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Holt, Anne 1958-

Overview
Works: 177 works in 1,441 publications in 17 languages and 20,196 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Artist
Classifications: PT8952.18.O386, 839.8238
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Publications about Anne Holt
Publications by Anne Holt
Most widely held works by Anne Holt
1222 : a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Anne Holt( Book )
65 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,098 libraries worldwide
Follows the experiences of travelers who are stranded by a blizzard in a decrepit hotel where one of their number begins killing off the rest
What is mine by Anne Holt( Book )
100 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
"In a matter of days, two children in Norway have been kidnapped - by whom and for what reason is anyone's guess. And now one child is dead, packed like a piece of furniture and delivered to his parents' home with a horrifying note. Stumped and desperate, Norwegian police inspector Adam Stubo hopes former FBI profiler Johanne Vik can come up with answers." "Already immersed in the investigation of a murder suspect who fled to the United States forty years ago, Vik is reluctant to take on the case of this boy and the kidnapping of a little girl named Emilie, two crimes which seem to have nothing in common. Then another child is abducted, and Vik, a mother of a six-year-old herself, can no longer stand idly by."
Blessed are those who thirst by Anne Holt( Book )
100 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
It is only the beginning of May but ther unseasonable heat already feels tropical. Criminal investigating officer Hanne Wilhelmsen is sent to a macabre crime scene on the outskirts of Oslo: an abandoned shed that is covered in blood. On the wall is an eight-digit number written in blood, that corresponds to the filing number of foreign immigrants waiting to be granted Norwegian citizenship - all female, all missing
Death of the demon : a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Anne Holt( Book )
71 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
"In a foster home outside Oslo, a twelve-year-old boy is causing havoc. The institution's steely director, Agnes Vestavik, sees something chilling in Olav's eyes: sheer hatred. When Vestavik is found murdered at her desk, stabbed in the back with an Ikea kitchen knife--with Olav nowhere to be found--the case goes to maverick investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, recently promoted to chief inspector in the Oslo Police. Could the child be a murderer? As police canvass the city for Olav, Hanne, working alongside the foulmouthed detective Billy T., orders an investigation of the home's employees. But despite her supreme deductive skills, she is hopeless at delegating, hopeless at pooling information, hopeless at sharing responsibilities. Can Hanne learn to trust others before her bullheaded instincts lead her astray--in the workplace and on the home front? Meanwhile, Olav makes his way through the city, looking for the mother who was forced to consign him to the state's care."--Page 4 of cover
The lion's mouth : a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Anne Holt( Book )
25 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
"From the internationally bestselling author of 1222, called the "godmother of modern Norwegian crime" by Jo Nesbø, the next book in the Edgar Award-nominated mystery series: Hanne Wilhelmsen is on the case when someone murders the prime minister of Norway. Less than six months after taking office, the Norwegian Prime Minister is found dead. She has been shot in the head. But was it a politically motivated assassination or personal revenge? Hanne Wilhelmsen, Chief Inspector of the Norwegian Police, is on leave in California but when the death shakes the country to its core, she knows she can't remain on the sidelines of such a crucial investigation. The hunt for the Prime Minister's killer is complicated, intense, and grueling. When secrets begin to unravel from the Prime Minister's past, Hanne and her partner, Billy T., must piece together the crime before a private tragedy becomes a public outcry, in what will become the most sensitive case of their career. Filled with lies, deception, and the truth about government, The Lion's Mouth questions who truly holds the power in Norway, and how far they will go to keep it"
Dead joker : a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Anne Holt( Book )
61 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 974 libraries worldwide
"Chief Public Prosecutor Sigurd Halvorsrud's wife is found dead in front of the fireplace in the family living room. The cause of death: she has been brutally decapitated. Her husband, who witnessed the grisly murder and is himself covered in blood, immediately falls under suspicion, though he claims his wife's killer was Ståle Salvesen, a man he'd prosecuted years before. Detective Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague, Billy T. Despite the circumstantial evidence, Hanne is unconvinced of Sigurd Halvorsrud's guilt--that is, until a witness says he saw Ståle Salvesen commit suicide by jumping off a bridge days before the murder took place. Then a journalist at one of Oslo's largest newspapers is found beheaded. What links these two horrifically violent crimes? The demanding investigation soon clashes with a terrible crisis in Hanne's personal life. Cecilie, the woman she has lived with for almost twenty years, has fallen seriously ill and doesn't have much time to live. With a savage killer on the loose, Hanne must ask herself: Is the truth worth chasing at all costs?"--
