Books by Steven T. Murray

ARMAND V by Dag Solstad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2018

"If Knausgaard is too cheery for you, then this is just your cup of lutefisk."
Of diplomacy and its discontents: an existentialist-tinged character study by acclaimed Norwegian novelist Solstad (Professor Andersen's Night, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >
THE FIFTH ELEMENT by Jorgen Brekke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"The intricately linked plotlines will appeal to puzzle fans. But it's Brekke's prodigious powers of invention, his ability to keep coming up with unforgettable characters and indelible episodes, that lift this above his own earlier work and most of the heavy Nordic competition."
Forgoing the historical excursions that tangled the first two cases of Trondheim's Inspector Odd Singsaker (Dreamless, 2015, etc.), Brekke mingles the immediate past, present, and future to produce an even more tangled, but deeply rewarding, tale. Read full book review >
WHERE MONSTERS DWELL by Jørgen Brekke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Grim and tense, but readers will want more payoff."
Brekke's big-boned debut thriller, spanning two continents and 500 years, delves into the unholy connections between a pair of monstrous killings in Norway and the U.S. Read full book review >
BAD WOLF by Nele Neuhaus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"A densely plotted but sprawling exercise in unbridled evil. Spoiler alert: Most of the bad guys turn out to be good, and most of the good guys turn out to be bad."
Another encounter with monstrous iniquity for Pia Kirchhoff, Oliver von Bodenstein and the other stalwarts of Hofheim's Criminal Police (Snow White Must Die, 2013). Read full book review >