by Seeck, Max | Northern Europe, Scandinavia
Published 17/09/2020 by Welbeck Publishing Group in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 400 pages, 0
If you enjoyed Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo, you’ll love this international #1 bestseller.*** HOLLYWOOD MOVIE IN PRODUCTION ***___________WHEN THE STORY ENDS, THE HUNT BEGINS . . .
Detective Jessica Niemi is drawn into a high-profile investigation after the wife of a famous author, Roger Koponen, appears to have been killed in a bizarre ritual. As more twisted murders occur in the coming days, it becomes obvious that Jessica is hunting a serial killer – one that is taking brutal inspiration from Koponen’s bestselling trilogy . .
. Has a devoted fan lost their mind, or is this case more personal?Nobody is safe in this rollercoaster thriller from award-winning author Max Seeck. ‘The Witch Hunter, translated with icy precision by Kristian London, is written in short, sharp, present-tense chapters, a technique which adds to its relentless tension [and] a resolution as bleak as anything Poe might have conjured’ – Wall Street Journal’If you only read one Nordic noir novel this autumn, make it The Witch Hunter – a chilling female-led thriller that will please fans of Lisbeth Salander and Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy’ – Culture Fly'[A] riveting, multi-layered debut, blending masterful police procedural with a chilling exploration of the occult’ – Sara Blaedel #1 International Bestselling Author’One of the best books I have read.
Ever. Absolutely thrilling, well-written, and oh-so-hard to put down’ – Emelie Schepp, author of Slowly We Die’The Witch Hunter is everything I wish for in a thriller: exceptional story, exceptional characters, exceptional writing, and shocking twists – exceptional everything’ – Chris Mooney, author of Blood World’One twist follows another . .
. Seeck imbues this riveting procedural with a deliciously creepy undertone’ – Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW’Dark and intricate . .
. Vividly cinematic and impactful’ – Booklist STARRED REVIEW’A disturbing tale of murder and madness’ – Kirkus Reviews