Apart from being a bestselling thriller author, Nigerian writer Anne Holt has also been a lawyer, a journalist, and Norway’s minister of justice. Mainly known for her Hanne Wilhelmsen series and Vik/Stubø series, she is a former US resident and now divides her time between Norway and France.
Lise Børsum was a Norwegian organizational leader and writer. She is best remembered for her efforts to save the lives of Jews during the Second World War. After the war, Lise Børsum became a popular writer as she went about writing her experiences as a prisoner at the Ravensbrück concentration camp.