Following the international No 1 bestsellers Mercy and Disgrace, Guilt is the fourth heart-stopping Department Q novel from Jussi Adler-Olsen, and a gripping treat for all fans of the Scandinavian crime thriller.1987. Nete Rosen thought she'd put her traumatic youth behind her. Her caring foster... show more
Following the international No 1 bestsellers Mercy and Disgrace, Guilt is the fourth heart-stopping Department Q novel from Jussi Adler-Olsen, and a gripping treat for all fans of the Scandinavian crime thriller.1987. Nete Rosen thought she'd put her traumatic youth behind her. Her caring foster parents and loving husband helped her start again. However, when a man from her past reappears one night, Nete's new life could be shattered. But she won't be drawn back into that nightmare - she won't be a victim again...2010. Detective Carl M'rck from Copenhagen's cold case division is looking into the disappearance of Rita Nielsen, an escort agency owner. The investigation reveals that Rita is only one piece of the puzzle. Because this is not a one-off incident - but part of a disturbing pattern which has been hidden from prying eyes for over twenty years...Jussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. Mercy and Disgrace are the first two in currently four novels in the Department Q series. He holds the prestigious Glass Key Award, given annually for a crime novel by a Scandinavian author, and is also winner of the Golden Laurels, Denmark's highest literary accolade.
Publish date: February 27th 2014
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
Series: Department Q (#4)
Inhaltsangabe Eine Reihe vermisster Personen aus dem Jahr 1987, die durch eine Person und deren entsetzliches Schicksal verbunden sind: Nete Hermansen. Eine junge Frau ohne jede Chance auf ein selbstbestimmtes Leben, von Menschen grausam misshandelt, wird zwangssterilisiert durch einen fanatischen A...
Also under the title “Guilt” and as “Dossier 64”Book 4 in the Department Q seriesExploring cold cases is what the squad at Department Q does best, add a little history, mix a bit of humour and plunge your reader into a fascinating mystery and you have a good combination that surely will please most ...
The fourth novel of Department Q series by Jussi Adler-Olsen and this is also my first time to read a Adler-Olsen’s novel. I read this in english by the way and it’s also published as “The Purity of Vengeance” and “Journal 64”. In 1985, Nete Rosen is happily living her life with her husband, until...
I have read and enjoyed the two previous books in the Department Q series by Jussi Adler-Olsen and was excited when I found that I was going to be able to read the next book in this series, THE PURITY OF VENGEANCE. The overall story is quite intriguing and I rather enjoyed that back and forth betwee...
Wie immer begibt sich Carl nur sehr zögerlich an seinen nächsten Fall. Diesen hat Rose ausgewählt, es geht um eine verschwundene Bordellbesitzerin, Ihr Verschwinden wurde damals als Selbstmord abgetan. Rose fallen aber so viele Ungereimtheiten auf, daß auch bei Carl die Alarmglocken läuten. Als Rose...
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