Search Results: "Kjell Eriksson"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HAND THAT TREMBLES by Kjell Eriksson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Though particulars of local history and culture might baffle some readers, the depth of character and a narrative tapestry that becomes clear in small, disconnected pieces make for a challenging and rewarding mystery."
The disappearance of a small-town politician masks dark secrets and triggers a series of further crimes. Read full book review >

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STONE COFFIN by Kjell Eriksson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"Eriksson's seventh (Black Lies, Red Blood, 2015, etc.) is full of twists, three-dimensional characters, quiet authority, and heart."
When a speeding car kills a young mother and daughter, complications indicate much more than a simple hit-and-run. Read full book review >

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BLACK LIES, RED BLOOD by Kjell Eriksson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 29, 2014

"Eriksson (The Hand that Trembles, 2011, etc.) adds each piece of his complex murder puzzle to the picture with masterly control, and the heroine at the center of it all is compelling."
Police inspector Ann Lindell tackles an investigation that's painfully close to home. Read full book review >

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THE DEMON OF DAKAR by Kjell Eriksson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 6, 2008

"In Lindell's seventh case, the third published in English (The Princess of Burundi, 2006, etc.), Eriksson's unique achievement is crafting a richly layered novel packed with sublime character detail out of which his murder puzzle seamlessly emerges."
Murder joins the menu at a trendy Swedish restaurant. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCESS OF BURUNDI by Kjell Eriksson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 2006

"Subtle characters and precise prose will keep readers interested until the surprising solution. Erikkson (The Illuminated Path, 1999, not reviewed, etc.) won the award for Best Swedish Crime Novel, and deservedly so."
The murder of a young father baffles police and upsets many in the sleepy town where he lived. Read full book review >

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The Still Small Voice of Jesus by Maggie Eriksson
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"A joyful assertion of the rewards of a one-to-one relationship with Jesus Christ."
A series of reflections on the nature of Christian faith. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 15, 2012

"A raunchy, epic journey as a man discovers he can be a hero in an unlikely way."
A zany tale of far-fetched adventures on a tropical island. Read full book review >

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THE BUTTERFLY ALPHABET by Kjell B. Sandved
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1996

"The book, inspired by Sandved's poster of the same name, is a happy conjunction of elements: surprisingly informative and visually pleasing. (Nonfiction. 4+)"
This photographic alphabet book, focusing on letters found in nature rather than in manufactured objects, invites comparison with Jerome Wexler's imaginative investigations of the tiny. Read full book review >

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A CRASH COURSE FOR MOLLY by Eva Eriksson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2005

"A quirky, winsome crash course for aspiring cyclists. (Picture book. 5-7)"
As the title suggests, Molly (Molly Goes Shopping, 2003) is learning to ride a bicycle the hard way. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2016

"An engrossing episode, infused with magic and with moments light and dark as well as lots of small furry animals. (Illustrated fantasy. 5-10)"
The gruff but large-hearted Scandinavian gnome usually associated with Yuletide takes an offseason turn when a summer storm brings a company of homeless woodland creatures to his door. Read full book review >

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LANG by Kjell Westö
by Kjell Westö, translated by Ebba Segerberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Smoothly and unobtrusively translated, this debut grabs, holds, then plunges you into a world pervaded by a kind of mundane grimness, dark in its own signature way: Nordic noir."
From Finland, a taut and elegant thriller about love, obsession and murder. Read full book review >