Release in UK

Alsterdal’s debut novel is now available in English, published on August 10 by Harper Collins UK and with a new title: The Forgotten Dead. US release will be in January 2018.

New book released in August

Tove Alsterdal new crime novel, Do not turn around, will be released in Sweden August 23. In her fourth thriller she returns to what once was the largest mental institution in Europe, Beckomberga.

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English world rights to HarperCollins

HarperCollins buys the English world rights to Women on the beach. The book will also be adapted into a TV-series by British film company Filmwave, in co-production with Dansk Filmkompani.

Shortlisted for the Nordic crime fiction award

Tove Alsterdal has been shortlisted to Glasnyckeln/The Glass Key for her novel LET ME TAKE YOUR HAND. Glasnyckeln, handed out by the Scandinavian Crime Association, is the finest prize a Nordic crime writer can get. The prize ceremony will take place during Bok & Bibliotek in Gothenburg in September.

The Best Crime Novel of the Year 2014.

LET ME TAKE YOUR HAND (Låt mig ta din hand) is rewarded the Swedish Crime Academy’s annual prize with the motivation: ”An elaborated and linguistically woven story of mystery and contemporary history”.

Shortlisted as Best Swedish crime novel of the year

Let me take your hand has been shortlisted as Best Swedish Crime Novel of the year. Winners will be announced by Svenska Deckarakademien on November 22d. The list

Best Swedish crime novel of the year

When critic Lotta Olsson in DN, lists the crime novels published in Sweden 2014, Let me take your hand is the second of them all and the best Swedish crime novel of the year. The list.

Best crime novel of the year?

With four months left, Let me take your hand has already been proclaimed as the best crime novel of the year in Sweden. ”I know that already for the simple reason that it just cannot get better than this”, says critic Malin Persson Giolito in Amelia Magazine. ”An extraordinary well written thriller, dark and hair-raising”and ”a beautiful proof that the genre has not exhausted its’ narrative qualities” are other reviews (Aftonbladet / NorrbottensKuriren).

New release in August

The new novel Let me  take your hand will be released in Sweden in August. It takes place in the Stockholm suburb of Jakobsberg and in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and goes back to the 1970’s. Read more

Among the best crime novels in Netherlands

Het Stille Graf (Buried in silence) is appointed one of the best crime novels of the year in Netherlands. ”A thriller that keeps you spellbound from the first page to the last, with a plot so intricate and complex that it can’t be summerized in a few words”, writes the mayor magazine on the genre, Vrij Nederland Detective en Thrillergids.

Qualified for crime fiction prize in France!

Women on the beach has qualified for the price Les Balais d’Or in Paris. It has the possibility to win both best foreign crime novel published in France 2012, and the best debute. The winner will be presented at the crime festival Paris-Polar in november.

Second best novel of the year in Sweden

Buried Silence (I tystnaden begravd) has been appointed the second best Swedish crime novel of the year 2012!  Other nominees were Lars Kepler,  Roslund & Hellström and Åsa Larsson, who’s latest novel won the Swedish Crime Fiction Academy award.