Fear not by Anne Holt( Book )
62 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 834 libraries worldwide
A drug addict dead in a basement, a young asylum seeker floating in the harbour, a high profile female bishop stabbed to death in the street. What is the connection? During a snowy Christmas season in Norway, criminal psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only her husband and herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths. Her husband, detective Yngvar Stubo, has been dispatched to Bergen to investigate the shocking Christmas Eve murder of a local female bishop. Meanwhile, in Oslo, bodies keep turning up, though the causes of death vary. Befor long, Inger Johanne will incredulously discover something that will link them all
Beyond the truth by Anne Holt( Book )
12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Investigating the Christmas-season murders of four people in the luxurious home of one of Oslo's wealthiest families, Norwegian Police Chief Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen risks everything to identify a mysterious victim and his reason for being among the others
What never happens by Anne Holt( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 libraries worldwide
In the cold of an Oslo winter, celebrities have been turning up dead in the most macabre of positions. Their killer may be seeking retribution, but for what?
Odd numbers : a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Anne Holt( Book )
30 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 791 libraries worldwide
"When bombs explode at the Islamic Cooperation Council's headquarters in Oslo, detective Hanne Wilhelmsen is on the case in the ninth and penultimate installment of the award-winning series from Norway's bestselling crime writer Anne Holt--"the godmother of Norwegian crime fiction" (Jo Nesbo). On an early April afternoon, a bomb goes off in the Islamic Cooperation Council's offices in Oslo, killing twenty-three people. The Police and Security Service suspect an extremist organization to be responsible for the attack, a suspicion that grows stronger when threats of yet another, bigger explosion during the planned celebration of the Norwegian constitution reach the authorities. As a special adviser on cold cases, Hanne Wilhelmsen has cut all of her official ties to the Security Service and lives contentedly--or at least as contentedly as someone like her can manage--in solitude with her partner Nesir and their young daughter. A small computer monitor is Hanne's only window to the outside until the day of the attacks, when her closed-off world is broken open. Hanne is approached by her long lost friend, Billy T., whose son Linus has undergone some disturbing changes recently. As the mood of the city darkens, Hanne tries to help Billy T. reach out to Linus and realizes that Oslo is up against forces far more terrible and menacing than ever before"--
No echo : a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Anne Holt( Book )
11 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
When a popular celebrity chef is found murdered on the steps of the Oslo police headquarters, police investigator Billy T. and long-absent Hanne Wilhelmsen team up for an investigation that reveals that few people really knew the victim or his mysterious activities
1222 by Anne Holt( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
A train in Norway careens off track during a blizzard, and the passengers find shelter at a nearby old hotel. They think they are safe until one of them turns up dead. Paralyzed retired police inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen must act fast before the killer strikes again
Death in Oslo by Anne Holt( Book )
55 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 541 libraries worldwide
"When Helen Barclay becomes the first female US president, the whole world takes notice. And unfortunately for President Barclay, one man takes very particular notice. He knows her dark secret, buried for over twenty years. And not only does he have the power to destroy everything she's worked for, but he also has the ultimate motive. Revenge. Unfortunately for the FBI and the Norwegian police, nobody knows about this when Helen Barclay chooses to visit Norway for her first state visit. But when she goes missing from a locked, heavily secured bedroom, they are forced - unwillingly - to work together to find her. Has she been kidnapped? Murdered? Can the US president really just disappear into thin air...?"-- Publisher description
Schaduwdood by Anne Holt( Book )
30 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
On a summers day, Johanne Vik arrives at the home of her friends Jon and Ellen Mohr ready to celebrate their young son's birthday. What greets Johanne on her arrival is a scene of devastation: the boy was left unattended and when he climbed a ladder he fell to his death. Simultaneously, Oslo is under attack. An explosion has torn the city apart and the eyes of the police department are focused elsewhere. A newly qualified officer named Henrik Holme is the only one available to attend the Mohr household. As Holme begins to investigate, he calls upon Johanne for assistance, and casts doubt on the claim that the death was a tragic accident. But there are shadowy figures at work, as yet unseen by Johanne or Holme, determined to hide the truth. Meanwhile, Johanne's husband Adam Stubo - preoccupied with his police work - doesn't see the danger his wife is placing herself in: will the pieces of the puzzle fall into place before it's too late?
