Blix & Ramm #2
An explosion rocks the city of Oslo on New Year’s Eve and Norway is put on terror alert. Among the wounded is someone Alexander Blix knows well. Ruth-Kristine Smeplass is the mother of 2-year-old Patricia, kidnapped ten years ago. Blix was heavily involved in the investigation all those years back, but no trace could be found of the missing girl. As the case gains public attention once more, news blogger Emma Ramm is intrigued by the unsolved mystery. Blix and Ramm both set out to penetrate the smoke screen that’s been put up to cover the truth behind Patricia’s abduction.
Smoke Screen is the second installment in Jørn Lier Horst & Thomas Enger’s bestselling Blix & Ramm series.
This is crime fiction entertainment of the highest order, penned by two of Norway’s most prominent crime writers. /…/ “Smoke Screen” is, alongside “Knife” by Jo Nesbø, this summer’s great reading experience within the crime and suspense genre.
The plot is propelled by an excellent and solid crime mystery with several surprising twists.
Thomas Enger and Jørn Lier Horst keep up the suspense. /…/ The fast-paced and appetite-stirring prologue of “Smoke Screen” hits the bullseye. So does what comes after.