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When Owen's Mom Breathed Fire

Owen´s mom is always very busy. Every morning she is in a great hurry to get Owen up and to school and herself to work. But one day she has been turned into a big dragon and no longer knows how to be a mum.

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

“The Wonderful Adventures of Nils”, written in 1906 to 1907, came to be when Selma Lagerlöf was asked to write a book that could teach Swedish geography to school children.

Bridget and the Moose Brothers

Bridget is all alone. She wants a sibling. A small one who can fit in her doll bed. Or maybe a big brother. Outside her building she meets the moose brothers and invites them to her room, having big plans to become their little sister.

Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking lives alone in the big house “Villekulla“. Her father is busy pirating at sea and ruling as king of Kurrekurredutt Isle. But she is not lonely, as she has her friends Tommy and Annika, her horse Little buddy and her monkey Mr. Nilsson.

Harbour

A story where the ocean itself is the evil enemy.

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

by: Stieg Larsson

”The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is the first novel in The Millennium trilogy. It was published in 2005, one year after the author Stieg Larsson’s death.

According to figures from June 2011, the Millennium Trilogy has together sold 60 million copies in more than 50 countries.

Box 21

by: Roslund Hellstrom

Digging down in the depths of the human mind and the dark side of the society, Roslund and Hellström focuses on trafficking and their victims.

The Girl Who Played with Fire

by: Stieg Larsson

“The Girl who Played with Fire” is the second novel in The Millennium Trilogy and was first published in 2006.

It was published in English in 2009 and straight away became a No. 1 Best Seller in UK and was the first translated novel to do that in the hardback chart.

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

by: Stieg Larsson

“The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” is the third and final novel in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy and was published in 2007.

Millennium trilogy

by: Stieg Larsson

The Millennium-trilogy consist of "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo", "The Girl Who Played With Fire", and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest".

Midwinter Sacrifice

A ritual midwinter sacrifice in the woods outside Linköping troubles the police and Malin Fors and her team are working against the clock to solve the case.

Summertime Death

It is summer in the town of Linköping, and a young girl is found drugged and raped in a park. Police Inspector Malin Fors fights crime once again.

Roseanna

The body of a young woman is found in a canal, but nobody can identify her and the trace quickly goes cold.

The Laughing Policeman

Eight people are killed in a madman's attack of a public transport bus and Martin Beck and his team investigate the crime.

Murder at the Savoy

Martin Beck investigates the murder of a wealthy businessman who is shot in an exclusive restaurant.

The Terrorists

An American senator is visiting Sweden and Martin Beck and his team are trying to prevent an attack on him.

Between Summer's Longing and Winter's End

by: Leif GW Persson

An American journalist is found dead in Stockholm, and Jarnebring and Johansson investigate if it was suicide or murder.

Another Time, Another Life

by: Leif GW Persson

A fictional story about the siege of the West German Embassy in Stockholm in 1975.

Sun Storm

Rebecka has moved from Kiruna in northern Sweden and has no wish to go back, but when an old friend is found murdered in a church and his sister begs for her help, she decides to return once again.

The Blood Spilt

Rebecka Martinsson is no longer able to work after her traumatic experience with Viktor, but when a copycat appears, things change very fast.

The Black Path

Rebecka Martinsson is still haunted by her earlier experiences and decides once again to return to Kiruna, even though bad memories are haunting her.

Missing

Sibylla has been homeless and invisible to society, but when one night she witnesses a murder, overnight she becomes the most wanted woman in Sweden. Suddenly she is no longer hiding, she is fleeing for her life.

Shame

A thriller about repression, fear and the feeling of never having been truly loved. Maj-Britt and Monica live completely different lives, but somehow they are linked together.

Unseen

It is early summer on the island of Gotland and the tourist season is about to begin. But when several young women are found murdered one by one, panic starts to arise.

Unspoken

December is approaching and the snow is falling over Gotland. A fourteen year old girl disappears without a trace and Anders Knutas and his team are struggling to find her before it is too late.

