Hot thrills and cold ones too

On the Radar — Our new releases column returns with some hot August releases for you. Thriller fans will be looking forward to Ruth Ware’s…

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The Katharina Code

Jorn Lier Horst‘s quiet and methodical detective William Wisting – based partly on the author himself, who was an investigator for two decades – returns…

The Katharina Code

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — If you’re into Scandinavian crime fiction but not familiar with the William Wisting series by Norwegian…

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Time is on his side: Jorn Lier Horst

Crime fiction expert Craig Sisterson explores life, death and detection with Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst… The classic ‘first 48 hours are vital’ phrase so…

Anglesey Blue, and more…

On the Radar — We’ll start off this week with the latest book to land on the shelf marked Welsh crime fiction. Release yesterday –…

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Ordeal

Written by Jorn Lier Horst — What is it about William Wisting? He’s getting on a bit, and he doesn’t really have the cannon ball-style…

What’s the big Ordeal?

On the Radar — Jorn Lier Horst is catching up on Jo Nesbo and Karin Possum at the top table of Norwegian crime fiction. With…

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Jeremy Megraw: Top five books of 2015

It’s been another banner year for Scandinavian crime fiction, and Sweden leads the pack with the latest trend: collaborative ventures. Two such creatures live in…

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The Caveman

Written by Jorn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — It’s Christmas time and the Norwegian coastal town of Larvik is covered in a blanket of snow. A…

The Hunting Dogs

“Where have you been all my life?” asked our reviewer Jeremy Megraw when he discovered this Glass Key winning novel by Jorn Lier Horst. The…

The Hunting Dogs

Written by Jorn Lier Horst — The Norwegian detective William Wisting is an upright, honest, and morally unambiguous good cop with an impeccable career seeking truth and…

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…

Top 10: Your favourite crime books

It’s always interesting to see which books are doing well in the charts. Amazon has its charts and the publishing industry has regular sales updates.…

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