Category sweden

Inlands by Elin Willows – Already a movie! #Review #Sweden #Nordic

When a friend sends me a book because they think I will enjoy it then read it I must. This book is not nordic noir but it is set in Northern Sweden on the edge of the Arctic circle. The book contains some of the elements I associate with nordic noir and I have tried […]

Chilled to the Bone – #NordicNoir at the Capital Crime Festival by guest blogger Ewa Sherman

The inaugural Capital Crime Festival took place on the last weekend in September 2019. It featured leading crime and thriller authors, encompassing a variety of styles and subjects, providing snapshots of the hugely popular genre.  I volunteered for one day only and had a chance to attend a couple of panels, and of course I […]

Nordic Noir Inspired Festive Wishlist (with discount code!)

If you are looking for gift ideas or want to treat yourself to something special or fun during the holidays this is a good place to start. We have been window shopping for a while and want to let you know what we like. Hopefully you will find something to enjoy over winter.  First up […]

BBC confirms transmission date for Black Lake

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Series two of Jordskott to premiere in Sweden in October — The Killing Times

As long-time readers of the site will know, I was a fan of series one of Swedish environmental (or just mental) procedural, Jordskott, when it first hit UK screen in 2015. We’ve known for a while that series two is on its way and that filming had taken place earlier this year. Now we know […] […]

Newcastle Noir on film!

The fabulous Newcastle Noir festival has just taken place and some of it was captured on film by Ariane with her GoPro.  See how many of your favourite authors you can spot! If you enjoyed that you may enjoy this. Thanks for watching!

Thomas Enger’s Ultimate Terror

Norwegian author Thomas Enger caught my attention in Reykjavik at the Iceland Noir festival with a description of his ultimate terror. The whole room was silent and captivated as he described his. It was a spellbinding moment and I knew I had to read his books. The terror Enger described at Iceland Noir was the […]

The Arctic Thriller

Have you heard of Olivier Truc? He is a prize winning French author who  sets his best selling thrillers in the tundra area of Lapland.  They have been translated into several languages.   I noticed that Amazon are recommending Truc’s book  ‘Forty Days without Shadow – An Arctic Thriller’ if, for example, you buy Ragnar […]