WHEN THE STORY ENDS, THE HUNT BEGINS . . .
Detective Jessica Niemi is drawn into a high-profile investigation after the wife of a famous author, Roger Koponen, appears to have been killed in a bizarre ritual.
As more twisted murders occur in the coming days, it becomes obvious that Jessica is hunting a serial killer – one that is taking brutal inspiration from Koponen's bestselling trilogy . . .
Has a devoted fan lost their mind, or is this case more personal?
Nobody is safe in this rollercoaster thriller from award-winning author Max Seeck.
'The Witch Hunter, translated with icy precision by Kristian London, is written in short, sharp, present-tense chapters, a technique which adds to its relentless tension [and] a resolution as bleak as anything Poe might have conjured’ – Wall Street Journal
'If you only read one Nordic noir novel this autumn, make it The Witch Hunter – a chilling female-led thriller that will please fans of Lisbeth Salander and Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy' – Culture Fly
'[A] riveting, multi-layered debut, blending masterful police procedural with a chilling exploration of the occult' – Sara Blaedel #1 International Bestselling Author
'One of the best books I have read. Ever. Absolutely thrilling, well-written, and oh-so-hard to put down' – Emelie Schepp, author of Slowly We Die
'The Witch Hunter is everything I wish for in a thriller: exceptional story, exceptional characters, exceptional writing, and shocking twists – exceptional everything' – Chris Mooney, author of Blood World
'One twist follows another . . . Seeck imbues this riveting procedural with a deliciously creepy undertone' – Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW
'Dark and intricate . . . Vividly cinematic and impactful' – Booklist STARRED REVIEW
'A disturbing tale of murder and madness' – Kirkus Reviews