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  If you like Nordic Noir (a.k.a.) Scandinavian Crime Fiction, you might like:

The Keeper of Lost Causes: A Department Q Novel
The Keeper of Lost Causes: A Department Q Novel
By Adler-Olsen, Jussi
Translator Hartford, Lisa
2012-07 - Plume Books
9780452297906 CHECK CATALOG

"The Keeper of Lost Causes" features a deeply flawed chief detective who's been selected to run Department Q, a new special investigations division that turns out to be a department of one. …More

By Alvtegen, Karin
Translator Paterson, Anna
2008-01 - Felony & Mayhem
9781933397863 CHECK CATALOG

Ruth Rendell-style suspense set in Stockholm, by Sweden's Queen of Crime. *Felony & Mayhem arrived onto the mystery publishing scene in late 2005 with its successful US launch of British author Elizabeth Ironside. The publisher's second international publishing coup will Karen Alvtegen's U.S. debut of Missing for January of 2008. Missing is the first of a multi-book deal with Felony & Mayhem to establish Alvtgen in her rightful place in the US market. *Felony & Mayhem Publisher Maggie Topkis recently moderated a mystery panel at Scandinavia House hosted in concert with the Swedish embassy and attended by several hundred people. Topkis is making plans for an event with the Swedish embassy in support of Missing. Details of that event, of the publicity plan, and other marketing for Missing, will be coming soon. *U.S. debut for a writer who has been called Sweden's Queen of Crime. *Winner of Scandinavia's prestigious Glass Key (Glassnyckeln) award for Best Nordic Crime Novel of 2000. …More

Room No. 10
Room No. 10
By Edwardson, Ake
Translator Willson-Broyles, Rachel
2013-03 - Simon & Schuster
9781451608526 CHECK CATALOG

BookPage Notable Title

A fast-paced novel about two murders nearly 20 years apart that involve the same hotel room, from the internationally bestselling author of "Sail of Stone." …More

The Indian Bride
The Indian Bride
By Fossum, Karin
Translator Barslund, Charlotte
2008-06 - Harvest Books
9780156033367 CHECK CATALOG

When long-time bachelor Gunder Jomann goes to India for two weeks and comes home married, the town of Elvestad is stunned. Then, on the day the Indian bride is supposed to arrive, the battered body of a woman is found on the outskirts of town. The "good people of Elvestad" can't believe that anyone among them could be capable of such a brutal murder. But in his quiet way, Inspector Konrad Sejer understands that no one is completely innocent--not the cafe owner who knows too much, the girl who wants the attention that comes with being a witness, or the bodybuilder with no outlet for his terrible strength.
In "The Indian Bride," one of Europe's most successful crime writers has crafted another chilling page-turner. …More

What Is Mine
What Is Mine
By Holt, Anne
2008-01 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446178181 CHECK CATALOG

One afternoon after school, nine-year-old Emilie doesn't come home. After a frantic search, her father finds her backpack in a deserted alley. it is the backpack her deceased mother had given her a month before she died. Emilie would never leave that backpack behind voluntarily. A week later, a five-year-old boy goes missing. And then another.
Meanwhile, Johanna Vik, a former FBI profiler with a troubled past and a difficult young daughter, is buried in crimes of the past, trying to overturn a decades-old false murder conviction. Police Commissioner Stubo has personal reasons for wanting to solve the case of the missing children: not long ago he lost his wife and only daughter in a terrible accident, and now all he has left is his young grandson. But when he tries to enlist Johanna to help him crack the case, she's resistant. However, when the bodies of the missing children start appearing in their family's homes with notes that say, "You got what you deserved," Johanna decides to help Stubo.

While the rest of the Norwegian media is out hunting pedophiles, Stubo and Johanna manage to uncover a complex story of revenge. A singularly clever crime story combined with a serious discussion of children and our responsibilities towards them, What is Mine is the first installment in the the Stubo/Johanna crime series. Stubo and Johanna from one of the most original crime-solving teams ever.

