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Top 10 Nordic noir novels of 2017

They’ve been saying it wouldn’t last for a while now. And that tells you everything you need to know about Nordic noir. Although this year’s crop of books doesn’t have quite the same level of electric spark as last year – when we featured the…
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What My Body Remebers

Elsa Nygaard’s earliest memory is her mother’s murder, and the killer was Elsa’s father. She is now a single mother and ward of the state here in this unique novel by Agnete Friis. Her violent temper forces her to flee from the authorities with her…
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What My Body Remembers

Written by Agnete Friis, translated by Lindy Falk van Rooyen — Ella Nygaard’s earliest memory is becoming an orphan when her father murdered her mother. However, she is suppressing her memory of the event, and as a result suffers from PTSD, and is subject to fits. She…
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Jeremy Megraw: Top five books of 2014

Despite this year’s abundant crime fiction harvest, picking the five best books to enjoy with your eggnog was a relatively easy task for me. And with some of these titles, you may even go back for seconds. It seems like every year the market looks towards…
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Death of a Nightingale

Written by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis, translated by Elizabeth Dyssegaard — This is the third in the bestselling Nina Borg series by Danish wonder team Kaaberbøl and Friis. Natasha Doroshenko, a Ukrainian national in Denmark, is on the run from the law. But that’s just…
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