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Norlén, Paul R.

Overview
Works: 41 works in 147 publications in 3 languages and 8,792 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  Picture books  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PT9876.26.E7225, 839.738
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Publications about Paul R Norlén
Publications by Paul R Norlén
Most widely held works by Paul R Norlén
Between summer's longing and winter's end : the story of a crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
The first entry in a trilogy inspired by the unsolved 1986 assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme traces an investigation into an unknown American's death in Stockholm that reveals a complex web of espionage and intelligence failures
Another time, another life : the story of a crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 914 libraries worldwide
When a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the two leading detectives on the case, Anna Holt and Bo Jarnebring, find their investigation hastily shelved by an incompetent and corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later, Lars Johansson, having just joined the Swedish Security Police, decides to tie up a few loose ends left behind by his predecessor: specifically, two files on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated on the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy
Black lies, red blood by Kjell Eriksson( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Police officer Ann Lindell is great at solving crimes, but she doesn't have much luck in her personal life. When she meets journalist Anders Brant, Ann thinks her luck has turned around. But then Anders disappears without a trace and a homeless man's body is found with Anders' phone number in his pocket. As Ann races to find Anders, she hopes that she will not be too late, and she also hopes that whatever she discovers will not break her heart
Open grave by Kjell Eriksson( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
"Kjell Eriksson has made a huge splash around the globe with his series set in his native Sweden. Already a star in Europe and the Nordic countries, Kjell Eriksson has American critics raving. In this new book in the Ann Lindell series, Professor Bertram von Ohler has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine. This news causes problems in his otherwise quiet upper-class neighborhood. Not everybody is happy with the choice of winner. Mysterious incidents start to occur. Boyish pranks say the police, but what follows is certainly not innocent amusement. Police inspector Ann Lindell becomes involved in the case and immediately is transported back into her own past. Eriksson has been nominated for the Best Swedish Crime Novel five times. Open Grave, the sixth book in his critically acclaimed and internationally loved series, is a chilling novel about renunciation and revenge"--
The girl in the ice by Lotte Hammer( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
When the body of a girl is discovered in the melting Greenland ice cap, hundreds of miles from any civilization, Detective Chief Superintendent Konrad Simonsen investigates the murder and discovers disturbing details about some of Denmark's most powerful figures
Free falling, as if in a dream : the story of a crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
"Its August 2007, and Lars Martin Johansson, chief of the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Sweden, is determined once again to reopen the dusty files on the unsolved murder of Prime Minister Palme. With his retirement quickly approaching, Johansson forms a new group, comprised of a few trustworthy detectives who doggedly wade through mountains of paperwork and pursue new leads in a case that has all but gone cold despite the open wound the assassination has left on the consciousness of Swedish society. But the closer the group gets to the truth, the more Johansson compromises the greater good for personal gain, becoming a pawn in the private vendetta of a shady political spin doctor."--Dust jacket
Amberville by Tim Davys( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
"Eric Bear has it all: a successful career, a beautiful wife, a blissful home. He knows he's been lucky; a while back, his life revolved around drugs, gambling, a gang of stuffed-animal thugs, and notorious crime boss Nicholas Dove. But the past isn't as far away as Eric had hoped. Rumors are swirling that Dove is on the Death List and that he wants Eric to save him. If Eric fails to act, his beloved wife, Emma Rabbit, will be torn apart, limb by limb. With a nod to the best of noir and the wisest of allegories, and interlaced with greed and gangsters, Amberville depicts an alternate world that mirrors our own realities and moral concerns, and reminds us of the inextricable link between good and evil"--Page 4 of cover
The intruder by Håkan Östlundh( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
"The Intruder is an unusual story about betrayal and dark secrets. The Andersson family is being sent scary letters without a sender's name. Who could possibly want to harm them? Gotland policeman Fredrik Broman and his colleagues take the threats seriously, but cannot rule out the possibility that it is all a tasteless joke. When the threats escalate and the couple's daughter disappears, all doubts vanish. This is for real. And it is only the beginning. When the police pressure the husband, a complicated family history is revealed. What really made him return to the small island after his successful career as an international photographer? Is it really someone nearby that wants to harm the family, or does the threat come from elsewhere? Acclaimed crime novelist Håkan Östlundh combines high literary quality with high-end suspense"--
Killer's Island by Anna Jansson( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Ritualistic murders by an omnipresent killer occur in the medieval and mythical town Visby, on the island Gotland
Strange bird by Anna Jansson( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
