Hjorth & Rosenfeldt

Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt make up the celebrated Swedish crime writing duo known as Hjorth & Rosenfeldt, authors of the No. 1 internationally bestselling series about Psychological Profiler Sebastian Bergman. The Sebastian Bergman series has sold more than 4 million copies in 34 languages.

Michael Hjorth (b. 1963) is one of Sweden’s most famous film and TV producers and a renowned screenwriter whose work includes the screenplays to several of Henning Mankell’s Wallander films.

Hans Rosenfeldt (b. 1964) is Sweden’s leading screenwriter and the creator of the most successful Scandinavian TV-series ever: the award-winning crime series Bron (The Bridge), which is broadcast in more than 170 countries.

“A truly addictive series that features some of the most compelling characters I’ve read – among else the complex and original psychological profiler Sebastian Bergman.”
-Jørn Lier Horst

Awards

Shortlisted for LovelyBooks Leserpreis, Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards See full list
Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards (Best Suspense) Sweden – En högre rättvisa A Higher Justice 2019
Shortlisted for the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award (Best Swedish Crime Novel) Sweden – Den stumma flickan The Silent Girl 2014
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Bibliography

Sebastian Bergman

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Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s The Silent Girl is No. 3 on the official Icelandic bestseller list for the month of April. The Silent Girl is the fourth installment in the Sebastian Bergman series.

‘A Higher Justice’ No. 4 in Germany

A Higher Justice, Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s sixth novel in the series about Sebastian Bergman, is No. 4 on Der Spiegel’s bestseller list for paperbacks this week.

‘A Higher Justice’ No. 2 in Germany

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice, the sixth installment in the internationally bestselling series about Sebastian Bergman, is No. 2 on Der Spiegel’s paperback bestseller list this week.

‘A Higher Justice’ No. 1 in Germany

The paperback edition of Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice, the sixth installment in the internationally bestselling series about Sebastian Bergman, is No. 1 on Der Spiegel’s bestseller list this week.

The weekly Norwegian bestseller lists

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s sixth Sebastian Bergman novel, A Higher Justice, jumps one placement and lands at No. 4 on week 4’s official bestseller list for paperbacks in Norway.

The weekly Norwegian bestseller lists

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s sixth book in the Sebastian Bergman series, A Higher Justice, stays at No. 5 on the official bestseller list for paperbacks in Norway. The list summarizes the sales of week 3, January 13-17.

The weekly Norwegian bestseller lists

The official Norwegian bestseller lists for the second week of 2020 see Hjorth & Rosenfeldt appear at No. 5 on the e-book list. The title is A Higher Justice, the sixth Sebastian Bergman novel.

The Storytel Awards 2019

The nominees for 2019’s Storytel Awards have been announced. Previously known as the Grand Audiobook Prize, the Storytel Awards have been handed out to the best audio books in Sweden since 2007. The awards are split into five categories: Suspense, Fiction, Nonfiction, YA, and Children’s books.

Among the nominees for the Suspense award are: Stefan Ahnhem’s X Ways to Die, Anne Holt’s A Grave for Two, Kristina Ohlsson’s To Him Who Knocks, Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice, Jo Nesbø’s Knife, and Anders Roslund’s Knock Knock.

The Fiction nominees include: Liza Marklund’s Black Pearl Farm, Fredrik Backman’s Anxious People, Simona Ahrnstedt’s Just a Little More, and Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1794.

Fans will be able to vote for their favorites till January 17, and the winners will be announced at a gala event on April 2.

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The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Anders de la Motte and Dead of Winter come in at No. 1 on the official Swedish bestseller list for paperbacks in week 43. Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice meanwhile claims the No. 5 spot.

On the hardcover list, Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1794 comes in at No. 2, featuring also at No. 4 on the e-book list. The Wolf and the Watchman, Natt och Dag’s debut, comes in at No. 5 in audio. Returning to the hardcover list, we see the just published The Day of the Lord by Jonas Bonnier at No. 5.

Lastly, Simona Ahrnstedt’s Just a Little More comes in at the top of the audio list. In addition to that No. 1 spot, she also comes in at No. 3 in e-book.

The biannual bestseller lists in Norway

The official list of the most sold fiction titles in Norway throughout the first six months of 2019 has been announced by the Norwegian Booksellers Association. Jo Nesbø comes in at No. 1 on the domestic fiction list with his twelth Harry Hole novel Knife.

The children's fiction list sees Jørn Lier Horst & Hans Jørgen Sandnes claim the No. 1 spot with Operation Sable Forest, the fifteenth installment in the Detective Agency No. 2 series. Their stand alone The Search for the Magician's Tome meanwhile comes in at No. 7 on the same list, just after Horst's thirteenth Clue book The Smuggler's Shack in the No. 5 spot.

The most sold translated fiction list sees Hjorth & Rosenfeldt nab the No. 6 spot with A Higher Justice.

The April bestseller lists in Sweden

The official Swedish bestseller lists for the month of April see the repeat appearance of some familiar authorships and titles, starting with Lars Kepler and Lazarus, which comes in at No. 3 in hardcover this month. The seventh Joona Linna novel has featured on the monthly lists since October.

Next on the hardcover lists is Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice, coming in at No. 4 this April. The author duo is followed by Fredrik Backman, whose Anxious People debuts on the monthly lists at No. 5 both in hardcover and audio.

The paperback list has Stefan Ahnhem appear at No. 3 with Motive X, the fourth Fabian Risk novel. Stina Jackson nabs the No. 5 spot with The Silver Road, which also features at No. 2 on the e-book list. Jackson’s debut novel has been on the monthly paperback bestseller lists since December last year.

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