Top 5 Scandinavian Crime Lists: Feb 6, 2012

Mystery Tribune has started to release the list of Best Sellers for Scandinavian crime fictions, based on the available sales data in the United States. The list includes the combined top 35 titles in the crime fiction category and is updated on a weekly basis. Additionally, we provide a separate list of top 5 titles from Denamrk, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. For more information on each title, click on the images.

Danish Best Sellers

1. The Boy in the Suitcase, by Lene Kaaberbol (Soho Crime)

2. Smilla's Sense of Snow, by Peter Høeg (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

3. The Serbian Dane, by Leif Davidsen (EuroCrime)

4. Lime's Photograph, by Leif Davidsen (Vintage)

5. The Woman From Bratislava, by Leif Davidsen (Arcadia Books)

Finnish Best Sellers

1. Purge, by Sofi Oksanen (Grove Press)

2. Helsinki Homicide: Nothing but the Truth, by Jarkko Sipila (Ice Cold Crime)

3. Helsinki Homicide: Vengeance, by Jarkko Sipila (Ice Cold Crime)

4. The Priest of Evil, by Matti Joensuu (Arcadia Books)

5. To Steal Her Love, by Matti Joensuu (Arcadia Books)


Best Sellers From Iceland

1. Voices: A Thriller, by Arnaldur Indridason (Minotaur Books)

2. Arctic Chill: A Thriller, by Arnaldur Indridason (Minotaur Books)

3. Hypothermia:A Thriller, by Arnaldur Indridason (Minotaur Books)

4. Jar City: A Reykjavik Thriller, by Arnaldur Indridason (Picador)

5. Operation Napoleon, by Arnaldur Indridason (Minotaur Books)

Norwegian Best Sellers

1. The Redbreast, by Jo Nesbø (Harper Collins)

2. The Leopard: A Harry Hole Novel, by Jo Nesbø (Knopf Publishing Group)

3. The Snowman: A Harry Hole Novel, by Jo Nesbø (Knopf Publishing Group)

4. The Devil's Star: A Novel, by Jo Nesbø (Harper)

5. Nemesis (Harry Hole), by Jo Nesbø (Harper Collins)

Swedish Best Sellers

1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

2. The Girl Who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

4. The Hypnotist: A Novel, by Lars Kepler (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

5. The Fifth Woman: A Kurt Wallander Mystery, by Henning Mankel (The New Press)


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