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In Memory of Michael Nyqvist: 1960-2017

This Swedish actor didn’t make it big in Hollywood until 2009’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on the international bestselling crime novel by the late Stieg Larsson.  After that and the subsequent two movies in the Larsson series, his career flourished around the world. As It Is In Heaven (Swedish) Colonia (also on […]

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The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler

Following the overwhelming success of The Millennium Trilogy (The Girl….series) by Stieg Larsson and the recent success of The Snowman by Jo Nesbo, it’s no wonder American publishers are clamoring to get new Scandinavian authors out on the crime fiction shelves.  Sometimes, this leads to less than stellar works…published just for the sake of being […]

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