The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

The Edgar award winning short story “The Grownup” by Gillian Flynn originally appeared as “What Do You Do?” in George R. R. Martin’s “Rogues” anthology in 2014, and it was recently published as a standalone. The Narrator The narrator (whose name we … Continue reading

Alex and Smilla – Missing

Bidding I read about the bidding for the international rights for this novel and became curious. The novel had barely been published in Sweden and there was already so much interest abroad. What’s so special about it? I had to … Continue reading

Dark Places – The Movie

  Kansas Prairie Massacre Libby Day’s mother and two sisters were brutally murdered on their Kansas farm when she was only seven years old. She testified that her brother Ben, fifteen at the time, was the killer and he has … Continue reading

The Hunting Dogs by Jørn Lier Horst

  William Wisting is an experienced investigator. 17 years ago he led the investigation of a widely publicized murder case where a young woman was abducted and killed. Now new information has surfaced claiming that evidence was planted and the … Continue reading

Victim without a Face by Stefan Ahnhem

Stefan Ahnhem is an established Swedish screenwriter for TV and film (e.g. he has worked on scripts for the Wallander series). Ahnhem has now taken the step into the book world and he does it magnificently. Fabian Risk Criminal investigator … Continue reading

I’m Travelling Alone by Samuel Bjørk

  I’m Travelling Alone A six-year-old girl is found dead, hanging from a tree in the woods. She has a backpack and a tag around her neck saying: “I’m travelling alone.” Police Investigator Holger Munch gets assigned to the case. … Continue reading

White Tracks by Emelie Schepp

A woman involved in drug smuggling is found dead on a train in Norrköping. She traveled to Sweden with another woman who flees before the police arrive at the scene. It turns out that the women have ties to a … Continue reading