The Swedish Crime Academy (Svenska Deckarakademin) have recently announced a number of crime fiction awards:
Best Swedish Crime Novel Award: Den osynlige mannen fran Salem (The Invisible Man from Salem) by Christoffer Carlsson. He was up against a number of well-known authors Arne Dahl, Hakan Nesser, Johan Theorin and Katarina Wennstam.
Martin Beck Award for Best Translated Crime Novel: The Missing File (published in Sweden as Utsuddade spar by D.A. Mishani (Israel) (translated by Nils Larsson). The Missing File was shortlisted for the 2013 CWA International Dagger.
Best Debut Novel: Väster om friheten (West of Liberty) by Thomas Engström