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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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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 Girl – the sixth Department Q novel, featuring Carl Mørck – proclaims sales of 12.5 million copies. The author’s creation…
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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 catch up with him in the book’s opening he has just returned to the Homicide and Violent Crime Unit after taking some…
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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 Marco stumbles into the path of rampant corporate greed and murder. As an army of contract killers converges on the…
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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 be translated into English. It’s out in the UK on 27 February, but has been available in the US for…
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