Niklas Natt och Dag

Niklas Natt och Dag (b. 1979) debuted as an author with the historical literary novel The Wolf and the Watchman. Natt och Dag himself has an undeniable connection to Swedish history, being a member of the oldest surviving noble family in Sweden. When he isn’t writing or reading, Natt och Dag enjoys playing the guitar, mandolin, violin, or the Japanese bamboo flute, shakuhachi.
Niklas Natt och Dag lives in Stockholm with his wife and their two sons.

Awards

Prix Nouvelles Voix du Polar (Best Translated Crime Fiction - Finalist ) France – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2020
The Icepick Translation Award (Best Translated Crime Fiction) Iceland – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2020
City of Stockholm's Honorary Award Sweden 2020
Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards (Best Fiction) Sweden – 1794 1794 2019
Longlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger UK – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2019
Shortlisted for the Golden Bullet Award Norway – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2019
Shortlisted for LiveLib Readers’ Choice Awards (Best Crime Novel) Russia – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
Storytel Awards (Best Fiction) Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
Crimetime Specsavers Award (Crime Debut of the Year) Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
Book of the Year Award Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
The Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award (Best Debut) Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2017
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Bibliography

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The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 continues to top the official Swedish bestseller list for hardcover fiction, keeping its No. 1 spot for the third consecutive week. Simona Ahrnstedt’s just published The Queen of the Night enters the e-book list at No. 4.

Niklas Natt och Dag No. 1 in Sweden

Niklas Natt och Dag’s third and final part of the Bellman noir trilogy, 1795, stays put at No. 1 on the official Swedish bestseller list for the second consecutive week, claiming the top position in hardcover, audio and e-book this week.

The weekly Swedish bestseller list

Niklas Natt och Dag’s just published 1795 grabs the No. 1 spots on both the hardcover list and the e-book list this week, also coming in at No. 3 in audio. Meanwhile, the children’s list sees Kristina Ohlsson’s The Ghost Detectives and the Case of the Ghastly Shadow, book one in her new Ghost Detectives series, debut at No. 3. Also debuting but on the audio list is Arne Dahl with Meltdown, which claims the No. 4 placement.

‘1795’ published in Sweden

1795 is the third and final part of the Bellman noir trilogy.

Like a wounded animal, Tycho Ceton prowls the city, working on a scheme to reclaim the honor that was taken from him. He will cause a such a spectacular and shocking mayhem as no one has ever witnessed before in this wondrous and foul city of Stockholm.

Emil Winge is determined to stop him. But he can sense how the support for his hunt is fading. The paranoid powers that be have more important things to do, and his partner-in-arms, Mickel Cardell, is preoccupied by his own search for Anna Stina Knapp, who went missing after the death of her children.

The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Hans Rosenfeldt’s When Crying Wolf is No. 2 in hardcover on the latest Swedish bestseller list, claiming the No. 4 spot on the audio list as well. Simona Ahrnstedt debuts on the lists with her just published Hearts on the Line, which is No. 2 in e-book and No. 4 in hardcover. Finally, Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1794 comes in at No. 5 in paperback.

The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Hans Rosenfeldt’s When Crying Wolf is once again No. 1 on the official bestseller list for hardcovers in Sweden. The book also claims the No. 2 spot on the audio list. Jo Nesbø is another No. 1 bestseller on the lists: his The Kingdom comes in first in e-book, additionally landing the No. 3 spot in hardcover and No. 4 one in audio. Niklas Natt och Dag grabs the last placement in this week’s roundup, coming in at No. 5 in paperback with 1794.

The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Hans Rosenfeldt’s When Crying Wolf claims two No. 1 spots on Sweden’s official bestseller list this week, nabbing both the top position on the hardcover fiction list as well as on the audiobook list. Jo Nesbø’s The Kingdom grabs the No. 2 spot on the e-book list and shows up at No. 4 on both the hardcover list and audio list. Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1794 climbs the paperback list, appearing at No. 3 this week, and Kristina Ohlsson’s children’s horror title The Haunted Mansion’s Secret land at No. 4 on the children’s list.

The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Hans Rosenfeldt’s When Crying Wolf grabs the No. 2 spot on the official Swedish bestseller list for hardcovers this week. The just published title also features on the audio list, where it comes in at No. 5. Jo Nesbø’s The Kingdom claims the No. 3 spot in the same category.

Another newcomer is Kristina Ohlsson’s children’s horror title, The Haunted Mansion’s Secret, which debuts at No. 3 on the children’s list. The paperback list meanwhile sees Niklas Natt och Dag’s long-running bestseller 1794 land at No. 4.

‘The Wolf and the Watchman’ finalist for Prix Nouvelles Voix du Polar in France

Niklas Natt och Dag's debut novel The Wolf and the Watchman is one of two finalist titles vying for the coveted crime fiction award Prix Nouvelles Voix du Polar in France, in the category of translated fiction. It's now up to the readers to vote for the ultimate winner before the end of July. The winner will be announced in September.

‘The Wolf and the Watchman’ on the Spanish bestseller list

Niklas Natt och Dag's debut novel The Wolf and the Watchman continues its run on the Spanish bestseller list, now featuring in the country's top ten for the 18th week in a row. This week, the novel nabs the No. 8 spot.

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