Den sista spiken (#6)
The Final Nail
Stefan Ahnhem (b. 1966) is one of the most successful new voices to appear on the Scandinavian crime fiction scene. Ahnhem is a screenwriter with over two decades of experience. Since his debut in 2014 with Victim Without a Face , Ahnhem has built an authorship where the suspense and atmosphere of Nordic noir is combined with the cinematic qualities of screenwriting. Currently, five novels have been published from the international bestselling and award-winning Fabian Risk series that has sold in over 2 million copies worldwide.
“Blacker than Stieg Larsson and more bleakly human than Henning Mankell.”
“It’s time for other Scandinavian crime novelists to step aside and for readers of such to look up. Stefan Ahnhem has arrived and he’s terrifically compelling.”
“Stefan Ahnhem writes so damn well, it’s as simple as that.”
“Stefan Ahnhem holds his readers in a vice-like grip.”
-Jens Henrik Jensen
“With Stefan Ahnhem’s books you are always guaranteed 100% thrills.”
-Michael Katz Krefeld
The Norwegian book industry publication BOK365 has published their final bestseller list for 2021 and Stefan Ahnhem’s The Final Nail closes out the year by claiming the No. 1 spot for fiction.
Stefan Ahnhem’s The Final Nail continues to feature on the official Norwegian bestseller list and claims the No. 1 placement on the e-book list for the third consecutive week, while also grabbing No. 4 on the hardcover fiction list for the second week in a row. Anne Holt’s The Eleventh Manuscript keeps its No. 2 spot on the e-book list.
Stefan Ahnhem’s The Final Nail – the sixth and final installment in the internationally bestselling Fabian Risk series – enters at No. 1 on the Norwegian betseller list for e-books this week.
Stefan Ahnhem’s just published The Final Nail – the sixth and final installment in the internationally bestselling and award-winning Fabian Risk series – debuts at No. 1 on the Swedish betseller list for audio books, coming in at No. 2 in hardcover and e-books as well.
He has extorted. He has abused. He has raped. He has sacrificed souls as a means to reach the very top. In every way, he is a despicable man. His name is Kim Sleizner and he works as a police chief in Copenhagen.
Dunja Hougaard has gone underground to covertly investigate her former boss, Sleizner. For months, Dunja and her team have been gathering information. When a high-ranking man within the Danish intelligence service and an unknown woman are found dead at the bottom of a lake outside Copenhagen, the trap is finally ready to close. The only question is: whom will it catch? And meanwhile, on the other side of the strait in Helsingborg, the Swedish police Fabian Risk receives a message that changes everything.
Stefan Ahnhem is back with The Final Nail – the sixth and final installment in the internationally bestselling and award-winning Fabian Risk series.
The Danish audio and e-book service Mofibo has announced this year’s nominees in the Mofibo Awards. The awards are split into six categories: Crime & Suspense, Fiction, Romance, Non-fiction, YA, and Children’s books.
To cast your vote, click “Read more” below.
Jørn Lier Horst & Thomas Enger’s Unhinged is No. 5 on week 34’s bestseller list for e-books in Norway. The paperback category meanwhile sees Jo Nesbø’s long-seller Knife appear at No. 9, and Stefan Ahnhem’s X Ways to Die at No. 10. Lastly, in the hardcover category, is Horst & Hans Jørgen Sandnes’ The Search for the Last Dinosaur at No. 10.
The official bestseller lists for week 33 in Norway see Jørn Lier Horst & Thomas Enger’s Unhinged take the No. 4 spot on the e-book list, while Jo Nesbø’s Knife comes in at No. 6 in paperback. It’s followed by Stefan Ahnhem’s X Ways to Die at No. 8, and Horst’s The Inner Darkness at No. 9. Finally, in the hardcover category, Horst & Hans Jørgen Sandnes come in at No. 10 with The Search for the Last Dinosaur.
Week 32 sees Jørn Lier Horst & Hans Jørgen Sandnes’ The Search for the Last Dinosaur lands the No. 7 spot on the Norwegian bestseller list for hardcover fiction. Horst & Thomas Enger’s Unhinged meanwhile comes in at No. 10, also featuring at No. 4 on the e-book list.
Unhinged, the third Blix & Ramm novel by Jørn Lier Horst & Thomas Enger, keeps going strong on the Norwegian bestseller lists for week 31, coming in at No. 4 in e-book and No. 6 in hardcover. Also on the hardcover list is Jørn Lier Horst and Hans Jørgen Sandnes’ The Search for the Last Dinosaur, nabbing the No. 5 spot. In the paperback category, we see Jo Nesbø’s Knife on the No. 3 spot for the fourth consecutive week, followed by Jørn Lier Horst’s The Inner Darkness at No. 6, and lastly Stefan Ahnhem’s X Ways to Die at No. 7.
Jørn Lier Horst & Thomas Enger's third Blix & Ramm novel Unhinged keeps going strong in Norway, coming in at No. 1 in e-book and No. 3 in hardcover on this week's bestseller lists. Horst also makes an appearance at No. 4 in hardcover, with his and Hans Jørgen Sandnes' The Search for the Last Dinosaur, as well as at No. 4 in paperback with The Inner Darkness. In paperback he is further joined by Jo Nesbø, who claims the No. 3 spot with Knife and Stefan Ahnhem who nabs the No. 5 spot with his_ X Ways to Die_.