Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Dragon Tattoo

Did the movie make you want to read some more dark, gritty, engrossing stories?  Try these:

The redbreast / Jo Nesbø

Detective Harry Hole series

The redbreast / Jo Nesbø

A tale moving from the final months of World War II to the present, and from the Russian front to contemporary South Africa, follows the dual adventures of a freedom-seeking war martyr and an alcoholic police officer who is drawn into a mystery with past origins

Case histories : a novel / Kate Atkinson

Jackson Brodie series

Case histories : a novel / Kate Atkinson

Private detective Jackson Brodie finds his own need for resolution sparked by three investigations including those of two sisters who discover a shocking clue to the disappearance of their third sister thirty years earlier, a lawyer whose life is turned upside-down when his daughter joins the firm, and a woman whose past mistakes and demanding family life culminate in a violent escape.

The informationist : a thriller / Taylor Stevens

Vanessa Michael Munroe series

The informationist : a thriller / Taylor Stevens

Dealing information to wealthy clients throughout the world, Vanessa Munroe hopes to leave her unconventional past behind her until a mission to find the missing daughter of a Texas oil billionaire forces her to return to the central Africa region of her youth.

Sun storm / Åsa Larsson

Rebecka Martinsson series

Sun storm / Åsa Larsson

When a body is discovered in her hometown, a young Swedish lawyer is called back home, only to become traped in a perilous web of betrayal, suspicion, religious fanaticism, and death, in a suspense novel set against the backdrop of northern Sweden.

In the woods / Tana French

Cassie Maddox series

In the woods / Tana French

Twenty years after witnessing the violent disappearances of two companions from their small Dublin suburb, detective Rob Ryan investigates a chillingly similar murder that takes place in the same wooded area, a case that forces him to piece together his traumatic memories.

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