Anne Holt
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Anne Holt

Anne Holt is Norway's bestselling female crime writer. She was a journalist and news anchor and spent two years working for the Oslo Police Department before founding her own law firm and serving as Norway's Minister for Justice in 1996 and 1997. Her first novel was published in 1993 and her books have been translated into over thirty languages and have sold more than 7 million copies. Her novel 1222 was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Novel. She lives in Oslo with her family.

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    • In Dust and Ashes

    • The Hanne Wilhelmsen Series, Book 10
    • By: Anne Holt, Anne Bruce - translator
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The final nail-biting installment in the 10-part Hanne Wilhelmsen series from Scandinavia's most celebrated female crime writer, Anne Holt. In 2001, three-year-old Dina is killed in a tragic car accident. Not long thereafter Dina's mother dies under mysterious circumstances....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5

    • By Donna on 08-15-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Odd Numbers

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel
    • By: Anne Holt, Anne Bruce - translator
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    On an early April afternoon, a bomb goes off in the Oslo offices of the National Council for Islam in Norway, killing 23 people....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good one

    • By Donna on 06-11-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • 1222: The Hanne Wilhelmsen Novels, Book 8

    • By: Anne Holt
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    From Norway’s #1 best-selling crime writer comes a suspenseful locked-room mystery, set in an isolated hotel where guests stranded during a monumental snowstorm begin turning up dead....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Norwegian homage to Agatha Christie

    • By Tracey on 02-14-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Blind Goddess

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 1
    • By: Anne Holt, Tom Geddes (translator)
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    A small-time drug dealer is found battered to death on the outskirts of the Norwegian capital, Oslo. A young Dutchman, walking aimlessly in central Oslo covered in blood, is taken into custody....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Sure Why I Didn't Like It

    • By Tracey Rains on 05-28-13

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Dead Joker

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 5
    • By: Anne Holt
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Chief Public Prosecutor Sigurd Halvorsrud's wife is found dead in front of the fireplace in the family living room. The cause of death: decapitation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best one yet

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-02-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • No Echo

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 6
    • By: Anne Holt, Berit Reiss-Andersen
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When celebrity chef Brede Ziegler is discovered stabbed to death on the steps of the Oslo police headquarters, it sends a shock wave through the city's hip in-crowd....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Getting better with each addition

    • By Dawn on 11-30-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Death of the Demon

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 3
    • By: Anne Holt
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    From Edgar Award finalist Anne Holt comes the captivating third book in the series featuring the brilliant and tough police inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen, who must investigate the grisly murder of an orphanage director....

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Lion's Mouth

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 4
    • By: Anne Holt
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Less than six months after taking office, the Norwegian prime minister is found dead. She has been shot in the head....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another thrilling story of murder and corruption

    • By Mishakia Ford on 06-25-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Blessed Are Those Who Thirst

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 2
    • By: Anne Holt, Anne Bruce (translator)
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    In Oslo a brutal heat wave has coincided with an alarming increase in violent crime. In the latest instance, investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen is sent to a macabre crime scene on the outskirts of town....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good (not great) continuation

    • By Greg on 11-06-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • No Echo

    • By: Anne Holt
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    When celebrity chef Brede Ziegler is discovered stabbed to death on the steps of the Olso police headquarters, it sends a shockwave through the city....

    Regular price: $24.30

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