Burned: A Novel by Thomas Enger

By Thomas Enger

Uncovering type divisions, racial conflicts, and tangled feelings, this gritty, stunning

novel of suspense heralds the arriving of a massive new talent. 

Henning Juul is a veteran investigative crime reporter in Oslo, Norway. A bad hearth killed his six-year-old son, minimize scars throughout his face, and ended his marriage, and on his first day again on the activity after the poor tragedy a physique is stumbled on in a single of the city’s public parks. a gorgeous lady collage scholar has been stoned to loss of life and buried as much as her neck, her physique left bloody and uncovered. The brutality of the crime shakes the total nation, yet regardless of his personal contemporary trauma – and the truth that his ex-wife’s new boyfriend is usually at the case - Henning is given the assignment.  while the victim’s boyfriend, a Pakistani local, is arrested, Henning feels convinced the guy is blameless. This was once no longer easily a center Eastern-style honor killing within the face of adultery – it used to be a much more complex gesture, and person who will drag Henning right into a darkness he’s by no means dreamed of.

 

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Gabe shook his head in disbelief, clearly stunned. After a brief moment of recovery, he was almost certain he had misunderstood his mother’s response, so he decided to tell her again. ” Joella Blackwell raised a dark brow as she continued the task of setting the table for dinner. Christopher Chandler, Gabe’s best friend and business partner, whom she considered her surrogate son, and his wife and their ten-month-old son would be coming, and she looked forward to seeing them. She was pleased that at least one of her sons had finally put aside his whoring ways to marry and start a family.

I’ve never been to Alaska, and I think it would be nice for us to spend some time together away from Charlotte. ” Sage nodded, again wondering if something was going on at work that Erol wasn’t sharing with her. She decided not to say anything. She had to believe that if it was something she needed to know, he would tell her. “I think that would be a great idea. ” His smile widened. ” Sage nodded. ” Erol reached across the table and took her hand in his. “Thanks, babe, I need all the support I can get because I really do want that contract.

She stretched to a more comfortable position when she heard Erol cross the room and go into the bathroom for a shower. Moments later when he eased into bed beside her and pulled her into his arms, she went willingly. Her heartbeat quickened, and her body automatically responded when he reached between her legs and began stroking her. “I need you, baby,” he whispered, just moments before joining their mouths in a scorching kiss. She closed her eyes, thinking that making love to him was the best stress reliever there was.

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