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Granite Noir:

Cold Blooded Scandi

Chaired by Jacky Collins

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Granite Noir: Cold Blooded Scandi

We are once again delighted to welcome a panel of fabulous Scandinavian writers to Granite Noir. Dead of Winter is a thrilling new standalone suspense novel from award-winning Swedish writer Anders de la Motte. One of the fathers of the Nordic Noir genre, Kjell Ola Dahl paints a fascinating portrait of Oslo’s interwar years in The Assistant. Debut novel Reptile Memoirs is a biting and constantly shifting tale of family secrets, rebirth and the legacy of trauma, by Silje Ulstein.

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About the authors

Anders de la Motte

Anders de la Motte is the bestselling author of the Seasons Quartet; the first three books of which – End of Summer, Deeds of Autumn and Dead of Winter – have all been number one bestsellers in Sweden and have been shortlisted for the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year. Anders, a former police officer, also won a Swedish Academy Crime Award for his debut, Game, in 2010 and for his second standalone novel, The Silenced, in 2015.

To date, the first three books in the Seasons Quartet have published over half a million copies. Set in southern Sweden, all four books can be read independently.

Kjell Ola Dahl

One of the fathers of the Nordic Noir genre, Kjell Ola Dahl was born in 1958 in Gjøvik. He made his debut in 1993, and has since published eighteen novels, the most prominent of which form a series of police procedurals-cum-psychological thrillers featuring investigators Gunnarstranda and Frølich. In 2000 he won the Riverton Prize for The Last Fix, and he won the prestigious Brage and Riverton Prizes for The Courier in 2015 (published in English by Orenda books in 2019). His work has been published in fourteen countries. He lives in Oslo.

Silje Ulstein


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