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Head of Zeus
A Darker Shade
A Darker Shade: 17 Swedish stories of murder, mystery and suspense including a short story by Stieg Larsson edited by John-Henri Holmberg

Original Swedish crime stories from the masters of Nordic noir including a never before published story by Stieg Larsson.

Ever since Stieg Larsson shone a light on the brilliance of Swedish crime writing with his bestselling Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, readers have devoured this dark and compelling genre.

Now the nation's best crimewriters have been brought together to form the first ever anthology of Swedish crime.

Contributors include: - Stieg Larsson, author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. - Henning Mankell, creator of Wallander. - Per Wahlöö and Maj Sjöwall, creators of Martin Beck. - Eva Gabrielsson, writer and thirty-year partner to Stieg Larsson.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
05 Jun 2014 * 368pp * £7.99 * 9781781858196
REVIEWS
'A wonderful collection of beautiful and dark Nordic Noir with Stieg Larsson as the cherry on the top'
Camilla Lackberg
'An entertaining collection with an imaginative story from Stieg Larsson ... demonstrates the depth of the Swedish crime pool'
The Times
'Gripping ... these unsettling dark tales reaffirm the dominance of Swedish writers with original crime fiction'
The Sun
Editor
John-Henri Holmberg
John-Henri Holmberg
John-Henri Holmberg is the Edgar Award-nominated co-author of The Tattooed Girl, about the Millennium novels and their author, Stieg Larsson, who was a personal friend. He is a writer, editor and translator and lives in Sweden.
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