Jon is on the run. He has betrayed Oslo's biggest crime lord: The Fisherman.
Fleeing to an isolated corner of Norway, to a mountain town so far north that the sun never sets, Jon hopes to find sanctuary amongst a local religious sect.
Hiding out in a shepherd's cabin in the wilderness, all that stands between him and his fate are Lea, a bereaved mother and her young son, Knut.
But while Lea provides him with a rifle and Knut brings essential supplies, the midnight sun is slowly driving Jon to insanity.
And then he discovers that The Fisherman's men are getting closer…
"A perfectly-formed thriller, written in pure, unadorned prose, that pierces the heart with its icy brilliance" -- Deirdre O'Brien * Sunday Mirror *
"A thrilling tale" -- Cole Moreton * Mail on Sunday *
"Another success for Nesbo" -- Geoffrey Wansell * Daily Mail *
"A short, lyrical tale where every word counts and the slow paces helps to build the tension[...] another brilliant thriller from the master storyteller" -- Jon Coates * Daily Express *
"Short, brisk, emotionally compelling and stylishly written" * Belfast Telegraph Morning *