Don’t break the chain

On the Radar — Prepare to be broadsided as some of the biggest names in contemporary crime fiction launch a salvo of explosive-looking novels that’ll…

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Macbeth

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Don Bartlett — First performed in 1606, Shakespeare’s Macbeth is one of the best crime stories ever written. Okay,…

Double, double, toil and trouble…

On the Radar — This week, a very different take on Shakespeare’s Scottish play leads our new releases list. Jo Nesbo’s version of Macbeth was…

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A guide to Harry Hole

In some ways, the appeal of the Harry Hole stories is easy to pin down. Like so many modern detectives he’s got a few flaws.…

Top 10 Nordic noir novels of 2017

They’ve been saying it wouldn’t last for a while now. And that tells you everything you need to know about Nordic noir. Although this year’s…

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The Snowman – audiobook

Written by Jo Nesbø, narrated by Robin Sachs — As the film of Jo Nesbø’s quintessential police procedural The Snowman (2007) comes to the big…

The Thirst

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Neil Smith — The tagline says it all: Harry Hole is back! For those following the ten-book series featuring the dour,…

The Thirst finally sated

On the Radar — Let’s not beat around the bush, here. The Thirst by Jo Nesbo could just be the biggest Scandinavian novel of the year,…

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The most wanted crime books of 2017

The new year is upon us and our team is already chomping at the bit for the tidal wave of new releases 2017 will bring. Without doubt, there will…

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Top 10 Nordic noir novels of 2016

Here at Crime Fiction Lover we review a lot of Scandinavian crime fiction, and our coverage of characters like Detective Erlendur, Harry Hole and Konrad Sejer…

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Harry Hole to return in The Thirst

You knew it would happen sooner or later. After putting his Harry Hole series aside for a few years, Jo Nesbo has completed the next instalment,…

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