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18 Scandinavian Crime Novels

Recommended Reads: Scandinavian Crime The success of the Steig Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy shined a light on Scandinavian crime. Translations of existing titles and newly imported authors rose in popularity and continue to be read by American audiences today. Here are 18 of the most notable Scandinavian authors who’ve made an… Read More ›


This month’s mystery book club pick was Arnaldur Indriðason’s Hypothermia, published in 2007 (translated into English in 2010). This is actually Inspector Erlendur’s eighth case, but only six of his books have been translated into English.  Several reviews on Amazon incorrectly refer to this as his sixth case. The story begins with a funeral;  Maria’s mother… Read More ›

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