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Hardcover  Ç 1222 ePUB á From Norway s bestselling female crime writer comes a suspenseful locked room mystery set in an isolated hotel in Norway, where guests stranded during a monumental snowstorm start turning up dead A TRAIN ON ITS WAY to the northern reaches of Norway derails during a massive blizzard meters above sea level The passengers abandon the train for a nearby hotel, centuries old and practically empty, except for the staff With plenty of food and shelter from the storm, the passengers think they are safe, until one of them is found dead the next morning With no sign of rescue, and the storm continuing to rage, retired police inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is asked to investigate Paralysed by a bullet lodged in her spine, Hanne has no desire to get involved But she is slowly coaxed back into her old habits as her curiosity and natural talent for observation force her to take an interest in the passengers and their secrets When another body turns up, Hanne realizes that time is running out, and she must act fast before panic takes over Complicating things is the presence of a mysterious guest, who had travelled in a private rail car at the end of the train and was evacuated first to the top floor of the hotel No one knows who the guest is, or why armed guards are needed, but it is making everyone uneasy Hanne has her suspicions, but she keeps them to herself Trapped in her wheelchair, trapped by the storm, and now trapped with a killer, Hanne must fit the pieces of the puzzle together before the killer strikes again


10 thoughts on “1222

  1. Luanne Ollivier Luanne Ollivier says:

    I had never heard of Anne Holt before she s described as Norway s 1 bestselling crime writer After finishing her latest book 1222, I can see why and I will be hunting down


  2. Emma Emma says:

    Why do I keep getting talked into reading books like these Yes, I get it, Hanne is an anti hero She hates people She is extremely, antisocial, embittered and intolerant hmm B


  3. Emma Turi Emma Turi says:

    I really enjoyed this book in the Hanne Wilhelmsen, I had not read the book before, therefore was a bit shocked to find out about her situation I liked this book especially as i


  4. Book Riot Community Book Riot Community says:

    Norwegian crime novel starring Hanne Wilhelmsen, a retired police detective, paraplegic, lesbian, and semi misanthrope A powerful snowstorm hits Norway, and the train Hanne is taki


  5. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    What could beNorwegian than having your train break down and being trapped in an isolated mountain lodge for days during a blizzard while the wind howls and breaks the windows Apparen


  6. Mara Mara says:

    It took me an unusually long time to read this one, simply because I was not enjoying it It pains me to say that honestly, because this book is basically all my catnip The authorial voic


  7. Jane Jane says:

    Locked room mystery suspense filled all through, until weak and far fetched ending.


  8. Sonia Sonia says:

    Back in November, I spent a day driving to various places for work, and so was listening to Radio 4 and there was an interview with Anne Holt who I had never heard of.She is Norwegian, and the


  9. Katy Katy says:

    Please note I read and reviewed this book in Dec 2011 Updating the formatting and adding a disclosure.Disclosure I received a free e galley copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an hon


  10. Dean Cummings Dean Cummings says:

    The writer Deb Caletti said, When you go looking for rescue, you end up trapped in your own weakness For me, this captured the theme of Anne Holt s 1222 the story that started on Wednesday, February


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