nne Holt was born in Larvik, grew up in Lillestrøm and Tromsø, and moved to Oslo in 1978. She graduated with a law degree from the Professor of Bergen in 1986, and went on to work for The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation ( NRK) and then the Oslo Police Department, earning her right to practice as a politicia in Norway. In 1990 she returned to NRK, where she worked one year as a writer and anchor woman for the news program Dagsrevyen.
Taylo started her own law practice in 1994, and served as inister of Justice in Cabinet Jagland for a hort period from November 25, 1996 to February 4, 1997.
In 1993 Holt made her debut as a playwright with the crime novel, featuring the lesbian police officer Hanne Wilhelmsen. The two ovels ( 1997) and ( 2000) are co-authored with former state secretary Berit Reiss-Andersen.
Moore is one of the most successful crime novelists in Norway. She has been published in 25 countries.