As the bird flu pandemic reaches Gotland Island, panic spreads among the inhabitants who are frantic for an elusive cure. In the desperation that rises, the hunt for scapegoats begins, and extremist and anti-immigrant groups gain ground. Meanwhile, nurse Sandra Hägg makes a gruesome discovery at the health clinic where she works{u2014}a discovery that will cost her life. Soon Detective Inspector Maria Wern is assigned to solve the murder. Strange Bird, the first novel in the Maria Wern series in English, showcases Anna Jansson's mastery of both hair-raising crimes and the inner lives of her beloved characters
The Oslo conspiracy : a thriller by Asle Skredderberget( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
"The main character in Asle Skredderberget's crime novels is Milo Cavalli. Half Norwegian and half Italian, he is definitely not your typical depressed Nordic noir investigator. In fact he's quite the opposite. Milo is successful and attractive AND extremely rich. He goes to confession. He worries about his friends and family. And he taps into his family fortune whenever he needs to in order to crack the case he's working on. In The Oslo Conspiracy, a scientist is found dead in a hotel room in Rome. Before she is strangled, she manages to scribble a few words on a piece of paper. Milo Cavalli is sent to help out with the investigation in Italy, since he is familiar with Italian red tape. Milo finds the note from the scientist, and he also learns that earlier her kid brother had been executed by gang members in a schoolyard. Milo becomes obsessed with finding out if there is a link between the two killings -- the sister strangled in Italy and the brother shot in Norway. And he is willing to use his vast fortune and special connections -- especially when those connections involve beautiful women -- to find the answers. A new twist in thrillers, The Oslo Conspiracy is certain to captivate readers who like their heroes rich, handsome, caring, and very, very sexy. " --
The story of Gösta Berling by Selma Lagerlöf( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Story of a defrocked minister who finds a home at an ironworks estate that houses various eccentric veterans of the Napoleonic Wars
Yok by Tim Davys( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
In Yok, Mollisan Town's seediest neighborhood, Antonio Ortega Fox, Erik Gecko, Mike Chimpanze, and Vincent Hare finally get a chance to overcome their desperate circumstances and discover the freedom to achieve their dreams
Lanceheim : a novel by Tim Davys( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
In a story set in a Mollisan Town, a villiage inhabited by stuffed animals, Reuben Walrus discovers he is going deaf, and sets out to find Maximillan, a fabled Christ-like creature thought to have healing powers
Tourquai : a novel by Tim Davys( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The 3rd of 4 planned novels about Mollisan Town finds a member of the wealthy elite murdered and found decapitated in his office. Bloodhound and his team investigate the situation
Killer deal by Sofie Sarenbrant( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"The morning after an open-house showing in a posh Stockholm suburb, a father is found dead by his six-year-old daughter Astrid. There are no signs of a break-in, and the murder weapon is one of the family's own kitchen knives. The only hint that someone from the outside might be involved is that Astrid claims a strange man stroked her cheek during the night. Police Inspector Emma Sköld takes up the case. She suspects that the man's wife could be the culprit, but when more murders occur tied to open-house showings, her theory is turned on its head. What's the truth behind the events in the ostensibly idyllic and prosperous residential area? And what is the connection between the victims?"--Publisher's description
Another time, another life : [the story of a crime] by Leif G. W Persson( file )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
From the grand master of Scandinavian crime fiction--and one of the best crime writers of our time--a critically acclaimed novel bristling with dramatic intensity and wit, centered around the unsolved murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986. Stockholm, 1975: Six young people take the entire staff of the West German embassy hostage, demanding that the Baader-Meinhof members being held as prisoners in West Germany be released immediately. The long siege ends with the deaths of two hostages and the wounding of several others, including the captors. Flash forward to 1989: When a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the two leading detectives on the case, Anna Holt and Bo Jarnebring, find their investigation hastily shelved by an incompetent and corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later: Lars Johansson, having just joined the Swedish Security Police, decides to tie up a few loose ends left behind by his predecessor: specifically, two files on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated on the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy, one of whom turned out to be the murder victim in 1989. Johansson reopens the investigation and, with help from detectives Jarnebring and Holt, follows the leads--right up to the doorstep of Sweden's newly minted minister of justice
Textens villkor : a study of Willy Kyrklund's prose fiction by Paul R Norlén( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 64 libraries worldwide
The gingerbread house by Carin Gerhardsen( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
In a short space of time, several bestial murders occur in central Stockholm. Criminal investigator Conny Sjoberg and the Hammarby police begin to suspect that there's a link. There is a killer out there whose motives are very personal. A tale of childhood bullying and the long-term consequences
 
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Alternative Names
Norlén, Paul.
Languages
English (99)
Swedish (5)
Spanish (1)
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