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We Shall Be Monsters

(The third book in the Constable David Maratse series)
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An extreme environment calls for extreme methods if retired Greenlandic Police Constable David Maratse is to catch a sadistic killer.

When the body of a missing teenager is discovered, Police Sergeant Petra Jensen's stiff and bloody clothes are found beside a nearby hole in the sea ice. The local police assume she is dead. The suicide note, written in her own hand, confirms it.

The investigation is closed and her clothes are buried in a small casket in the pre-cut grave - one of seven dug before winter in the graveyard above Inussuk, a small Arctic settlement on the exposed west coast of Greenland.

For retired Police Constable David Maratse, the funeral is just a formality, something to be endured, if only to convince the press, the politicians, and the police, that Petra, one of Greenland's finest officers, is dead.

As the hunt for the teenager's killer resumes, Maratse harnesses his dog team, and slips away under the cover of the winter night to begin his search for Petra, free from the prying eyes of the press, far from the restraints of the law.

Set during the sunless and tortuous Greenlandic winter, on the sea ice over 600 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, We Shall Be Monsters is the third and the darkest to date of the three books in the Greenland Crime series featuring retired Police Constable David Maratse.

If you like Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series and Yrsa Sigurdardottir's Freyja and Huldar books then you'll love Christoffer Petersen's dark crime thriller set in the world's most exciting Arctic location.

Pick up We Shall Be Monsters to begin your adventure to the darker side of Greenland today!

What readers are saying about We Shall Be Monsters:

' This was a great read filled with twists and dark turns. Great characters, even if some demonstrate great depths of depravity. On the other hand, others show the greatness that humans can possess.'

' Petersen does tend to look at humanity's darker side and this intensifies the need for swift and desperate even potentially violent responses. That is what keep the pages turning.'

' Christoffer is one of my favorite authors mainly because he such a prolific writer and he has many topics that pique my interest. His Greenland Crime series really does the job with David Maratse and Petra, Nivi, Malik and more.'

You can read more about Constable David Maratse in the following books and short stories:

The Greenland Crime Series

  1. Seven Graves, One Winter

    Blood Floe

    We Shall Be Monsters
The Greenland Trilogy

  1. The Ice Star

    In the Shadow of the Mountain

    The Shaman's House

Arctic Short Stories featuring Constable David Maratse

  1. Katabatic



    The Last Flight

    The Heart that was a Wild Garden


    The Thunder Spirits

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

November 2018 : Paperback

Title: We Shall Be Monsters: The Hunt for a Sadistic Killer in the Arctic
Author(s): Christoffer Petersen
ISBN: 8793680163 / 978-8793680166
Publisher: Aarluuk Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

November 2018 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: We Shall Be Monsters: The Hunt for a Sadistic Killer in the Arctic (Greenland Crime Book 3)
Author(s): Christoffer Petersen
Publisher: Aarluuk Press for Arctic Noir, Action Thrillers and Greenland Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA