In 2013 Emelie Schepp self published her first novel Märkta för livet (Marked For Life). The book became a roaring success and was reprinted by Bonniers. With 40 000 copies sold, Emelie still holds the position of Sweden’s most successful self published author. Today she is one of Sweden’s most well-known crime authors, winner of the prestigious CrimeTime Specsaver’s Readers’ Choice Award in 2016 and 2017.
The story of prosecutor Jana Berzelius was followed in 2015 by Vita spår (Marked For Death), Prio ett (Slowly We Die) in 2016. Fourth installment Pappas pojke (Daddy’s Boy) was published in August 2017 by HarperCollins Nordic after a record-breaking deal. The rights have been sold to about 30 countries, including Germany, France and the US.
The Jana Berzelius-series has sold over 1 million copies worldwide, and it’s just the beginning of this rising superstar’s success story!