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The Father

Anton Svensson is actually the combined talent of Wallander screenwriter Stefan Thunberg and crime novelist Anders Roslund. This sweeping tale of a band of brothers turned ruthless bank robbers is based on the true events of the heists in Sweden. Detective John Broncks investigates a…
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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 my top five for 2015, The Father by Anton Svensson and The Man Who Watched Women by Hjorth & Rosenfeldt….
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The Father

Written by Anton Svensson — The success of Scandinavian television crime shows like Wallander, The Killing, and The Bridge has emboldened some of the region’s seasoned creators to try their hand in the crime fiction market. An interesting new feature we’re seeing in this trend is the emergence…
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Our father, who art in... Sweden?

On the Radar — Let’s start our weekly news column with a harsh, cold crime novel set in Sweden. The Father is the first in a new series called Made in Sweden, written by two screenwriters who go by the nom de plume Anton Svensson. We’ve…
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The Father

Written by Tom O Keenan — Sean Rooney is as much of a mess it’s possible for a person to be. That he’s not a corpse is a miracle in itself. He used to be a forensic profiler, but a life pursuing psychopathic killers took its…
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A Song of Shadows, and more...

On the Radar — Fans of Harlan Coben, and of John Connolly’s brooding PI Charlie Parker will be as excited as bunnies we head into Easter. Both these big name authors feature this week with new releases. But there’s more too… What is the collective noun…
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