Log

Here, for each time period since early 2016, are the Scandinavian crime books that I read. In most cases, I read the whole book; in a few, not. For details, see Comments.

2016.
ALVTEGEN, Karin. Missing
AXL SUND, Erik. The Crow Girl
BÖRJLIND, Cilla & Rolf. Third Voice
DAHL, Arne. Europa Blues.
DE LA MOTTE, Anders.
HAMMER, Lotte & Søren. The Hanging
HJORTH, Michael & Hans ROSENFELD. The Man Who Watched Women.
KAABERBØL, Lene & FRIIS, Agnete. Considerate Killer
KALLENTOFT, Mons. Midwinter Sacrifice
LAHLUM, Hans-Olav. Chameleon People
MARKLUND, Liza. Without a Trace
MELANDER, Jakob. Scream of Butterfly
OHLSSON, Kristina. The Chosen
NYKANEN, Harri. Behind God’s Back
PERSSON, Lief. Between Summer’s Longing
THEORIN, Johan. The Darkest Room
TURSTEN, Helene. Night Rounds

Jan-Jun 2017
AHNHEM,  Stefan. The Ninth Grave
DAHL, Kjell Ola. Last Fix
ERIKSSON, Kjell. The Hand that Trembles
HIEKKAPELTO, Kati.The Defenceless
NESBØ, Jo. Thirst

 Jul-Dec 2017
BJØRK, Samuel. The Owl Always Hunts at Night. (first reading, see Oct. 2020)
RAMQVIST, Karolina. The White City

Jan-Mar 2018
ARNALDUR INDRIĐASON. Outrage.
DAHL, Alex. The Boy At the Door
KAABERBØL, Lene. A Lady in Shadows.

Apr-Jun 2018
DAMHAUG, Torkil. Medusa
FRIIS, Agnete. What My Body Remembers
HORST, Jørn Lier. The Ordeal
JOENSUU, Matti. Priest of Evil
JUNGSTEDT, Mari. Double Silence
KEPLER Lars. Stalker
NESSER, Håkan. Borkmann’s Point
PERSSON GIOLITO, Malin. Quicksand
TUOMAINEN, Antti. The Mine
YRSA SIGUR∂ARDOTTIR. The Reckoning

Jul-Sep 2018
BREKKE, Jørgen. Dreamless
GERHARDSEN, Carin. Last Lullaby
HOLT, Anne. In Dust and Ashes

Oct-Dec 2018
ADLER-OLSEN, Jussi. The Scarred Woman.
ALSTERDAL, Tove.The Forgotten Dead.
FOSSUM, Karin. Black Seconds
LÄCKBERG, Camilla. Buried Angels
RAGNAR JÓNASSON. Nightblind
SCHEPP, Emelie. Marked for Revenge
SJÖWALL, Mae & WAHLOO, Per. Murder at the Savoy

Jan-Feb 2019
BLAEDEL, Sara. Midnight Witness.
EKBÄCK, Cecilia. Wolf Winter
KOPPEL, Hans.. You’re Mine Now
LEHTOLAINEN, Leena. Her Enemy
MANKELL, Henning. Return of the Dancing Master
STAALESEN, Gunnar. Big Sister

Mar 2019
DAHL, Kjell Ola Lethal Investments
ENGER, Thomas. Cursed
GERHARDSEN, Carin. The Gingerbread House
MANKELL, Henning. Firewall
SJÖWALL, Maj & Per WAHLÖÖ. The Abominable Man  

Apr 2019
BLAEDEL, Sara. Her Father’s Secret
FOSSUM, Karen. He Who Fears the Wolf
LÄCKBERG, Camilla. The Ice Child
NESSER, Håkan The Return
SJÖWALL, Maj & Per WAHLÖÖ. The Locked Room

May 2019
ALVTEGEN, Karin. Shame
ARNALDUR INDRIĐASON. Black Skies 
MANKELL, Henning. Before the Frost
THEORIN, Johan. Echoes from the Dead
TUOMAINEN, Antti. The Man Who Died

June 2019
DAHL, Kjell Ola. Faithless.
FOSSUM, Karin. The Caller
FRIIS, Agnete. Summer of Ellen
HIEKKAPALTO, Kati. The Defenceless
HORST, Jørn Lier. The Hunting Dogs
LÄCKBERG, Camilla. The Girl in the Woods NOT READ, see ‘Criteria”.
NESSER, Håkan. Woman with Birthmark.

July 2019
FOSSUM, Karin. In the Darkness
HJORTH, Michael & Hans ROSENFELD.The Man Who Wasn’t There..
LEHTOLAINEN, Leena. Copper Heart
MELANDER, Jakob. The Scream of the Butterfly

August 2019
FOSSUM, Karin.The Murder of Harriet Krohn.
FOSSUM, Karin.The Whisperer.
KEPLER, Lars. The Rabbit Hunter TOO LONG!
NATT OCH DAG, Niklas. The Wolf and the Watchman. NEVER AGAIN, see ‘Comments’
MELANDER, Jakob. The House the Jack Built NO! see ‘Comments’
SJÖWALL, Maj & Per WAHLÖÖ. Cop Killer
THEORIN, Johan. The Darkest Room.

