5 MILLION BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE - 'Anne Holt is the Godmother of modern Norwegian crime fiction' Jo Nesbo 'Holt is Scandinavia's answer to Val McDermid, writing dark and unsettling crime with more than a little wire in its blood.' Evening Standard
Anne Holt is one of Scandinavia's most successful crime writers. She is the recipient of several awards, including the Riverton Prize (Rivertonprisen) and the Booksellers' Prize (Bokhandlerprisen). She is the former Minister of Justice for Norway, and has worked as a police attorney, lawyer, TV news editor and anchor, media consultant and journalist.
Step aside, Stieg Larsson, Holt is the queen of Scandinavian crime thrillers. * Red Magazine * Anne Holt is a thriller writer of the highest order. -- Liza Marklund Lively, unusual and persuasive. Holt writes with the command we have come to expect from the top Scandinavian writers. * The Times * Anne Holt is the Godmother of Norwegian crime fiction. -- Jo Nesbo