When the body of a young girl is found hanging from a tree, the only clue the police have is an airline tag around her neck. It reads 'I?m travelling alone?. In response, police investigator Holger Munch is immediately charged with assembling a special homicide unit. But to complete the team, he must track down his former partner, Mia Kr ger - a brilliant but troubled detective - who has retreated to a solitary island with plans to kill herself.Reviewing the file, Mia finds something new - a thin line carved into the dead girl?s fingernail- the number 1. She knows that this is only the beginning. To save other children from the same fate, she must find a way to cast aside her own demons and stop this murderer from becoming a serial killer.
A complex and sophisticated Norwegian crime thriller - already a bestseller in Germany, Scandinavia and Spain
"Terrific ... Intelligent and gripping ... May well propel [Bjork] to deserved international fame" The Times "Samuel Bjork's formidable I'm Travelling Alone is despatched with real elan ... Mia's confrontation with both her own demons and a very human one is mesmerising fare" Independent "A compelling novel, with plenty of intrigue and some splendid action sequences" Guardian "Tense, thrilling and genuinely scary *****" Heat "A tense and smartly constructed narrative" Wall Street Journal
Samuel Bjork is the pen name of Norwegian novelist, playwright and singer/songwriter Frode Sander Oien.