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The author of Borkmann's Point spins a story that leaves even the most veteran crime novel readers chilled.

The author of Borkmann's Point spins a story that leaves even the most veteran crime novel readers chilled.

Through snow-swept, Christmas-illuminated Oslo, Inspector Harry Hole chases a faceless contract killer from the former Yugoslavia among the homeless junkies, perverts and Salvationists, eagerly waiting for a new saviour to deliver them from misery - whether he brings new life or immediate death.

Through snow-swept, Christmas-illuminated Oslo, Inspector Harry Hole chases a faceless contract killer from the former Yugoslavia among the homeless junkies, perverts and Salvationists, eagerly waiting for a new saviour to deliver them from misery - whether he brings new life or immediate death.

The remote resort of Fjallbacka has seen its share of tragedy, though perhaps none worse than that of the little girl found in a fisherman's net. However, the post-mortem reveals that this was no accidental drowning. Local detective Patrik Hedstrom must now quickly find the killer.

The remote resort of Fjallbacka has seen its share of tragedy, though perhaps none worse than that of the little girl found in a fisherman's net. However, the post-mortem reveals that this was no accidental drowning. Local detective Patrik Hedstrom must now quickly find the killer.

A report of a rare and unusual gun - a type favoured by assassins - being smuggled into the country sparks Detective Harry Hole's interest. Then a former WW2 Nazi sympathizer is found with his throat cut.

A report of a rare and unusual gun - a type favoured by assassins - being smuggled into the country sparks Detective Harry Hole's interest. Then a former WW2 Nazi sympathizer is found with his throat cut.

Grainy CCTV footage shows a man walking into a bank and putting a gun to a cashier's head. He tells her to count to twenty-five. When he doesn't get his money in time, she is executed. Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case.

Grainy CCTV footage shows a man walking into a bank and putting a gun to a cashier's head. He tells her to count to twenty-five. When he doesn't get his money in time, she is executed. Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case.

Detective Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is summoned to Kaalbirngen, a quiet European town by the sea, to track down the link between a series of murders. (Second in the 'Inspector Van Veeteren Series)

Detective Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is summoned to Kaalbirngen, a quiet European town by the sea, to track down the link between a series of murders. (Second in the 'Inspector Van Veeteren Series)

On a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse, an elderly farmer is bludgeoned to death, and his wife is left to die with a noose around her neck. As if this didn't present enough problems for Inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying woman's last word is 'foreign'.  (First in the 'Kurt Wallander' Series)

On a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse, an elderly farmer is bludgeoned to death, and his wife is left to die with a noose around her neck. As if this didn't present enough problems for Inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying woman's last word is 'foreign'. (First in the 'Kurt Wallander' Series)

In the peaceful fishing community of Fjallbacka, foul play was always suspected in the disappearance, 20 years ago, of two young holiday-makers. Now a young boy, out playing, has confirmed the grim truth. (Second in the 'Patrik Hedstrom' Series)

In the peaceful fishing community of Fjallbacka, foul play was always suspected in the disappearance, 20 years ago, of two young holiday-makers. Now a young boy, out playing, has confirmed the grim truth. (Second in the 'Patrik Hedstrom' Series)

When a lonely old man is found murdered in his flat, the only clues are a cryptic note and a photograph of a young girl's grave. Inspector Eriendur discovers that years ago the victim was accused, though not convicted, of an unsolved crime.  (First in the 'Reykjavik Murder Mysteries' Series)

When a lonely old man is found murdered in his flat, the only clues are a cryptic note and a photograph of a young girl's grave. Inspector Eriendur discovers that years ago the victim was accused, though not convicted, of an unsolved crime. (First in the 'Reykjavik Murder Mysteries' Series)

Smilla Jaspersen's attempts to understand the death of a small boy, who falls from the roof of her apartment building, takes her from the streets of Copenhagen to an icebound island off the coast of Greenland.  What she finds there has implications far beyond the death of a single child.

Smilla Jaspersen's attempts to understand the death of a small boy, who falls from the roof of her apartment building, takes her from the streets of Copenhagen to an icebound island off the coast of Greenland. What she finds there has implications far beyond the death of a single child.


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"Whodunit?: Detective & Mystery Stories" (2012, sem. 2) - The princess of Burundi.

"Whodunit?: Detective & Mystery Stories" (2012, sem. 2) - The princess of Burundi.

