By Karin Fossum

Inspector Sejer is at the path of a violent killer in small-town Norway during this gripping mystery from acclaimed crime author Karin Fossum.
Gunder Jomann, a quiet, middle-aged guy from a relaxed Norwegian neighborhood, thinks his existence has been made whole while he returns from a visit to India a married guy. yet at the day his Indian bride is because of subscribe to him, he's known as to the clinic to his sister's bedside. The neighborhood taxi motive force despatched as an alternative to fulfill the bride on the airport returns with out her. Then the city is surprised via the inside track of an Indian lady stumbled on bludgeoned to demise in a close-by meadow. 

Inspector Sejer and his colleague Skarre head the homicide inquiry, cross-examining the townsfolk and planting seeds of suspicion in a neighborhood which has regularly believed itself to be uncomplicated, secure and trusting. For what can basically were an unpremeditated and motiveless act of violence, everyone seems to be responsible till confirmed blameless.

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Yes," she said. " Gunder chuckled at the other end of the line. " she asked, unbearably curious. Yes, of course he had met people, how could she suppose otherwise, one billion, you couldn't walk down the streets without all the time bumping into people. "There's air conditioning in the hotel," he went on. "When I go out of the door, the heat hits me. " she said. Oh yes, he was taking care of his tummy, he took his tablets and felt fine, but the heat meant that everything had to happen in slow motion.

In the evenings when he was in his fifty-first year he sat leafing through a book – a present from his younger sister, Marie – People of All Nations. Since he never went anywhere except to and from his workplace, a small, solid business that sold agricultural machinery, she could make sure that at least he had the chance to see pictures of what went on in the great wide world. Gunder read the book and leafed through the illustrations. He was most fascinated by India. The beautiful women with the red dots on their foreheads.

They cost money, too, the Poles, don't they? With a new Dominator and a new press you can do the job without them. I'll give you an unbeatable price as well. " Svarstad chewed on a straw. He had a furrow in his weather-beaten brow and sadness in his deep-set eyes, which gave way slowly to a radiant dream. No other salesman would have tried selling one more piece of machinery to a man who could barely afford a harvester, but Gunder had gambled and as usual he had won. "Consider it an investment in the future," he said.

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