The Witch Hunter
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
'A disturbing tale of murder and madness' Kirkus Reviews 'Dark and intricate . . . Vividly cinematic and impactful. Seeck has an uncanny ability to unspool reveals at just the right pace to get the reader's heart pounding as they make the connection at the same moment as the detective on page' Booklist 'One twist follows another . . . Seeck imbues this riveting procedural with a deliciously creepy undertone' Publishers Weekly '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
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