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  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787302464
  • Imprint: Harvill Secker
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $32.99

Knock Knock




A page-turning new Scandi-crime sensation from the publisher of Jo Nesbo.


**THE SMASH-HIT SCANDI THRILLER FROM THE PUBLISHER OF JO NESBO**

Set over three explosive days, this is compulsive, heart-pounding storytelling that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

He thought she was safe. Then the past came knocking.

Seventeen years ago, Inspector Ewert Grens was called to the scene of a brutal crime. A family had been murdered, with only their five-year-old daughter left behind. The girl was moved out and placed under witness protection, but while the case went cold, Grens is still haunted by the memory. When he learns that the apartment where the crime took place is now the scene of a mysterious break-in, Grens fears that someone is intent on silencing the only witness. He must race to find her...before they do.

Perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo, Steig Larsson and Samuel Bjork - don't miss out on the latest Scandi-crime sensation.

'Set over three action-packed days... it's [a] complex, white knuckle read' Observer

'Roslund has two strong prose styles - dark and darker - and both are on show in KNOCK KNOCK' New York Times

'A masterpiece of a thriller. Brutal, gripping, intelligent. It left me breathless' Liza Marklund

'The ending is a twist and a shocker...'The New York Journal of Books

'An edge of your seat thriller about revenge and treachery during three fateful days' Vi Läser

'Will keep even the most well-read and quality-conscious crime readers in a breathtaking iron grip from beginning to end' DBC, Denmark

  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787302464
  • Imprint: Harvill Secker
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Anders Roslund

Anders Roslund has published ten novels to date as part of the successful writing duos Roslund & Hellström and Roslund & Thunberg. His books have been read by millions and he is the recipient of numerous prestigious international awards. Knock Knock is the first novel published under Roslund’s full name.

Praise for Knock Knock

A masterpiece of a thriller. Brutal, gripping, intelligent. It left me breathless.

Liza Marklund

Breathtaking and terrific...Knock Knock is one of the best crime novels this reviewer has read in a very long time.

Jyllands-Posten

One of this year's very best crime novels, that will keep even the most well-read and quality-conscious crime readers in a breathtaking iron grip from beginning to end.

DBC, Denmark

An edge of your seat thriller about revenge and treachery during three fateful days.

Vi Läser, Sweden

With a novel like this in your hands the desire to read becomes extraordinary; everything else turns into distractions that keep you from lustfully devouring the next page.

Mariestads-Tidningen, Sweden

Knock Knock is [.] a breathtakingly thrilling, heartbreaking story of unscrupulous arms trading, shootings, and all their underlying causes.

Skånska Dagbladet, Sweden

Roslund's crime novel is of the sweaty, action-packed kind, and you read it with a pounding pulse and constant sense of unease. At the same time, it is a gripping and smart plot to consume and ponder.

Göteborgs-Posten, Sweden

If you thrill to the chills of Scandinavian noir, chances are you've read something by Anders Roslund. Roslund has two strong prose styles - dark and darker - and both are on show in Knock Knock.

New York Times Book Review

From the first Knock Knock on the door of a murder scene to discovering the killers behind it, this novel is a breathless, suspenseful read...A heart-pounding thriller... Roslund's serpentine plot and visceral character development brings each cliffhanging chapter to a staggering revelation on how tasty a dish of cold, karmic revenge can be.

Shelf Awareness

Anders Roslund is a household name throughout most of the world as a master of crime fiction, and this book is a sterling example of why.

The Bookreporter

A tense and detailed thriller...The ending is a twist and a shocker.

New York Journal of Books

Heart-pounding...This terrific mash-up of police procedural and crime thriller has strongly imagined characters, explosive action, and a twisty plot with an unexpected conclusion. It's a must for Scandinavian noir fans.

Publisher's Weekly

Grens is an immensely compelling character whose sharp intuition and dedication to justice are reminiscent of Harry Bosch... a tense, sophisticated procedural

Booklist

Has punchy prose and plot twists that readers expecting another brooding Scandinavian noir won't see coming

Kirkus

[Grens is] an eccentric, alienated, socially inept hero worthy of comparison with Swedish mystery master Henning Mankell's Inspector Kurt Wallander.

Wall Street Journal

[A] complex, white-knuckle read

Alison Flood, Observer

Scandi-noir fans are in for a treat. Knock Knock is a dark read - not for the lily-livered.

The Herald

A perfect example of Scandi noir

The Times

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