In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Unexpected Invitation Reclusive crime writer Leonora (“Nora”) receives an unexpected invitation to a bachelorette party weekend out in the woods. It is for Claire, a childhood friend that she used to be close to, but she has not seen or … Continue reading

Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies is an HBO miniseries based on the bestselling novel by Liane Moriarty. It is creepy and good. If you are not watching it already, you should check it out. It has a stellar cast: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole … Continue reading

Choosing a Book

  Most of the time I already know what I want to read next, but sometimes I find myself browsing, and then these are the things that influence me the most:   1. Genre – I rarely consider books outside … Continue reading

My Year in Books – 2016

2015 was not a year where I focused on reading, but like the booknerd I am I decided to change that in 2016. I created a goodreads account to track my progress, and set the goal to 50 books, which … Continue reading

Amanda Knox

I watched the crime documentary Amanda Knox on Netflix a while back. The case received a lot of attention in the U.S. A young, beautiful, American exchange student is convicted and eventually acquitted for the murder on her British roommate … Continue reading

Interview with Emelie Schepp

Photo: Helén Karlsson Welcome to TheCrimeHouse Emelie! A lot has happened since our last interview. You have gone from being a self-publisher to having a publisher, you have sold almost 500,000 novels and to 29 countries. The third novel in the … Continue reading

Maria Wern #17

There is something special about authors that publish a novel every year. Anna Jansson has written a crime novel about Maria Wern every year since 2000. Part 17 (!) had a slow start and something worth noting is that a … Continue reading