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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...


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...


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...


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 Quiet Girl

by Peter Høeg & Nadia Christensen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 30, 2013)

The internationally acclaimed bestselling author of Smilla's Sense of Snow returns with this "engrossing, beautifully written tale of suspense . . . captivating" (The Miami Herald).

Set in Denmark in the here...


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...


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...


Tales of the Night

by Peter Høeg Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 13, 2013)

These eight stories are linked by a date and a motif. All of them have to do with love. Love and its conditions on the night of March 19, 1929.

In his second book and his only collection of stories, Peter Høeg...


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...


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...


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:...


The Whispering Muse

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

Already celebrated far beyond his native Iceland, the novels of Sjón arrive on waves of praise from writers, critics, and readers worldwide. Sjón has won countless international awards and earned ringing comparisons...


My Struggle: Book 2

My Struggle #2

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

"[Book 2] sears the reader because Knausgaard is a passionate idealist [who] wants to fight the conformity and homogeneity of modern bourgeois existence." —James Wood, The New Yorker

In the second installment...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


Out Stealing Horses

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007, Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2006

by Per Petterson & Anne Born Graywolf Press (July 03, 2012)

We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and oneof the first days of July.

Trond's...


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...


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...


Hunger

by Knut Hamsun, Robert Bly & Paul Auster Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 19, 2008)

A true classic of modern literature that has been described as "one of the most disturbing novels in existence" (Time Out), Hunger is the story of a Norwegian artist who wanders the streets, struggling on the...


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...


Harbor

by John Ajvide Lindqvist St. Martin's Press (October 11, 2011)

John Ajvide Lindqvist has taken the horror world by storm. His first novel, Let the Right One In, has been made into critically acclaimed films in both Sweden and in the U.S (as Let Me In). His second novel,...


The Emperor of Lies

by Steve Sem-Sandberg & Sarah Death Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 30, 2011)

Winner of the August Prize, Sweden's most important literary award

A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title

To be published in more than twenty-five languages

A major international literary event

"This...


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...


To Siberia

by Per Petterson & Anne Born Graywolf Press (August 03, 2010)

I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted on the underside...


I Curse the River of Time

by Per Petterson & Charlotte Barslund Graywolf Press (August 03, 2010)

An enthralling novel of a mother and son's turbulent relationship from the author of Out Stealing Horses

Norway, 1989: Communism is unraveling all over Europe. Arvid Jansen, thirty-seven, is trying to bridge...


Let Me In

by John Ajvide Lindqvist & Ebba Segerberg St. Martin's Press (August 31, 2010)

Let Me In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival and is now an Award-winning movie in both the U.S. and Sweden!

It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body...


Let the Right One In - with Bonus Content

by John Ajvide Lindqvist & Ebba Segerberg St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2008)

Let the Right One In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival and is now an Award-winning movie in both the U.S. and Sweden!

It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden....


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...