Harris Malouf, a killer with an erased official past, is visited by someone who could not be alive.
In Aarhus, police officer Jens Erik cannot forget the body of a black man recovered from the sea some years ago.
On an abandoned oil rig in the North Sea, Michelle, a young Caribbean woman, realizes that the man she has followed to this job is not what he claims to be.
Set in the post-pandemic world around 2030, but moving back in time to cover all of the 21st century, The Body by the Shore is a novel about reason and emotion, love and despair, greed and hope. When all the narrative strands come together, a world of great terror and beauty is revealed.