In the course of a routine police raid Detective Inspector Frank Frolich of the Oslo Police saves Elizabeth Faremo from getting inadvertently caught in crossfire. By the time he learns that she is the sister of Jonny Faremo, wanted member of a larceny gang, it is already too late - he is obsessed. Suspected, suspended and blindly in love, Frolich must find out if he is being used before his life unravels beyond repair.
Kjell Ola Dahl was born in Norway in 1958 and lives with his wife and children in Askim, near Oslo. His first novel Dodens more investeringer (Deadly Investments) was published in Norway in 1993. The Fourth Man marks his first publication in English.