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Strange Shores

Inspector Erlendur #11

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

"Arnaldur Indridason is already an international literary phenom—and it's easy to see why. His novels are gripping, authentic, haunting, and lyrical. I can't wait for the next."—Harlan Coben

The preceding...


Black Lies, Red Blood

Ann Lindell #5

by Kjell Eriksson & Paul Norlen St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2014)

Kjell Eriksson has made a huge splash around the globe with his Ann Lindell police procedural series. Now Eriksson is back with another stunning mystery packed with surprises.

In Black Lies, Red Blood, police...


Where Monsters Dwell

Odd Singsaker #1

by Jorgen Brekke St. Martin's Press (February 11, 2014)

A murder at the Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia, bears a close resemblance to one in Trondheim, Norway. The corpse of the museum curator in Virginia is found flayed in his office by the cleaning...


Black Skies

Inspector Erlendur #10

by Arnaldur Indridason & Victoria Cribb St. Martin's Press (September 17, 2013)

Arnaldur Indridason, whom The Sunday Times calls "one of the most brilliant crime writers of his generation," has thrilled readers around the world with his series set in Reykjavik. In Black Skies, Indridason...


The Devil's Sanctuary

by Marie Hermanson Grand Central Publishing (September 03, 2013)

When Daniel arrives in Himmelstal -- a private Swiss psychiatric facility -- to visit his twin brother Max, he has no idea what's in store for him. He finds himself unquestioningly accepting Max's plea for help...


Borderliners

by Peter Høeg Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 06, 2013)

National Bestseller

Strange things are happening at Biehl's Academy when this elite school opens its doors to a group of orphans and reform-school rejects, kids at the end of the system's tether. But the school...


More Bitter Than Death: A Novel

Siri Bergman #2

by Camilla Grebe, Åsa Träff & Tara F. Chace Simon & Schuster (June 18, 2013)

In the chilling follow-up to Some Kind of Peace, Siri Bergman returns to investigate a brutal murder case centered in the dark world of domestic abuse.

It’s a rainy evening in a Stockholm suburb and five-year-old...


The Fire Witness

Joona Linna #3

by Lars Kepler & Laura A. Wideburg Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 02, 2013)

The authors of The Hypnotist and The Nightmare deliver their most thrilling novel yet

Flora Hansen calls herself a medium and makes a living by pretending to commune with the dead. But after a gruesome murder...


Death of the Demon: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Three

Hanne Wilhelmsen #3

by Anne Holt Scribner (June 18, 2013)

From the Edgar Award finalist, the captivating third book in the series featuring the brilliant and tough police investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, who must investigate the grisly murder of an orphanage director....


Summer Death: A Thriller

Malin Fors #2

by Mons Kallentoft Atria/Emily Bestler Books (June 04, 2013)

In this atmospheric and unforgettable sequel to Midwinter Blood, the elusive, tough-as-nails Swedish police superintendent Malin Fors returns.

In the acclaimed Malin Fors series, every season is perfect for murder....


Silenced: A Novel

Fredrika Bergman #2

by Kristina Ohlsson Atria/Emily Bestler Books (March 05, 2013)

From “one of Sweden’s best” (Los Angeles Times Magazine) comes the third installment in the psychological thriller series featuring the savvy, sharp, and fearless investigative analyst Fredrika Bergman....


Room No. 10

Chief Inspector Erik Winter #7

by Åke Edwardson Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2013)

A YOUNG WOMAN IS DISCOVERED hanged in a room in a decrepit hotel, and Gothenburg’s Chief Inspector Erik Winter must try to figure out what happened. As Winter looks around, he realizes that he was in the same...


The Day Is Dark

Thóra Gudmundsdóttir #4

by Yrsa Sigurdardottir St. Martin's Press (February 26, 2013)

There's something out there…

"Iceland's answer to Stieg Larsson."

--Daily Telegraph

"Iceland's crime queen."

--The Scotsman

"Engaging, fresh, and exciting."

--James Patterson

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir is widely regarded...


The Viper

Fredrik Broman #4

by Håkan Östlundh St. Martin's Press (August 07, 2012)

"Another Scandinavian star has been born into the world of crime fiction. Don't miss out on Hakan Ostlundh!"

--Stephen Booth, author of The Devil's Edge

Published in nine countries worldwide, Håkan Östlundh...


Unseen

Anders Knutas #1

by Mari Jungstedt & Tiina Nunnally St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2007)

Swedish crime at its best---dark, atmospheric, and chilling

The island of Gotland is in the middle of a busy tourist season and getting ready for Midsummer, the 4th of July of Swedish holidays, when a young woman...


Blessed Are Those Who Thirst: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Two

Hanne Wilhelmsen #2

by Anne Holt Scribner (December 18, 2012)

The second book in Edgar-nominated Anne Holt's international bestselling mystery series featuring detective Hanne Wilhelmsen, last seen in Blind Goddess.

IT is only the beginning of May but in Oslo a brutal heat...


