Spiegel bestseller!

Der Hirte went straight onto the prestigious Spiegel bestseller list, the week after its release in Germany.

fullsizeoutput_515I am very happy to introduce police inspector Fredrik Beier and his partner Kafa Iqbal to readers all over Germany, Austria and Switzerland. I know that you guys really know how to appreciate a good crime story, and I know that you are picky as well, so I am truly grateful and glad for the way Der Hirte has been greeted. Thanks for all the wonderful feedback through mail and social media.

Der Hirte (Wienerbrorskapet) is the first installment of the Fredrik Beier-series. Publisher Blanvalet have done a marvelous in introducing Fredrik and Kafa to the German-speaking audience – check out the cinematic trailer here:

The audio version of Der Hirte is read by the great actor and voice Dietmar Wunder, known to the German audience as the voice of Adam Sandler, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Daniel Craig.

Check out a sample here:

 

Two weeks after its introduction Der Hirte is currently at no. 10 on Der Spiegel’s best seller list.

 

Come June, Come Fredrik

This June both Those Who Follow (Beier#1) and As We Fall (Beier#2) are introduced to readers all over Europe. Enjoy!

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As We Fall, French Edition, by publisher Robert Laffont.

 

The verdict

As We Fall was released in Polish this February, titled Straceńcy.

Poland is the first country outside Norway to present the second part of the Fredrik Beier-saga to its crime reading audience. And the reception is overwhelming. Here are the words from ten leading literature bloggers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s a collection of reviews and points, given by a large number of Polish readers on the bookreader site lubimyczytac.pl

 

E-book bestseller

The e-book version of Those Who Follow (Wienerbrorskapet) is the bestselling backlist novel of 2016.

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From Bok & Samfunn

Those Who Follow, the first installment in the Fredrik Beier series that was released in Norway in 2015, is the bestselling backlist e-book novel of 2016 in Norway, reports book-magazine Bok & Samfunn.

The second thriller in the series, As we Fall (Norwegian title: Kalypso), is also doing very well among the releases of 2016, currently number 7 on the top ten list.