Lina Bengtsdotter

Lina Bengtsdotter (b. 1977) was raised in the small town of Gullspång, the setting of her lauded Charlie Lager series. She has a background in teaching within the fields of Swedish and Psychology and started off her literary career as a short story writer with works published in numerous newspapers in the Nordic countries.

Her full-length debut For the Missing landed her the 2017 Crimetime Specsavers Award for ‘Crime Debut of the Year’ in Sweden and established a cutting-edge authorship on the world stage, defined by well-crafted page-turner plotlines and captivating character portrayals.

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Lina Bengtsdotter and Sofia Lundberg winners in the 2020 Prix des Lecteurs March selection

Lina Bengtsdotter and Sofia Lundberg are officially winners in the March selection for the 2020 Prix des Lecteurs du Livre de Poche. Bengtsdotter’s debut suspense novel For the Missing was voted the winner of the ‘crime & thriller’ category, while Lundberg’s The Red Address Book won in the ‘literary’ category. They are now competing in the grand finale taking place in September.

Lina Bengtsdotter and Sofia Lundberg nominated for 2020 Prix des Lecteurs

Lina Bengtsdotter and Sofia Lundberg are both nominated for a 2020 Prix des Lecteurs du Livre de Poche in France. Bengtsdotter’s For the Missing is one of three books in the running for the ‘crime & thriller’ category’s award, while Lundberg’s novel The Red Address Book is nominated in the ‘literary’ category. Readers will have until the end of the month to vote for a finalist that will then compete in the grand finale in September.

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‘For the Missing’ No. 2 on the Icelandic bestseller list

Lina Bengtsdotter’s For the Missing claims the No. 2 spot on the Icelandic bestseller list for hardcovers for the second week in a row.

‘For the Missing’ No. 9 on German bestseller list

Lina Bengtsdotter’s For the Missing is No. 9 on this week’s Der Spiegel’s bestseller list for paperbacks.

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New Author - Lina Bengtsdotter

Lina Bengtsdotter (b. 1977) was raised in the small town of Gullspång, the setting of her lauded Charlie Lager series. She has a background in teaching within the fields of Swedish and Psychology and started off her literary career as a short story writer with works published in numerous newspapers in the Nordic countries.

Her full-length debut For the Missing landed her the 2017 Crimetime Specsavers Award for ‘Crime Debut of the Year’ in Sweden and established a cutting-edge authorship on the world stage, defined by well-crafted page-turner plotlines and captivating character portrayals.