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November 8 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: November 7, 2017

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
November 2 2017

5 New Police Procedurals to Heat Up Your Winter

Read Carrie Smith's exclusive guest post about her 5 favorite upcoming police procedurals, then make sure you're signed in and comment below for a chance to win a copy of her third Claire...
October 9 2017

Discount: Operation Napoleon by Arnaldur Indriðason

A mesmerizing international thriller that sweeps from modern Iceland to Nazi Germany, get a digital copy of Arnaldur Indriðason's Operation Napoleon for only $2.99 through the month of...
September 13 2016

11 of the Best Fictional Island Cops

Most of us love the idea of islands—their beauty, their singularity, their separation from the wider world. And, of course, we all believe that life may somehow be easier on islands, more...
May 19 2016

The Armchair Detective: International Crime Fiction

Everyone tends to read about the familiar; I’m never as contented as when I am curled up with an English country-house murder mystery, for example. But, challenging yourself to trying something...
July 14 2015

Fresh Meat: Open Grave by Kjell Eriksson

Open Grave by Kjell Eriksson is the 6th Nordic mystery featuring Police Inspector Ann Lindell where a Nobel Prize winner is greeted with jealousy and violence (available July 14, 2015). I don’t...
January 26 2015

Lowdown Calendar: More of 2015’s Mystery Conventions

We've already highlighted 5 of the biggest mystery fan conventions of 2015, but lucky for us, there are tons more great conferences happening all over, including regional or specialty crime fiction...
September 15 2013

Fresh Meat: Black Skies by Arnaldur Indridason

Black Skies by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Victoria Cribb, is the eighth in the Inspector Erlandur procedural series set in Iceland (available September 17, 2013). Sigurdur Óli is...
January 6 2013

Scene of the Crime in Reykjavík

If you’re as captivated by Icelandic crime fiction as we are you’ll want to know about the guided “Reykjavík Criminally” walks run by the Reykjavík City Library...
October 3 2012

Jar City Slicker

The next guy to have his hands on Arnaldur Indriðason’s Jar City will be Brian Kirk, who’s been tapped to direct a second film version of the best-selling Inspector Erlendur novel. Does...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 1 2012

Fresh Meat: Outrage by Arnaldur Indriðason

Outrage by Arnaldur Indriðason is the latest of the Reykjavík-based Inspector Erlendur thrillers to be released in the United States (available September 18, 2012). A woman is raped....
January 18 2012

Contraband:From Iceland to New Orleans via Chinatown?

Contraband  (trailer at the link) represents an interesting journey, and not just for smuggled currency. Arnaldur Indridason (Indriðason) co-wrote the screenplay for the award-winning movie upon...
December 20 2011

Christmas Is for Happy People: Arnaldur Indridason’s Voices

“Christmas is for happy people,” a moody young hotel maid observes in Arnaldur Indridason’s (Indriðason) Icelandic thriller Voices. Indridason’s equally moody sleuth agrees. The...
October 12 2011

Arnaldur Indridason’s Reykjavik-Rotterdam Comes to US as Contraband

Hollywood, as we all know, can’t let a good thing go.  Everything has to have a sequel and, if that’s not possible, a prequel.  Still no go? That’s ok, they’ll just...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 2 2011

Fresh Meat: Operation Napoleon by Arnaldur Indridason

I’ve come to believe Arnaldur Indridason (Indriðason) has given himself the task of reminding us that Iceland’s perspective is unique in the world. And I’m glad he’s taken on the job. He’s...
August 4 2011

Titles that Beg To Be Picked Up

Do you ever get bookstore whiplash? You’re walking casually down the aisle, scanning the titles, when you stop dead in your tracks and whip your head around, thinking, Did I really just see that?...
June 9 2011

Vanity Fair’s Next Stieg Larsson: Where’s Lars Kepler?

The VF Daily blog at Vanity Fair has a pithy summary by Christopher Tennant of the candidates for the title of “Next Stieg Larsson,” a creeping phrase against which crime fans have had to innoculate...