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Offline/ Odd Numbers by Anne Holt

‘Offline/ Odd Numbers’ is the 9th novel in the Hanne Wilhelmsen series by Anne Holt. It is 11 years since the tragic events that left Hanne in a wheelchair. Since then, she has become very reclusive and resisted all contact … Continue reading

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Beyond The Truth by Anne Holt

‘Beyond The Truth’ is Anne Holt’s 7th Hanne Wilhelmsen novel and I’ve been waiting for the English translations of this excellent series to catch up ever since I read the 8th in the series ‘1222’ several years ago. Hanne is … Continue reading

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No Echo by Anne Holt

‘No Echo’ is the 6th novel in Anne Holt’s Hanne Wilhelmsen series. Hanne has been in exile in a convent in Verona since the death of her partner Cecilie. She left without a word to her friends or boss. Now … Continue reading

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Dead Joker by Anne Holt

Dead Joker’ is the 5th novel in Anne Holt’s wonderful series featuring Norwegian police detective Hanne Wilhelmsen. Ever since the English release of the 8th book in the series ‘1222’, I have eagerly awaited the release of the earlier books … Continue reading

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The Lion’s Mouth by Anne Holt

‘The Lion’s Mouth’ is the 4th book in Anne Holt’s Hanne Wilhelmsen series and the 5th book in the series that has been translated into English. In this book Hanne plays a smaller role – she is on holidays in … Continue reading

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Death of the Demon by Anne Holt

‘Death of the Demon’ is the 3rd novel in Anne Holt’s series featuring Oslo police detective Hanne Wilhelmsen. And while written in 1995, this book has only been published in English this year. Since reading the last book in the … Continue reading

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Blessed Are Those Who Thirst by Anne Holt

‘Blessed Are Those Who Thirst’ is the second novel in Anne Holt’s series featuring Oslo police detective Hanne Wilhelmsen. Like many people, I first discovered Anne Holt when the 8th book in this series – ‘1222’ was shortlisted for the … Continue reading

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Anne Holt Profile and Books

Anne Holt was born in Larvik in Norway in 1958. She grew up in Lillestrøm and Tromsø before finally moving to Oslo. She has a law degree from the University of Bergen, and in addition to working as a lawyer, … Continue reading

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Blind Goddess by Anne Holt

Last year the English translation of Anne Holt’s novel ‘1222’ was published. It was an excellent book and the 8th in her Hanne Wilhelmsen series. Blind Goddess has just been published in English and is the 1st in the series, … Continue reading

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1222 by Anne Holt

Anne Holt is Norway’s bestselling female crime writer. This is her 8th novel featuring ex-detective Hanne Wilhelmsen and is the first to be translated into English. Hopefully more will appear in English soon. Other titles by Anne Holt – not … Continue reading

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