Books by Håkan Östlundh

THE INTRUDER by Håkan Östlundh
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"Middling among the endless crop of Scandinavian procedurals but a distinct improvement over Fredrik's debut (The Viper, 2012)."
Returning from their summer vacation to their desecrated home in Gotland, a Swedish family can't imagine how things could be worse. But Östlundh can. Read full book review >
THE VIPER by Håkan Östlundh
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"The ruthless patriarch, the dysfunctional family, the mysterious earlier death and the pattern of domestic abuse all suggest that Östlundh has made a close study of Stieg Larsson's Millenium trilogy. But this procedural is altogether slower, less surprising and more routine than its high-flying sinners seem to promise."
Journalist Östlundh's first English-language translation provides sad proof that not every crime novel that takes root under the midnight sun blossoms equally brightly. Read full book review >