Unrest

Written by Jesper Stein, translated by David Young — Detective Alex Steen of the Copenhagen homicide division is a divorcee who still pines for his…

The Scarred Woman

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by William Frost — Rigmor Zimmermann is dead. Bludgeoned. Her body has been found in the King’s Gardens in Copenhagen…

Follow the Money returns

On Saturday 4 March 2017, UK crime fiction lovers will be able to enjoy the first two episodes of Follow the Money season two as…

The Vanished

Written by Soren and Lotte Hammer, translated by Martin Aitken — Scandinavian crime fiction has given us some amazing strong, anti-social women as lead characters. Think of…

Retribution

Written by Steffen Jacobsen, translated by Charlotte Barslund — Denmark is in a state of shock. A year after Europe’s gravest terrorist atrocity, the security forces, police…

The Hanging Girl

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by William Frost — Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen is now one of the country’s top literary exports. The jacket of The Hanging…

The House That Jack Built

Written by Jakob Melander — Copenhagen detective Lars Winkler can’t seem to get much respect lately. His wife has left him for his boss Ulrik, and when we…

The Marco Effect

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Martin Aitken – In this latest book in the Department Q series from Denmark, a gypsy street urchin named…

Guilt

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Martin Aitken — Following Mercy, Disgrace and Redemption, Guilt is the latest in Jussi Adler-Olsen’s Department Q series to…

Redemption

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen — The miserable and sardonic Copenhagen police detective Carl Mørck is back, and this time he plays the main role in…

The Killing

Written by David Hewson — The Killing proved to be a sensation when it appeared on British screens last March. And this despite it being…

Mercy

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen — This is the first of four books in the author’s Department Q series to be translated from Danish into English.…

The Killing: the book

Have you been watching series two of The Killing on BBC4? Maybe you saw the first Danish series which took place in Copenhagen, or the…

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