De4 – serien
Published by Kagge Forlag, 2015-2016
Every girl has dreams, what if they could become anything they dreamed of?
The4 is about four completely different, but normal girls who live extraordinary lives online. Bea, Lilly, Stine and Julie. They are all 16 and attend high school. Hidden behind their blogger identities they are able to handle problems nobody else dares mess with. The4 is a story about four anti-heroes that recreate themselves as heroes. By living the fantastic, yet also dangerous double identity, the four girls learn more and more about who they really are.
ANONYMOUS (Anonym)– introduction novel (95 pages)
Julie has had it with being bullied and decides it’s her right to live out her dreams. Hidden behind the blog profile AnonymousGirl, she can live the life she always wished for and soon becomes a heavyweight in the blogger universe.
Everything changes when a desperate post from a girl is left on the four most popular blogs at the same time. When the girl disappears and is reported missing, the bloggers get together to find her and The4 is established.
REVENGE (Hevn) (254 pages)
Julie is forced to participate in a anti-bullying program with the worst school bully, Charlotte. Both try to sabotage the program, but slowly realize that this is the beginning of a special friendship.
Simultaneously The4 continue looking for Jenny Skoglund, a case which continues to develop dramatically. They discover that Jenny has decided to revenge herself on the bullies that drove her away from her hometown. The4 have to stop her before it’s too late.
MODELS (Modellene) (252 pages)
Beas dream to become a model crashes and burns when she’s told she is too fat. But when an agent contacts her telling her she’s one of the most talented people he’s met, Bea decides to not give up – she will succeed, whatever the cost will be.
While Bea is working on her modelling dream becoming reality, The4 are involved in the investigation of a leak of nude pictures on the internet. They swear to find the person responsible.
HEARTLESS (Hjerteløs) (272 pages, coming January 2016)
Stine has moved in with her stepfamily that she dislikes and wishes to have her breakthrough as an artist. A YouTube-video makes Stine’s musical career take off. After surpassing a hundred thousand views and shares, she gets the offer she has always dreamed of from a recording company. But with great talent, great challenges and responsibilities await. The girl in the band, Nora, has a dark secret – will The4 be able to help her?
HYPER (Hyper) (coming March 2016)
Lilly has great ambitions to become a lawyer, and celebrates when she is admitted to an exclusive private school. The pressure is high and after doing badly on three tests, Lilly decides that something has to be done. She visits the home of the fascinating and mystical girl, Thea. After the visit, nothing is like before. If Lilly would have known of the existence of smart drugs before, things would have been way simpler…or?
It turns out that for Thea, the daughter of an influential politician, it is too late. Lilly has unknowingly wound herself and The4 into a web, much larger than she thought.
THE4 – series is a collection of very current novels that will engage young readers from the age of 13 and up. The books are numbered, but can be read independently. Every book includes one solved case.
The Authors: The pseudonym Vera Voss and The4-series disguises a workshop of authors. It consists of some of Norway’s most productive TV-writers that have worked with acclaimed and prize-winning series.