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Frida Skybäck (1980) is an author and former high school teacher who made her literary debut in 2011. Since then, she has written eleven novels that have been sold to multiple territories. Frida Skybäck is the author of the international bestselling novel The Bookshop on Riverside Drive and she has been nominated for several awards. With a razor-sharp pen, Skybäck writes about complicated relationships and gruesome destinies.

In 2022, Skybäck started a new crime series about police investigator Fredrika Storm, set against the backdrop of her home region Skåne. The second installment was released in 2023, and the highly anticipated third book is planned for publication in August 2024.

 

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Awards

2024 – Nominated for the Relay KitKat Paperback Prize in the Novel category for The Bookshop on Riverside Drive
2022 – Nominated for the Feelgood of the Year Award for The Book Cabinet’s Secret
2022 – Shortlisted for the Mofibo Awards for Best Translated Fiction for The Bookshop on Riverside Drive
2019 – Nominated for the Adlibris Award for Feelgood of the Year for The Book Club at the End of the World
2019 – Shortlisted for LovelyBooks Leserpreis for The Bookshop on Riverside Drive
2019 – Nominated for the Feelgood of the Year Award for The Bookshop on Riverside Drive

 

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