Scandinavian author Anne Holt has been dubbed the godmother of modern Norwegian crime fiction. Why? Because her novels are accessible, authentic, filled with suspense and feature intriguing protagonists – her latest being no exception!
A Grave for Two is the first instalment in Anne Holt’s new crime series featuring Selma Falck. Selma’s legal career and personal life have hit rock bottom until Norway’s best female skier, Hege Chin Morell requires her help. Just a couple of months until the Winter Olympics, Hege is desperate to overturn a doping charge and identify her saboteur. Clearing her name appears to be an almost impossible task until Selma learns a male skier has been found dead after a training accident. However, the post-mortem shows suspicious circumstances surrounded his death and a link is made to Hege’s case.
It quickly becomes clear to Selma that there is something more serious at stake as she uncovers corruption, hidden hostility and sketchy connections. Soon another person is found dead and she discovers more lives are at risk, herself included!
Anne Holt is Norway's bestselling female crime writer, translated into 30 languages and with more than six million copies of her books sold. Anne worked as a journalist to help finance her time at law school. She spent two years working for the Oslo Police Department before founding her own law firm and serving as Norway's Minster for Justice. Anne debuted as an author in 1993 and quickly became established as one of Scandinavia’s most successful crime writers.
Reviewer: Andrea Molloy Allen & Unwin, RRP $32.99