Swedish writer and lawyer Viveca Sten (1959) made her author debut with the crime novel Still Waters in 2008 (I det lugnaste vatten) It soon became a huge hit with both critics and readers and today the author has sold almost 3 million copies of her books worldwide. In 2014, her seventh novel, the hugely successful In the Shadow of Power (I maktens skugga), was published in Sweden and cemented her place as one of the country’s most popular authors. In 2015 she published her eighth book (I sanningens namn). Her Sandhamn Murder Series continues to top the best seller charts, and have been made into a successful Swedish-language television miniseries, which has been broadcast around the world to thirty million viewers.
Viveca lives in Stockholm with her husband and three children. During the summer months she leaves for Sandhamn to write and spend the holidays with her family.
Tinna Ásgeirsdóttir will be the moderator of the evening and the program will take place in scandinavian languages.