Gard Sveen and THE LAST PILGRIM shortlisted for best translated crime 2016!

Nordin Agency is incredibly pleased to be congratulating Gard Sveen on a well-deserved nomination for the Swedish Crime Academy’s Award for best translated crime fiction in 2016. His novel The Last Pilgrim won the Glass Key Award for best Scandinavian crime fiction in 2014 and has been published to great acclaim in 12 territories already, in Sweden with Lind & Co.

The Last Pilgrim is Gard Sveen’s debut novel. The first book in a compelling series starring the complex character of inspector Tommy Bergmann, whose unwavering sense of duty drives him to find solutions to the most difficult of cases.

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Child of the Skerries sold to Finland

Finnish rights to Child of The Skerries and the two upcoming books in Viveca and Camilla Sten‘s magical thriller trilogy have been sold to Otava in Finland.

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Therese Bohman shortlisted for the August Prize

THE HERMIT named book of the month in The Times (UK)

9781780748894_3_1_1-680National newspaper The Times in the UK has selected The Hermit (Eremitten) by Thomas Rydahl as their book of the month for November.

They said that The Hermit is a “delightfully innovative whodunnit…dark good humour, imagination and originality”. You can see the rest of the article here (subscription required).

The Hermit was the winner of the Glass Key Award 2015 and was originally published by Bindslev in Denmark. It was published in the UK by Oneworld in October 2016.


Steve Sem-Sandberg’s THE CHOSEN ONES wins the Prix Médicis Étranger 2016!

Amazing news today!
Steve Sem-Sandberg and his powerful novel The Chosen Ones is the winner of this years Prix Médicis Étranger for best translated fiction in France.
Published by Editions Robert Laffont under the tile Les Elus, the novel is written in Steve Sem-Sandberg’s recognizable style allowing for a myriad of voices and combining the best of historical realism with the surrealism of everyday atrocities. His work rests on extremely rigorous research and is animated by the authors poetic narrative and the attention he pays to the depths of his characters.
Congratulations to Steve, who joins the illustrious ranks of other Médicis Prize winners such as Orhan Pamuk, Doris Lessing, Philip Roth, Umberto Ecco and many more.
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Three book deal for Österdahl in the Czech Republic

Omega are the latest publisher to make a three-book deal for Martin Österdahl acquiring Czech rights for the intricate espionage trilogy!

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Nordin Agency welcomes Emelie Schepp

We are thrilled to announce that Emelie Schepp has joined Nordin Agency!

Emelie Schepp is a rising star in the global crime genre and has proven herself not only to be a great author but also a smart, hardworking and brilliant entrepreneur.

Since joining the agency, Emelie Schepp has signed three-book deals for new titles in the praised Jana Berzelius-series with HarperCollins in Sweden, Gyldendal in Norway and Politikens Forlag in Denmark.