AUTHOR
SARA STRÖMBERG

SARA STRÖMBERG [born in 1975] is an author who grew up in Västerbotten and Jämtland in the north of Sweden. She works as an author and freelance journalist in the town of Östersund where she also resides with her family.

Her series about journalist Vera Bergström has been sold to 9 countries so far. 

SLY

SLY (Swedish title) is Sara Strömberg’s first book featuring the anti-hero Vera Bergström. A grand suspense debut in the spirit of Swedish author Åsa Larsson, set in a place where urban tourism has taken over, where the winners take it all, and the losers fall.

Sly was released in Sweden by Modernista on August 25, 2021.

Sly - en kriminalroman av Sara Strömberg - böcker i ordning

Sara was awarded the prize for ”Best crime debut of the year” in 2021 by the Swedish Crime Academy for Sly.

The book has also been praised by critics in newspapers, blogs, and social media, featured on a number of TV channels, and was nominated for ”Debute of the year” in both Adlibrispriset and Crimetime Award and has sold well over 200.000 copies in Sweden.

It was also one of the 12 nominees for the biggest prize of them all ”Book of the year” (all genres).

SKRED

SKRED (Swedish title) is the second book about journalist Vera Bergström, and just like the first, it unfolds in the villages on the outskirts of the ski resort and tourist magnet of Åre Village.

Skred has also been praised with fantastic reviews on TV, radio, newspapers, and social media, being called ”even better.” It won the Swedish Crime Academy’s major award for ”Crime Novel of the Year 2022”.

Skred was also nominated for the Storytel Awards and ”The Glass Key 2023” – the award for the best Nordic crime literary work.

Skred was released by Modernista förlag on August 15, 2022.

skred sara strömberg

SKINN

SKINN (Swedish title) is the third book in the series. This time the setting is Storlienfjällen (the mountains around Storlien village in the municipality of Åre).

Skinn has also been praised in media and has been called ”the best book in the series”. Once again nominated to ”Crime Novel of the Year” in 2023 – and right now one of three finalists in the crime category in Storytel Awards. The winner will be revealed March 13.

Skinn was released by Modernista on October 23, 2023,

Skinn - en kriminalroman av Sara Strömberg
Sara Strömberg böcker om Birger - det lilla Storsjöodjuret

SARA'S CHILDRENS BOOKS ABOUT BIRGER - THE LITTLE LAKE MONSTER​

In addition to her crime novels, Sara Strömberg is also the author of a series of eight children’s books about Birger -the little lake monster. For these, she, along with her husband and illustrator Anders Nilsson, was awarded Östersund’s cultural prize in 2015.

Sara Strömberg böcker om Birger - det lilla Storsjöodjuret

SARA'S CHILDRENS BOOKS ABOUT BIRGER - THE LITTLE LAKE MONSTER

In addition to her crime novels, Sara Strömberg is also the author of a series of eight children’s books about Birger -the little lake monster. For these, she, along with her husband and illustrator Anders Nilsson, was awarded Östersund’s cultural prize in 2015.