- The submission must be in translation and published in English in the UK during the preceding calendar year ie 1 January – 31 December 2014.
- The author of the submission must either be born in Scandinavia* or the submission must be set in Scandinavia*.
*in this instance taken to be Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
More details about the award and the history behind it can be found on the Petrona Award website. The winner of the 2014 Award will be announced at CrimeFest.
Links are to reviews by the Euro Crime team; gender, country and publisher details are also included.
Publishers please note: an entry form can be downloaded here or requested from firstname.lastname@example.org.
*This list will be updated as and when additional titles are identified.
Published in 2014
Jorgen Brekke - Where Evil Lies (apa Where Monsters Dwell) tr. Steven T Murray (M, Norway) Pan
Hans Koppel - You're Mine Now tr. Kari Dickson (M, Sweden) Little Brown (Sphere)
Asa Larsson - The Second Deadly Sin tr. Laurie Thompson (F, Sweden) MacLehose Press
Helene Tursten - The Fire Dance tr. Laura A Wideburg (F, Sweden) Soho Press
Jussi Adler-Olsen - Guilt (US: The Purity of Vengeance) tr. Martin Aitken (M, Denmark) Penguin
Thomas Enger - Scarred tr. Charlotte Barslund (M, Norway) Faber
Yrsa Sigurdardottir - The Silence of the Sea tr. Victoria Cribb (F, Iceland) Hodder & Stoughton
Cilla & Rolf Borjlind - Spring Tide tr. Rod Bradbury (M&F, Sweden) Hesperus Press
Martin Jensen - Oathbreaker tr. Tara Chace (M, Denmark) Amazoncrossing
Carin Gerhardsen - Cinderella Girl tr. Paul Norlen (F, Sweden) Penguin
Camilla Lackberg - Buried Angels tr Tiina Nunnally (F, Sweden) HarperCollins
Jo Nesbo - The Son tr. Charlotte Barslund (M, Norway) Harvill Secker
Kjell Eriksson - Black Lies, Red Blood tr. Ebba Segerberg (M, Sweden) Allison & Busby
Jorn Lier Horst - The Hunting Dogs tr. Anne Bruce (M, Norway) Sandstone
Arne Dahl - To the Top of the Mountain tr. Alice Menzies (M, Sweden) Harvill Secker
Karin Fossum - The Murder of Harriet Krohn tr. tbc (F, Norway) Harvill Secker
Hans Olav Lahlum - The Human Flies tr. Kari Dickson (M, Norway) Mantle
Kati Hiekkapelto - The Hummingbird tr. tbc (F, Finland) Arcadia
Sander Jakobsen - The Preacher tr. Sander Jakobsen (M&F, Denmark) Little Brown (Sphere)
Hakan Nesser - The G File tr. tbc (M, Sweden) Mantle
Andreas Norman - Into a Raging Blaze tr. Ian Giles (M, Sweden) Quercus
Joakim Zander - The Swimmer tr. tbc (M, Sweden) Head of Zeus
Jussi Adler-Olsen - Alphabet House tr. Steve Schein (M, Denmark) Hesperus Press
Arnaldur Indridason - Reykjavik Nights tr. tbc (M, Iceland) Harvill Secker
Lars Kepler - The Sandman tr. Neil Smith (M&F, Sweden) Blue Door
Fredrik T Olsson - Chain of Events tr. tbc (M, Sweden) Little Brown
Jussi Adler-Olsen - tbc (US: The Marco Effect) tr. tbc (M, Denmark) Penguin
Mons Kallentoft - The Fifth Season tr. Neil Smith (M, Sweden) Hodder
Henning Mankell - An Event in Autumn tr. tbc (M, Sweden) Harvill Secker
Kristina Ohlsson - Hostage tr. tbc (F, Sweden) Simon & Schuster
Sara Blaedel - Only One Life tr. Erik J Macki & Tara F Chace (F, Denmark) Little Brown (Sphere)
Pekka Hiltunen - Black Noise tr. Owen Witesman (M, Finland) Hesperus Press
Steffen Jacobsen - Trophy tr. Charlotte Barslund (M, Denmark) Quercus
Tom Johansen - Blood on Snow tr. Neil Smith (M, Norway) Harvill Secker
Liza Marklund - Borderline tr. Neil Smith (F, Sweden) Corgi
Leif GW Persson - Falling Freely As If in a Dream (apa Free Falling, as If in a Dream) tr. Paul Norlen (M, Sweden) Doubleday
Stefan Spjut - Stallo tr. Susan Beard (M, Sweden) Faber & Faber
Elsebeth Egholm - Dead Souls tr. tbc (F, Denmark) Headline
Sissel-Jo Gazan - The Arc of the Swallow tr. Charlotte Barslund (F, Denmark) Quercus
Anne Holt - The Lion's Mouth tr. tbc (F, Norway) Atlantic