Blind goddess by Anne Holt( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
When both a small-time drug dealer and a shady lawyer are found dead in Oslo, officers H'kon Sand and Hanne Wilhelmsen establish a link between the two killings. As they investigate, they uncover a massive network of corruption involving the highest levels of government
The final murder by Anne Holt( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
"A talk-show star is found killed in her home, her tongue removed and left on her desk, cleaved in two. And when a second body, that of a right-wing party leader, is found crucified to the bedroom wall with a copy of the Koran inserted into her body, Superintendent Adam Stubo is pulled from leave to lead the investigation. Is there a celebrity-slaying serial killer on the loose? His partner, Johanne Vik, agrees to help with the case but begins to see a pattern, one that traces back to her FBI days. If she's right, the pattern will end in the murder of the investigating officer: Adam."--Jacket
Death of the demon : [a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel] by Anne Holt( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
In an orphanage outside Oslo, a twelve-year-old boy is causing havoc. The institution's aging director, Agnes Vestavik, sees something chilling in Olav's eyes: sheer hatred. When Vestavik is found murdered, stabbed in the neck with a kitchen knife--with Olav nowhere to be found--the case goes to maverick investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, recently promoted to superintendent in the Oslo police. Hanne suspects that Olav witnessed the murder and fled, and she orders an investigation of the orphanage staff. But Hanne is hopeless at delegating and sharing responsibilities. Only Hanne's supreme deductive skills keep her on the job, but this is one case where her instincts are leading her astray. Meanwhile, Olav makes his way to his once unfit mother's apartment in central Oslo. When police finally catch up to him, Olav will lead them on a chase that will upend all of their assumptions
Blessed are those who thirst by Anne Holt( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
It is only the beginning of May, but in Oslo a brutal heat wave has coincided with an alarming increase in violent crime. In the latest instance, police investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen is sent to a macabre crime scene on the outskirts of town. An abandoned shed is covered in blood. On one wall an eight-digit number is written in blood. There is no body--nor any sign of a victim. Is it a kid's prank or foul play? Is it even human blood? As more bloody numbers are found in isolated locations throughout Oslo, Hanne's colleague Håkon Sand makes a startling discovery: the digits correspond to the filing numbers of foreign immigrants. All are female, all are missing. Is there a serial killer on the loose in Oslo?
Hartslag by Anne Holt( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Een cardioloog in een ziekenhuis bij Oslo vermoedt al snel dat er iets aan enkele implanteerbare defribillatoren mankeert als er twee patiënten precies twee dagen na de implantatie overlijden
 
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Alternative Names
Anne Holt
Anne Holt Escriptora de novel·les de gènere policíac, advocada i exministra de justícia noruega.
Anne Holt Noors schrijfster
Anne Holt norsk forfattar, advokat og politikar
Anne Holt norsk forfatter, advokat og politiker
Anne Holt Norwegian writer, lawyer and politician
Anne Holt norwegische Krimi-Schriftstellerin, Politikerin Journalistin
Anne Holt scrittrice, avvocato e giornalista norvegese
Cholt, Ane
Holt, Anne 1958-...
Holta, Anne
Holta, Anne 1958-
Ане Холт
Энн Холт
הולט, אן 1958-
آنه هولت نویسنده، وکیل، و سیاست‌مدار نروژی
홀트, 안네 1958-
アンネ・ホルト
ホルト, アンネ
Languages
English (311)
Norwegian (85)
German (71)
Spanish (54)
Danish (46)
Swedish (40)
Italian (39)
Dutch (21)
Polish (20)
French (16)
Finnish (16)
Japanese (2)
Bokmal, Norwegian (2)
Russian (2)
Hungarian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Chinese (1)
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