Jørn Lier Horst

The Wolfhound Mystery

CLUE #9

The wolfhound of the freighter Lady Anetta is a ghost story that’s been told for generations in Schooner Cove. It is said that the hound is a herald: once it has shown itself, death will soon come to call. Cecilia, Leo and Une all see a big, black stray dog wandering out on the mountain plain. The following day, one of the guests at the guesthouse The Pearl hostel is found dead.

The CLUE gang don’t believe in ghosts, or at least not that a ghost dog would leave tracks in the snow. As they follow the trail, they end up deeply entangled in one of the most perilous mysteries they have encountered yet.

The CLUE series’ name comes from the first letter in each protagonist’s name: Cecilia, Leo, Une, and Une’s dog Egon. In each of the series’ books a new mystery and a new ethical question is introduced along with the thoughts of one of the world’s most well-known philosophers. The CLUE books are best selling crime fiction for younger readers aged 9-12.

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Jørn Lier Horst (b. 1970) has with his award-winning novels about William Wisting joined the elite of Nordic crime fiction writers. Having worked as a head of investigations before becoming a full-time author, Horst brings a unique brand of suspense and realism to the table. Besides his novels for grown readers, Horst has gained recognition for his unparalleled ability to thrill also young readers with charming mysteries. His standing as the Norwegian king of crime fiction for all ages was cemented when he created the Detective Agency No. 2 and CLUE series, both the most popular children’s book series in their respective age categories.

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Edited September 13, 2019 by Salomonsson Agency