Anders Roslund was born in 1961. Founder and former head of Kulturnyheterna (Culture News) on Swedish Television. For many years he worked as a news reporter --- specializing in criminal and social issues --- and as an Editor-in-chief at Rapport and Aktuellt, the two major News programmes on Swedish Television. He has also worked in a canning factory in Israel, as a kiwi farmer in New Zealand, and as a waiter in Colorado.
Anders Roslund and ex-criminal Börge Hellström are Sweden's most acclaimed crime fiction duo. Their unique ability to combine inside knowledge of the brutal reality of criminal life with penetrating social criticism in complex, intelligent plots has put them at the forefront of modern Scandinavian crime writing. In 2009, their book THREE SECONDS was awarded the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers' Award for Swedish Crime Novel of the Year, previously won by both Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell, became a top-10 bestseller in Sweden for eight months, and hit The New York Times bestseller list in the United States.