The Ghost Prisoner

A small aeroplane crashes when attempting an emergency landing during a violent storm. An angry Nina Portland has been asked to investigate the accident as a routine matter. It turns out to be anything but routine: A top-secret passenger was on board but has now disappeared.

A carefully planned liquidation of two crime bosses sends the Danish coastal town of Esbjerg spiralling into a bloody gang war. 

Despite her merits, highly respected Inspector Nina Portland is taken off the investigation and assigned to a routine case: a private jet has crashed on the west coast of Jutland, killing one person. At first a routine investigation for Nina, several circumstances surrounding the crash soon point to foul play. 

As the gang war culminates in a family tragedy, a group of top-level intelligence officers show up. The plane crash case takes a turn for the mysterious as Nina discovers that one of the people on board was a top secret passenger who has seemingly vanished into thin air. 

In the midst of a looming international scandal, Nina is thrust into the most chaotic days of her life. As truths and lies become increasingly fuzzy, a shady figure watches in the wings, plotting to strike ...

The Ghost Prisoner is Jensens third and last novel with DI Nina Portland from Esbjerg Police as the main character.

Published: 2010
Publisher: Politikens Forlag
Pages: 479
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