Jørn Lier Horst

The Cabin
  • The Cabin

  • ** Jørn Lier Horst is the winner of the 2018 Nordic Noir Thriller of the Year award **

    You loved Wallander, now meet Wisting . . .
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    It's been fifteen years since Simon Meier walked out of his house, never to be seen again.

    And just one day since politician Bernard Clausen was found dead at his cabin on the Norwegian coast.

    When Chief Inspector William Wisting is asked to investigate he soon discovers he may have found the key to solving Meier's disappearance.

    But doing so means he must work with an old adversary to piece together what really happened all those years ago.

    It's a puzzle that leads them into a dark underworld on the trail of Clausen's interests and vices . A shady place from which may never emerge - especially when he finds it leads closer to home than he ever could have imagined.
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    'Jørn Lier Horst is one of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today' Sunday Times

    'A well-crafted, atmospheric, character-driven thriller - I couldn't put it down!' Alex Dahl, author of The Boy At The Door

    'Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers' Marcel Berlin, The Times

    'A good Nordic police procedural with well-drawn characters' Choice Magazine

RELEASED 08/08/2019

Having worked as a police officer and head of investigations before becoming a full-time writer, Jørn Lier Horst has established himself as one of the most successful authors to come out of Scandinavia. His books have sold over two million copies in his native Norway alone and he's published in twenty-six languages. The Wisting series has been adapted for TV by the producers behind Wallander and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Horst's previous William Wisting novel, The Katharina Code, won the prestigious 2019 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel as well as the Nordic Noir Thriller of the Year in 2018 and was longlisted for the CWA International Dagger Award.