Tagged: Anne Holt

Death of the Demon book cover

Death of the Demon

Book review Christine Foster Meloni Washington While Jo Nesbø is usually considered the undisputed King of the Norwegian crime novel, Anne Holt and Karin Fossum are serious contenders for the female crown. Nesbø himself...

Beyond the Truth

Beyond the Truth

Book review Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. When I am looking to read a fast-moving modern mystery in a Norwegian setting, with very little if any violence, I turn to Anne Holt. Since 1993,...

Three authors to scare up this påske

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Do you have your Easter thrillers for 2017 yet? Norwegians are preparing for their annual crime reading spree that will take place during their Easter break, Maundy Thursday to...

Book review: Thirst for Anne Holt

Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. Anne Holt has become one of the most popular crime novelists in Norway, with over seven million books sold in about 25 languages. Another top Norwegian writer, Jo Nesbø,...

Norwegian Crime Fiction Panel in NYC

Despite the fact that the Global Peace Index ranked Norway as the third most peaceful country in the world and the homicide rates in Norway are among the lowest on the planet, more people...