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The Tenant When a young woman is discovered brutally murdered in her own apartment, with an intricate pattern of lines carved into her face, Copenhagen police detectives Jeppe Korner and Anette Werner are assigned to the case In short order, they establish a link between the victim, Julie Stender, and her landlady, Esther de Laurenti, who s a bit too fond of drink and the host of raucous dinner parties with her artist friends Esther also turns out to be a budding novelist and when Julie turns up as a murder victim in the still unfinished mystery she s writing, the link between fiction and real life grows both urgent and dangerous But Esther s role in this twisted scenario is not quite as clear as it first seems Is she the culprit or just another victim, trapped in a twisted game of vengeance Anette and Jeppe must dig deeply into the two women s pasts to discover the identity of the brutal puppet master pulling the strings in this electrifying literary thriller

10 thoughts on “The Tenant

  1. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Ring ring prrrrr CS representative Hi, this is books starring limbo center 54321, what is your emergency Nilufer Hi there, I had a promising Danish thriller in my hands.CS representative You mean Danish Kringle Do you want its recipe Nilufer No thanks, me in the

  2. Peter Peter says:

    SuccessionKatrine Engberg s debut Scandinavian noir thriller, The Tenant is a gritty crime mystery with a riveting plot that is intricately constructed Katrine bases her story in Copenhagen and crafts a Nordic atmosphere that is uniquely styled and vividly portra

  3. Meredith Meredith says:

    The Tenant is a Scandinavian mystery about a murder that mirrors the events of an unpublished manuscriptThe narrative is split between multiple characters The main points of view are told from the perspectives of the mystery writer and the main police detective.I

  4. marilyn marilyn says:

    I m growing very fond of Nordic noir and can add The Tenant to the list of such books that I ve read in the last year or so Now that I ve read it, I wish I could read the next three books in this series but from what I can tell, they haven t been translated into En

  5. Beata Beata says:

    Quite disappointing for me I finished it like two weeks ago, and if you asked me what I remember, I d reply that not that much A young woman is brutally murdered and the investigation by two Danish detectives begins The motif behind the murder is interesting, howeve

  6. Chelsea Humphrey Chelsea Humphrey says:

    This one has been translated into English to make it s debut in the US, and mark my words, it is THE nordic crime fiction breakout of 2020 I can t wait to follow these new detectives in the cases that come next Perfect fare for fans of Jo Nesbo, Jeffrey Deaver, and T

  7. Lori Lori says:

    I was disappointed in this Katrine Engberg writes very well and the prose flows perfectly, so I m assuming the translation is very good The weakness is the plot I didn t like the mystery Opening up with a young torture murder victim who has had deep decorative lines c

  8. Kendall Kendall says:

    The premise of the Tenant had me hooked But, unfortunately I struggled so much with this book I struggled with the writing. and am not sure if it was translation issues but I found the book to be extremely boring I found the pacing slow, characters flat, and the myster

  9. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    3.5 Engbergs US debut and a good start to a new Nordic series Although not quite as dark and atmospheric as the usual Nordic offerings, anytime there is a murder, a certain amount of darkness follows A murder that follows a fictional story being written by the woman who

  10. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    Julie Stender is murdered in her own apartment, and the detectives find a link between Julie and her eccentric landlady, Esther, who also happens to be a murder mystery author You see, Esther has penned a novel with Julie as a murdered character, and eek But you know it

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