Vidar Sundstøl

VIDAR SUNDSTØL | NEWS | STORE Vidar Sundstøl won the prestigious Riverton Prize for Best Norwegian Crime Novel for The Land of Dreams, the first volume in the acclaimed Minnesota trilogy which he wrote after living on the North Shore of Lake Superior for two years. Sundstøl has lived in the United States and Egypt, and now resides with his family in Telemark, the setting for The Devil’s Wedding Ring. THE MINNESOTA TRILOGY The Land of Dreams Only the Dead The Ravens OTHER The Devil’s Wedding Ring

Vidar Sundstøl: The Devil’s Wedding Ring

VIDAR SUNDSTØL | NEWS | STORE On Midsummer Eve in 1985, a young folklore researcher disappears from Eidsborg in Telemark. Exactly thirty years later, a student goes missing who had also been researching pagan rituals at the 13th century village church. Then former police officer Knut Abrahamsen is found drowned in a nearby river, presumed suicide. Private investigator Max Fjellanger leaves his Florida home and returns to his native Norway for Knut's funeral. But Max is not convinced that Knut killed himself,

Vidar Sundstøl: The Ravens

VIDAR SUNDSTØL | NEWS | STORE It's been a long, dark time since a gruesome discovery drew U.S. Forest Service ranger Lance Hansen into a murder investigation that is now approaching a resolution — although not to his satisfaction. In fact, the mysteries have been multiplying and getting uncomfortably close to home. On the run after a hunting expedition with his brother, Andy, went awry, Lance is haunted by visions of Swamper Caribou, the Ojibwe medicine man whose death a century earlier

Vidar Sundstøl: Only The Dead

VIDAR SUNDSTØL | NEWS | STORE A Norwegian tourist has been found murdered on the shore of Lake Superior — right where an Ojibwe man may have been killed more than one hundred years earlier. Four months later, the official investigation is supposedly over but still not resolved, and U.S. Forest Service officer Lance Hansen, drawn into the mystery by his grisly discovery of the body, is uncovering clues disturbingly close to home. His former father-in-law, Willy Dupree, may hold the key to

Vidar Sundstøl: The Land of Dreams

VIDAR SUNDSTØL | NEWS | STORE The grandson of Norwegian immigrants, Lance Hansen is a U.S. Forest Service officer and has a nearly all-consuming passion for local genealogy and history. But his quiet routines are shattered one morning when he comes upon a Norwegian tourist brutally murdered near a stone cross on the shore of Lake Superior. Another Norwegian man is nearby; covered in blood and staring out across the lake, he can only utter the word kjærlighet. Love. FBI agent Bob Lecuyer