Blogs in February 2024

Deep Harbour 8th February 2024

As the spring warmth melts the ice, divers search the wreckage at the bottom of the Ångermanland River – but the murdered man they recover was put there much more recently than the historic artefacts they were seeking. Local...

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Selamlik 10th January 2024

An unflinching story about Arab masculinity and homoeroticism Furat, a Syrian in his early 20s, visits Sibki Park in Damascus, one of the city’s most popular cruising areas. There he learns about the hammams, secret meeting places for gay...

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Yule Island 20th December 2023

An art expert joins a detective to investigate a horrific murder on a Swedish island, leading them to a mystery rooted in Viking rites and Scandinavia’s deepest, darkest winter. The Queen of French Noir returns with a chilling, utterly...

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The Snow Angel 20th November 2023

A teenage suicide. A murdered pharmacist. A missing girl. Is the obvious connection the right one? When a boy leaps to his death from a bridge in the northern town of Umeå, Sweden, police discover drugs scattered in the...

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The Tomten and the Fox 13th November 2023

It’s a cold winter’s night and a hungry fox is creeping through the snow. It’s Christmas Eve. He sees a hen house full of tasty chickens to eat — but he’s forgotten about the old tomten who guards the...

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