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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Nordic Noir

Thanks to the popularity of Steig Larsson’s dark thrillers, Nordic noir is thriving, writes USA Today staffer Carol Memmott ("Chill with the Season's New Nordic Noir," Jan. 16, 2012). Appropriate to the season, she offers recommendations for several new thrillers set in wintry Scandinavian landscapes. Our staff offers a few older titles others to try.

1222: A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel by Anne Holt

Cell 8 by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom

Night Rounds: An Inspector Irene Huss Investigation by Helene Tursten (coming soon; place a hold)

The Leopard by Jo Nesbo

Missing by Karin Alvtegen

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