Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen

Biography

Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen is a teacher from Denmark, teaching English at upper secondary level. In her spare time she reads and writes crime fiction in English and Danish, and in 2010 she sold her first flash stories to American magazines and publishers.

Since then she has published two collections of flash fiction, "Candied Crime" (humour) and "Liquorice Twists" (a bit darker).

Her ´bestseller´ is the romantic ghost story "Heather Farm" (suspense plus romance in the Dunes near the Danish west coast).

Her latest mystery "The Cosy Knave" - a cosy mystery featuring village constable Archibald Penrose and the librarian Rhapsody Gershwin. A very popular story in America.

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Books

The Woman Behind the Curtain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen returns home to her parents to unwind after her harrowing experiences in volume one, but life in the sleepy suburb seems tedious and repetitive - until the morning when a neighbour does not draw her bedroom curtains. This short story describes one week in Tora's life. It takes the reader to events right after "North Sea Cottage", and can be read as a stand-alone.
Kvinden bag gardinet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: Danish. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen nr 2. Tora er hjemme hos sine forældre i Aalborg for at sunde sig oven på de voldsomme oplevelser i Huset ved havet, men tilværelsen på Herningvej er trist og triviel, lige indtil den morgen, hvor genboen ikke trækker gardinet fra.
She Never Came Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Alice loses her job and her home, she is forced to move into an old farmhouse with her husband and her dog. She is determined to make the most of the situation - until she starts to hear the voice of a young girl in the middle of the night. Should Alice follow her instinct and leave the p, or should she stay and find out what happened to the little girl forty years ago?
Pigen der aldrig vendte tilbage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: Danish. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alice mister sit job og sit hus og er tvunget til at flytte langt ud på landet i et gammelt stuehus med sin mand og sin hund. Hun er fast besluttet på at få det bedste ud af situationen - indtil hun begynder at høre stemmer og børnesang midt om natten. Skal hun følge sit instinkt og flygte, eller skal hun blive og finde ud af, hvad der skete, da den lille pige forsvandt for fyrre år siden?
Krystalnætter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: Danish. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Historisk krimi som udspiller sig i Vendsyssel i tresserne. Krystalnatten i Berlin viser sig at skabe uventede dønninger tredive år senere. En tiårig dreng forsvinder fra sit hjem, og da politiet ikke kan opklare sagen, begiver hans bedste ven sig ud for at lede efter ham.
North Sea Cottage
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A novella, set in Denmark in the period from 1943 to 2013. Tora Skammelsen is a young writer who borrows her aunt's cottage by the sea to get away from it all. The old stable catches fire, and in the ruins Tora finds what seems to be a human skeleton.
Green Acres
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: British English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Knavesborough revisited. A cosy and charming short story in the Rhapsody Gershwin series, set in Knavesborough, a fictional Yorkshire village. First published in the anthology "The Red Shoes". C 4500 words.
Ding Dong Bell, The Kitten in the Well
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Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00)
A clean and cosy short story, featuring the popular Gershwin family in Knavesborough. This is your chance to revisit the 1990s and meet Rhapsody, Harmonia and Psalmonalla Gershwin, the spunky vicar's daughters and their curious kitten. It all begins quite innocently with a visit to an old cat woman, but no matter what the Gershwins stick their noses in, something sinister will happen.
Anna Märklin's Family Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Please note the glossary at front! A psychological mystery, set in Scandinavia. Young Anna is a very ordinary antihero who does nothing but watch when she is losing her father, her best friend and her job. But then she finds her grandmother's old notebooks, and once she has read the full story, she realizes that she has to take action.
The Red Shoes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Warning: high level of toxic humour and loose limbs (including tongues in cheeks)! Four irreverent crime stories, created with generous assistance from my blog readers (who are apparently even weirder than me). The Red Shoes, A Study in Black, The Blue Vase, Green Acres
B. Lund
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: Danish. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"B. Lund" - krimisatire i 31 korte afsnit. Fart, spænding og satire. Hvis du vil vide mere om B. Lund og hendes makker, Mikkel Broch, kan du læse mere på hendes helt egen facebookside: www.facebook.com/InspectorBlund.
Huset ved havet
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: Danish. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Tora låner et fiskerhus ved Vesterhavet, fordi hun trænger til at komme væk fra det hele et stykke tid. I første omgang ser det ud til, fasters lille hus i den yderste klitrække er det perfekte valg for Tora, men så snubler den nysgerrige forfatter over et skelet i kælderen. "Huset ved havet" er en kortroman på 27.000 ord fra forlaget Candied Crime, den første i Tora-trilogien.

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