Books by Marlaine Delargy

THE HIDDEN CHILD by Camilla Läckberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2014

"Fans of Nordic noir will appreciate this taut, twisty mystery enriched with historical detail."
Three months ago, Erica Falck asked a collector of Nazi memorabilia about a medal she found among her mother's effects. Now he's discovered dead from a blow to the head, and the question of who killed him is only the first of many mysteries. Read full book review >
1222 by Anne Holt
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Holt (What Is Mine, 2006, etc.) makes curmudgeonly Hanna the perfectly astringent guide to this nightmare whodunit out of Ellery Queen's The Siamese Twin Mystery and Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None."
A train accident strands retired Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen in the middle of a fierce snowstorm with 268 other passengers, one of whom begins to murder the others in this brainy page-turner. Read full book review >
HARBOR  by John Ajvide Lindqvist
THRILLERS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Perhaps not a book to read by the seashore, if you're literal-minded. A spooky pleasure, expertly told."
Scandinavian writers dominate the police-procedural genre. Are they now bent on taking over horror? Swedish creepmeister Lindqvist is hot on the case.   Read full book review >
THE HYPNOTIST by Lars Kepler
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 1, 2011

"What Bark is trying to say is that there are monsters hiding everywhere beneath the reasonable and rational, and Kepler's book makes for a satisfying and scary testimonial."
A new star enters the firmament of Scandinavian thrillerdom, joining the likes of Larsson, Nesbø and Mankell. Read full book review >
THE UNIT by Ninni Holmqvist
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 9, 2009

"Orwellian horrors in a Xanadu on Xanax—creepily profound and most provocative. "
Pricey shops that require no money. Gardens that trump Monet's. Creature comforts galore. But Swedish ace Holmqvist's English-language debut soon discloses a catch. Read full book review >
THE BLACK PATH by Åsa Larsson
THRILLERS
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"Larsson's attraction to the pathology of psychological and physical violence is so baleful and intense that it's almost a relief to see her troubled heroine upstaged by an even more troubled group of suspects."
Still reeling from her last encounter with evil (The Blood Spilt, 2007), Stockholm attorney Rebecka Martinsson accepts a probationary position as special prosecutor in a third fraught murder case. Read full book review >
THE BLOOD SPILT by Åsa Larsson
THRILLERS
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"A virtuoso mood piece that works endless changes on its unforgiving landscape."
Stockholm attorney Rebecka Martinsson, still recovering from the bloodbath that ended Sun Storm (2006), gets a dose of the best possible medicine: another murdered pastor in a small town up north. Read full book review >
SUN STORM by Åsa Larsson
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: May 2, 2006

"Larsson depicts her characters with mordant wit and describes their village with richly atmospheric details. A flurry of clues, however, fails to conceal familiar, uncomplicated and predictable plotting."
Snowdrifts and deep secrets bury a small village in Sweden. Read full book review >