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Alphabet House

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Steve Schein – Published for the first time in English, Alphabet House was Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen’s first book in his native language, predating the Department Q series which includes Mercy and Disgrace. It is an ambitious psychological thriller…
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To the Top of the Mountain

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Alice Menzies — Crime readers have to get used to time lags in English translations, but you suspect some devoted fans of Arne Dahl have decided to learn Swedish rather than wait for the UK publisher to catch up….
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Spring Tide

Written by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind, translated by Rod Bradbury — Spring Tide is a first novel from a Swedish husband and wife writing duo that’s arrived with some fanfare. It’s been a hit in Sweden, is being translated for dozens of territories and is…
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Bad Blood

Written by Arne Dahl — Last summer, Harvill Secker released The Blinded Man, the first in Swedish author Arne Dahl’s Intercrime series which is being translated into English. TV adaptations of the books have since appeared on BBC4 in Swedish, with subtitles, via the well-received series…
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