Knut Lindh (b. 1951) entered the stage of Norwegian crime novelists in 2009 with the prize winning novel «Dead man rises» (Når den døde våkner). The year after he published a second crime novel with police sergeant Ulf Larsen at Follo Police Station and the female TV-journalist Vibeke Holt. The second novel was called «Brothers in blood» (Blodsbrødre). Lindh aims to write a series with his main characters, two interesting people who both female and male readers easily relate to. His third novel is due to be published early autumn 2012 in Norway.
«Dead man rises» was awarded best crime debut in 2009 – Maurits Hansenprisen Nytt Blod.
Knut Lindh lives in Oslo with his wife and two daughters. He has worked as journalist, translator and publisher. He is also an acknowledged author of biographies for young readers and has written several dictionaries.