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Åke Edwardson

Sweden (b.1953)

Åke Edwardson is a Swedish author of detective fiction, and a professor at Gothenburg University, the city where many of his Inspector Winter novels are set. Edwardson has had many jobs, including a journalist and press officer for the United Nations, and his crime novels have made him a three-time winner of the Swedish Crime Writers' Award for best crime novel. His first novel to be translated into English, in 2005, was Sun and Shadow. The second, Never End, followed in 2006.

Genres: Mystery
Erik Winter
   1. Death Angels (2009)
   2. The Shadow Woman (2010)
   3. Sun and Shadow (2005)
   4. Never End (2006)
   5. Frozen Tracks (2007)
   6. Sail of Stone (2012)
   7. Room No. 10 (2013)
   Samurai Summer (2013)
Åke Edwardson recommends
Victim Without a Face (2015)
(Fabian Risk, book 1)
Stefan Ahnhem
"An evil story full of surprise and suspense, and talking place in the shadows of the past. I read it in one sitting."

Anthologies containing stories by Åke Edwardson
A Darker Shade of Sweden (2013)
17 Swedish stories of murder, mystery and suspense
edited by
John-Henri Holmberg

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