Interview – Lyndsay Faye

Today we are glad to welcome crime writer Lyndsay Faye to The Crime House. Lyndsay writes historical crime novels set in New York. The first book in her series about Timothy Wilde is called The Gods of Gotham.   The … Continue reading

Swedish Debut Thriller with International Flair

Joakim Zander’s debut book “The Swimmer” (direct translation) was recently published in Sweden. Joakim is currently working as a lawyer for the EU in Finland. He has also lived in Brussels and Sweden, Syria and Israel during his childhood. Story An … Continue reading

Midsummer´s reading

  Midsummer in Sweden is the best time of the year. Everything is green and blossoms. The evenings are bright as the sun barely sets before sunrise. This is also the best time to read. Even if you don´t have … Continue reading

Royal Wedding

Today, in Sweden, We celebrate the wedding of our Princess Madeleine and her Chris O´Neill. It made me think about crime novels with Princess in the title. Here are two examples.   Camilla Läckberg – Ice Princess   Sara Blaedel … Continue reading

Elegy for Eddie

During Easter, I´ve  read the 9th book in the Jacqueline Winspears series about Maisie Dobbs.   Maisie Dobbs … is a woman in the upper 30s living in London in the early 1930’s. By  intelligence and luck she has made ​​a … Continue reading

Ann Cleeves – The Glass Room

Ann Cleeves The British author Ann Cleeves has written several series in the crime genre, including a series about Inspector Ramsey. The series she is most famous for, and the one that first got me in contact with Ann Cleeves, is the series … Continue reading

“New” Sherlock Holmes Novel!

Anthony Horowitz In 2011, the Sherlock Holmes book House of Silk was released in the UK. It is the first time Doyles Estade asked an author to write a “official” Holmes book. The author who had the honour of writing the book is Anthony Horowitz. He created … Continue reading