Asbjørn Jaklin (b. 1956) is a bestselling, highly acknowledged non-fiction author from Norway. During the last decade he has specialized on war- and postwar history, stories with a strong narrative drive and a thorough and reliable research. His previous publications include titles such as “A history of Northern Norway”, “The Northern Front”, “Ice Front. The cold war in the north”. His books have been translated into several languages. For “The Northern Front” he gained a nomination to the Brage Prize for best Norwegian non-fiction book in 2006.
His crime series is set in Tromsø and Northern Norway with journalist Alex Winther as main character. Jaklin’s fiction shows the drama and tensions that always envelop this rough and vulnerable region of the north, both in our time and in times of war, cold and “hot”. WHITE LIES is the fourth novel in the series.