Category Archives: Books

The Director by Angelika Braun

Hyped Crime Fiction Debut The Director is the moviemaker Angelika Braun’s debut in the crime fiction world. There has been a lot of hype about this novel, and there are already plans for a movie. Thriller The novel was presented … Continue reading

UltiMatum by Anders de la Motte

Hardboiled Anders de la Motte became known thanks to the Geim-trilogy, which was innovative, fresh, and fast paced. Then MemoRandom came, which was the first part in a new series that is much more hardboiled. UltiMatum is #2 and there … 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

Something is Rotten

Adam Sarafis Adam Sarafis is the pseudonym for Swedish author Linda Olsson, who lives in New Zealand and the New Zealand born author Thomas Sainsbury. Something is Rotten is the first part in a planned trilogy. Storyline A young man … 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

The Girl in the Spider’s Web

  Hyped Up Book I don’t think anyone have missed that David Lagercrantz got to write the continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series and everyone surely have their own opinion on this. “It’s commercial rubbish”, “can it be as good … Continue reading