When the Devil Holds the Candle (Inspector Sejer Mysteries) (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780156032124, 288pp.
Publication Date: June 4, 2007
Inspector Konrad Sejer and his colleague Jacob Skarre see no connection between the infant’s death and the reported disappearance of a local delinquent. And so while the confusion outside mounts, the heart-stopping truth unfolds inside the old woman’s home.
Unflappable as ever, Sejer digs below the surface of small- town tranquility in an effort to understand how and why violence destroys everyday lives.
About the Author
KARIN FOSSUM is the author of the internationally successful Inspector Konrad Sejer crime series. Her recent honors include a Gumshoe Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for mystery/thriller. She lives in Norway.
Praise For When the Devil Holds the Candle (Inspector Sejer Mysteries)…
"Either somebody just slid an ice cube down your back or you’re reading the opening pages of When the Devil Holds the Candle, a psychological tour de force."—O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE
"The story is so chillingly told that we can only marvel at the author’s skill at illustrating how a random sequence of events can cause so many lives to intersect in so many horrifying ways."—THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
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