BOOKS

GUARDIAN ANGEL (SKYTSENGEL)

When Raven returns from a long sailing expedition, everything has changed in Christianshavn. Shootings from the tower of Our Saviour’s Church has made death omnipresent in the usually peaceful neighbourhood, and a close friend of Raven has been severely wounded. 

INSTALMENT 6 of the RAVEN-series 

★★★★★ – JYLLANDS-POSTEN
★★★★★ “Michael Katz Krefeld … writes incredibly well”– FYENS STIFTSTIDENDE
★★★★★ – FYENS STIFTSTIDENDE
★★★★ – BERLINGSKE “Catchy … Krefeld knows his craft”
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – POLITIKEN
★★★★★ – BECH’S BOOKS
★★★★★★ – FRU THULSTRUP
★★★★★★ – BOGFIDUSEN
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – FINDALS KRIMISIDE
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – KRUMMES KRUMMELURER

DARKNESS CRIES (MØRKET KALDER)

IF HE EXPOSES HER, SHE’LL LOSE EVERYTHING!

Late one night, the newly appointed superintendent Cecilie Mars makes a fatal choice that will have far-reaching consequences. Her mistake has been watched and filmed, and now an anonymous person threatens to reveal everything, if she doesn’t follow his horrifying agenda.

★★★★★ “Krefeld’s best crime novel to date” – JYLLANDS-POSTEN
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ “A gripping thriller” – POLITIKEN
★★★★★ “Incredible suspense” – FYENS STIFTSTIDENDE
★★★★ – EKSTRA BLADET
★★★★★★ – BOGFRIISEN
★★★★★★ – FRK. TINES KRIMITANKER
★★★★★★ “Crime novel of the year – extremely well-written and impossible to put down” – BOGFIDUSEN

THE PACT (PAGTEN)

In PAGTEN, Raven risks everything to solve a traumatic case: Who killed his girlfriend, Eva, in their home five years ago? New leads in the case take Raven to an ageing assassin and to a group of criminal officers connected to a frighteningly powerful person from the very tops of society.

INSTALLMENT 5 in the RAVEN-series

★★★★★ “Krefeld’s pace is relentless” – FYENS STIFTSTIDENDE
★★★★★★ “Intense … a joy for readers of crime fiction” – BOGFRIISEN
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ “Thrilling from beginning to end” – FINDALS KRIMISIDE
★★★★★★ “Just about the best crime novel of the year” – BOGFIDUSEN

THE ABYSS (DYBET)

Evil knows no limits.

The experienced private investigator Raven gets his most scary case to date, when a client asks him to find an old classmate, who he hasn’t been in contact with for 17 years. A series of brutal assaults on women have shocked Copenhagen, and they have given the client reason to believe that his classmate could be behind them. The assaults remind him of what he his friend did to a small girl back in 1993, something which had fatal consequences.

INSTALLMENT 4 of the RAVEN-series.

★★★★★ “A brilliant crime novel – has the reader caught in its vice” – FYENS STIFTSTIDENDE
★★★★★ “Krefeld masters his craft” – NORDJYSKE
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ “Suspenseful hunt for a serial killer” – POLITIKEN
★★★★ “Spectacular … impressive” – JYLLANDS-POSTEN
★★★★★ – BOGFIDUSEN
★★★★★ – FRK. TINES KRIMITANKER
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – FINDALS KRIMISIDE

THE CULT (SEKTEN)

When Raven takes on a seemingly trivial case an arson suddenly shows connections to both a mysterious cult and som of the highest ranking people in the danish business community. He is hired by wealthy director Ferdinand Mesmer, expert business strategist, to find his lost son Jakob. Jakob who 10 years ago founded the scandalous cult “Gods chosen”.

INSTALLMENT 3 of the RAVEN-series.

♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – POLITIKEN
★★★★ – BERLINGSKE
★★★★ – JYLLANDS-POSTEN
★★★★★ “Krefeld writes terrific” – FYENS STIFTSTIDENDE
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – FINDALS KRIMISIDE
★★★★★ – BOGFIDUSEN
★★★★ – ALT FOR DAMERNE

MISSING (SAVNET)

Raven’s involvement in missing person-case spirals into a dramatic search for the truth. The leads take Raven to Berlin and to a horrifying case from the days of Stasi-Germany. The case puts Raven at great risk, as his attempts to solve the mystery bring the horrors of the past back to life …

INSTALLMENT 2 of the RAVEN-series

♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – KRIMIFAN.DK
★★★★★ – ALT FOR DAMERNE
★★★★ “The tension rises and rises” – FYENS STIFTSTIDENDE
★★★★ – BERLINGSKE
★★★★ – JYLLANDS-POSTEN

DERAILED (AFSPORET)

Detective Thomas Ravnsholdt, called Ravn, has resigned from Station City’s special unit after his girlfriend, Eva, was brutally murdered during a home robbery.

Raven is torn from his grief as a close friend asks him to find a young girl who has disappeared. The investigation forces Ravn back to his old workplace and down into the Copenhagen underworld to save the girl from a fate worse than death.

INSTALLMENT 1 of the RAVEN-series

★★★★“Fast-paced, classic and competent craftmanship … leaves the reader with feverish, sleepless nights” – BERLINGSKE
★★★★“Energy, presence and nerve … suspense from start to finish” – EKSTRA BLADET
♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎“A well-turned crime novel, perfect for the screen” – POLITIKEN
★★★★ “Clever and hard-boiled” – JYLLANDS-POSTEN
★★★★ “Horror enough for several sleepless nights” – ALT FOR DAMERNE

BLACK SNOW FALLING (SORT SNE FALDER)

SORT SNE FALDER is an intensely dramatic conspiracy thriller. Scandal-ridden politician Peter Levin becomes the victim of an assassination attempt, and thus turns a crushing election defeat into a sympathy victory for the small Danish centre party The Democratic Coalition. The party gets the power to choose the country’s next prime minister.

BEST DANISH CRIME NOVEL OF 2012 – THE DANISH CRIME ACADEMY

♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ – POLITIKEN
“Michael Katz Krefeld’s new crime novels aren’t on an international level – they’re better” – WEEKENDAVISEN

THE PROTOCOL (PROTOKOLLEN)

A car bomb kills twenty-three people in a fashionable restaurant in central Copenhagen. Everything points towards a terrorist attack, but no one has claimed responsibility yet. Nikolaj Storm, head of PET’s unit for contra-terrorism, is put in charge of the investigation. Along with his newly formed task force, he attempts to track down the perpetrators, but at the same time he is ridden by guilt for not having prevented the attack. 

♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎♥︎ “Bravo, what a terrorist-thriller” – POLITIKEN

PANS SECRET (PANS HEMMELIGHED)

During an exhausting heatwave, a coldblooded serial killer is on the loose in a small town outside of Copenhagen.
Two boys have been kidnapped from their homes and murdered on their ninth birthday. Both bodies have been found with a Peter Pan-sticker in their hands. When a third boy is killed, and the police still have no leads, the townspeople start to panic. Who is the serial killer, who calls himself Pan?

“Dear reader, set your alarm, arrange your pillow, lock the door and close the window for the night, before you start reading a completely different Peter Pan than both J. M. Barrie’s and Walt Disney’s!” – Politiken
”So full of suspense that you’ll forget your plans and just want to read on” – Børsen
”Recklessly incredible entertainment” – MetroXpress

FØR STORMEN

In the smallest towns you’ll find the biggest secrets. Sometimes so big that one must kill to keep them. The young Danish doctor Maja Holm flees to a remote Norwegian coastal town after a failed relationship. Through a combination of day-long shifts and medical drugs from her own doctor’s bag, she’s on her way over the edge.

WINNER OF THE DANISH CRIME ACADEMY’S FIRST NOVEL AWARD
”Incredibly impressive debut” – POLITIKEN

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