The Hanging Girl

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by William Frost — Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen is now one of the country’s top literary exports. The jacket of The Hanging…

Another cold case for Carl Mørck

On the Radar — Look out Jo Nesbo, stand aside Camilla Lackberg. The great Dane Jussi Adler-Olsen is coming through with a new Department Q…

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First look: The Hanging Girl

On 3 September, the Danish author Carl Valdemar Jussi Henry Adler-Olsen will have as many of his Department Q books available in English as he…

Books of Prey

On the Radar — It’s a week for deadly killers, and intrepid detectives to hunt them down. Let’s start off with the latest Jefferson Winter novel by…

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The Marco Effect

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Martin Aitken – In this latest book in the Department Q series from Denmark, a gypsy street urchin named…

Alphabet House

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Steve Schein – Published for the first time in English, Alphabet House was Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen’s first book…

Guilt

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Martin Aitken — Following Mercy, Disgrace and Redemption, Guilt is the latest in Jussi Adler-Olsen’s Department Q series to…

Department Q on the big screen

The Bridge II ended last night on UK TV, leaving fans of Scandinavian crime fiction thinking, ‘What can I watch next?’ Well, the Danish author…

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Policemen, pawns and poison

On the Radar — This week sees JD Robb’s In Death and Jonathan Kellerman’s Alex Delaware series receive updates, but there’s plenty of new blood…

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Death is death, is death…

On the Radar — Death is death, is death, is death. It can happen in Restoration England, the frozen tundra of northern Sweden, a humid…

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Redemption

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen — The miserable and sardonic Copenhagen police detective Carl Mørck is back, and this time he plays the main role in…

Banks is back!

On the Radar — This week’s book report features news on the latest DCI Banks novel by Peter Robinson. Also, former BBC journalist Bea Davenport…

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