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    • ISBN:9781472206909
    • Publication date:24 Mar 2016

Certain Signs That You Are Dead (Oslo Crime Files 4)

A compelling and cunning thriller that will keep you hooked

By Torkil Damhaug

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Intense psychological crime from the Norwegian bestselling author, in the tradition of Camilla Lackberg

CERTAIN SIGNS THAT YOU ARE DEAD is the fourth psychological thriller in Torkil Damhaug's Oslo Crime Files, a tense and dark quartet for fans of Camilla Lackberg and Jo Nesbo.

Every killer leaves a trace.

In Akershus University Hospital, a patient disappears into thin air.

That evening, his body is found in a basement box-room, his throat cut.

When retired forensic pathologist Jennifer Plåterud is called in to examine the dead man, she has no idea of just how closely she is involved in the murder herself.

And in the merciless heat of summer, she will be forced to make connections she would have preferred to ignore...


Praise for international bestseller Torkil Damhaug:

'Delivered with maximum psychological intensity' Barry Forshaw, Independent

'Nothing is as it seems in this sleek and cunning thriller' Evening Standard

Biographical Notes

Torkil Damhaug studied literature and anthropology in Bergen, and then medicine in Oslo, specialising in psychiatry. After working as a psychiatrist for many years, he now writes full time. Torkil lives with his wife and children near Oslo.

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  • ISBN: 9781472206893
  • Publication date: 18 May 2017
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Headline
Torkil Damhaug distinguishes himself through his attention-grabbing depictions of places and personalities. He has now taken his place in the top ranks of Norwegian crime fiction writers — Aftenposten
Nothing is as it seems in this sleek and cunning thriller. The first in a series called the Oslo Crime Files, it is a more than promising debut — Mark Sanderson, Evening Standard
One of the best-written and nerve-wracking works of crime fiction in a long time — Dagens Næringsliv
A novel about blame and guilt, about revenge and rage, about fantasies and frustrations - there are many powerful emotions and experiences in wait for the reader, too... Not a novel to pass up — Dagbladet
Damhaug sneaks right up to the cutting edge with his new thriller — Dagsavisen
Damhaug's new thriller is an exciting, original and disturbing novel with intriguing nuance and depth — VG
The book delivers surprises up to the very last moment ... Damhaug knows the art of telling a spellbinding crime story — Jyllands-Posten, Denmark 3
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