By Jørn Lier Horst, Anne Bruce
The summer time cottages are closed and peace is settling over the coast of Vestfold, however the autumn fog conceals evil deeds. within the novel 'Closed for Winter', William Wisting has a brand new case to unravel in the course of the low season. Ove Bakkerud, newly separated and very disappointed, is calling ahead to a last quiet weekend at his summer season domestic ahead of last for wintry weather yet, whilst the travelers depart, much less welcome viewers arrive. Bakkerud's cottage is ransacked through burglars. round the corner he discovers the physique of a guy who has been crushed to demise. Police Inspector William Wisting has witnessed gruesome murders ahead of, however the desperation he sees during this most up-to-date homicide is whatever new. opposed to his needs his daughter Line makes a decision to stick in a single of the summer season cottages on the mouth of the fjord. Wisting's unease doesn't curb after they notice a number of extra corpses at the abandoned archipelago. in the meantime, useless birds are losing from the sky.
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Closed for Winter (William Wisting, Book 7) by Jørn Lier Horst, Anne Bruce