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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 of speakers, panels and tours is being crafted by the organising committee, which includes the Kiwi author Grant Nicol, who…
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Eight Nordic noir authors you should try

It’s over 10 years since Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series made Scandinavian crime fiction a global phenomenon. Four films later – three made in Sweden and one in Hollywood – the deceased author has missed out on the acclaim his books have garnered. However, his achievements…
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The Healer

Tapani Lehtinen’s wife Johanna goes missing from their Helsinki home. But this isn’t the current safe and sophisticated Finnish capital of today – it’s a dysfunctional hell-hole, ravaged by the effects of climate change and social disintegration. This futuristic novel charts Tapani’s efforts to find…
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The Healer

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by Lola Rogers — Tapani Lehtinen isn’t the kind of character you’d expect to solve a mystery. He’s not a resilient detective, he has no martial arts training or outstanding computer skills. And, even though he’s a poet, he doesn’t…
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A town called malice

On the Radar — Every week on a Thursday you can count on us for snapshots of some of the latest crime fiction releases and today we’ve got a new book from old campaigner Lawrence Block, and Irish author Adrian McKinty follows up his five-star…
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