Police chase a speeding car through the streets of Helsingborg. The driver keeps going straight into the cold, dark waters of the Öresund strait. The body recovered from the wreck is that of Peter Brise, one of the city's richest tech entrepreneurs. When a string of other odd murders and unusual behavior come to light in the area, Fabian Risk takes the case.
While training to follow in her father's footsteps by joining the police force, Olivia Rèonning receives a challenge from her professor to pick a cold case and solve it, unknowingly putting herself in danger.
On New Year's Eve someone sets fire to the former village school which is now a home for asylum seekers, and three people are killed. Inspector Ann Lindell's investigative instincts come back to life and soon she takes on the case.
While vacationing on the Swedish island Gotland, a young father of two is shot on the beach while jogging. Assistant commissioner Karin Jacobsson, who must lead the investigation while Anders Knutas is on vacation, is at a loss until another horrific crime is committed.
Sometimes the past won't stay buried. All across Europe, the most ruthless criminals are suffering gruesome deaths. At first, it seems coincidental that their underworld affiliations are finally catching up to them. But when two of the victims are found to have disturbing connections to Detective Joona Linna, it becomes clear that there's a single killer at work.
Inspector Kurt Wallander finds the skeletal hand of a corpse in a shallow grave. Wallander's investigation takes him deep into the history of the house and the land, until finally the shocking truth about a long-buried secret is brought to light.
A member of a notorious biker gang has been set on fire - alive. Even in a culture where ritual killings are common, this brutal assault attracts the attention of both Irene's unit and the Organized Crimes Unit.
Erlendur is a newly promoted detective, and he is contending with a battered dead body, a rogue CIA operative, and America's troublesome presence in Iceland. In his spare time he investigates a cold case.
A man is found murdered in a small apartment in Reykjavík, shot in the head with a pistol. The police's attention is immediately drawn to the foreign soldiers who are on every street corner in the summer of 1941. So begins officers Flóvent and Thorson's investigation, which will lead them down a path darker than either of them expected.
As The Silence of the Sea opens, a luxury yacht crashes into a Reykjavik pier. But the boat is empty; no one is on board. What has happened to the crew? And what has happened to the family who were very much present when the yacht left Lisbon?
Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q, Copenhagen's cold cases division, meets his toughest challenge yet when the dark, troubled past of one of his own team members collides with a sinister unsolved murder.
A young woman is found strangled in a park, and a male journalist has been killed in the backyard of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. Detective Louise Rick is put on the case of the young girl, but very soon becomes entangled in solving the other homicide.
On her way home from the shops, Nina Borg is attacked. Dazed and half-conscious, she hears her assailant ask for her forgiveness. Only later does she understand that this isn't for what he's just done, but for what he plans to do to.
A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a "chestnut man"--a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts--which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. It's clear that the madman is on a mission--and no one is safe.
In 2001, three-year-old Dina is killed in a tragic car accident. Not long thereafter Dina's mother dies under mysterious circumstances, and Dina's father Jonas is convicted of her murder. Now it's 2016, and the cold case ends up on the desk of Detective Henrik Holme, who tries to convince his mentor Hanne Wilhelmsen that Jonas might have been wrongly convicted.