Anne Mette Hancock lives in Copenhagen with her two children. In 2017 her debut The Corpse Flower introduced readers to journalist Heloise Kaldan and police officer Erik Schfer. It won the Danish Crime Academy's debutant prize, was a#1 bestseller in Denmark and a top ten bestseller in Europe. The sequel, The Collector, was published in Denmark in 2018and will be published by Swift in 2023.
'Ingenious ... It demands not to be ignored ... Taut, menacing, and intensely thrilling, it never lets go' - Geoffrey Wansall, The Daily Mail 'Hancock writes with a razor-sharp pen, wittily and with originality. I simply adore her books' - Katrine Engberg, #1 internationally bestselling author of The Tenant and The Butterfly House 'Anne Mette Hancock, newcomer to the Nordic thriller, has a lot of talent' - Elle France 'Anne Mette Hancock has written a killer book. This one has it all - a great story, compelling characters, and a page-turning plot. Don't miss The Corpse Flower' - Harry Hunsicker, author of The Devil's Country 'Scandinavian noir at its noirest. It's hard, maybe unthinkable, to imagine how Hancock will follow it up' - Kirkus Reviews 'A guaranteed page-turner' - Emelie Schepp, author of the Jana Berzelius Series '[A] gripping debut ... Assured prose matches the intricate plot. Hancock is off to a strong start' - Publishers Weekly 'Can most assuredly hold her ground against a number of Swedish and Danish crime queens' - Berlingske 'Absolutely wonderful. Superbly constructed and totally enthralling' - Helene Tursten, author of Snowdrift 'Classic femi-crime with equal parts lifestyle and suspense' - Weekendavisen 'Breathes life into old genre-cliches' - Jyllands posten 'Likblomman really stands out with a personal, hard-boiled style and Kaldan and Schafer deviate early from what you'd believe to be the predictable path' - Skanska Dagbladet