Copenhagen native Erik Valeur has been an award-winning journalist for Denmark s most influential media outlets for the past twenty-five years. Like many of the characters in this, his first novel, he too was orphaned as a child, and the plight of adopted children has been of perennial interest to him. The Seventh Child was released in Denmark in 2011 and has since been published in twelve other countries. This international bestseller has garnered numerous awards across Europe, including the prestigious Glass Key award given by the members of the Crime Writers of Scandinavia, as it makes its debut in the United States.
All his life, Viggo Larssen has been haunted by the same troubling dream, which he calls the Omen—a vision of a woman beckoning to him from the surface of a churning sea. Now, as he broods over his shipwrecked existence in a remote lighthouse off th... SEE MORE