Lethal Investments

Oslo detectives #4

by K. O. Dahl St. Martin's Press (November 27, 2012)

A string of murders sucks the Oslo Detectives into a maelstrom of dark secrets in the latest from the master of Norwegian crime writing.

Award-winning author K.O. Dahl has achieved international acclaim with...


Outrage

Inspector Erlendur #9

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (September 18, 2012)

"Indridason fills the void that remains after you've read Stieg Larsson's novels." —USA Today

Arnaldur Indridason has proven himself to be a master of the mystery genre with his critically acclaimed Inspector...


The Nightmare

Joona Linna #2

by Lars Kepler & Laura A. Wideburg Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 03, 2012)

Lars Kepler returns with a piercing, bestselling sequel to The Hypnotist

After spellbinding audiences in The Hypnotist, Detective Inspector Joona Linna is back in The Nightmare, an internationally bestselling...


Ashes to Dust

Thóra Gudmundsdóttir #3

by Yrsa Sigurdardottir St. Martin's Press (March 27, 2012)

"I can see why so many people are enthusiastic about Yrsa's work. It's very engaging, fresh, and exciting." -- James Patterson

"Iceland's crime queen." --The Scotsman

One of the finest Nordic crime writers working...


The Draining Lake

Inspector Erlendur #6

Barry Best Novel 2009

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (September 01, 2009)

An international sensation, published in over twenty five countries around the world, Arnaldur Indridason attained instant fame in the English-speaking mystery world after winning the Gold Dagger Award for Silence...


Arctic Chill

Inspector Erlendur #7

by Arnaldur Indridason, Bernard Scudder & Victoria Cribb St. Martin's Press (August 31, 2010)

In this new extraordinary thriller from Gold Dagger Award winner Arnaldur Indridason, the Reykjavik police are called on an icy January day to a garden where a body has been found: a young, dark-skinned boy...


Voices

Inspector Erlendur #5

by Arnaldur Indridason & Bernard Scudder St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2008)

Arnaldur Indridason took the international crime fiction scene by storm after winning England's CWA Gold Dagger Award for Silence of the Grave. Now, with the highly anticipated Voices, this world-class sensation...


Silence of the Grave

Inspector Erlendur #4

Gold Dagger Award 2005

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (August 21, 2007)

"Now Iceland has its own Mankell."

---Holger Kreitling, Die Welt (Germany)

Last year Jar City introduced international crime-writing sensation Arnaldur Indridason to rave reviews and a rousing welcome from American...


The Hypnotist

Joona Linna #1

by Lars Kepler & Ann Long Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 21, 2011)

A Time Magazine Top 10 Fiction book for 2011

One of the Wall Street Journal's Top 10 Mysteries of the Year 2011

Prepare for The Hypnotist to cast its spell

In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a gruesome triple...


Smilla's Sense of Snow

by Peter Høeg & Tiina Nunnally Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2010)

Smilla's Sense of Snow presents one of the toughest heroines in modern fiction. Smilla Qaavigaaq Jaspersen is part Eskimo but she lives in Copenhagen and keeps to herself. When her six-year old neighbor is killed,...


Operation Napoleon

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (September 27, 2011)

Prepare for blockbuster action in the vein of Clive Cussler and Alistair Maclean

A mesmerizing international thriller that sweeps from modern Iceland to Nazi Germany. In 1945, a German bomber crash-lands in Iceland...


The Hand That Trembles

Ann Lindell #4

by Kjell Eriksson & Ebba Segerberg St. Martin's Press (August 02, 2011)

"Kjell Eriksson's crime novels are among the very best." Henning Mankell

A Swedish county commissioner walks out of a high-level meeting and disappears. Many years later, one of the town's natives is convinced...


The Fourth Man

Oslo detectives #1

by K. O. Dahl St. Martin's Press (March 03, 2009)

Internationally renowned author Kjell Ola Dahl has attained cult status in his home country of Norway with his sharp, riveting bestsellers. Now, with his gripping and intelligent novel The Fourth Man, the master...


Jar City

Inspector Erlendur #3

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (September 19, 2006)

From Gold Dagger Award--winning author Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík thriller introducing Inspector Erlendur

When a lonely old man is found dead in his Reykjavík flat, the only clues are a cryptic note...


The Man in the Window

Oslo detectives #2

by K. O. Dahl St. Martin's Press (March 31, 2009)

A cryptic murder resurrects dark memories of past atrocities in this latest mystery from the master of Norwegian crime writing.

Award-winning author K. O. Dahl received international acclaim for his gripping...


Hypothermia

Inspector Erlendur #8

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (September 14, 2010)

"Indridason fills the void that remains after you've read Stieg Larsson's novels."- USA Today on Hypothermia

Inspector Erlunder has spent his entire career struggling to evade the ghosts of his past. But ghosts...