By Indridason, Arnaldur
Translator Yates, Anna
2012-09 - Minotaur Books
9780312659110 CHECK CATALOG

Indridason is universally recognized as one of the top international crime novelists writing today, and, in this book, he is at the top of his form. A serial rapist is on the loose, and the clock is ticking as the police race to catch him before he strikes again. …More

The Fire Witness
The Fire Witness
By Kepler, Lars
Translator Wideburg, Laura A.
2013-07 - Sarah Crichton Books
9780374298661 CHECK CATALOG

Flora Hansen calls herself a medium and makes a living by pretending to commune with the dead. But after a gruesome murder at a rural home for wayward girls, Hansen begins to suffer visions that are all too real. She calls the police, claiming to have seen a ghost, but only one detective puts aside his skepticism long enough to listen: Joona Linna. …More

The Ice Princess
The Ice Princess
By Lackberg, Camilla
Translator Murray, Steven T.
2010-06 - Pegasus Books
9781605980928 CHECK CATALOG

The American debut of internationally bestselling Swedish writer Lackberg's haunting first novel. A more than welcome addition to the growing ranks of Scandinavian fiction . . . Fjallbacka and its crimes and people will soon be as popular here as they are in her native Sweden.--Peter Robinson, author of "All the Colors of Darkness." …More

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
By Larsson, Stieg
Translator Keeland, Reg
2009-06 - Vintage Books USA
9780307473479 CHECK CATALOG

2009 Anthony Award Winner for Best First Novel

In this international bestseller, a crusading journalist joins forces with a 24-year-old pierced and tattooed genius hacker to investigate the whereabouts of a woman missing from one of the wealthiest families in Sweden. …More

Faceless Killers
Faceless Killers
By Mankell, Henning
2003-01 - Vintage Books
9781400031573 CHECK CATALOG

First in the Kurt Wallander series.
It was a senselessly violent crime: on a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse an elderly farmer is bludgeoned to death, and his wife is left to die with a noose around her neck. And as if this didn't present enough problems for the Ystad police Inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying woman's last word is "foreign, leaving the police the one tangible clue they have-and in the process, the match that could inflame Sweden's already smoldering anti-immigrant sentiments.
Unlike the situation with his ex-wife, his estranged daughter, or the beautiful but married young prosecuter who has peaked his interest, in this case, Wallander finds a problem he can handle. He quickly becomes obsessed with solving the crime before the already tense situation explodes, but soon comes to realize that it will require all his reserves of energy and dedication to solve. …More

Last Will
Last Will
By Marklund, Liza
2012-10 - Emily Bestler Books
9781451606942 CHECK CATALOG

The latest installment in the internationally bestselling series starring investigative reporter Annika Bengtzon, Marklund's beloved heroine. Only this time, Annika's not just a reporter, she's a key witness to multiple murders. …More

The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Novel
The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Novel
By Nesbo, Jo
2011-08 - Harper
9780062068422 CHECK CATALOG

From the premier Norwegian thriller writer comes a brilliant and epic novel shocking in its scope and design--and America's introduction to the infamous detective Harry Hole. …More

Last Rituals: A Novel of Suspense
Last Rituals: A Novel of Suspense
By Sigurdardottir, Yrsa
Translator Scudder, Bernard
2009-04 - Harper Paperbacks
9780061143373 CHECK CATALOG

Set in modern-day Iceland--and already an international sensation--"Last Rituals" introduces one of the most compelling and exceptional new characters to appear in years, attorney Thra Guomunddottir, in a tale of medieval witchcraft and modern murder. …More

The Darkest Room
The Darkest Room
By Theorin, Johan
Translator Delargy, Marlaine
2009-09 - Delta
9780385342223 CHECK CATALOG

Winner of Sweden's Best Crime Novel Award, "The Darkest Room" is the latest thriller from the bestselling author of "Echoes from the Dead." …More

Snow Angels
Snow Angels
By Thompson, James
2011-02 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425238837 CHECK CATALOG

"A masterful job." -Michael Connelly
It is called kaamos-two weeks of unrelenting darkness and soul-numbing cold that falls upon Finnish Lapland, a hundred miles into the Arctic Circle, just before Christmas. Some get through it with the help of cheap Russian alcohol; some sink into depression.
This year, it may have driven someone mad enough to commit murder. The brutalized body of a beautiful Somali woman has been found in the snow, and Inspector Kari Vaara must find her killer. It will be a challenge in a place where ugly things lurk under frozen surfaces, and silence is a way of life. …More


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