Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Jorn Lier Horst has joined the elite of Nordic crime fiction writers. Having worked as a police officer and head of investigations before becoming a full-time author, Horst brings a unique brand of suspense and realism to his novels. With his books selling over two million copies in his home country alone, Horst has established himself as one of the most addictive voices to come out of Scandinavia. The Wisting series is being adapted for TV by the producers behind Wallander and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Anne Bruce studied Norwegian and English at the University of Glasgow and now lives on the Isle of Arran, Scotland. She has translated a number of crime novels by Anne Holt and Jorn Lier Horst, including the Petrona-Prize-winning The Caveman and When It Grows Dark, which was longlisted for the CWA International Dagger in 2017.
Horst invites the readers to join the investigation in a credible manner that highlights professional practices [in the police] and generates a new kind of suspense -- Bok 365 * Norway * Jorn Lier Horst has truly done it this time . . . Exceptionally well-executed -- Tonsbergs Blad * Norway * The untangling [of the mystery], the tactics, and the climax keep the suspense at a solid Horst level -- Tronder Avisa * Norway * With The Katharina Code Jorn Lier Horst again delivers an excellent crime novel with a credible plot . . . All that remains is to declare that Jorn Lier Horst impresses again -- Ostlands-Posten * Norway * The author has employed literary devices one only rarely finds in a crime novel. And he's succeeded marvelously -- Tvedestrandsposten * Norway * The novel vibrates with anticipation all the way to the finish -- Dagbladet * Norway * Jorn Lier Horst only gets better and better . . . The Katharina Code is a beautiful crime fiction story -- Stavanger Aftenblad * Norway * If you haven't already, introduce yourself to Norway's Chief Inspector William Wisting - you'll warm to him even though his patch can get pretty cold -- Jon Wise * Sunday Sport * The Katharina Code is the best and most ingenious novel that Jorn Lier Horst has written thus far -- Tvedestrandsposten * Norway * Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers -- Marcel Berlin * The Times * Jorn Lier Horst is one of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today -- Joan Smith * Sunday Times * A well-crafted, atmospheric, character-driven thriller- I couldn't put it down! * Alex Dahl, author of The Boy At The Door * A good Nordic police procedural with well-drawn characters * Choice Magazine *