THE OTHER WOMAN by Therese Bohman nominated for Swedish Radios’s Literary Prize

Therese Bohman’s DEN ANDRA KVINNAN (THE OTHER WOMAN) is one of six novels nominated for the Swedish Radio’s Literary Prize. Each book will be read, discussed and assessed by a jury consisting of avid readers and listeners. You can follow their discussions on SR P1, starting 2 March 2015.
http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=499&artikel=6036927

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2 new books in the Malin Fors series to Poland

Polish publisher Rebis have just bought two new books in the very popular Malin Fors series. They will continue the bestselling series with Wind Souls and Earth Storm, book 6 and 7 respectively featuring Malin Fors and the Linköping police.
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Jessica Schiefauer’s “The Boys” featured on Words Without Borders

Words Without Borders, who promotes the finest contemporary international literature, is featuring Jessica Schiefauer’s “The Boys” on their website.
http://wordswithoutborders.org/current-issue/

You can read extract from the book in English here:
http://wordswithoutborders.org/article/from-the-boys

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Two-book deal in Norway for Johanne Hildebrandt and her Valhalla series

We are happy to announce that The first two books, Sigrid and Estrid, in Johannes Hildebrandt‘s popular Valhalla series have been sold to Aschehoug in Norway. Acquiring editor Gunn Reinertsen Næss had this to say about the author and her series:

Hildebrandt’s books have a fast tempo, plain and simple. She writes with great insight, a lot of energy and that little bit extra. We believe in the Valhalla universe, and in the people that inhabit it.

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Dan Josefsson won the Grand Prize for Journalism!

Congratulations Dan Josefsson – winner of the Grand Prize for Journalism! Last night his book and TV documentary MANNEN SOM SLUTADE LJUGA (THE MAN WHO STOPPED LYING) as named “Scoop of the Year” at the annual awards ceremony.

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Benni Bødker’s OPERATION series sold to Sweden

Nypon förlag is the proud appropriator of four books from Danish author Benni Bødker‘s explosive Operation series. The books acquired are Operation – Blood Diamon,  Operation – Terrorists, Operation – Uranium 235 and Operation – Death Blow. Modern day spy novels for kids. But watch out, they can be addictive!

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INTO THE LABYRINTH sold to Hayakawa in Japan

Sigge Eklund‘s psychological suspense novel Into the Labyrinth continues to conquer the world. Rights were recently sold to Hayakawa in Japan and we are eager to see how it does on the Asian market.

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Olle Lönnaeus’ THE PAYBACK sold to the Czech Republic

The first book in Olle Lönnaeus‘ Johnny Lilja series is sold to Brana Publishing in the Czech Republic. Brana has successfully published Olle’s author suspense novels and we are happy that they will be continuing on with The Payback – Johhny Lilja’s Dilemma, which has been described as a modern day Henning Mankell.

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Marsilio is the new Italian publisher for Viveca Sten

Two books in Viveca Sten’s Sandhamn Murder series were sold to Marsilio Editore in Italy. We are happy that this amazing publisher will continue working on getting amazing crime novels out on the Italian market.

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Thomas Engström & Olle Lönnaeus nominated for the award of Best Swedish Crime Novel 2014

This past weekend, during the annual Crime Festival in Sundsvall The Swedish Crime Academy  announced their shortlist for Best Swedish Crime Novel 2014 and we’re happy to see not one, but two of Nordin Agency’s authors as strong contenders; Söder om Helvetet (To Hell and Gone) by Thomas Engström and Jonny Liljas skuld (The Payback – Johnny Lilja’s Dilemma) by Olle Lönnaeus.

Both authors have received great praise for their books and last year Thomas Engström won the award for Best Crime Debut with Väster om friheten (The Western Reach of Hell), a prize awarded to Olle Lönnaeus in 2009 for his novel Det som ska sonas (Atonement)

Congratulations to Thomas  and Olle  – and best of luck!

The winner will be announced on the 22th November.

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