The Golden Age of Murder

Written by Martin Edwards – Britain’s Golden Age of detective fiction produced some of the greatest and most enduring crime writers, including Agatha Christie, Margery…

CIS: My classics by Arne Dahl

When Swedish literary author Jan Arnald writes crime fiction, he uses the name Arne Dahl. His books about Stockholm’s Intercrime Squad – such as The…

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The Skeleton Road

Written by Val McDermid — If Agatha Christie is the queen of crime writing, then Val McDermid is surely her lady in waiting. She’s written…

The Human Flies

Written by Hans Olav Lahlum — When you pick up this Norwegian crime novel, don’t expect something out of the Nordic noir tradition. Instead prepare…

A Darker Shade

Edited and translated by John-Henri Holmberg — When you open A Darker Shade in the expectation of some suspenseful, Nordic noir short stories, don’t make…