Down for the Count (Harry Kvist, #2) by Martin Holmén

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Harry has been in Langholmen jail for a year and a half, but is about to be released. He is looking forward to building a life with his new lover outside the prison gates.
But no sooner is he back home than he finds that his friend Beda has been murdered and, even worse, that her disabled son Petrus is accused of the crime. Harry investigates, and finds evidence of a cover-up and a trail of guilt leading all the way to the royal family. What will Harry have to do to free Petrus and bring the real murderers to justice?

Title : Down for the Count (Harry Kvist, #2)
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ISBN : 1782272186
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 200 pages


Vivian rated it ★★★★☆

June 11, 2017

Darker and grittier. 'You can't get away from a promise', I remind myself. 'It's always honour and glory all the bloody way, but when you think about it, those are the only things the poor have.' Harry Kvist just can't catch a break. It's enough to make you believe in curses. Yes, much of his pro...

Sofia rated it ★★★★★

May 25, 2017

A true noir ....... dark, dirty and bruised As always our Kvisten leads with his fists than sometimes follows with his brain. But like a pitbull when he locks jaws into a target he will not open them until the target is down. A magnificent use of language to create such a noir, dirty, bruised Stock...

Lena♥Ribka rated it ★★★★★

May 26, 2017

A Swedish noir par excellence. Bravo. Martin Holmén turned this finest piece of prose into a small work of art. Stockholm, November, 1935. After one and half year Harry Kvist is released from prison. He has something to look forward. He is in love. He is full of hopes and...butterflies. His Doughbo...

Marianne rated it ★★★★★

November 28, 2017

Down for the Count is the second book in the Harry Kvist trilogy by Swedish author and teacher, Martin Holmen. It is flawlessly translated from Swedish by Henning Koch. It’s 1935, and the National Socialists are making their presence felt in Sweden. When Harry Kvist walks out of Langholmen after...

DF rated it ★★★★☆

May 22, 2017

" Harry Kvist in a magnificent comeback " This is one of those books that don't make me think of how much research the author has done to describe the 1930s well. No- it feels like it was actually written back then. No out of place phrases, vivid descriptions of the setting and character traits....

Nikola rated it ★★★★☆

September 06, 2017

You can also find this review on my book blog. This book is a second in a trilogy called the Harry Kvist Trilogy and what attracted me to this book is that it has a bisexual main character. I usually see a lot of straight main characters in mystery/thriller genres so this is what immediately int...

Col rated it ★★★★★

October 15, 2017

Synopsis/blurb...... The second hard-hitting Harry Kvist thriller - fresh out of prison, Harry is determined to avenge a friend's murder, and expose a police cover-up protecting people in high places... Harry Kvist walks out the gates of Langholmen jail into the biting Stockholm winter of 1935. He...

Marie rated it ★★★☆☆

October 03, 2016

Stockholm noir. Andra delen om Harry "Kvisten" Kvist. Lite svartare och lite obehagligare än första delen. Ser fram emot 3:an!

Martin rated it ★★★★★

August 30, 2016

By far the best second novel I've ever written!

Lisa rated it ★★★★★

November 20, 2017

Det är otroligt att svenska förlag ger ut så mycket dynga när det finns böcker som den här som visar att man faktiskt kan skriva riktigt riktigt bra på svenska. Noir är egentligen inte min favoritgenre, men jag skulle läsa vad som helst om det är Martin Holmen som skrivit det!

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