A six year old girl is found hanging from a tree. Around her neck is an airline tag which says 'I'm travelling alone'.
A special homicide unit in Oslo is re-opened with veteran police investigator Holger Munch at the helm. He must convince his erstwhile partner, Mia Kruger, an extremely talented but eccentric investigator, to leave the solitary island to which she has retreated in order to take her own life.
When scrutinising the murder files, Mia spots the number One carved into the dead girl's fingernail. She returns to duty to prevent more little girls falling victim to a terrifying, revenge-driven serial killer...
Terrific ... Intelligent and gripping ... May well propel [Bjork] to deserved international fame The Times Samuel Bjork's formidable I'm Travelling Alone is despatched with real elan ... Mia's confrontation with both her own demons and a very human one is mesmerising fare Independent A compelling novel, with plenty of intrigue and some splendid action sequences Guardian Perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole series and Danish crime drama The Bridge Crime Scene Tense, thrilling and genuinely scary ***** Heat