The final fire

On the Radar — It’s a poignant time for fans of Scandinavian crime fiction as, two years to the day after Henning Mankell’s death, his…

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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…

A tribute to Henning Mankell

One of Sweden’s best known authors, Henning Mankell, has passed away. He died earlier today in Gothenburg, after a long battle with cancer. Mankell was one…

Third Voice

Written by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind, translated by Hilary Parnfors — Spring Tide was one of our favourite debuts of 2014, and now the sequel has arrived.…

An Event in Autumn

This really is the last ever Wallander book from Henning Mankell and it’s one to savour. The novella features the Swedish detective in a typically…

An Event in Autumn

Written by Henning Mankell, translated by Laurie Thompson — A new Kurt Wallander book by Henning Mankell is a major literary event for fans of…

First look: New Wallander novella

It’s been three years since The Troubled Man – the most recent Wallander novel – was released in English. Although we’ve recently had the third…

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Interview: Jørn Lier Horst

When he won the Glass Key Award for his novel The Hunting Dogs last year, Jørn Lier Horst joined an elite band of Scandinavian crime…

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…

A Darker Shade

Edited and translated by John-Henri Holmberg — When you open A Darker Shade in the expectation of some suspenseful, Nordic noir short stories, don’t make…

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…