When the Devil Holds the Candle

Also available in: Spanish

Synopsis of When the Devil Holds the Candle

When the theft of a purse from a stroller results in an infant’s death, two teenagers are in trouble.

Unaware of the enormity of their crime, Zipp and Andreas are intent on committing still another. They follow an elderly woman home, and Andreas enters her house with his ever-reliable switchblade.

Motionless in the dark, Zipp waits for his friend to come out.

Inspector Konrad Sejer and his colleague Jacob Skarre see no connection between the infant’s death and the reported disappearance of a local delinquent.

While confusion mounts in the world outside, the chilling, heart-stopping truth unfolds inside the old woman’s home.

Unflappable as ever, Sejer digs below the surface of small-town tranquillity in an effort to understand how and why violence destroys everyday lives.

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Series:  Konrad Sejer; 4

Publisher: Vintage
Year 2005
ISBN 99461129
Original title: Djevelen holder lyset

Language: English
Format: Print

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