Oslo detectives Gunnarstranda and Frolich are back ... and this time, it's personal...
When the body of a woman turns up in a dumpster, scalded and wrapped in plastic, Inspector Frank Frolich is shocked to discover that he knows her ... and their recent meetings may hold the clue to her murder. As he begins to learn more about the tragic events surrounding her death, Frolich's colleague Gunnarstranda deals with a disturbingly similar cold case involving the murder of a young girl in northern Norway. An unsettling number of coincidences emerge, and Frolich is forced to look into his own past to find the answers - and to catch the killer before he strikes again.
Dark, brooding and utterly chilling, Faithless is a breath-taking and atmospheric page-turner that marks the return of an internationally renowned and award-winning series, from one of the fathers of Nordic Noir.
`If you want your worst fears about what goes on inside a cop's mind confirmed, meet K.O. Dahl's Oslo sleuths, Gunnarstranda and Frolich ... impossible to put down' Guardian
`Fans of procedurals ... will snap this one up' Kirkus
`Skilfully orchestrated tension' Barry Forshaw, Independent
`A formidable talent' Booklist
`Little as it seems ... an exciting read' Publishers Weekly
`Kjell Ola Dahl's novels are superb. If you haven't read one yet, you need to - right now' William Ryan
One of the fathers of the Nordic Noir genre, Kjell Ola Dahl was born in 1958 in Gjovik. He made his debut in 1993, and has since published eleven novels, the most prominent of which is a series of police procedurals cum psychological thrillers featuring investigators Gunnarstranda and Frolich. In 2000 he won the Riverton Prize for The Last Fix and he won both the prestigious Brage and Riverton Prizes for The Courier in 2015. His work has been published in fourteen countries, and he lives in Oslo. Follow Kjell Ola on Twitter @ko dahl.