Biography

Photo: Annika Marklund

Photo: Annika Marklund

Tove Alsterdal is an established and well respected Swedish journalist, novel dramaturge and script writer. For the last 25 years she has written for theatre as well as paper media, television, radio, and film. She is also known as the editor of Liza Marklund’s best selling crime novels.

In 2009 Tove Alsterdal made a success with her debut novel Women on the Beach. The second one, Tomb of Silence, was published in january 2012 and has been ecqually praised for the suspense and language, as well as a story that extends the boundaries of the genre. Her third novel Let me take your hand was awarded Best crime Novel of the Year in Sweden 2014.

Tove Alsterdal was born in 1960 in Malmö. Her family has their roots in the very north of Sweden, a rural borderland where her second novel takes place.

She now lives in Stockholm with three daughters.