agnes Vestavik, sees something chilling in Olav’s eyes: sheer hatred. From the edgar award finalist, the captivating third book in the series featuring the brilliant and tough police investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, who must investigate the grisly murder of an orphanage director.

Death of the Demon: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Three A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 3 #ad - In a foster home outside Oslo, a twelve-year-old boy is causing havoc. Can hanne learn to trust others before her bullheaded instincts lead her astray—in the workplace and on the home front? Meanwhile, Olav makes his way through the city, looking for the mother who was forced to consign him to the state’s care.

When vestavik is found murdered at her desk, stabbed in the back with an Ikea kitchen knife—with Olav nowhere to be found—the case goes to maverick investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, recently promoted to chief inspector in the Oslo Police. A dark and captivating new chapter in this brilliant, rollicking series, Death of the Demon examines that murky intersection between crime and justice.

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1222: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Eight A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 8

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Scribner #ad - With plenty of food and shelter from the storm, the passengers think they are safe, until one of them is found dead the next morning. With no sign of rescue, and the storm continuing to rage, retired police inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is asked to investigate. The passengers abandon the train for a nearby hotel, centuries-old and practically empty, except for the staff.

But she is slowly coaxed back into her old habits as her curiosity and natural talent for observation force her to take an interest in the passengers and their secrets. Complicating things is the presence of a mysterious guest, who had travelled in a private rail car at the end of the train and was evacuated first to the top floor of the hotel.

Hanne has her suspicions, but she keeps them to herself. When another body turns up, Hanne realizes that time is running out, and she must act fast before panic takes over. From norway’s bestselling female crime writer comes a suspenseful locked-room mystery set in an isolated hotel in Norway, where guests stranded during a monumental snowstorm start turning up dead.

1222: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Eight A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 8 #ad - No one knows who the guest is, or why armed guards are needed, but it is making everyone uneasy. Trapped in her wheelchair, and now trapped with a killer, trapped by the storm, Hanne must fit the pieces of the puzzle together before the killer strikes again. A train on its way to the northern reaches of Norway derails during a massive blizzard, 1, 222 meters above sea level.

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Odd Numbers: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Nine A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 9

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Scribner #ad - Reach out to linus and realizes that Oslo is up against forces far more terrible and menacing than ever before. As the mood of the city darkens, Hanne tries to help Billy T. A small computer monitor is Hanne's only window to the outside until the day of the attacks, when her closed-off world is broken open.

The police and security service suspect an extremist organization to be responsible for the attack, a suspicion that grows stronger when threats of yet another, bigger explosion during the planned celebration of the Norwegian constitution reach the authorities. As a special adviser on cold cases, hanne wilhelmsen has cut all of her official ties to the Security Service and lives contentedly—or at least as contentedly as someone like her can manage—in solitude with her partner Nesir and their young daughter.

Odd Numbers: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Nine A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 9 #ad - When bombs explode at the islamic cooperation council’s headquarters in oslo, detective hanne wilhelmsen is on the case in the ninth installment of the award-winning series from Norway’s bestselling crime writer Anne Holt whose tenth and final book in the series Dust and Ashes will be published in May 2018—“Odd Numbers shows Holt’s storytelling at its finest” Associated Press.

On an early april afternoon, a bomb goes off in the Islamic Cooperation Council’s offices in Oslo, killing twenty-three people. Hanne is approached by her long lost friend, Billy T. Whose son Linus has undergone some disturbing changes recently. From “the godmother of norwegian crime fiction” jo nesbo, odd Numbers is “prophetic” Kirkus Reviews and “outstanding…shedding a vital humane light on one of today’s most lethal social problems Publishers Weekly, starred review.

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Blessed Are Those Who Thirst: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Two A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 2

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Scribner #ad - Hanne and håkon soon discover that they aren’t the only ones on the hunt for the killer. All are female, all are missing. The second book in edgar-nominated Anne Holt's international bestselling mystery series featuring detective Hanne Wilhelmsen, last seen in Blind Goddess. It is only the beginning of May but in Oslo a brutal heat wave has coincided with an alarming increase in violent crime.

