Books

The Story of Mr Roos

Håkan Nesser

Mr. Roos is a man whose charm can be compared to a glass of lukewarm water…59 years old Ante Valdemar Roos lives with his second wife and barely gets along with his two stepdaughters. One day, a winning lottery ticket makes it possible for him to f…

Swedish title: Berättelse om herr Roos

Series: The Barbarotti Series

Category: Fiction / Crime & Suspense

Pub date: 15-08-2008

The House of Silence

Magnus Nordin

A dark secret lurks in the House of Silence… Stella sits alone during the day in a silent and empty apartment in a block due to be torn down, while her friend Gabriel is out at work. Since she and Gabriel fled from the sect in which they grew up, it…

Swedish title: Tystnadens hus

Category: Children / Young Adult

Pub date: 11-08-2008

Format: 199 pages, b/w illustrations, 134x213 mm

What Would You Do?

Annika Thor

Jesper and Abbe live in an ordinary small town, and have just started Year 8 in school. They have known each other almost all their lives, and hang out together practically every day. But then Jesper hooks up with Annie, and the situation changes. An…

Swedish title: Vad skulle du ha valt?

Category: Children / Young Adult

Pub date: 11-08-2008

Format: 192 pages

Matilda’s Cats

Jan Lööf

Swedish title: Matildas katter

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 11-08-2008

Format: 32 pages, 260 x 190 mm, colour

Astrid the Fly Flies High

Maria Jönsson

Astrid the Fly is back in a new dangerous adventure. This time she is supposed to take care of one of her 43 siblings. When little Bertil suddenly disappears Astrid starts looking for him – outside!Astrid is an ingenious little fly, full of curiosity…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid flyger högt

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 11-08-2008

Format: 32 pages, 260 x 190 mm, colour

Dark Angel

Mari Jungstedt

Mari Jungstedt is a major Swedish Crime sensation: 15 books published in 17 languages. DARK ANGEL is the sixth book in her Gotland series.Viktor Algård is an event planner. The morning after the fabulous party he threw for the inauguration of the new…

Swedish title: Den mörka ängeln

Category: Fiction / Crime & Suspense

Pub date: 17-06-2008

The Boy Who’s Got What it Takes

Ulf Stark

Ulf is being punished. He has to be Grandfather’s slave for a whole day, helping out with all kinds of things – mostly heavy work. Grandfather doesn’t think Ulf is up to it, but Ulf is determined to show Grandfather he’s got what it takes, that he’s…

Swedish title: Krutpojken

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 26-05-2008

Format: 44 pages, 148 x 210 mm, colour

Ice Games

Liselott Willén

Winter and bitter cold. The bay of the sea below Alex’s house is covered with ice. The water inside the almost sunken old boat is also frozen. On the days Alex decides not to go to school, she spends her time daydreaming there. She imagines that she…

Swedish title: Islekar

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 23-05-2008