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Jørn Lier Horst


Norway (b.1970)

Jørn Lier Horst, is a Norwegian author of crime fiction and a police officer, working in Larvik. He is considered as one of Norway's leading crime writers. Intricate, elaborate and almost insoluble mysteries have become his specialty. Horst's career as a police chief makes him able to fulfill the most important element for the crime novel: Credibility. His novels are characterized by political and social comments in the subtext. He made his debut in 2004 with the crime novel Key Witness, based on a true murder story. The detective character in his novels is William Wisting.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
New and upcoming books
November 2023

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Snow Fall
(William Wisting, book 8)
October 2024

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Victim
(Alexander Blix, book 5)
November 2024

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The Traitor
(William Wisting, book 9)
Series
William Wisting
   1. Dregs (2011)
   2. Closed for Winter (2013)
   3. The Hunting Dogs (2014)
   4. The Caveman (2015)
   5. Ordeal (2016)
   6. When It Grows Dark (2017)
   7. The Night Man (2022)
   8. Snow Fall (2023)
   9. The Traitor (2024)
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Cold Case Quartet
   1. The Katharina Code (2018)
   2. The Cabin (2019)
   3. The Inner Darkness (2020)
   4. A Question of Guilt (2021)
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Alexander Blix (with Thomas Enger)
   1. Death Deserved (2019)
   2. Smoke Screen (2020)
   3. Unhinged (2021)
   4. Stigma (2023)
   5. Victim (2024)
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