FEATURED IN THE TIMES TOP 100 CRIME & THRILLERS SINCE 1945
THE GRIPPING & UNPUTDOWNABLE THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING CRIME WRITING SENSATION, PERFECT FOR FANS OF THE KILLING, JO NESBO AND SCANDI NOIR.
She scratches at the walls until her fingers bleed. But there is no escaping the room. She doesn't know how long she's been there. She vows not to go mad. She will not give her captors the satisfaction. She would rather die.
Copenhagen detective Carl Mørck has been taken off homicide to run a newly created department for unsolved crimes. His first case concerns politician Merete Lynggaard, who vanished five years ago.
Everyone says she's dead. Everyone says it's a waste of time. He thinks they're right.
But she isn't dead... yet.
Can they save her in time?
Dark, mysterious and gripping, Mercy establishes Jussi Adler-Olsen as the master of the Nordic thriller.
If you like Mercy, you'll love the rest in the Department Q series: Redemption, Disgrace, Guilt and Buried
Praise for Jussi Adler-Olsen:
'The new 'it' boy of Nordic Noir' The Times
'Gripping story-telling' Guardian
'This pitch-black novel will have readers hungry for more' Independent
One of the most original plots in crime fiction . . . Brilliant
An unusually fine and extremely fascinating thriller which will keep you breathless till the very last page
Jussi Adler-Olsen tells his stories as wickedly as Dean Koontz and has his detectives work as hard as Stieg Larsson