Big Sister ((Varg Veum series) by Gunnar Staalesen | Blog Tour #Giveaway (@OrendaBooks) #BigSister #VargVeum


Published by Orenda

Available in ebook and paperback (20 June 2018)

276 pages

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Big Sister. My thanks to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours for the invite.  I have a super giveaway for you today, open internationally. Entry details are at the end of this post but first here’s a bit about the book.


|    About the Book   |

Varg Veum receives a surprise visit in his office. A woman introduces herself as his half-sister, and she has a job for him. Her god-daughter, a 19-year-old trainee nurse from Haugesund, moved from her bedsit in Bergen two weeks ago. Since then no one has heard anything from her. She didn’t leave an address. She doesn’t answer her phone. And the police refuse to take her case seriously.

Veum’s investigation uncovers a series of carefully covered-up crimes and pent-up hatreds, and the trail leads to a gang of extreme bikers on the hunt for a group of people whose dark deeds are hidden by the anonymity of the Internet. And then things get personal…

Chilling, shocking and exceptionally gripping, Big Sister reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world’s foremost thriller writers.



|   Author Bio   |

Gunnar Staalesen was born in Bergen, Norway in 1947. He made his debut at the age of 22 with Seasons of Innocence and in 1977 he published the first book in the Varg Veum series. He is the author of over 20 titles, which have been published in 24 countries and sold over five million copies. Twelve film adaptations of his Varg Veum crime novels have appeared since 2007, starring the popular Norwegian actor Trond Epsen Seim, and a further series is being filmed now. Staalesen, who has won three Golden Pistols (including the Prize of Honour) and the Petrona Award, and been shortlisted for the CWA Dagger, lives in Bergen with his wife.


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If you can’t wait until the end of the competition to find if you’re a winner then Big Sister is currently available to download from Amazon UK for 99p



*** GIVEAWAY ***


*Terms and Conditions – On behalf of the publisher Orenda Books, I’m delighted to offer one paperback copy of Big Sister, open Internationally.  Please enter using the Rafflecopter box below. The winner will be selected at random via Rafflecopter from all valid entries and will be notified by Twitter and/or email. If no response is received within 7 days then I reserve the right to select an alternative winner. Open to entrants aged 18 or over. Any personal data given as part of the competition entry is used for this purpose only and will not be shared with third parties, with the exception of the winner’s information. This will passed to the publisher (Orenda Books) for fulfilment of the prize, after which time I will delete the data I hold. My Reading Corner is not responsible for dispatch or delivery of the prize.  The giveaway will end at midnight on 23 June.

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