Anne Holt Mixes Reality with Fiction

Two years ago 8 people were killed when a car bomb went off near the Norwegian government quarter. A few hours later 69 people were killed by the same person at a summer camp on the island Utøya. The novel … Continue reading

Side Effects

A recent Wall Street Journal article stated that about 16% of Americans will have a major depression in their lifetime, and that “many patients cycle through multiple drugs before they stumble upon one that works for them.” This is exactly … Continue reading

Whodunnit?

ABC’s new murder mystery competition Whodunnit? premiered Sunday night. CSI creator Anthony Zuiker is the man behind the show where thirteen amateur sleuths are competing for a grand prize of $250,000. They are all guests at the estate Rue Manor … Continue reading

The Affair by Lee Child

The Military Police Jack Reacher is sent to Mississippi where a young woman has been murdered. The Army hopes that his undercover investigation will find evidence proving that the murder was not committed by anyone from the military base in … Continue reading

Her Icecold Eyes by Carin Gerhardsen

Carin Gerhardsen’s first novel The Gingerbread House was published in 2008. Since then she has written another five novels in the same series. The quality of the novels has varied, so I did not know what to expect when I … Continue reading

In Harm’s Way by Viveca Sten

In Viveca Sten’s sixth novel about Thomas Andreasson and Nora Linde we get to follow a famous war correspondent as she flees to the hotel at Sandhamn on Christmas Eve. Two days later her dead body is found buried in … Continue reading

Second Wind by Sofie Sarenbrant

Second Wind takes places during Stockholm Marathon where a runner falls down and dies shortly after the start. It does not become clear that it was a murder until a second victim is found dead along the course. Policewoman Emma … Continue reading