Palm Beach, Finland

Who said the Finns didn’t have a sense of humour? Antti Tuomainen’s second foray into black comedy will have you chuckling and wincing almost simultaneously.…

Palm Beach, Finland

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — In just over a decade, Antti Tuomainen has shown his impressive versatility within the crime fiction…

Crime in the other Palm Beach

On the Radar — Last week the selection of new books we offered up in On the Radar featured some standards of the crime fiction…

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The Man Who Died

The Man Who Died brings an uncharacteristically humorous but beguiling departure for Finnish writer Antti Tuomainen, as he once again makes our Recommended page. What…

The Man Who Died

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — If you think you already know what to expect from an Antti Tuomainen crime novel, prepare…

Mushrooms can be deadly

On the Radar — The latest novel from Finnish author Antti Tuomainen is arriving soon and this time the victim of the piece appears to…

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The Mine

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — Janne Vuori, an idealistic investigative journalist on the staff of Helsinki Today, has a thankless job and a failing…

Top 10 Nordic noir novels of 2016

Here at Crime Fiction Lover we review a lot of Scandinavian crime fiction, and our coverage of characters like Detective Erlendur, Harry Hole and Konrad Sejer…

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The Finnish double-punch

On the Radar — In a move reminiscent of a terrifying 1980s pro wrestling move, Orenda Books is landing a Finnish double-punch on us this week…

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Your Iceland Noir reading list

Crime Fiction Lover is the official media partner of this year’s Iceland Noir festival, to be held in Reykjavik from 17-20 November. An exciting programme…

Dark As My Heart

Antti Tuomainen’s second crime novel to be translated into English has got to be on your reading pile if you love Scandinavian crime fiction. Take a liberal…

Dark As My Heart

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by Lola Rogers — This is the second novel Finnish author and poet Antti Tuomainen has seen translated into English. His…