Redemption

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Penguin Books Limited, Jul 18, 2013 - Fiction - 640 pages

FROM THE 10 MILLION COPY, No. 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE DEPARTMENT Q SERIES

A GRIPPING TREAT FOR FANS OF SCANDANAVIAN THRILLERS
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A letter in blood, a horrifying disappearance. . .

Two boys, brothers, wake up tied and bound in a boathouse by the sea. Their kidnapper has gone, but he'll be back. They cannot escape . . .

In Copenhagen's cold cases division Carl Mørck has received a bottle.

It holds an old and decayed message, written in blood.

It is a cry for help from two boys. Is it real?

Who are they and why weren't they reported missing? Can they possibly still be alive?

He needs to find out, and fast . . .

Praise for Adler-Olsen:

'The new "it" boy of Nordic Noir' The Times

'Engrossing' Sunday Express

'As impressive as it is unnerving' Independent

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User Review  - EadieB - LibraryThing

Message in a bottle from 13 years ago have Carl and gang wondering about 2 young Danish boys who are missing. Removing side plots that have nothing to with main plot could have made book shorter and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carlathelibrarian - LibraryThing

This is the 3rd in the Department Q series and I really enjoyed this one. Lots of intrigue involving the 3 main characters, Morck, Assad and Rose/Ysra which added to the story and the complexity of ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Jussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. Buried is the fifth novel in the Department Q series, following on from Redemption, Disgrace, Mercy and Guilt. He holds the prestigious Glass Key Award, given annually for a crime novel by a Scandinavian author, and is also winner of the Golden Laurels, Denmark's highest literary accolade.