What My Body Remembers

Written by Agnete Friis, translated by Lindy Falk van Rooyen — Ella Nygaard’s earliest memory is becoming an orphan when her father murdered her mother. However,…

The Thirst

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Neil Smith — The tagline says it all: Harry Hole is back! For those following the ten-book series featuring the dour,…

Faithless

Written by Kjell Ola Dahl, translated by Don Bartlett — Despite the unabated passion for Scandinavian crime fiction, Norwegian author Kjell Ola Dahl is not…

The Legacy

Yrsa Sigurdardottir proves her extraordinary plotting skills in this excellent police procedural, which kicks off her new Children’s House series. It begins with three siblings…

Cursed

In Norwegian author Thomas Enger’s latest, investigative journalist Henning Juul returns and his quest for justice after the death of his son continues. Meanwhile, his…

Rupture

Ragnar Jonasson’s Dark Iceland series began with Snowblind, and has continued with Blackout and Nightblind. Rupture fits between the latter two, and sees our detective…

The Legacy

Written by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, translated by Victoria Cribb — Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurdardottir is already well known thanks to her series featuring the lawyer-turned-sleuth, Thora…

New from Norway – Eyewitness

Walter Presents has done it again, and on 30 March you’ll be able to watch yet another new Norwegian thriller on UK television. The first episode…

If you want tense, go to Odense

Even hardened veterans of Scandinavian crime fiction may not know much about the city of Odense. Located in the middle of the Danish island of Funen,…

Follow the Money returns

On Saturday 4 March 2017, UK crime fiction lovers will be able to enjoy the first two episodes of Follow the Money season two as…

Cursed

Written by Thomas Enger, translated by Kari Dickson — Henning Juul is a fearless investigative journalist based in Oslo who has garnered a fair number of…

The Killing Bay

Written by Chris Ould — The Blood Strand, the first book in Ould’s Faroes series, was recommended for fans of Henning Mankell and Elizabeth George. The Killing…

Interview: Chris Ould interviewed

When you’ve explored crime fiction from Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, there’s always Iceland to extend your horizons. But where can the lover of Nordic…

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