Books by Anne Holt

ANNE HOLT lives in Norway and France.


DEATH OF THE DEMON by Anne Holt
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: June 18, 2013

"Not the finest hour for Hanne (Blind Goddess, 2012, etc.) and her detective team, who are equally upstaged by the unforgettable 12-year-old at the heart of the matter."
The murder of an Oslo foster home director points, inexplicably and disturbingly, to her latest charge. Read full book review >
BLIND GODDESS by Tom Geddes
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: June 5, 2012

"Fans of Henning Mankell's majestically lumbering police procedurals will relish every twist in the long road to resolution. Less patient readers should look to Hanne's later adventures."
Politics and drugs make uneasy bedfellows in this first case for Hanne Wilhelmsen, the Oslo police inspector most recently seen on these shores in 1222 (2011). Read full book review >
1222 by Anne Holt
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Holt (What Is Mine, 2006, etc.) makes curmudgeonly Hanna the perfectly astringent guide to this nightmare whodunit out of Ellery Queen's The Siamese Twin Mystery and Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None."
A train accident strands retired Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen in the middle of a fierce snowstorm with 268 other passengers, one of whom begins to murder the others in this brainy page-turner. Read full book review >
WHAT NEVER HAPPENS by Anne Holt
THRILLERS
Released: Feb. 13, 2008

"Norwegian author Holt (What Is Mine, 2006) can deftly lead the reader to wrong conclusions and ratchet up the tension almost unbearably, but there's a sadly synthetic quality to Stubo and Johanne's nemesis, who's lining up to be their foe next time out as well."
A flamboyantly gruesome murder spree challenges Norwegian special-crimes investigator Adam Stubo and his wife, profiler Johanne Vik. Read full book review >
WHAT IS MINE by Anne Holt
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 10, 2006

"Based on a true Norwegian murder case, Holt's work is cerebral, complicated and immensely rewarding."
A savvy, sharply delineated suspense novel from Norwegian crime author Holt delves into the haunting motivation of a child-abductor. Read full book review >