Karin Fossum (née Mathisen) is a Norwegian author of crime fiction,often known there as the "Norwegian queen of crime". She lives in Oslo. Fossum was initially a poet, with her first collection published in 1974 when she was just 20. It won the Tarjei Vesaas' Debutant Prize. She is the author of the internationally successful Inspector Konrad Sejer series of crime novels, which have been translated into over 16 languages. She won the Glass key award for her novel "Don't Look Back", which also won the Riverton Prize, and she was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger in 2005 for "Calling Out For You".
* Inspector Konrad Sejer
Karin Fossum is the author of books: Don't Look Back (Konrad Sejer, #2), The Indian Bride (Konrad Sejer, #5), He Who Fears the Wolf (Konrad Sejer, #3), When the Devil Holds the Candle (Konrad Sejer, #4), Black Seconds (Konrad Sejer, #6), The Caller (Konrad Sejer, #10), The Water's Edge (Konrad Sejer, #8), Bad Intentions (Konrad Sejer, #9), Evas Öga (Konrad Sejer, #1), The Drowned Boy (Konrad Sejer, #11)