Petrona Award “Eligibles” 2014


Karen at Euro Crime provides a detailed list of books (45) that can be submitted for the 2014 Petrona Award for the Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year. You can check the complete list HERE.

So far I’ve read 8 books (my reviews are available if you click on the title)

Linda, As in the Linda Murder, by Leif GW Persson tr. Neil Smith

Blessed Are Those Who Thirst, by Anne Holt tr. Anne Bruce

Lifetime, by Liza Marklund tr. Neil Smith

Cold Courage, by Pekka Hiltunen tr. Owen Witesman

Cold Hearts, by Gunnar Staalesen tr. Don Bartlett

Death of the Demon, by Anne Holt tr. Anne Bruce

The Long Shadow, by Liza Marklund tr. Neil Smith

Police, by Jo Nesbo tr. Don Bartlett (my review will be shortly available)

On my TBR list:

He Who Kills the Dragon, by  Leif GW Persson tr. Neil Smith

On my Wish list:

The Strangler’s Honeymoon, by Hakan Nesser tr. Laurie Thompson

Closed for Winter, by Jorn Lier Horst tr. Anne Bruce

Bad Blood, by Arne Dahl  tr. Rachel Willson-Broyles 

I Can See in the Dark, by Karin Fossum tr. James Anderson 

Strange Shores, by Arnaldur Indridason tr. Victoria Cribb

 

More details about the award can be found on the Petrona Award website and the history behind it at Petrona Remembered.

One thought on “Petrona Award “Eligibles” 2014

  1. I need to do a round-up of my Petrona reads too, Jose. There have been some great books although I do have a clear favourite😉

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