The Princess of Burundi

Ann Lindell #1

by Kjell Eriksson & Ebba Segerberg St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2010)

A runaway bestseller in Sweden, The Princess of Burundi introduces Inspector Ann Lindell to U.S. mystery readers.

When a jogger finds a dead body in the snow, the members of Sweden's Uppsala police force uncover...


The Cruel Stars of the Night

Ann Lindell #2

by Kjell Eriksson & Ebba Segerberg St. Martin's Press (May 01, 2007)

When The Princess of Burundi was published by Thomas Dunne Books, American critics hailed Kjell Eriksson as Sweden's Ed McBain, and they compared him to Henning Mankell. Now The Cruel Stars of the Night, the...


The Last Fix

Oslo detectives #3

by K. O. Dahl St. Martin's Press (March 30, 2010)

An intricate psychological thriller from the master of Norwegian crimewriting— the latest in the Oslo Detective's series

A recovering drug addict, Katrine Bratterud, is almost finished with her time in rehab....


The Demon of Dakar

Ann Lindell #3

by Kjell Eriksson & Ebba Segerberg St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2008)

Already a huge star in Europe and the Nordic countries, Kjell Eriksson has American critics also raving, with almost every review studded with words like "stunning," "chilling," "suspenseful," "haunting," and...


Unspoken

Anders Knutas #2

by Mari Jungstedt St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2007)

It is winter on Gotland, and fourteen-year-old Fanny is missing. She had no friends to speak of other than the horses she took care of at the local racing stable, and seems to have been an unhappy and isolated...


The Darkness

by Ragnar Jónasson St. Martin's Press (October 16, 2018)

Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir.

The body...


The Shadow Killer

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (May 29, 2018)

The Shadow Killer is the extraordinary second book in the compelling new series from award-winning Icelandic author Arnaldur Indridason, following The Shadow District.

"Indridason is an international literary...


The Legacy

by Yrsa Sigurdardottir St. Martin's Press (February 13, 2018)

The first in a stunning new series from the author of The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel.

The Legacy is the first installment in a fantastic new series...


In Dust and Ashes

by Anne Holt Scribner (May 01, 2018)

The final nail-biting installment in the ten-part, award-winning Hanne Wilhelmsen series—bestselling in Norway and throughout Europe—from Scandinavia’s most celebrated female crime writer, Anne Holt.

In...


Some Kind of Peace: A Novel

Siri Bergman #1

by Camilla Grebe, Åsa Träff & Paul Norlen Free Press (July 10, 2012)

It seems so idyllic. But something is out of place. In the neatly raked gravel parking area is a dazzlingly clean black Jeep. The paint of the Jeep reflects a clematis with large pure white blossoms climbing...


Nightblind

Dark Iceland #2

by Ragnar Jónasson St. Martin's Press (December 05, 2017)

Chilling and complex, Nightblind is an extraordinary thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, an undeniable new talent.

Ari Thor Arason is a local policeman who has an uneasy relationship with the villagers in an idyllically...


The Shadow District

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Press (November 07, 2017)

A deeply compassionate story of old crimes and their consequences, The Shadow District is the first in a thrilling new series by internationally bestselling author Arnaldur Indridason.

THE PAST

In wartime Reykjavik,...


Blind Goddess: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book One

Hanne Wilhelmsen #1

by Anne Holt & Tom Geddes Scribner (June 05, 2012)

The first book in Edgar-nominated Anne Holt's international bestselling mystery series featureing detective Hanne Wilhelmsen, last seen in 1222.

A small-time drug dealer is found battered to death on the outskirts...


Midwinter Blood: A Thriller

Malin Fors #1

by Mons Kallentoft Atria/Emily Bestler Books (June 05, 2012)

Meet police superintendent Malin Fors: Talented. Troubled. With a sixth sense for the truth. Join her on a manhunt that takes her to the darkest corners of the human heart in this chilling first novel from Scandinavian...


The Fifth Element

Odd Singsaker #3

by Jorgen Brekke St. Martin's Press (February 28, 2017)

Police Inspector Odd Singsaker has been captured, imprisoned on an island off the Northern coast of Norway. He wakes to find himself holding a shotgun. Next to him is a corpse. But what events led him to this...


The Lost Woman

Louise Rick #6

by Sara Blaedel Grand Central Publishing (February 07, 2017)

#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

Louise Rick--head of the police department's elite Special Search Agency charged with missing persons cases--returns in Sara Blaedel's twist-filled suspense novel...

A housewife is...


Snowblind

Dark Iceland #1

by Ragnar Jónasson St. Martin's Press (January 31, 2017)

Where: A quiet fishing village in northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors. It is accessible only via a small mountain tunnel.

Who: Ari Thor is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend...


The Silence of the Sea

Thóra Gudmundsdóttir #6

by Yrsa Sigurdardottir St. Martin's Press (February 16, 2016)

Winner of the Petrona Award 2015!

From the queen of Icelandic crime fiction comes a truly chilling story that will leave readers breathless right up to the memorable ending. This is possibly her best book yet....