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Karin Alvtegen (born June 8, 1965, Huskvarna, Sweden) is a Swedish author of crime fiction. Alvtegen's psychological thrillers are generally set in Sweden. Three of her books have been translated into English: Missing, Betrayal and Shame.
Total Books: 39
Alvtegen's second novel, Missing, was awarded the premier Nordic crime writing award the Glass Key in 2001.. Translated in 2003 and published in the United States in 2009, the novel was nominated for the 2009 Edgar Award for best novel by the Mystery Writers of America. In 2006, the novel was adapted into a television series directed by Ian Madden and with Joanne Frogatt and Gregor Fisher.
Alvtegen's 2005 novel Shame was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Duncan Lawrie International Dagger award for crime novels in translation upon publication in English.
Alvtegen has worked as a teleplay writer, having penned 24 episodes of the Swedish soap opera Rederiet .
She is grandniece of the children's novelist Astrid Lindgren.