In Norwegian author Thomas Enger’s latest, investigative journalist Henning Juul returns and his quest for justice after the death of his son continues. Meanwhile, his ex-wife Nora is asked by a friend to help find a missing woman. There is a symmetry of plot lines here as the two go about their search for truth, and the tragedy and redemption at its heart make Cursed a remarkable feat. As we shift back and forth between them, Henning and Nora are mirrored figures: two investigators with shared personal struggles who face grave danger and whose investigations converge in an unexpected way. Read the full review here.