The Boy in the Headlights

The Boy in the Headlights

From the author of the Richard & Judy bestseller I’m Travelling Alone

Summary

'Gives Jo Nesbo a run for his money' Sunday Express
'Intelligent and gripping' The Times
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Mindless killer? Or do they know exactly what they're doing?

Winter 1996. An old man is driving home when his headlights catch an animal on the empty road up ahead. He stamps hard on the brakes. But it is not an animal at all. It is a young boy, frightened and alone, with a set of deer antlers strapped firmly to his head.

Fourteen years later, a body is found in a mountain lake. Within weeks, three people have died. Each time, the killer has left a clue, inviting Special Investigations Detectives Munch and Krüger to play a deadly game - a game they cannot possibly win. Against the most dangerous and terrifying kind of serial killer. One who chooses their victims completely at random.

To find the killer they must look deep within their own dark pasts, but how can you stop a murderer when you cannot begin to predict their next move?

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What readers are saying:

***** 'A riveting story, with plenty of dark emotions. Perfect for Scandi-Noir lovers.'
***** 'I was hooked, this tale got my heart racing and in places sat on the edge of my seat and reading late into the night.'
***** 'Ingenious . . . I found it gripping and compulsive.'

About the author

Samuel Bjork

Samuel Bjork is the pen name of Norwegian novelist, playwright and singer/songwriter Frode Sander Øien. The Munch and Krüger series features three books: the Richard & Judy Bookclub bestseller I'm Travelling Alone, The Owl Always Hunts At Night and The Boy in the Headlights.
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