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Chain of Events: A Novel

by Fredrik T. Olsson Little, Brown and Company (November 04, 2014)

THE EXPLOSIVE, APOCALYPTIC FIRST THRILLER BY THE AUTHOR OF Acts of Vanishing. The future of humankind rests in the hands of a disgraced military code-breaker and a journalist--his ex-wife. William Sandberg,...


Scarred: A Novel

Henning Juul #3

by Thomas Enger Atria Books (November 04, 2014)

From the internationally bestselling author of Burned and Pierced comes a dark, thrilling novel that pits a crime reporter against demons from his past—and a killer with a keen taste for revenge.

A brutal killing:...


The Swede

Ernst Grip #1

by Robert Karjel Harper (July 07, 2015)

A Swedish security agent is summoned to interrogate a terror suspect held by the FBI in this sophisticated, fast-paced thriller—but the prisoner isn't the only one with something to hide.

At a remote military...


The Swimmer

Klara Walldéen #1

by Joakim Zander Harper (February 10, 2015)

A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew in this electrifying debut thriller—an international sensation billed as “Homeland meets Stieg Larsson” that heralds the arrival...


The Long Shadow: A Novel

Annika Bengtzon #8

by Liza Marklund Atria/Emily Bestler Books (April 15, 2014)

The next thrilling installment in the Annika Bengtzon series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Liza Marklund, who Henning Mankell called “Queen of Scandinavian Crime Fiction.”

The inspiration for...


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...


The Beggar & the Hare: A Novel

by Tuomas Kyrö & David McDuff Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (August 05, 2014)

From a hugely popular, award-winning Finnish author, this entertaining, profound, and satirical tale follows a Romanian beggar living on the streets of Helsinki.

Vatanescu, a young Romanian construction worker,...


A Man Called Ove: A Novel

by Fredrik Backman Atria Books (July 15, 2014)

Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!

In this “charming debut” (People) from one of Sweden’s most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned...


My Struggle: Book 3

My Struggle #3

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 27, 2014)

The third volume—the book that made Knausgaard a phenomenon in the United States—in the addictive New York Times bestselling series

A family of four—mother, father, and two boys—move to the south coast...


The Ice Princess: A Novel

by Camilla Lackberg & Steven T. Murray Free Press (March 29, 2011)

“A top-notch thriller, one of the best of the genre” (Minneapolis Star Tribune) from international crime-writing sensation Camilla Läckberg tells the story of brutal murders in a small Swedish fishing village,...


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...


Red Wolf: A Novel

Annika Bengtzon #5

by Liza Marklund Atria Books (February 15, 2011)

The inspiration for the hit film series, Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter, now available on Netflix.

Beneath a dark winter sky. . .death waits patiently.

A journalist is murdered in the frozen white landscape...


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...


Karate Chop

by Dorthe Nors & Martin Aitken Graywolf Press (February 04, 2014)

The first book in English by an acclaimed Danish writer: "beautiful, faceted, haunting stories . . . [from] a rising star" (Junot Díaz)

Karate Chop, Dorthe Nors's acclaimed story collection, is the debut book...


Before I Burn

by Gaute Heivoll & Don Bartlett Graywolf Press (January 07, 2014)

An international literary sensation about an arsonist on the loose in rural Norway and the young man haunted by the story

In 1970s Norway, an arsonist targets a small town for one long, terrifying month. One...


The Woman and the Ape

by Peter Høeg & Barbara Haveland Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 30, 2013)

The Woman and the Ape is the story of a unique and unforgettable couple—Madelene and Erasmus. Madelene—a sleeping beauty drowsing gently in an alcoholic stupor—is the beautiful and disillusioned wife of...


The History of Danish Dreams

by Peter Høeg & Barbara Haveland Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 30, 2013)

Through a series of vividly imaginative and wildly colorful characters, Hoeg gives us a very different account of the twentieth century, which in Denmark encompasses the transition from a medieval society to...


