Nordic Noir

Nordic noir is a subgenre of crime fiction set in Scandinavian countries.
Updated September 19, 2022
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The girl with the dragon tattoo
Larsson, Stieg
ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 BEST MYSTERY AND THRILLER BOOKS OF ALL TIME * #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * The thrilling first book in the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series featuring Lisbeth Salander: "Combine the chilly Swedish backdrop and moody psychodrama of a Bergman...
Faceless killers
Mankell, Henning
The snowman
Nesb©ı, Jo
Internationally acclaimed crime writer Jo Nesb#65533;’s antihero police investigator, Harry Hole, is back: in a bone-chilling thriller that will take Hole to the brink of insanity. Oslo in November. The first snow of the season has fallen. A boy named Jonas wakes in the night to...
The keeper of lost causes
Adler-Olsen, Jussi.
Jussi Adler-Olsen, author of The Absent One, is Denmark's premier crime writer. His books routinely top the bestseller lists in northern Europe, and he's won just about every Nordic crime-writing award, including the prestigious Glass Key Award-also won by Henning Mankell, Stieg Larsson, and...
The hypnotist
Kepler, Lars.
A Time Magazine Top 10 Fiction book for 2011 One of the Wall Street Journal's Top 10 Mysteries of the Year 2011   Prepare for The Hypnotist to cast its spell In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a...
Sun storm
Larsson, ©sa
On the floor of a church in northern Sweden, the body of a man lies mutilated and defiled–and in the night sky, the aurora borealis dances as the snow begins to fall....So begins Åsa Larsson’s spellbinding thriller, winner of Sweden’s Best First Crime Novel Award and an...
The chestnut man : a novel
Sveistrup, S©ıren
Don't miss this page-turner for the mystery lover NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES If you find one, he's already found you .... From the creator of The Killing, "a full-throttle thriller in the tradition of classic Stieg Larsson" (A.J. Finn, author of The Woman...
Eva's eye
Fossum, Karin
The original Inspector Sejer mystery available for the first time in English. Eva Magnus is a struggling artist and the divorced mother of a seven-year-old child, Emma. One afternoon she and Emma are walking by the river when an unknown man's body floats to the surface of...
The forgotten girls
Bl©Œdel, Sara.
The Forgotten Girls The body of an unidentified woman has been discovered in a remote forest. A large, unique scar on one side of her face should make the identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. Louise Rick, the new commander of the Missing Persons Department,...
I'm traveling alone
Bj©ırk, Samuel.
International bestseller Samuel Bjork makes his US debut, a chilling and fast-paced thriller in which two detectives must hunt down a vengeful killer--and uncover the secret that ties each of them to the crime A six-year-old girl is found in the Norwegian countryside, hanging...
Ragnar J©đnasson
"A bullet train of a novel, at once blazingly contemporary and Agatha-Christie old-fashioned.... I dare you not to be shocked." --Gregg Hurwitz, New York Times bestselling author The body of a young Russian woman washes up on a remote Icelandic beach. She came looking...
The golden cage : a novel
L©Þckberg, Camilla
An over-the-top psychological thriller that tells the story of the scorned wife of a billionaire and her delicious plot to get revenge and bring him to his knees--a "sexy, deliciously dark journey" (Los Angeles Times) from a global superstar. Faye has loved Jack since they...
The lost village : a novel
Sten, Camilla
*BEST MYSTERY/THRILLER FOR THE YEAR* for NPR "Come for the mounting horror and scares, but stay for a devastating examination of the nature of family secrets." - New York Times book review "[A] scary, highly entertaining debut...that pays homage to...
The legacy : a thriller
Yrsa Sigur©ʻard©đttir
The first in a stunning new series from the author of The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel. The Legacy is the first installment in a fantastic new series featuring the psychologist Freyja and the police...
The ice beneath her : a novel
Grebe, Camilla
Acclaimed Swedish author Camilla Grebe makes her solo American debut with a psychological thriller as cunning in its twists as it is captivating in its storytelling--for fans of the celebrated crime fiction of Camilla Läckberg, Jo Nesbø, Ruth Ware, and Fiona Barton. Winter's...
The witch hunter
Seeck, Max
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A shocking murder in an affluent Helsinki suburb has ties to witchcraft and the occult in this thrilling U.S. debut from Finnish author Max Seeck. A bestselling author's wife has been found dead in a gorgeous black...
Hunting game
Tursten, Helene
Embla Nystrom, Detective Inspector in the mobile unit in Gothenburg, Sweden and talented hunter and prize-winning Nordic welterweight, is glad to be taking a vacation from her high-stress job to attend the annual moose hunt with her family and friends. But when Embla arrives in rural Dalsland, she...

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