Beyond All Reasonable Doubt

Backorder (temporarily out of stock)

Product Details

Other Press (NY)
Publish Date
5.3 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 1.1 pounds

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Malin Persson Giolito was born in Stockholm in 1969 and grew up in Djursholm, Sweden. She holds a degree in law from Uppsala University and has worked as a lawyer for the biggest law firm in the Nordic region and as an official for the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Now a full-time writer, she is the author of four novels including Quicksand, named Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year and now a Netflix original series. Persson Giolito lives with her husband and three daughters in Brussels.

Rachel Willson-Broyles holds a bachelor's degree in Scandinavian Studies from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. She started translating while a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received a PhD in Scandinavian Studies in 2013. Her translation of Malin Persson Giolito's Quicksand was published in 2017. Willson-Broyles lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.


"Absorbing...[Beyond All Reasonable Doubt] imitates life, in all its messiness and want to meet Sophia Weber again." --New York Times Book Review

"Giolito has come up with another knockout legal thriller...Weber is a wonderfully textured creation, a poignant mix of determined braininess and nagging doubts." --Washington Post

"Gripping...Persson Giolito addresses the question of guilt in provocative ways." --BBC

"Calling all fans of courtroom dramas and Netflix's shockingly tense show Quicksand This is the page-turner for you...[a] courtroom drama that will make you question every testimony." --Refinery29, The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2019

"[A] searing legal thriller...meticulously crafted...Fans of Nordic noir won't want to miss this one." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Intriguing...keep[s] the reader guessing right up to the two very different twists that make for a gut-punching finale...[an] insightful look at the subtle variations of guilt...[a] smart, well-written legal and procedural drama." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Giolito excels at portraying those accused of horrible intricate examination of the psyches of criminals and those who work with them, accompanied by pointed questions about who is served by the justice system...[a] great read." --Booklist

"Chilling and complex. The truth in this story is a cracked mirror, changing at every angle. Giolito masterfully plumbs the nature of guilt or innocence until no character, nor even the reader, is left unscathed." --Joanna Schaffhausen, author of The Vanishing Season

"Another breathtaking novel from Malin Persson Giolito! Beyond All Reasonable Doubt masterfully questions the role media and public opinion play in court. A deeply moving suspense novel that zeroes in on humanity's deepest flaws." --Viveca Sten, author of In the Heat of the Moment

Praise for Quicksand

"This is the evolution of Scandinavian crime, in more ways than one." --Fredrik Backman, author of A Man Called Ove

"A remarkable new novel...[Giolito] writes with exceptional skill...[Quicksand is] always smart and engrossing...Giolito keeps us guessing a long time and the outcome, when it arrives, is just as it should be." --Washington Post

"[Quicksand] provides a razor-sharp view of modern Sweden and its criminal justice system, yet is a tonic for readers who have had enough of the brooding, often-bloody 'Scandi-crime' that has been so popular in recent years." --NPR, Best Books of 2017