Orange Is the New Black

If you have missed the hit series Orange Is the New Black (OITNB) you should definitely check it out, because this Netflix original series is good, really good! It is based on the memoir “Orange Is the New Black: My … Continue reading

Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter

I do not watch Swedish TV shows/movies that often here in the U.S., so I was thrilled to find that Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter was available on Netflix (with English subtitles). The six movies (Nobel’s Last Will, Prime Time, Studio … Continue reading

New Sandhamn Novel by Viveca Sten

The Swedish venture capitalist Carsten Jonsson lives in London, does questionable business in Russia and is also building a luxurious summerhouse on a beachfront property at Sandhamn. The locals are upset by his lack of consideration and his wife does … Continue reading

New Novel by Mari Jungstedt

An old and rustic farm on Gotland, Sweden, is put on the market despite the fact that the three siblings who own it disagree. The realtor Sanna Widding gets the assignment but is murdered before the farm is sold. Does … Continue reading

The Catfish by Ann Rosman

The Catfish (Havskatten) is the fifth novel in the series about Karin Adler in the Gothenburg police department. The story in the present has a connection to the past and all the threads are tied together in the end, just … Continue reading

Killer Deal by Sofie Sarenbrant

The Göransson’s are selling their house, but the day after the open house the daughter Astrid finds her dad murdered. The murder weapon is one of the kitchen knives and there are no signs of a break-in. But since a … Continue reading

New Main Character, New Publisher

This is Kristina Appelqvist’s fifth crime novel and this time she has a new publisher and a new main character. Here it is Helena Waller, literature researcher at Västgöta University, who is in focus. Helena is also a board member … Continue reading