Author Archives: Dorte Hummelshøj Jakobsen

About Dorte Hummelshøj Jakobsen

I am a Danish teacher. In my spare time I read, write and review crime fiction.

The Mad Girls – free promotion!

For three days, you have the opportunity to get acquainted with an interesting new writer, published by Candied Crime, our family publishing company. Rannva Saltoft writes a delicious combination of Scandinavian noir and Gothic horror. The Mad Girls of Angel … Continue reading

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New Year’s Discount

Happy New Year to all my readers! This year begins with two discounts for you: North Sea Cottage (the first mystery about Tora) is available for $ 0.99 only just now. Crystal Nights (Scandinavian novel, set in my childhood time … Continue reading

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Rannva Saltoft, Killing Birch

We proudly present the e-book version of Killing Birch, a debut novel written by my countryfellow Lene Rannva Saltoft, published by Candied Crime, our family publishing company. $ 2.99 only. The lovely cover is photoshopped by Canadian artist Emilie Léger. … Continue reading

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Miller’s Cottage (new Tora Skammelsen novella)

Miller’s Cottage Finally, my second novella about the curious writer Tora Skammelsen from the remote Danish region of Thy is out there. Price: $ 1.99 only. Tora buys her home near the North Sea, but village life does not quite … Continue reading

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THE MAD GIRLS OF ANGEL MAKER LAKE

Intriguing title, don’t you agree? This little miracle is not mine, however. For the first time, I have published an English story for another Danish writer. Lene Rannva Saltoft writes fantasy/Gothic horror, and she does it so well that I … Continue reading

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Crystal Nights – the first review!

I am still scatterbrained after the successful launch yesterday so instead of trying to do anything sensible, I spend my time on Facebook, telling other writers how important your network is. And I mean every word! Thanks to lovely friends … Continue reading

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Crystal Nights – published!

Finally. Crystal Nights is out there. Below is the description, but if you are curious and want to know what Vendsyssel (my region) was like in the 1960s, you should take a look at this free picture companion. Kristallnacht in … Continue reading

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Crystal Nights – one great step.

Finally! Less than an hour ago, I finished fiddling with the manuscript of Crystal Nights and sent it off to the proof-reader. The novel is a historical mystery, a standalone like Anna Märklin’s Family Chronicles, and if you like remote … Continue reading

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Crystal Nights – some progress

Happy New Year to my readers. I have enjoyed a lovely Christmas with my family, and now I am back in full swing, editing, editing and editing. I have finished the draft of my next stand-alone, Crystal Nights. The main … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to friends from near and far. Yesterday we celebrated Christmas Eve with our three children – and we had a lovely family party in Vorupør where we live now. And today we woke up to this view. Enjoy!

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