Jussi Adler-Olsen

JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN | NEWS | STORE Political studies, an education in film science and a childhood as the son of a chief psychiatrist has given Jussi Adler-Olsen his insight in to writing about topics as diverse as deep insanity, destinies brought down by society, and international conspiracies. He worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. He began by writing stand-alone novels but owes most of his success to the Department Q series. DEPARTMENT Q 1. The Keeper Of Lost

Jussi Adler-Olsen: The Washington Decree

JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN | NEWS | STORE An assassination attempt on the night of the American presidential election kills the wife of Democratic frontrunner, governor Bruce Jansen. The new president will do whatever it takes to change society – immediately and at any cost. Doggie Rogers, the governor’s trusted employee, is in the middle of it all when Jansen’s controversial decree, cancelling American citizen’s constitutional rights, is passed and all hell breaks loose. But her world is turned upside down when her father

Jussi Adler-Olsen: Takeover

JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN | NEWS | STORE Wealthy, cynical businessman Peter de Boer is head of a firm in Holland that specialises in bringing down major corporations. He hires the exotic Nicky Landsaat as a marketing trainee with his company and soon he profits from her ambitions. The trouble starts when the Iraqi intelligence service wants him to bring down a big Western corporation. Initially he refuses, but he relents after a number of threats against him to have his shady past revealed. Suddenly,

Jussi Adler-Olsen: The Alphabet House

JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN | NEWS | STORE Germany, World War II. Two English pilots are shot down and crash land behind enemy lines. The area swarming with German troops, they have only minutes to crawl from the wreckage and make their escape. Boarding a train reserved for wounded SS men on the way home from the eastern front, they ditch their clothing and personal belongings and pose as German soldiers, hiding for days in soiled, bloody beds, feigning unconsciousness. But their act is too

Jussi Adler-Olsen: Selfies | The Scarred Woman

JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN | NEWS | STORE In a Copenhagen park the body of an elderly woman is discovered. Though the case bears a striking resemblance to another unsolved homicide from over a decade ago, the police cannot find any connection between the two victims. Across town a group of young women are being hunted down. The attacks seem random, but could these brutal acts of violence be related? Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q is charged with solving the mystery. Back at headquarters,