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Where Evil Lies

(2014)
(Where Monsters Dwell)
(The first book in the Odd Singsaker series)
A novel by

 
 
A story of obsession and murder that transcends time - and place. Medieval fascination with anatomy and modern-day obsession with rare books spark a series of gruesome murders in Norway and the US, and bring detectives from both countries together to hunt down a serial killer.

1528: A young Franciscan monk travels to Norway to collect a set of scalpels from a barber surgeon with whom he shares a dark and mysterious obsession with the dissection of human corpses. He travels north and settles in a remote village. His deadly legacy is a mysterious manuscript, the Book of John, bound in human skin. Nearly 500 years later, it seems that the ancient practice is experiencing a revival.

2010, Trondheim, Norway: Inspector Odd Singsaker leads the investigation into the flaying of the university librarian, Gunn Brita Dahle, and the theft of the priceless Book of John. The prime suspect is a security guard at the library who was once an academic high-flier, and now lives an isolated, almost twilight, existence following the unexplained disappearance of his wife and son some years back.

2010, Richmond, Virginia: When the curator of the Edgar Allan Poe museum suffers the same fate as Dahle, US Detective Felicia Stone flies to Norway to join Singsaker in the hunt for a serial killer. The more they delve into the past, the more sinister their discoveries become. The key to the psychopath's next move is held in the manuscript. Can they work out the clue before another person has to die.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

February 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Where Monsters Dwell (Odd Singsaker)
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
ISBN: 1-250-01680-0 / 978-1-250-01680-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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January 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Where Monsters Dwell (Odd Singsaker)
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
ISBN: 1-250-06080-X / 978-1-250-06080-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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January 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Where Evil Lies
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
ISBN: 1-4472-1831-0 / 978-1-4472-1831-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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May 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Where Monsters Dwell (Odd Singsaker)
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
ISBN: 1-4272-5881-3 / 978-1-4272-5881-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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February 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Where Evil Lies
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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February 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Where Evil Lies
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Where Monsters Dwell
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


February 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Where Monsters Dwell
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Where Monsters Dwell (Odd Singsaker Book 1)
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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January 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Where Evil Lies
Author(s): Jorgen Brekke
Publisher: Pan
Availability: Amazon UK