Redemption (Department Q #3) - A Conspiracy of Faith

Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen

Crime Fiction

Two young brothers wake tied up and gagged in a boathouse by the sea. Their bonds are inescapable. But, just perhaps, there is a way to cry for help . . . Years later, in Copenhagen's cold cases division, Detective Inspector Carl Mørck receives a bottle. It holds an old and decayed message, scratched in blood, from two boys. Is it real? Who are they and why weren't they reported missing? Can they possibly still be alive? Though the investigation initially appears hopeless, soon Carl and his team find themselves on the trail of not just these missing children - but others. Boys and girls taken - never to be seen again. And a cold-hearted killer unable to stop . . . Praise for Jussi Adler-Olsen 'The new 'it' boy of Nordic Noir.' The Times'Engrossing.' Sunday Express'Adler-Olsen's fascination with abnormal psychology once again pays off.' Sunday Times


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Grippingly different The Times This is your methadone if you enjoyed The Killing and found it overwhelmingly addictive BBC Radio 2 Claudia Winkleman Arts Show A weighty and disturbing novel ... with an ingenuity as impressive as it is unnerving Independent

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780141399997
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : July 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : books

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  • : Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • : Paperback
  • : 1013
  • : 640