The Whisperer

Written by Karin Fossum — You are going to die. It’s a fact. It’s also a frightening statement and one that can and should be…

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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Hellfire

Written by Karin Fossum, translated by Kari Dickson — When deep, dark and long-held family secrets finally surface, it can burn through our hearts and minds…

The Drowned Boy

Karin Fossum’s latest case for Inspector Sejer is the case of a little boy with Down’s Syndrome who has drowned, apparently, in a pond near…

The Drowned Boy

Written by Karin Fossum, translated by Kari Dickson — In Norway, Karin Fossum is regarded as the queen of crime fiction and with The Drowned Boy…

Free books in February

Well, under Labour we had the credit crunch, and since then we’ve had five years of austerity under the ConDem coalition. We know things have…

The Preacher

Written by Sander Jakobsen — The idea of the wicked preacher man is a powerful one in crime fiction and beyond – just think of…

Jeremy Megraw: Top five books of 2013

OK, so you’ve decided to give the gift of crime this holiday. Blood-splattered wrapping paper, check. Crime scene tape ribbon, check. All that’s lacking is…

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NTN: The Stone Boy

Written by Sophie Loubière, translated by Nora Mahony — Sophie Loubière won the Prix Lion Noir in France with this tricksy yet subtle psychological thriller.…