An apartment building. A woman clearing up the mess her three-year-old son has made on the stairway. A child staring into an open doorway. The naked leg of a woman sticking out of that doorway. Blood. A woman s scream. Reidun Rosendal s murder presents Oslo detectives Gunnarstranda and Frolich with their most intriguing case yet. And the mystery deepens when the chief suspect, Reidun s lover, is also found murdered.As the investigation proceeds the focus shifts to Reidun s place of work, Software Partners, where the business and the private lives of the characters intermesh in ways that become lethal.K. O. Dahl s stories are propelled by compelling narratives where the final twist is always satisfying.