Awards

Most significant international awards:

2015: The Ripper Award, Europe

2012: The Barry Award, USA

2011: De Gyldne Laurbær (The Golden Laurels), Denmark

2010: Glasnøglen (The Glass Key), the Scandinavian crime award.

All awards and nominations:

2017:

  • Honorary Craftsman 2017 in Denmark

2015:

  • The Ripper Award, European Crime Fiction Star Award
  • Der Leserpreis die Besten Bücher 2015 for The Hanging Girl (Q6), Germany (nominated)
  • Mystery Lover’s Book of the Year: CRIME Award 2015 for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), USA
  • MIMI-Preis: Booksellers and readers award 2015 for The Marco Effect/Buried (Q5), Germany
  • The Barry Award: Best Novel of 2015 for The Marco Effect/Buried (Q5), USA (nominated)

2014:

  • The Barry Award Best Novel of 2014 for A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption (Q3), USA (nominated)
  • Coup de cœur de La Griffe Noire for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), France
  • Le Prix d’honneur Boréales/Région Basse-Normandie du polar nordique for The Purity of Vengeance/Guilt (Q4), France
  • Danskernes Yndlingsforfatter: Favourite Author (Bog & Idé), Denmark

2013:

  • Der Leserpreis – die besten Bücher 2013 for The Marco Effect/Buried (Q5), Germany (nominated)
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Ireland (shortlisted)
  • Prix Plume du Thriller international/Plume d’Or for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), France
  • Prix des Lecteurs catégorie Polar for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), France
  • Danskernes Yndlingsforfatter: Favourite Author (Bog & Idé), Denmark
  • Årets Lydbog for A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption (Q3), Sweden

2012:

  • Der Leserpreis – die besten Bücher 2012 for The Purity of Vengeance/Guilt (Q4), Germany (nominated)
  • The Sealed Room Award 2012 for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), Japan
  • Danskernes Yndlingsforfatter: Favourite Author (Bog & Idé), Denmark
  • The Barry Award Best Novel of 2012 for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), USA
  • Grand prix des Lectrices de Elle for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), France
  • Prix du Livre Robinsonnais for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), France

2011:

  • De Gyldne Laurbær (The Golden Laurels) for The Purity of Vengeance/Guilt (Q4), Denmark
  • Buchliebling for The Absent One/Disgrace (Q2), Austria (nominated)
  • Krimi Blitz Award for A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption (Q3), Germany
  • Der Leserpreis – die besten Bücher 2011 for A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption (Q3), Germany (3rd. place)

2010:

  • Glasnøglen (The Glass Key) for A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption (Q3), the Scandinavian Crime Academy
  • De beste thriller van het jaar for The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy (Q1), Netherlands (nominated)
  • Harald Mogensen prisen for A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption (Q3), Denmark
  • Læsernes Bogpris (Readers’ Choice) for A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption (Q3), Denmark