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Karin Fossum

Biography

Karin Fossum

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.

Karin Fossum

Books by Karin Fossum

by Karin Fossum - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

On a wet night in November, Charlo Torp, a former gambler, makes his way through the slush to Harriet Krohn’s apartment, flowers in hand. Certain that paying off his debt is the only path to winning his daughter’s forgiveness, Charlo plans to rob the wealthy old woman’s antique silver collection. The following morning Harriet is found dead, her silver missing, and the only clue Inspector Sejer finds is an abandoned bouquet. Charlo should feel relieved, but he’s heard of Sejer’s amazing record --- the detective has solved every case he’s ever been assigned to.

by Karin Fossum - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Riktor doesn’t like the way the policeman storms into his home without even knocking. He knows he’s guilty of a terrible crime and is sure the policeman has found him out. But when the policeman finally does confront him, Riktor freezes. The man is arresting him for something totally unexpected. Riktor doesn’t have a clear conscience, but the crime he’s being accused of is one he certainly didn’t commit. Can he clear his name without further incriminating himself?

by Karin Fossum - Fiction, Mystery

In this first novel of the Inspector Sejer mystery series --- available for the first time in English --- Eva and her young daughter, Emma, are walking by the river when Emma spots something floating in the water. It's the body of a man, and what's more, a man Eva recognizes. Inspectors Sejer and Skarre piece together the stories behind two unsolved murders. Does it all lead back to Eva?

by Karin Fossum - Fiction, Mystery

Inspector Sejer is called to the hospital to try to figure out who was responsible for carrying out a sinister prank on a young couple. Later that night, he hears a knock at the door and receives a note that has him worried about what is to come. The postcard in question bears a short message: Hell begins now.

by Karin Fossum - Fiction, Mystery

In the newest installment of the Inspector Sejer series, Sejer must determine why the corpses of troubled young men keep surfacing in local lakes.