The Inner Circle

An international group of archaeologists has gathered at the west coast of Gotland, excavating a harbor from the Viking age. They seem to be very lucky, until one of them is found dead, murdered in something that seems to be an ancient ritual.

The Bomber

A bomb blast ruins the Olympia Stadium in Stockholm and the famous chief of the Olympic Committee is found dead in the ruins. It is six months before the Olympic Games will be held in the capital of Sweden and the bomber has to be found immediately, at any cost.

Studio 69

A woman is found murdered and raped, and a Minister is accused for the deed. Only a few weeks before the elections, the situation quickly turns hectic and violent.

Detective Inspector Huss

A man from a rich upper-class family is found dead and it seems like suicide, but when Irene Huss starts to investigate, everything is falling apart.

The Torso

Parts of a disjointed body are found at a beach outside the city of Gothenburg and the police have no leads other then the tattoo on the torso.

Anger Mode

A series of brutal and inexplicable murders occur in the city of Stockholm. All of them are committed by respectable members of society, none of whom can remember the action itself.

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Books of special interest

The Merman

by Carl-Johan Vallgren
A story about the darkness that lives in all humans, even though most of us try to deny it.

Echoes from the Dead

by Johan Theorin
This is the first novel in the author’s planned quartet of books taking place on the Swedish island of Öland.

The Dogs of Riga

by Henning Mankell
The second book in the Kurt Wallander series.

Simon and the Oaks

by Marianne Fredriksson
A beautiful story about sons and their mothers.

New Collected Poems

by Tomas Tranströmer
Tomas Tranströmer is the 2011 Nobel Prize laureate in Literature. This books contains his collected work from his debut in 1954 with "17 Poems" to his most recent publications.

The Red Room

by August Strindberg
Criticizing the moral and hypocrisy in 1870s Stockholm.

Children's books

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

by Selma Lagerlöf
“The Wonderful Adventures of Nils”, written in 1906 to 1907, came to be when Selma Lagerlöf was asked to write a book that could teach Swedish geography to school children.

Pippi Longstocking

by Astrid Lindgren
Pippi Longstocking lives alone in the big house “Villekulla“. Her father is busy pirating at sea and ruling as king of Kurrekurredutt Isle. But she is not lonely, as she has her friends Tommy and Annika, her horse Little buddy and her monkey Mr. Nilsson.

Bridget and the Moose Brothers

by Pija Lindenbaum
Bridget is all alone. She wants a sibling. A small one who can fit in her doll bed. Or maybe a big brother. Outside her building she meets the moose brothers and invites them to her room, having big plans to become their little sister.

When Owen's Mom Breathed Fire

by Pija Lindenbaum
Owen´s mom is always very busy. Every morning she is in a great hurry to get Owen up and to school and herself to work. But one day she has been turned into a big dragon and no longer knows how to be a mum.

The Diamond Mystery

by Martin Widmark
The first part in the popular series about Jerry and Maya, the children who are running their very own detective agency.

The Literary Magazine lists

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Miss Julie

by August Strindberg
It’s Midsummer night in 1874 at a Count’s estate s...

The Red Room

by August Strindberg
First published in 1879, it received mixed reviews in Sweden, ...

New Collected Poems

by Tomas Tranströmer
Tomas Tranströmer is the 2011 Nobel Prize laureate in Lit...

The Dogs of Riga

by Henning Mankell
It’s the winter of 1991 and a small life raft with two d...

Italian Shoes

by Henning Mankell
On a small, isolated island in the Stockholm archipelago, Fred...

I Die, But the Memory Lives On

by Henning Mankell
A nonfictional fable about a growing tradition in countries in...

The Man from Beijing

by Henning Mankell
On a freezing day in January, a body is found in the snow in t...

The Ice Princess

by Camilla Läckberg
Published in 2002, this is Camilla Läckberg’s debut...

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