On one wall an eight-digit number is written in blood. There is no body—nor any sign of a victim. Is it a kid’s prank or foul play? is it even human blood? As more bloody numbers are found in isolated locations throughout Oslo, Hanne’s colleague Håkon Sand makes a startling discovery: the digits correspond to the filing numbers of foreign immigrants.

Blessed Are Those Who Thirst: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Two A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 2 #ad - In the latest instance, police investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen is sent to a macabre crime scene on the outskirts of town. An abandoned shed is covered in blood. Is there a serial killer on the loose in oslo? how does the killer have access to immigrant data? Meanwhile, as the trail heats up, the victim of a horrific unsolved rape case and her father have each decided to take justice into their own hands.

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In Dust and Ashes: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Ten A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 10

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Scribner #ad - Not long thereafter dina’s mother dies under mysterious circumstances, and Dina’s father Jonas is convicted of her murder. In dust and ashes is the exciting, not-to-be-missed conclusion to this terrific series. Now it’s 2016, and the cold case ends up on the desk of Detective Henrik Holme, who tries to convince his mentor Hanne Wilhelmsen that Jonas might have been wrongly convicted.

. The final nail-biting installment in the ten-part, award-winning Hanne Wilhelmsen series—bestselling in Norway and throughout Europe—from Scandinavia’s most celebrated female crime writer, Anne Holt. In 2001, three-year-old Dina is killed in a tragic car accident. Twenty-four years in the writing, the ten books in Anne Holt’s bestselling international series is now complete.

In Dust and Ashes: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Ten A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 10 #ad - Holme and wilhelmsen discover that the case could be connected to the suicide of an eccentric blogger, as well as the kidnapping of the grandson of a EuroJackpot millionaire. Hanne is a character who’s going to get in your head—and stay there” Entertainment Weekly.

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Blind Goddess: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book One A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 1

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Scribner #ad - The first book in edgar-nominated Anne Holt’s international bestselling mystery series featuring detective Hanne Wilhelmsen, last seen in 1222. A small-time drug dealer is found battered to death on the outskirts of the Norwegian capital, Oslo. Their maverick colleague in the drugs squad, Billy T. Reports that a recent rumor in the drug underworld involves drug-dealing lawyers.

. As the officers investigate, they uncover a massive network of corruption leading to the highest levels of government. Soon police officers Håkon Sand and Hanne Wilhelmsen establish a link between the two killings. Now the reason why the young dutchman insisted on having Karen Borg as a defender slowly dawns on them: since she was the one to find and report the body, she is the only Oslo lawyer that cannot be implicated in the crime.

Blind Goddess: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book One A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 1 #ad - They also find a coded message hidden in the murdered lawyer’s apartment. A young dutchman, walking aimlessly in central Oslo covered in blood, is taken into custody but refuses to talk. When he is informed that the woman who discovered the body, not criminal, Karen Borg, although her specialty is civil, he demands her as his defender, is a lawyer, law.

As their lives are threatened, in the process, Hanne and her colleagues must find the killer and, bring the lies and deception out into the open. A couple of days later another lawyer is found shot to death.

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Scene of Crime Lloyd and Hill Mysteries Book 11

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Fawcett #ad - At the crime scene there are too many footprints, too much conflicting evidence—and too many suspects: an elusive burglar, a sinister next-door neighbor, too many fingerprints, the victim’s secret lover, a scared kid with fresh bruises on his face. For starters, there’s the violent death of Estelle Bignall, the beautiful, neurotic wife of a well-to-do doctor and aspiring resident playwright.

But which of them was desperate enough to commit murder? In truth, suicide seemed more estelle’s line—especially during the Christmas holidays—but a thief saved her the trouble, gagged, stealing all the presents and leaving her bound, and suffocated. Instinct tells detective chief Inspectors Lloyd and Judy Hill that Estelle’s murder is far more complicated.

Scene of Crime Lloyd and Hill Mysteries Book 11 #ad - Real-life crime has engulfed the domestic life of the Riverside Theatre players.

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