The Ultimate Guide To Remington Steele and Laura Holt

Remington Steele is one of those classic crime shows which is best known for having launched the career of Pierce Brosnan. Besides that, many consider the series an influential part of television history in its own right. Before taking part in Remington Steele, Pierce Brosnan was an obscure Irish actor. When the series ended in…

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The Ultimate Guide To Jussi Adler-Olsen Books, Movies and Department Q Novels

It’s hard to talk about Scandinavian crime fiction and omit Jussi Adler-Olsen and his books. As Denmark’s #1 crime writer and a New York Times bestseller, his  books routinely top the bestseller lists. They have also sold more than fifteen million copies around the world. His many prestigious Nordic crime-writing awards include the Glass Key…

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The Ultimate Guide To Mickey Spillane Books, Movies And Mike Hammer

While Mickey Spillane books and his name in general continue to resonate through the popular culture, explaining to anyone born after 1970 the enormous impact of this writer on hardboiled genre is a challenging task. Recent generations know Spillane mostly from his eighteen-year run as a spokesman for Miller Lite Beer – in a trenchcoated…

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The Ultimate Guide To Karin Fossum Books, Movies And Inspector Sejer

For the fans of Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Karin Fossum and her books always represent one thing: Excellence in writing. Born on November, 6 1954 in Sandefjord in Norway, she is often referred to as the “Norwegian queen of crime”. She is however very modest in viewing her accomplishments and in an interview with British newspaper Independent…

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The Ultimate Guide To Raymond Chandler Books And Movies

Raymond Chandler, without a doubt is one of the pioneering figure responsible for the progress of hard-boiled crime in the 20th century. In addition to what authors such as Dashiell Hammett had created he added a literary angle to it, polished it and gave it a unique voice. This is evident from some of the…

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The Ultimate Guide To Jorgen Brekke Books

Fans of Scandinavian crime fiction are always on the hunt for new authors and that’s part of the reason why Jorgen Brekke books are becoming increasingly popular. Another reason is because he is good! Jørgen Brekke was born on April 26, 1968 in Horten, Norway. This is a town of around 24,000 located in south…

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The Ultimate Guide To Arnaldur Indridason Books And Movies

When examining Icelandic Noir, it’s impossible to ignore Arnaldur Indridason books and the contribution he has made to the genre. Born in 1961 in Reykjavík, Indridason pursued a degree in history from the University of Iceland in 1996 and worked as a freelance writer before becoming a film critic for a local newspaper. Indridason’s books mostly feature the…

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