Når havet stilner

Når havet stilner A Silent Sea

William Wisting #3

An off-season Stavern, empty of people and shrouded in fog. An unconscious man is found on the stairs of the small town’s drug store. He’s been shot in the stomach, and it’s clear someone wanted him found. Not long after the man is found, the police discover the charred remains of human bones at a burnt out ruin nearby, and on the beach, a waterlogged body washes ashore. William Wisting suspects that this time, he’ll be dealing with a case of entirely new dimensions.


  • “A solid and masterful crime novel […] wherein the surprises rain like hail, and where there’s actually action on each page till the very last one.”

    Dagbladet, Norway

  • “Bangin’ good from Horst.”

    Aftenposten, Norway

  • “A solid, unaffected and terribly thrilling police procedural.”

    Dagsavisen, Norway

  • “A new William Wisting case that progresses at a break-neck, deadly pace till its concluding chapters, when it truly explodes in intense thrills.”

    Haugesunds Avis, Norway

Photo: Anton Soggiu Jørn Lier Horst
  • Crime
Reading material

Norwegian edition

Rights sold

Denmark, Modtryk

Finland, Otava

Norway, Gyldendal

Poland, Smak Slowa

Slovakia, Premedia

Sweden, Wahlström & Widstrand

Film rights sold

Norway, Cinenord

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