Sandstone Press

Dark Branches by Nik Frobenius

RRP: £8.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781910124536
Publication Date: 16/07/2015
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Dark Branches

Nik Frobenius

Author Jo Uddermann has published an autobiographical novel about certain dark events in his past. Expectations run high both in the publishing house and the media, but after an appearance on television sinister things begin to happen: anonymous letters, Barbie dolls with their heads cut off, dead squirrels on the stairs in front of his house. His life with his wife and daughter in Oslo no longer feels secure. Someone is out to get them. Understanding that a seemingly untamable desire has been brought back to life while Jo researched his novel, his wife accuses him of infidelity. Georg, whom Jo believed to be dead, shows up in the present. When their friend, Katinka is found dead, in an old rose painted coffin in a bog, suddenly there is no knowing who to believe or who to fear.

Nik Frobenius

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Nik Frobenius is a Norwegian novelist and screen writer who has written many books and screenplays including that of the classic Nordic film thriller Insomnia, which was adapted into a major...

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Reviews

‘Haunting and very disturbing.’
-Ann Cleeves, author of Raven Black

‘Thrilling, uncomfortable and intelligent...Nikolaj Frobenius’ tenth novel will keep you awake all night.’
-Gabriel Moro, Gyldendal

‘An unusually well-written book showing the fearsome effect of subtle lies’
-Margunn Vikingstad, Morgenbladet

‘Frobenius is a master of disturbing writing, and in this book he is at his very best.’
-Geir Vestad, Hamar Arbeiderblad

‘The plot is very exciting and the book is difficult to lay down.’
-Bjørn Gabrielsen, Dagens Næringsliv

‘Nikolaj Frobenius weaves thrillers so proficiently that most crime writers should envy him.’
-Cathrine Krøger, Dagbladet

‘Interesting novel - dark, unsettling and not least a little bit disturbing.’
-Col's Criminal Library

‘I found this book intriguing... chilling story...’
-Shots Magazine