Joona Linna is the main character in a series of Scandinavian crime fiction novels by Lars Kepler. Joona Linna is a Chief Inspector for the Swedish Police Force. He is of Finnish descent. He’s described as tall, strong, quiet, charismatic, observant, reliable, fearless and determined. Joona has a past he is secretive about, and the […]
Varg Veum is the protagonist in a series of Scandinavian crime fiction novels by Norwegian novelist Gunnar Staalesen. Varg Veum is a private investigator based in the west coast Norwegian city of Bergen. The series has been adapted into two different film series, both with Trond Espen Seim portraying Varg Veum.
Gunnar Staalesen is a Norwegian author of Scandinavian crime fiction novels. He writes the Varg Veum series. Gunnar was born and raised in Bergen, Norway, which is on the west coast of the country. He earned his Cand.philol degree from Universitetet i Bergen and worked in the main theatre in the city.
William Wisting is the protagonist in a series of Scandinavian crime fiction novels by Norwegian novelist Jorn Lier Horst. Chief Inspector William Wisting is very well acquainted with the dark side of humanity. Times are tough for the Norwegian police force, but Wisting does his job with integrity and believes he can make the world […]
Jorn Lier Horst is a Norwegian author of Scandinavian crime fiction novels. He writes the William Wisting series. Before becoming a published novelist, Jorn was a Senior Investigating Officer for the police in Norway. It is that experience that he draws upon for his crime novels. Jorn paints an accurate picture of Nordic society and […]
Fire and Ice is a series of crime thriller novels by English novelist Michael Ridpath. The Fire and Ice series features an Icelandic-American named Magnus Jonson. Jonson was born in Iceland, raised in Boston and now he has returned to his birthplace of Iceland in order to work as a homicide detective. Although the series […]
Malin Fors is the protagonist in a series of Scandinavian crime fiction novels by Swedish novelist Mons Kallentoft. Malin Fors is a detective based in the small town of Linkoping, Sweden. She is 31 years old with an athletic build. She’s also a single mother to a teenage daughter, Tove. Malin is also in the […]
Arne Dahl is the pen name of Swedish novelist Jan Arnald, who writes Scandinavian crime fiction. He writes the Intercrime series. The first five of his Intercrime novels have been adapted into films that have aired on SVT1 in Swedish and BBC Four in the United Kingdom. In addition to being a novelist, Arnald is […]