Books by K.E. Semmel

THE HERMIT by Thomas Rydahl
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"A languid stroll with a sage detective through vivid locales that leaves a lasting impression."
A nine-fingered part-time piano tuner, Canary Island cab driver, and self-appointed investigator ambles through a case involving the death of an infant. Read full book review >
ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS by Naja Marie Aidt
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"An awkward mix of realism and soap opera that, despite intriguing characters, never quite coheres."
From Danish-language poet and short-story author Aidt (Baboon, 2014) comes her first novel, a domestic drama that merges the mundane and the grotesque.Read full book review >
THE CALLER by Karin Fossum
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"As in Ruth Rendell's books as Barbara Vine, readers are invited to watch helplessly as things go from bad to much, much worse for an unlucky group of basically nice people. If that's your pleasure, you could hardly do better."
Inspector Konrad Sejer's latest quarry is a prankster whose pranks are callous, cruel and ultimately lethal. Read full book review >