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Black Seconds : Inspector Sejer Mysteries - Karin Fossum

Black Seconds

Inspector Sejer Mysteries

By: Karin Fossum, Charlotte Barslund (Transcribed by)

Paperback Published: 10th August 2009
ISBN: 9780156034043
Number Of Pages: 266

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A little girl seems to have vanished without trace. Inspector Sejer must find her before it's too late

Ida Joner gets on her brand-new bike and sets off to buy sweets. A good-natured, happy girl, she is looking forward to her tenth birthday. Thirty-five minutes after Ida should have come home, Helga Joner, her mother, starts to worry. She phones the shop and various friends, but no one has seen her daughter. As the family goes out looking for Ida, Helga’s worst nightmare becomes reality, and they contact the police.Hundreds of volunteers comb the neighbourhood, but there are no traces of Ida or her bike. As the relatives reach breaking point and the media frenzy begins, Inspector Sejer is calm and reassuring. But he finds the case puzzling. Usually missing children are found within forty-eight hours. Ida Joner seems to have vanished without a trace.

About the Author

Karin Fossum began her writing career in 1974. She has won numerous awards, including the Glass Key Award for the best Nordic crime novel, an honour shared with Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her highly acclaimed Inspector Sejer series has been published in more than thirty countries

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PRAISE FOR KARIN FOSSUM

"With sharp psychological insight and a fine grasp on police procedure, Fossum is easily one of the best new imports the genre has to offer."--The Baltimore Sun

"In spare, incisive prose, Fossum turns a conventional police procedural into a sensitive examination of troubled minds and a disturbing look at the way society views them . . . A superb writer of psychological suspense."--The New York Times

ISBN: 9780156034043
ISBN-10: 0156034042
Series: Inspector Sejer Mysteries
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 10th August 2009
Publisher: Mariner Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 13.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.25

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