Jar City by Arnaldur Indridason

Jar City by Arnaldur Indridason

Davidsen, Leif (Denmark) - Davidsen won the Glass Key for Lime's Photograph, a political espionage thriller about Danish expat Peter Lime, who makes his home in Madrid and his living as a paparazzo. Lime takes one photo too many and finds himself in prison; when he is released, it is to discover his wife and daughter have been murdered and his archives burned. Lime's suspenseful search for answers leads him to Moscow, Berlin, and  his own past. Sounds exciting!

Davidsen, Leif (Denmark) - Davidsen won the Glass Key for Lime's Photograph, a political espionage thriller about Danish expat Peter Lime, who makes his home in Madrid and his living as a paparazzo. Lime takes one photo too many and finds himself in prison; when he is released, it is to discover his wife and daughter have been murdered and his archives burned. Lime's suspenseful search for answers leads him to Moscow, Berlin, and his own past. Sounds exciting!

Daniel Rembert        #book #covers #jackets #portadas #libros

Daniel Rembert #book #covers #jackets #portadas #libros

Suspense Fiction. In this 1st entry in a trilogy inspired by the unsolved 1986 assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme, the action begins with the death of an American journalist in Stockholm. Though the man's death is officially labeled a suicide, world-weary Stockholm cop Johansson starts his own investigation, uncovering the edges of a vast conspiracy.

Suspense Fiction. In this 1st entry in a trilogy inspired by the unsolved 1986 assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme, the action begins with the death of an American journalist in Stockholm. Though the man's death is officially labeled a suicide, world-weary Stockholm cop Johansson starts his own investigation, uncovering the edges of a vast conspiracy.

Amazon.com: The Perfect Landscape eBook: Ragna Sigurðardóttir, Sarah Bowen: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: The Perfect Landscape eBook: Ragna Sigurðardóttir, Sarah Bowen: Kindle Store

The Exception: A Novel by Christian Jungersen http://www.amazon.com/dp/0385516290/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_-FJ4tb0T6FDMQ

The Exception: A Novel by Christian Jungersen http://www.amazon.com/dp/0385516290/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_-FJ4tb0T6FDMQ

Alvtegen, Karin (Sweden) - Alvtegen, great-niece of Pippi Longstocking author Astrid Lundgren, won the Glass Key for Missing. Sibylla's life of anonymity as a homeless woman in Stockholm is shattered when a businessman dies after she spends the night with him, forcing her to turn to her privileged past for help.

Alvtegen, Karin (Sweden) - Alvtegen, great-niece of Pippi Longstocking author Astrid Lundgren, won the Glass Key for Missing. Sibylla's life of anonymity as a homeless woman in Stockholm is shattered when a businessman dies after she spends the night with him, forcing her to turn to her privileged past for help.

Wallentin, Jan (Sweden) - Strindberg's Star, Wallentin's American debut, seems like a cross between Dan Brown and Clive Cussler! When a Swedish cave diver discovers a dead body wearing an ancient ankh, religious symbol expert Don Titelman is wrongly accused of the cave diver's subsequent murder, which reveals ties to the 1897 Arctic crash of a hydrogen balloon and 1942 experimentson concentration camp victims.Throw in some Norse mythology, and there's something for everyone!

Wallentin, Jan (Sweden) - Strindberg's Star, Wallentin's American debut, seems like a cross between Dan Brown and Clive Cussler! When a Swedish cave diver discovers a dead body wearing an ancient ankh, religious symbol expert Don Titelman is wrongly accused of the cave diver's subsequent murder, which reveals ties to the 1897 Arctic crash of a hydrogen balloon and 1942 experimentson concentration camp victims.Throw in some Norse mythology, and there's something for everyone!

Ridpath, Michael (UK/Iceland) - Brit Ridpath's book Where the Shadows Lie takes place in Iceland, and his good research makes the book feel Nordic, so it gets a guest spot here. Sequestered to the Icelandic Police Force after a drug cartel puts a bounty on his head, former Boston detective and native Icelander Magnus Jonson  investigates rumors about an ancient manuscript. Norse mythology, Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, details of life in Reykjavik, stunning settings, and an interesting…

Ridpath, Michael (UK/Iceland) - Brit Ridpath's book Where the Shadows Lie takes place in Iceland, and his good research makes the book feel Nordic, so it gets a guest spot here. Sequestered to the Icelandic Police Force after a drug cartel puts a bounty on his head, former Boston detective and native Icelander Magnus Jonson investigates rumors about an ancient manuscript. Norse mythology, Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, details of life in Reykjavik, stunning settings, and an interesting…

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