The Kingdom – a new thriller by Jo Nesbø

The Kingdom is a thriller and a gripping family drama about two brothers. Roy lives a peaceful life in the remote Norwegian village where he grew up. His younger brother Carl left early to travel the world and Roy believed he was gone for good. But Carl suddenly returns with a mysterious new wife and big business plans. He not only wants to make the brothers rich but the rest of the village, too. Unfortunately old family secrets threaten to resurface and Carl´s homecoming sparks off a series of violent events. Besides, Roy finds himself inextricably drawn to Carl’s wife, an attraction that will have devastating consequences. As children, Roy always protected his little brother, but this time his loyalty to family is tested to the extreme. He will be forced to make a very hard choice…

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End of Summer – a psychological drama

Summer 1983: Four-year-old Billy chases a rabbit in the garden behind his house. But when his mother goes looking for him, Billy has disappeared. Never to be seen again.
Today: Veronica is a bereavement counsellor. She’s never fully come to terms with her mother’s suicide after her brother Billy’s disappearance. When a young man walks into her therapy group, he looks familiar and talks about the trauma of his friend’s disappearance in 1983. Could Billy still be alive after all this time? Needing to know the truth, Veronica goes home – to the place where her life started to fall apart. Is she prepared for the answers that wait for her there?

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