Viveca Sten


Swedish writer Viveca Sten has sold almost three million copies of her enormously popular Sandhamn Murders series. In 2014, her seventh novel, the hugely successful I maktens skugga (In the Shadow of Power), was published in Sweden and cemented her place as one of the country’s most popular authors. Her Sandhamn Murders novels continue to top the bestseller charts and have been made into a successful Swedish-language TV miniseries, which has been broadcast around the world to thirty million viewers. Sten lives in Stockholm with her husband and three children, but she prefers to spend her time visiting Sandhamn to write and vacation with her family.


Autobiography for Quais du Polar

Viveca is one of the most prominent crime novelists in the Nordic region, but she didn’t read her first crime novel until she was 36 years old! Viveca is also a lawyer, a cat lover and a mother of three. Together with her daughter Camilla, she writes fantasy for tweenies.


Favorite “noir”

livre : Patient 67, Dennis Lehane

filmThe Killing, Søren Sveistrup

auteur : Elizabeth George