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Unrest

(2018)
(The first book in the Axel Steen series)
A novel by

 
 

European bestselling author Jesper Stein's award-winning debut thriller introduces Danish DCI Axel Steen.


'Stein's mysterious and melancholy detective has the potential to become the next Alex Cross.'

-Real Crime Magazine

'It's harsh, dark, yet with a warm, beating heart at its core.'

-Lars Kepler, author of The Hypnotist


A man's hooded and tortured body is found in a cemetery in Copenhagen during a riot. With so many police on site, how could anyone be murdered and left out in the open?

Unless the killer is one of them?

DCI Steen is assigned the case, which rapidly becomes more complex and more personal as the body count goes up. He will not stop until the killer is caught, whatever the consequences. But the consequences turn out to be greater than expected - especially for Axel himself.

Released for the first time in English, this immensely popular and exciting set of bestselling books kicks off with a dramatic and fast-paced debut.


Praise for UNREST:

'Unrest is extremely reminiscent of some of the fine Nordic TV dramas that we love.'Raven Crime Reads

'A thriller with some cracking characters and an excellent mix of mystery and action.' Liz Loves Books

'A good story, well told, and with a nasty murder waiting to be solved.' Grab This Book

'Unrest is an exciting debut novel and I would definitely recommended it for Nordic Noir fans.''Hooked From Page One

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Jesper writes about a Copenhagen that's both full of change yet always the same. It's harsh, dark, yet with a warm, beating heart at its core." - Lars Kepler

"Jesper Stein's crime novels cast a strong light on contemporary Denmark in such a way that they deserve readers far beyond Danish borders." - Gunnar Staalesen


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Used availability for Jesper Stein's Unrest

Hardback Editions

May 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Unrest
Author(s): Jesper Stein
ISBN: 1-912624-02-8 / 978-1-912624-02-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mirror Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Unrest: from the Winner of the Danish Crime Academy's 2018 Novel of the Year
Author(s): Jesper Stein
ISBN: 1-912624-04-4 / 978-1-912624-04-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mirror Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Unrest: from the Winner of the Danish Crime Academy's 2018 Novel of the Year (Axel Steen Book 1)
Author(s): Jesper Stein
Publisher: Mirror Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU