Category Archives: Scandinavian Authors

Where Are You Going When You Die?

Texas! Tanya Tucker has a great record out, “When I die, I may not go to Heaven, so take me back to Texas. That’s as close as I’ve ever been”…………….or something like that anyway……but it does raise some questions!   … Continue reading

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COLD COUNTRY MURDER MYSTERIES

2 GREAT books (1st in a series each)………locations:  Minnesota and Iceland! Iron Lake/ William Kent Krueger        Snow Blind/ Ragnar Jonasson Both books will educate you about the location where the stories take place. Both are in cold places in winter that have magnificent … Continue reading

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B00K REVIEW, SCANDINAVIAN AUTHOR JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN/DENMARK MYSTERY

THE HANGING GIRL,  by Jussi Adler-Olsen: 500 pages of pure pleasure!  The stage is set………a dead girl hanging upside down in a tree! It starts out slowly with 2 separate stories that travel side by side and eventually bind together … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Girl in the Spider’s Web/A Lisbeth Salanda Novel

WOW! Go buy the book and enjoy it! One of the best books I’ve read in years!” It is a continuation of the Millennium Trilogy Series by Stieg Larsson  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Even if you haven’t read the … Continue reading

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THE SWEDE / THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB / NEW SCANDINAVIAN AUTHORS!!!!

TWO “NEW” SCANDINAVIAN  AUTHORS! THE SWEDE,  by Robert Karjel   The first book in English by Swedish author Kajel. Published in 2015 it is hot off the press! I almost didn’t read it! But so glad I did! Up to page 55 … Continue reading

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Arnaldur Indridason (Icelandic Crime Mystery Author) REYHJAVIH NIGHTS/A Book Review

If you like murder mysteries, you will really enjoy a series by the Icelandic author, Arnaldur Indridason!!!! It all started with JAR CITY!!!!!! His latest book, REYHJAVIH NIGHTS is a prequel to the series that started with JAR CITY and … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW, THE URANTIA BOOK

2097 PAGES…….copy written and published in 1955. I bought my copy in 1976……………over the years I’d pick it up and try to read it. For some reason I just never was able to “get into it”………….I’d look at the “index”………..I’d … Continue reading

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Karin Fossum, Norwegian author, Another Great Scandinavian Writer!

As I’ve said before, it all started with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo! I figured that there had to be other great writers “across the waters” and I’ve found at least 7 so far……….and I’m sure there are many … Continue reading

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Update Review/ Hallmark Movies/Upcoming New Movies for Valentine’s Day!

If you enjoyed the new Christmas movies last year, get ready for another 5 starting this Saturday night for 5 nights leading into the Valentines’ Day weekend! Do like I do, record them and play them later when you have … Continue reading

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ARNALDUR INDRIDASON, ANOTHER GREAT AUTHOR FROM ICELAND

I just finished book 9 in the Detective Erlendur series,  STRANGE SHORES. This is the last book in this series and it all started with JAR CITY. I highly recommend starting with Jar City and reading them in natural order. … Continue reading

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