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Samuel Bjork - Author

About the Author

Samuel Bjork is the pen name of Norwegian novelist, playwright and singer/songwriter Frode Sander Øien. The Owl Always Hunts At Night is the second in his Munch and Krüger series, I’m Travelling Alone was the first. Both have been bestsellers across Scandinavia and the rest of Europe.

 

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The Boy in the Headlights (Munch and Kruger Book 3)

The Boy in the Headlights (Munch and Kruger Book 3)

Author: Samuel Bjork Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

The bestselling series, a former Richard and Judy bookclub pick, returns with another chilling case. Munch and Kruger. An unexpected pairing. A brilliant team. Winter 1999. An old man is driving home. It is dark and cold, and his is the only car on the road. Suddenly his headlights catch an animal up ahead. He hits the breaks furiously. Just in front of his bonnet he finds a young boy with a set of deer antlers on his head. Fourteen years later, a woman is found brutally murdered. Her body hidden in the boot of a car. She is the first but she won't be the last. Holger Munch is glad for the work; his personal life is anything but simple and escape is sweet. Mia Kruger is a woman on a mission. For the first time in a long time, she is clean. As more victims are reported, each crime scene is a little different to the last. There's an uncanny resemblance to cases from Mia's past. And then one day she sees a familiar face on the bus. It is her sister Sigrid, but she knows that's not possible, she's got the death certificate to prove it.

The Owl Always Hunts at Night (Munch and Kruger Book 2)

The Owl Always Hunts at Night (Munch and Kruger Book 2)

Author: Samuel Bjork Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2018

From the author of the bestselling Richard and Judy bookclub pick I'm Travelling Alone 'Gives Jo Nesbo a run for his money' Sunday Express When a young woman is found dead, the police are quick to respond. But what they find at the murder site is unexpected. The body is posed, the scene meticulously set. And there is almost no forensic evidence to be found. Detective Mia Kruger is a woman on the edge - she has been signed off work pending psychological assessment. But her boss has less regard for the rules than he should. Desperate to get Mia back in the office, Holger Munch offers her an unofficial deal. But the usually brilliant Mia is struggling and the team are unable to close the case. Until a young hacker uncovers something that forces the team to confront the scope of the murderer's plans and face the possibility that he may already be on the hunt for a second victim.

Owl Always Hunts at Night

Owl Always Hunts at Night

Author: Samuel Bjork Format: eBook Release Date: 06/06/2017

The thrilling follow-up to Samuel Bjrk's internationally bestselling I'm Traveling Alone, which The Wall Street Journal calls ';tense and smartly constructed' When a troubled teenager disappears from an orphanage and is found murdered, her body arranged on a bed of feathers, veteran investigator Holger Munch and his team are called into the case. Star investigator Mia Kruger, on temporary leave while she continues to struggle with her own demons, jumps back on the team and dives headfirst into this case: just in time to decode the clues in a disturbing video of the victim before she was killed, being held prisoner like an animal in a cage. Meanwhile, Munch's daughter, Miriam, meets an enticing stranger at a partya passionate animal rights activist who begins to draw her into his world and away from her family. Munch, Kruger, and the team must hunt down the killer before he can strike again in this sophisticated, intricately plotted psychological thriller by the newest phenomenon in international crime fiction.

I'm Traveling Alone

I'm Traveling Alone

Author: Samuel Bjork Format: eBook Release Date: 23/02/2016

International bestseller Samuel Bjork makes his US debut, a chilling and fast-paced thriller in which two detectives must hunt down a vengeful killer--and uncover the secret that ties each of them to the crimeA six-year-old girl is found in the countryside, hanging lifeless from a tree and dressed in strange doll's clothes. Around her neck is a sign that says "e;I'm traveling alone."e;A special homicide unit re-opens with veteran police investigator Holger Munch at the helm. Holger's first step is to persuade the brilliant but haunted investigator Mia Kruger, who has been living on an isolated island, overcome by memories of her past. When Mia views a photograph of the crime scene and spots the number "e;1"e; carved into the dead girl's fingernail, she knows this is only the beginning. Could this killer have something to do with a missing child, abducted six years ago and never found, or with the reclusive religious community hidden in the nearby woods?Mia returns to duty to track down a revenge-driven and ruthlessly intelligent killer. But when Munch's own six-year-old granddaughter goes missing, Mia realizes that the killer's sinister game is personal, and I'm Traveling Alone races to an explosive--and shocking--conclusion.From the Trade Paperback edition.

I'm Travelling Alone (Munch and Kruger Book 1)

I'm Travelling Alone (Munch and Kruger Book 1)

Author: Samuel Bjork Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2015

When the body of a young girl is found hanging from a tree, the only clue the police have is an airline tag around her neck. It reads `I'm travelling alone'. In response, police investigator Holger Munch is immediately charged with assembling a special homicide unit. But to complete the team, he must track down his former partner, Mia Kruger - a brilliant but troubled detective - who has retreated to a solitary island with plans to kill herself. Reviewing the file, Mia finds something new - a thin line carved into the dead girl's fingernail: the number 1. She knows that this is only the beginning. To save other children from the same fate, she must find a way to cast aside her own demons and stop this murderer from becoming a serial killer.

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