Yours Until Death by Gunnar Staalesen

By Gunnar Staalesen

First released in Norwegian in 1979, it used to be defined by way of the critic Nils Nordberg as 'one of the best, such a lot severe, so much bold books in post-war Norwegian crime writing'. The single-mother households of the remoted neighborhood lower than the shadow of the Pyderhorn, Bergen's maximum mountain, are being terrorised through a teenage gang. yet teenage violence is not anything in comparison to what awaits detective Varg Veum while he will get to understand the blue-eyed Wenche Andersen.

Show description

Read or Download Yours Until Death PDF

Similar suspense books

The Hit (Will Robie, Book 2)

From David Baldacci--#1 bestselling writer and one of many world's most well-liked, generally learn storytellers--comes the main exciting novel of the 12 months. THE HIT Will Robie is a grasp of killing. A hugely expert murderer, Robie is the fellow the U. S. executive calls directly to cast off the worst of the worst-enemies of the country, monsters devoted to harming untold numbers of blameless sufferers.

A Certain Justice (Abe Glitsky, Book 1)

While the offended white mob poured out of the bar on San Francisco's Geary highway and surrounded an blameless black guy, Kevin Shea was once the single person who attempted to forestall them. He failed, and now, due to a misleading information picture taken in the course of the melee, he's sought after for the homicide himself-and the true culprits have threatened his lifestyles if he says a note.

The Nosferatu Scroll (Chris Bronson, Book 4)

A race-against-time conspiracy mystery with a perilous twist from the bestselling writer of the 1st Apostle.

Bohemia, 1741: at the northern banks of the Vltava River, a unprecedented occasion is occurring. inside of a personal chapel, a high-born Hungarian girl is being laid to leisure. yet no longer ahead of her center is faraway from her physique, and she or he is buried underneath a layer of heavy stones—lest she upward thrust back to prey upon her victims.

Venice, 2010: Holidaying within the world's most lovely urban, Chris Bronson and Angela Lewis find a desecrated tomb. inside of it's a lady skeleton and an arcane diary relationship again countless numbers of years. Written in Latin, it references a scroll that would offer a solution to an historic mystery. quickly corpses of younger girls, all killed within the comparable ritualistic demeanour, commence showing in the course of the urban. And whilst Angela disappears, Bronson is familiar with that he needs to locate her prior to she too is slaughtered.

But Bronson's hunt for Angela leads him again to the Island of the useless, and right into a conspiracy extra lethal than he might ever have imagined.

Additional resources for Yours Until Death

Example text

Oh. ” McGregor grimaced, then joined her on the sofa, taking her hands in his own. ” “After fourteen months? ” He chuckled. “Okay. Move in with me, please. ” She licked her lips, disappointed. ” “For now. ” She pulled her hands free. ” She eyed him grimly. “All year long I thought you were waiting until the new office was set up. Then I thought you were waiting to see if Ray would come back to SPIN, which obviously isn’t going to happen. Now what? Are you some kind of freakish confirmed bachelor in disguise?

The brunette slunk backward until she was flush against the counsel table. ” “This is your lucky day. Thanks to Ms. ” Suzannah shook her head frantically. “I never consented to that. My custody? I don’t even know what that means. I mean, I know what it means generally, but in this context—” “It means you’re vouching for him,” the judge explained. “And I don’t need your consent. This is still my courtroom, is it not? Which means I’m in charge. And from now on you’re going to listen, not talk, while I walk you through this, step by baby step.

Right. ” She winced when he said, “’Bye” and hung up without giving her a chance to say anything further. She was actually tempted to call him back and make him promise to contact her at least daily. Then a video popped up on her monitor, distracting her completely. It was a recent film of Suzannah Ryder handling—or rather, attempting to politely terminate—a news conference on her recent appellate court success. Even with the graininess of the footage, the attorney’s smile was amazing, just as Justin had described—confident yet vulnerable.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 31 votes