Afdeling Q Series
Afdeling Q books in order
Aka Department Q (English), Sonderdezernat Q (German), Département V (French),Oddělení Q (Czech).Carl Mørck, an experienced homicide detective in Department Q, and his assistant Assad, in Copenhagen, Denmark:1. The Keeper of Lost Causes (US) / Mercy (UK) / Miséricorde (Fr) 2. The Absent One (US) / Disgrace (UK) / Profanation (Fr)3. A Conspiracy of …
9 books in series
#1The Keeper of Lost Causes
The First Department Q Novel (A Department Q Novel)
A troubled detective receives an unexpected promotion to head a department dedicated to solving unsolvable cases. With only old files as his company, he becomes fixated on a missing politician who may still be alive. The Keeper of Lost Causes is a darkly humorous and propulsive page-turner that is sure to captivate readers.
#2The Absent One
A Department Q Novel
In this Nordic Noir thriller, Detective Carl Mørck returns to Department Q and takes on a double-murder cold case. One suspect is in prison, but Mørck suspects there's more to the story, and a homeless woman with powerful secrets may hold the key. Get ready for an electrifying follow-up from the #1 international bestselling author Jussi Adler-Olsen.
#3Flaskepost fra P
A police detective receives an old message in a scratched green bottle, pleading for help. Initially thinking it's a prank, he soon realizes that it's a cry for help from two missing boys. As he and his assistant decode the message, they find themselves drawn deeper into the kidnapper's twisted web, racing against time to save the boys before it's too late. A chilling and suspenseful mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
This gripping novel delves into the dark past of Denmark, where women were exiled to a torturous island. Nete Hermansen thought she escaped, but when her past catches up to her, it becomes one of Afdeling Q's most complex cases. As Vice detective Carl Mørck investigates, he discovers the case is just a small part of a much larger web of abuse. This intense investigation takes a toll on Carl, Rose, and Assad as they uncover dangerous truths. A chilling read filled with suspense and intrigue that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
#5Erwartung DER MARCO-EFFEKT
Der fünfte Fall für Carl Mørck, Sonderdezernat Q Thriller (Carl-Mørck-Reihe 5) (German Edition)
An intense and gripping crime novel about Marco, a teenager who escapes the criminal clan he's been forced to live in, only to stumble upon a body near the home of his ruthless leader, Zola. Join Carl, Assad, Rose, and newcomer Gordon in the hunt for the killer, as they delve deep into Copenhagen's underworld, uncovering corruption and violent crimes that reach all the way to Africa.
#6The Hanging Girl
A Department Q Novel (Department Q Series Book 6)
Department Q's Detective Carl Mørck and his assistants take on a tragic cold case involving a missing seventeen-year-old girl found dead in a tree. As they investigate, they come across a sun worshipping cult and a skilled manipulator who will stop at nothing to keep their secrets hidden. The sixth book in Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestselling series is a thrilling addition that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
#7The Scarred Woman
A thrilling crime novel perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson, The Scarred Woman follows Detective Carl Mørck as he investigates an unsolved murder that bears a resemblance to a case from over a decade ago. Meanwhile, a group of young women are being hunted and Carl's team member, Rose, is struggling with her own dark past. Failure to solve the case could mean the end of Department Q. Will they uncover the truth before it's too late?
A Department Q Novel
This thrilling novel follows Detective Carl Mørck and his cold case team as they investigate the death of a refugee known only as Victim 2117. But to three individuals, Victim 2117 was more than just a number. As the complex backstory of one of the department's own, Assad, is revealed, Department Q is thrown into a dangerous and deeply personal case that uncovers dark secrets from the past with deadly implications for the future.
Der neunte Fall für Carl Mørck, Sonderdezernat Q – Thriller (Carl-Mørck-Reihe 9) (German Edition)
A woman's suicide on her 60th birthday leads to the reopening of an unsolved case from 1988. Detective Carl Mørck and his team at the Special Department Q investigate a thirty-year-old string of murders committed by a cunning and elusive killer. As they struggle with the case amidst the challenges of the pandemic, the killer's trail leads them closer and closer to Carl.