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…

  • Published in Features

The Legacy

Written by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, translated by Victoria Cribb — Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurdardottir is already well known thanks to her series featuring the lawyer-turned-sleuth, Thora…

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…

Gunpowder, plots and new crime books

On the Radar — In England, there’s an old children’s chant promising gunpowder, treason and plot for 5 November. Book publishers seem to have taken…

  • Published in News

My Soul to Take

Written by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, translated by Bernard Scudder and Anna Yates — Yes, it’s a little strange for us to review a book first released…

OxCrimes

Edited by Mark Ellingham and Peter Florence — If you’ve been a regular visitor to Crime Fiction Lover, you’ll have noticed our exclusive extracts from…

OxCrimes 1: Adrian McKinty

Exclusive extracts from OxCrimes — On 15 May, Profile Books will be releasing OxCrimes, a special anthology that includes 27 short stories by some of…

Ashes to Dust

Written by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir — In the early hours of 23 January 1973, the Eldfell volcano erupted on the island of Heimæy; the only inhabited…