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Locked In

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781529434545

Price: £22

ON SALE: 3rd December 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The thrilling final instalment in the Department Q series – pre-order now!



On the day after Christmas, head of Department Q Detective Carl Mørck finds himself handcuffed in a police car headed for Copenhagen’s Vestre prison. After 15 years, a violent case from his past has caught up with him. Charges of drug trafficking and murder threaten to destroy his life and career.

But he is being framed. Someone has a million dollar bounty on his head to make sure he doesn’t talk, putting him in grave danger among the prison’s incarcerated criminals and corrupt officers. The question that remains is, why?

Carl’s colleagues at the Copenhagen Police Department instantly turn their backs on him, leaving the ever-loyal Department Q team as his only hope. In search of answers, Rose, Assad, and Gordon must disobey direct orders from way up the chain to try to unravel the case.

With only each other to trust and Carl’s battle against the unknown mastermind’s henchmen worsening by the day, they must work faster than ever before if they are to clear his name – and save his life.

Praise for Jussi Adler-Olsen’s Department Q series:

‘Everything you could possibly want from a thriller and much, much more’ Kirkus

‘So engrossing’ 5* reader review

‘Adler-Olsen is the new “it” boy of Nordic Noir’ The Times


‘The best author around’ 5* reader review

‘Engrossing’ Sunday Express


‘Left me wanting more’ 5* reader review

‘Gripping storytelling’ Guardian

‘Another gripping read from Jussi Adler-Olsen!’ 5* reader review

‘As impressive as it is unnerving’ Independent

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