The award-winning book adapted for the BBCs critically acclaimed TV series Wisting starring Carrie Anne Moss, from the producers behind Wallander and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. By Jorn Lier Horst, the number one bestselling author Praise for the William Wisting Mysteries: 'Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers.' -The Times 'Solid, satisfying police procedurals.' -The Sunday Times 'Plotting reigns supreme' -Financial Times 'Gripping and well executed.' -The Herald 'Immensely impressive.' -Barry Forshaw 'A masterpiece of storytelling.' -Lin Anderson
Jorn Lier Horst was born in 1970, in Bamble, Telemark, Norway. Between 1995 and 2013, when he turned to full time writing, he worked as a policeman in Larvik, eventually becoming head of investigations there. His William Wisting series of crime novels has been extremely successful, having sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide. Closed for Winter was also shortlisted for the prestigious Riverton Prize or The Golden Revolver, for best Norwegian crime novel of the year. In 2013 The Hunting Dogs, successor to Closed for Winter won both the Golden Revolver and The Glass Key, which widened the scope to best crime fiction in all the Nordic countries.
'The Caveman will delight fans of suspense and procedural realism.'-Crime Fiction Lover; 'Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers.'-The Times; 'If you haven't already, introduce yourself to Norway's Chief Inspector William Wisting - you'll warm to him even though his patch can get pretty cold.'-The Sunday Sport; 'Not a typical serial killer melodrama.'-The Sunday Herald; 'May well be the breakthrough book in the UK for this most unusual crime writer.'-CrimeTime; 'Fascinating concept . . . "the caveman" . . . where a criminal could take over and live the life of a marginalised member of society without being detected.'-Shotsmag; 'A thought-provoking book.'-Euro Crime Blog; 'It's a thought-provoking book - and, as in the gripping climax, an exciting one, as the two investigations merge in a well-engineered and entirely unexpected way. Then, if you haven't already, do go back and read THE HUNTING DOGS.'-Bob Cornwell in Euro Crime