Stefan Ahnhem

Stefan Ahnhem (b. 1966) is one of the most successful new voices to appear on the Scandinavian crime fiction scene in recent years. A screenwriter with over two decades of experience, Ahnhem has since his debut in 2014 with Victim Without a Face built an authorship where the suspense and atmosphere of Nordic noir is combined with the cinematic qualities of screenwriting. To date three novels have been published in the internationally bestselling and award-winning Fabian Risk series.

“Blacker than Stieg Larsson and more bleakly human than Henning Mankell.”
-Tony Parsons

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Jo Nesbø, Lars Kepler, Michael Katz Krefeld and Stefan Ahnhem on Krimimessen Horsens’ “Readers' Top 7”

The immensely popular “Crime Book Festival, Denmark” - also known as Krimimessen in Horsens - has announced a “Readers’ Top 7” list, wherein they have gathered the seven most beloved crime fiction novels of all time according to their voters. The No. 1 spot on the list goes to The Snowman by Jo Nesbø, the seventh installment in the Harry Hole series. It is followed by The Rabbit Hunter by Lars Kepler at No. 3, the entire Ravn series by Michael Katz Krefeld at No. 5, and Victim Without a Face by Stefan Ahnhem at No. 6.

Stefan Ahnhem, Anders de la Motte and Kristina Ohlsson shortlisted for the Crimetime Specsavers Award

The shortlist for this year’s Crimetime Specsavers Award in the category Crime Writer of the Year - Readers’ Award has been announced, and among the nominated are Stefan Ahnhem, Anders de la Motte and Kristina Ohlsson. The shortlisted authors have all been selected by the public in a vote. The winning author will likewise be decided by the public, and announced on August 5th during the last day of the Crimetime festival, held on the island of Gotland.

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‘Eighteen Below Zero’ No. 3 in Sweden

Stefan Ahnhem’s Eighteen Below Zero goes right to No. 3 on May 2017’s official bestseller list for paperbacks in Sweden. Eighteen Below Zero was published in paperback just last month.

‘Eighteen Below Zero’ No. 3 in Germany

Eighteen Below Zero, the third installment in Stefan Ahnhem’s Fabian Risk series, has once more reached No. 3 on Der Spiegel’s best seller list in Germany. This is the novel’s 6th consecutive week on the list.

‘Victim Without a Face’ shortlisted for Lubimyczytac’s Book of the Year Award 2016

Victim Without a Face, Stefan Ahnhem’s debut novel and the first installment in the Fabian Risk series, has been shortlisted for Lubimyczytac’s Book of the Year Award 2016 in the ‘Crime, Mystery, Thriller’ category. Lubimyczytac is the Polish equivalent of Goodreads, an online community where readers can share reviews and receive recommendations. The winners of the Lubimyczytac’s Book of the Year Award will be chosen by this community in an online vote, open till February 28th.

‘Eighteen Below Zero’ No. 4 in Germany

Stefan Ahnhem’s Eighteen Below Zero, the third installment in the Fabian Risk series, celebrates its 5th week on Der Spiegel’s best seller list in Germany. This week the novel comes in at No. 4.

‘Eighteen Below Zero’ No. 3 in Germany

Stefan Ahnhem’s Eighteen Below Zero has shot up to No. 3 on Der Spiegel’s best seller list in Germany. Eighteen Below Zero is the third installment in the Fabian Risk series, and was published in Germany at the beginning of January.

‘Eighteen Below Zero’ No. 3 in Germany

Stefan Ahnhem’s Eighteen Below Zero has shot up to No. 3 on Der Spiegel’s best seller list in Germany. Eighteen Below Zero is the third installment in the Fabian Risk series, and was published in Germany at the beginning of January.

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New Author - Stefan Ahnhem

Stefan Ahnhem (b. 1966) is one of the most successful new voices to appear on the Scandinavian crime fiction scene in recent years. A screenwriter with over two decades of experience, Ahnhem has since his debut in 2014 with Victim Without a Face built an authorship where the suspense and atmosphere of Nordic noir is combined with the cinematic qualities of screenwriting. To date three novels have been published in the internationally bestselling and award-winning Fabian Risk series.