September 2019
ARNALDUR INDRIDASON, The Shadow District
FOSSUM, Karin. Hellfire
RAGNAR JÓNASSON. Blackout
TUOMAINEN, Antti. The Healer
YRSA SIGURDARDOTTIR. The Absolution

October 2019
FOSSUM, Karin. The Drowned Boy
KALLENTOFT, Mons, Summertime Death
RAGNAR JÓNASSON, Darkness
TUOMAINEN, Antti. Palm Beach Finland

November 2019
HORST Jørn Lier. When It Grows Dark
KEPLER, Lars. Hellfire
LEHTOLAINEN, Leena. Snow Woman
OHLSSON, Kristina. Hostage
SJÖWALL, Maj & Per WAHLÖÖ. The Terrorists

THOMPSON, James. Lucifer’s Tears NOT “SCANDINAVIAN” by my criteria; see ‘Comments’

<> Note! In early 2020 my old laptop had two”meltdowns” and I lost  my COMMENTS on WordPress for the books marked below with <>. I have been able to reconstruct some of them only!

December 2019
<> ARNALDUR INDRIDASON. The Shadow Killer
<> DAHL, Alex. The Boy at the Door
<> DAHL, Alex. The Heart Keeper
<> LEHTOLAINEN, Leena. Death Spiral
<>NESSER, Håkan. Mind’s Eye
STEN, Viveca. The Sandhalm Muders series (TV). NOT RATED

January 2020
<>RAGNAR JÓNASSON. Rupture
<>HJORTH, Michael & Hans ROSENFELD. The Silent Girl

February 2020
<>ADLER-OLSEN, Jussi, The Absent One 
<>HORST, Jørn Lier. The Katharina Code

March 2020
<>DAHL, Kjell Ola. The Ice Swimmer
HOLT, Anne. In Dust and Ashes (second reading, confirms my previous assessment)

April 2020
STAALESEN, Gunnar. Big Sister (second reading, confirms my previous assessment)

May-July 2020 ‘Lockdown’ — no access to library — no crime novels read.

August 2020
NESSER, Håkan. The Weeping Girl
ÖSTLUNDH, Håkan. The Viper
STENSSON, Anton. The Father

September 2020
<>DAHL, Alex. The Boy at the Door (briefly reviewed to reconstruct comments)
<>DAHL, Alex. The Heart Keeper (briefly reviewed to reconstruct comments)
NESSER, Håkan. The Inspector and Silence
ÖSTLUNDH, Håkan. The Intruder
ROSLUND, Anders and Börge HELLSTRÖM. Cell 8
ROSLUND, Anders and Börge HELLSTRÖM. Three Hours
STENSSON, Anton. The Sons

October 2020 “Coincidence month”
Two of the books read this month had (a) “wolf/wolves”in the title, and (b) feature
detectives with the initials “VV” — Van Veeteren (Nesser) and Varg Veum (Staalesen).
Also, Norwegian varg means “Wolf”.

<>BJØRK, Samuel. I’m Travelling Alone. (SECOND READING)
<>HORST, Jørn Lier. The Katharina Code. (briefly reviewed to reconstruct comments)
BJØRK, Samuel. The Owl Always Hunts at Night. (SECOND READING)
BLAEDEL Sara. The Third Sister. (NOT READ IN FULL, see comments)
NESSER, Håkan. Hour of the Wolf.
LEHTOLAINEN, Leena. Fatal Headwind.
STAALESEN, Gunnar. Wolves at the Door.

November 2020
HOLT, Anne. What Never Happens
EGHOLM, Elsebeth. Three Dog Night
<> NESSER, Håkan. Mind’s Eye
NYKÄNEN, Harri. Nights of Awe. (NOT READ IN FULL, see comments)
ROSLUND, Anders and Börge HELLSTRÖM. Box 21

December 2020
BORJLIND, Cecilia. Spring Tide (SECOND READING)
BREKKE, Jørgen. The Fifth Element
DAHL, Arne. To the Top of the Mountain
FOSSUM, Karin. Hellfire.
HORST, Jørn Lier. ThCabin 
NESSER, Håkan. Woman with a Birthmark.
OHLSSON, Karin. Silenced.
RAGNAR JONASSON, Whiteout.

January 2021
DAHL, Alex Playdate
EGHOLM, Elsebeth. Dead Souls. ONLY HALF READ, see COMMENTS
NESSER, Håkan. Münster’s Case
RAGNAR JÓNASSSON, The Island
RAGNAR JÓNASSSON, The Mist
TUOMAINEN, Antti. Little Siberia

February 2021
EDWARDSON, Åke. Death Angels.
EDWARDSON, Åke. Sun and Shadow.
GREBE, Camilla and Åsa TRÄFF. Some Kind of Peace.
LEHTOLAINEN, Leena. Before I Go.

March 2021
ADLER-OLSEN, Jussi. Victim 2117.
AHNHEM, Stefan. Eighteen Below.
EDWARDSON, Åke. DVD set: Kommissarie (Inspector) Winter.
GREBE, Camilla and Åsa TRÄFF. More Bitter than Death.
INDRI∂ASON, Arnaldur. Reykjavík Nights.
LEHTOLAINEN, Leena. Before I Go.
NESSER, Håkon. The Summer of Kim Novak.

April 2021
EDWARDSON, Åke. Frozen Tracks.
GREBE, Camilla (writing alone) After She’s Gone.
OHLSSON, Kristina. The Chosen — second reading.
YRSA SIGURDARDOTTIR, Gallows Rock.