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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 ex-wife and uses hashish to mitigate his insomnia. He lives in Norrebro, in one the worst neighborhoods in the city….
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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 but it’s not a case Carl Mørck and Department Q can touch. Their remit is strictly cold cases. However, because…
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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 they air on BBC Four. The hit crime drama from Denmark starts all over again, and fraud squad detectives Mads…
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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 Lisbeth Salander, Smilla Jaspersen, Sarah Lund and Saga Noren, for instance. But it’s also has a reputation for quiet old men,…
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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 and intelligence agencies have yet to bring anyone to justice. The young Arab man, who atomised himself and murdered more…
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