Books by Kari Dickson

THE DROWNED BOY by Karin Fossum
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Minimalist but compelling work from the author who seems to have inherited the late Ruth Rendell's gift of spinning the darkest complications out of what might seem like nothing at all."
Norway's Inspector Konrad Sejer, back from his hiatus (I Can See in the Dark, 2014, etc.) and feeling his mortality more acutely than ever, leads the inquiry into the death of a toddler with Down syndrome.Read full book review >
TWO SOLDIERS by Anders Roslund
Released: June 10, 2014

"A bleak but gripping tale of a teen gang running amok."
A Stockholm suburb is being terrorized by a teenage gang's calculated reign of firebombings and burglaries. After a beaten female cop is left to die in the trunk of an abandoned car, DCI Ewert Grens will break all the rules in his effort to nab the perpetrators. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 2, 2013

"A breathtaking masterpiece. (Picture book. 4 & up)"
A young boy, grieving and unable to sleep, climbs into his father's steady arms to find warmth and reassurance in this luminous story about loss, love and healing. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Can literature make peace? Judging by this book of interviews and profiles, it's not likely, at least not in that region."
Can writers put an end to war, or at least lessen ethnic and international strife? Read full book review >
WHAT IS MINE by Anne Holt
Released: July 10, 2006

"Based on a true Norwegian murder case, Holt's work is cerebral, complicated and immensely rewarding."
A savvy, sharply delineated suspense novel from Norwegian crime author Holt delves into the haunting motivation of a child-abductor. Read full book review >