#BlogTour- Kjell Ola Dahl- The Assistant @KO_Dahl @OrendaBooks

Raven Crime Reads

Oslo, 1938. When a woman turns up at the office of police-turned-private investigator Ludvig Paaske, he and his assistant – his one-time nemesis and former drug-smuggler Jack Rivers – begin a seemingly straightforward investigation into marital infidelity. But all is not what it seems, and when Jack is accused of murder, the trail leads back to the 1920s, to prohibition-era Norway, to the smugglers, sex workers and hoodlums of his criminal past and an extraordinary secret…

Following K. O. Dahl’s previous historically based crime standalone, The Courier, set in post war Norway, we are now transported to the pre-war period, where unrest and uncertainty is growing, and life is on the brink of change as the fascism movement begins to insidiously tighten its grip on Europe…

Being quite familiar now with Dahl’s writing, and the pincer grip on both narrative and dialogue that he always exhibits in his Oslo…

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