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She was going to look after herself. For them she was the woman in the cage, but she was the one who decided how far apart the bars would be. She would think thoughts that opened out onto the world and kept madness at bay. They would never break her. That's what she decided as she lay there on the floor, her shoulder throbbing fiercely and the swelling around her eye forcing it closed. Someday she would get out of here.

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ISBN:
9780525952893
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Adler Olsen, Jussi
Author:
Adler-Olsen, Jussi
Author:
Pacey, Steven
Author:
Weaver, Tim
Publisher:
Plume
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
A Department Q Novel
Publication Date:
20150609
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 384 pages Dutton Books - English 9780525952893 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Adler-Olsen, Denmark's leading crime fiction author, outdoes his outstanding debut, Keeper of Lost Causes, with his second Department Q novel. No one knows how prickly Copenhagen Deputy Det. Supt. Carl Morck, the head of Department Q, which handles cold cases, received the file about the 1987 murder of an 18-year-old brother and a 17-year-old sister in a summer cottage. At the time suspicion fell on six boarding-school friends, but the police could find no evidence. Nine years later, a member of that group, the only one who had been on scholarship, confessed and went to prison. Morck and his misfit assistants, Assad and Rose, discover that the blood lust of those same students, now wealthy leaders of society, has not abated. These men fear only one thing — a homeless woman who used to be part of their gang. An insightful look at ruthless people seduced by violence and hiding behind their wealth fuels the surprise-filled plot. Morck's life is never simple, whether it involves office politics, stymied investigations, or guilt over his paralyzed partner. Agent: Sarah Hunt Cooke, international rights director at Penguin UK." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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A British bestseller comes to American shores

British mystery fans are well acquainted with David Raker, missing-persons investigator and star of Tim Weavers bestselling crime series. When Emily Kane arrives at her sister Carries house, she discovers the front door unlocked. Dinner is in the oven—but Carrie, her husband, and their two daughters are gone. When the police are unable to find a lead, Emily enlists the help of missing persons investigator (and former boyfriend) David Raker. But as he gets closer to the truth, Raker begins to uncover evidence of a sinister cover-up, spanning decades and costing countless lives.

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New York Times bestseller Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with the second book in his electrifying Department Q series

“The new ‘it boy of Nordic Noir” (The Times, London) delivers an electrifying follow up to his New York Times bestselling debut

In The Keeper of Lost Causes, American audiences were finally introduced to Copenhagens Detective Carl Mørck and his creator, #1 international bestselling author Jussi Adler-Olsen. Now, Mørck is back. Hes settled into Department Q and is ready to take on another cold case. This time, its the brutal double-murder of a brother and sister two decades earlier. One of the suspects confessed and is serving time, but its clear to Mørck that all is not what it seems. Kimmie, a homeless woman with secrets involving certain powerful individuals, could hold the key—if Mørck can track her down before they do.

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