The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

by Jonas Jonasson & Rachel Willson-Broyles Ecco (April 29, 2014)

Jonas Jonasson's picaresque tale of how one person's actions can have far-reaching—even global—consequences, written with the same light-hearted satirical voice as his bestselling debut novel, The 100-Year-Old...


Memory of Water

by Emmi Itaranta Harper Voyager (June 10, 2014)

An amazing, award-winning speculative fiction debut novel by a major new talent, in the vein of Ursula K. Le Guin.

Global warming has changed the world’s geography and its politics. Wars are waged over water,...


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...


Let the Old Dreams Die

by John Ajvide Lindqvist & Ebba Segerberg St. Martin's Press (October 01, 2013)

A classic short story collection from the writer called Sweden's Stephen King that continues the breathtaking story begun in the internationally acclaimed classic Let the Right One In

Because of the two superb...


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...


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....


The Hanging

Konrad Simonsen #1

by Lotte Hammer & Soren Hammer St. Martin's Press (June 11, 2013)

One morning before school, two children find the naked bodies of five men hanging from the gym ceiling. The case leads detective Konrad Simonsen and his murder squad to the school janitor, who may know more...


The Healer

by Antti Tuomainen Henry Holt and Co. (May 14, 2013)

One man's search for his missing wife in a dystopian futuristic Helsinki that is struggling with ruthless climate change

It's two days before Christmas and Helsinki is battling a ruthless climate catastrophe:...


My Struggle: Book 1

My Struggle #1

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 02, 2013)

My Struggle: Book 1 introduces American readers to the audacious, addictive, and profoundly surprising international literary sensation that is the provocative and brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel...


From the Mouth of the Whale

by Sjon & Victoria Cribb Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 30, 2013)

From the Mouth of the Whale is an Icelandic saga for the modern age. The year is 1635. Iceland is a world darkened by superstition, poverty, and cruelty. Men of science marvel over a unicorn's horn, poor folk...


The Blue Fox

by Sjon & Victoria Cribb Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 30, 2013)

Set against the stark backdrop of the Icelandic winter, an elusive, enigmatic fox leads a hunter on a transformative quest. At the edge of the hunter's territory, a naturalist struggles to build a life for his...


Dark Secrets

Sebastian Bergman #1

by Michael Hjorth & Hans Rosenfeldt Grand Central Publishing (April 23, 2013)

This book was published in the United Kingdom under the title Sebastian Bergman.

It all begins with a call to the police. A sixteen-year-old boy, Roger Eriksson, has gone missing in the town of Västerås. A...


Lifetime: A Novel

Annika Bengtzon #7

by Liza Marklund Atria/Emily Bestler Books (April 09, 2013)

When a man is murdered and his son abducted, it looks like his wife is guilty…but Annika Bengtzon sets off for the truth in this thriller by the #1 internationally bestselling author Liza Marklund.

The inspiration...


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 Stonecutter: A Novel

by Camilla Lackberg & Steven T. Murray Free Press (February 05, 2013)

Critics are raving about this deliciously chilling new thriller from Scandanavian crime-writing sensation Camilla Läckberg.

Named by major media outlets, such as USA TODAY, The New York Times, and The Washington...


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...


Little Star

by John Ajvide Lindqvist St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2012)

"Establishes Lindqvist as Sweden's Stephen King."

--The Washington Post on Harbor

John Ajvide Lindqvist has been crowned the heir apparent to Stephen King by numerous sources, and he is heralded around the globe...


Outrage

Inspector Erlendur #9

by Arnaldur Indridason St. Martin's Publishing Group (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...


It's Fine By Me

by Per Petterson & Don Bartlett Graywolf Press (October 02, 2012)

"Reading a Petterson novel is like falling into a northern landscape painting—all shafts of light and clear palpable chill." —Time

Fans of Per Petterson's other books in English will be delighted by this...


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...


Child Wonder

by Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett & Don Shaw Graywolf Press (September 27, 2011)

*Winner of the prestigious Norwegian Booksellers' Prize*

*A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection (Holiday 2011)*

A glorious evocation of a Norwegian childhood in the early sixties by an author short-listed...


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...