Mercy (Department Q #1)
The new "it" boy of Nordic Noir The Times Gripping story-telling Guardian This pitch-black novel will have readers hungry for more Independent
Jussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. Mercy, Disgrace and Redemption are the first three in currently four novels in the Department Q series. He holds the prestigious Glass Key Award, given annually for a crime novel by a Scandinavian author, and is also winner of the Golden Laurels, Denmark's highest literary accolade.