Category Archives: Books

The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair by Joël Dicker

Young Talented Author This novel has been a success around the world. When I had finished the novel I saw a photo of the author Joël Dicker on the back cover. Dicker is a young Swiss man born 1985 (!) … Continue reading

The Shadows by Katarina Wennstam

An Eye for an Eye, a Tooth for a Tooth Men who hate women, abusers and rapists have to look out. In Wennstam’s latest novel we get to meet a group of women who have decided that society’s punishments are … Continue reading

Leona: The Die Is Cast by Jenny Rogneby

Seven-year-old Bank Robber A naked, bloody, seven-year-old girl robs a bank in Stockholm, Sweden. No one in the bank dares to do anything fearing the girl may be harmed even more. Leona Lindberg becomes responsible for the investigation. Unconventional Character … Continue reading

Thicker than Water by Carin Gerhardsen

Several cats are drowned and placed near water and the Hammarby Police is looking for the culprit. When a psychologist is drowned in her bathtub that case becomes prioritized. But is there a connection? When a man dies in a … Continue reading

Zack by Mons Kallentoft & Markus Lutteman

Four Asian women are brutally murdered in their apartment in Stockholm, Sweden. They all work for a Thai massage studio. Were they prostitutes? Is the motive racism, human trafficking, or misogyny? The case is assigned to the Special Unit. All … Continue reading

The Yard by Alex Grecian

The Yard is Alex Grecian’s first historical crime novel. The novel takes place in London in 1889, soon after Jack the Ripper stopped killing prostitutes. The Ripper is not part of the story but he lingers a collective consciousness among … 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