The Keeper of Lost Causes

By Jussi Adler-Olsen
(Wheeler Publishing, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410442376, 669pp.)

Publication Date: November 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Compact Disc

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the September 2011 Indie Next List
“Chief Detective Carl Morck doesn't play by the book, but he has been successful at solving Denmark's most difficult homicide cases. When a bullet almost takes his life and two of his partners are not so lucky, he changes his outlook. Being assigned to work on cold cases satisfies his need to do nothing, but his request for an assistant interferes with his apathy. Adler-Olsen has created a hero with a keen sense of both humor and honor, an assistant who is clever and determined, and a case that keeps the clues coming but won't be solved until the last page.”
-- Karen Briggs, Great Northern Books and Hobbies, Oscoda, MI


Description
The Keeper of Lost Causes" features a deeply flawed chief detective who's been selected to run Department Q, a new special investigations division that turns out to be a department of one. With a stack of Copenhagen's coldest cases to keep him company, Carl's been put out to pasture. So he's as surprised as anyone when a case actually captures his interest. 100,000 print. Buyer's Choice
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