Scandinavian crime novels are one of the fastest growing and most popular genres today. Here are some resources to keep current fans up to date and help introduce newcomers to the most popular authors in the field.
Genre Lists and Guides
This Web site is a great guide to Scandinavian crime fiction and includes information on familiar authors as well as emerging talent.
New York Magazine--No. 1 with an Umlaut
This Web site gives common characteristics of the genre.
A good resource for some of the lesser known Scandinavian crime writers.
Scandinavian Crime Fiction
This site is searchable by author, inspector, translator and availability in formats such as e books or audiobooks.
Scandinavian Crime Fiction in English
A comprehensive list begun as a research project at Gustavus Adolphus College which also tries to uncover the underlying social/cultural reasons for the rise in Scandinavian crime novels.
LibraryThing--Tag: Scandinavian Crime
Collection of books linked to this genre by members of this very popular site with member-generated reviews.
Goodreads--Popular Scandinavian Crime Books
Goodreads presents the most popular Scandinavian crime novels tagged and rated by readers.
Authors to Consider