Samuel Bj rk is the pen name of Norwegian novelist, playwright, and singer/songwriter Frode Sander ien. ien wrote his first stageplay at the age of twenty-one and has since written two highly acclaimed novels, released six albums, written five plays, and translated Shakespeare, all in his native Norway. ien is the author of I'm Traveling Alone. He currently lives and works in Oslo.
"Expertly paced and thoughtfully plotted, The Owl Always Hunts at Night will leave you shaken to your core." --Bustle "The tension and stakes increase exponentially over the course of this meticulously plotted tale...Bjork's character work is excellent and imbues the story with nuance and heft." --Publisher's Weekly Praise for I'm Traveling Alone "Tense and smartly constructed." --The Wall Street Journal "Icy landscapes, mysterious clues, a messed-up heroine . . . Nordic noir at its delicious best." --Sarah Hilary, author of Someone Else's Skin "Harrowing and enthralling." --Publishers Weekly "A suspenseful, skillfully wrought thriller with the potential for a sequel, this is a thoroughly chilling and an excellent read- alike for Jo Nesb fans." --Booklist, starred review "A breath of fresh air in the crowded Scandinavian crime genre, this suspenseful novel . . . will hook readers early and keep them on the edge of their seats until the final pages. Fans of Jo Nesb are sure to enjoy the flawed yet likable characters." --Library Journal, starred review "Samuel Bj rk's formidable I'm Traveling Alone is despatched with real lan. . . . Mia's confrontation with both her own demons and a very human one is mesmerising fare." --Independent (UK)