13 Thrilling Nordic Noir Novels

The chilly locales in these thrillers are perfect for some stone-cold crime.

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Denmark

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Murder in the Dark

By Dan Turèll

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Smilla's Sense of Snow

By Peter Høeg

Finland

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Against the Wall (Helsinki Homicide)

By Jarko Sipilä

Iceland

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Snowblind

By Ragnar Jonasson

Norway

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Where Roses Never Die

By Gunnar Staalesen

Sweden

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A Darker Shade of Sweden

By John-Henri Holmberg

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The Shapeshifters

By Stefan Spjut

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The Crow Girl

By Erik Axl Sund

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Roseanna

By Maj Sjöwall & Per Wallhöö

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The Dying Detective

By Leif G.W. Persson

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By Stieg Larsson