Charlo Torp has problems. He´s lost his life and his job, and now his gambling debts are driving his daughter away from him. Desperate, his solution is to rob an elderly woman of her money and silverware. But Harriet Krohn fights back, and Charlo loses control.
Wracked with guilt, Charlo attempts to rebuild his life. But the police are catching up with him, and Inspector Konrad Sejer has never lost a case yet.
Told through the eyes of the killer, The Murder of Harriet Krohn poses the question: How far would you go to turn your life around, and could you live with yourself afterwards?
This is the seventh book about Inspector Sejer.
Fossums presentation of her characters is marked by an intelligence and compassion that is not often found in the pages of crime fiction. DONNA LEON, SUNDAY TIMES
Fans and newcomers alike will savour this insightful character study of a man of the edge. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Karin Fossum (1954–) made her literary debut in 1974 with the poetry collection Maybe Tomorrow (Kanskje i morgen), for which she won the Vesaas First Writer's Award. She has published books in several genres, but is best known for her crime fiction series about Inspector Konrad Sejer. Several of her books have been filmed for the screen and TV. She has received a number of prestigious awards, including an LA Times Book Award and The Brage Prize for her novel The Indian Bride (Elskede Poona). In 2017 The Riverton Club named her Best Norwegian Crime Writer through the times!
Karin Fossum's books are translated into 34 languages.