An Event in Autumn

This really is the last ever Wallander book from Henning Mankell and it’s one to savour. The novella features the Swedish detective in a typically…

An Event in Autumn

Written by Henning Mankell, translated by Laurie Thompson — A new Kurt Wallander book by Henning Mankell is a major literary event for fans of…

The Sandman

Written by Lars Kepler — If your perception of Nordic noir is of troubled detectives who can’t relate to people at work or at home,…

First look: New Wallander novella

It’s been three years since The Troubled Man – the most recent Wallander novel – was released in English. Although we’ve recently had the third…

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The Farm

Written by Tom Rob Smith — Daniel lives with his partner Mark in London, and while he’s not exactly secure in his career, he is…

Spring Tide

Written by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind, translated by Rod Bradbury — Spring Tide is a first novel from a Swedish husband and wife writing duo…

A Darker Shade

Edited and translated by John-Henri Holmberg — When you open A Darker Shade in the expectation of some suspenseful, Nordic noir short stories, don’t make…

You’re Mine Now

Written by Hans Koppel — Swedish author Hans Koppel’s debut in the English language was She’s Never Coming Back, which arrived in 2012 and had…

NTN: Anders de la Motte interviewed

Swedish author Anders de la Motte created quite a stir with his debut novel Game, which won the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ First Book Award. It…

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Device 6

Written by Simon Flesser and Magnus ‘Gordon’ Gardebäck — If the legendary designer Saul Bass had created mystery games for the iPad, they’d probably have…

Babylon

Written by Camilla Ceder — Readers and publishers alike are eager to discover the ‘next big thing’ in Scandinavian crime fiction. Will this story of love,…

Bad Blood

Written by Arne Dahl — Last summer, Harvill Secker released The Blinded Man, the first in Swedish author Arne Dahl’s Intercrime series which is being translated…

Two Soldiers

Written by Roslund & Hellström — This is the third novel from the Swedish crime writing duo to be translated into English. Anders Roslund is…

The Gingerbread House

Written by Carin Gerhardson — This book is the first in an intended series of crime thrillers set in the Stockholm district of Hammarby. The…

Sebastian Bergman

Written by Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt — Sebastian Bergman is the first title from Trapdoor, a new imprint from Little, Brown (UK) and Grand…

CIS: Roseanna revisited

Classics in September – Originally published in 1965, Roseanna was the first of 10 police procedural novels featuring Detective Martin Beck of Sweden’s National Murder…

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Killer’s Island

Written by Anna Jansson — Welcome to the pretty medieval town of Visby on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. Full-time population: 20,000.…