With police resources needed elsewhere, Chief Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen and Detective Billy T. are left alone to investigate when the director of Oslo’s Spring Sunshine Home is found brutally murdered. Kate Reading balances two intersecting story lines: chilling revelations from the prime suspect's mother about her son's turbulent childhood and Hanne and Billy T.'s wide-ranging investigation. Each thread builds to a startling climax. Reading is especially good at capturing the gritty and intimate dialogue, adjusting her volume and pacing to emphasize emotional urgency. Her portrayal of the 12-year-old prime suspect is piercing, yet impossible to ignore. In contrast, Reading's voice is raw with vulnerability when Hanne is forced to reconcile the demands of her personal life with her independence. A.S. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2013]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2013
CD ISBN 9781482911497 $34.95 Nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781482911473 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4829-1152-7 $59.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2013
CD ISBN 9781482911503 $100.00 Nine CDs
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