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TWO BROTHERS. BOUND BY BLOOD...AND A LIFETIME OF SECRETS.
When Roy and Carl's parents die suddenly, sixteen-year-old Roy is left as protector to his impulsive younger brother. But when Carl decides to travel the world in search of his fortune, Roy stays behind in their sleepy village, satisfied with his peaceful life as a mechanic.
Some years later, Carl returns with his charismatic new wife, Shannon - an architect. They are full of exciting plans to build a spa hotel on their family land. Carl wants not only to make the brothers rich but the rest of the village, too.
It's only a matter of time before what begins as a jubilant homecoming sparks off a series of events that threaten to derail everything Roy holds dear, as long-buried family secrets begin to rise to the surface...
|Publication date:||29th April 2021|
|Publisher:||Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing|
|Primary Genre||Thriller and Suspense|
Closing date: 30/06/2021
I read THE KINGDOM and couldn't put it down...suspenseful...original...this one is special in every way. - Stephen King
Jo Nesbo remains the king of Scandicrime. - Financial Times
Superbly written and magnificently chilling - Sunday Mirror
This being Nesbo there is plenty of deception, death and partial decapitation to come. No Harry Hole this time, but still a sombre delight. There are shades of a Nordic Ripley, or maybe Virginia Andrews on aquavit. Choose your poison - The Times
The Kingdom is a stunning novel from a storyteller with few equals -- Jon Coates - UK Press Syndication
Jo Nesbø, musician, economist and author of the best-selling series featuring Detective Harry Hole, has won many prizes for his novels, including the Glass Key, the Riverton Prize and the Norwegian Bookclub prize for best ever Norwegian crime novel. His first novel to be published in English was The Devil's Star and the second, The Redbreast, was shortlisted for the CWA Duncan Lawrie International Dagger. He lives in Oslo.More About Jo Nesbo