Geir Tangen  is a writer, teacher and crime book blogger from Haugesund, Norway, whose bestselling debut crime novel, Maestro, has been sold to 15 countries.

Photo by Haakon Nordvik

Geir Tangen was born in 1970 in Øystese, Norway. He runs Norway’s biggest crime book blog – Bokbloggeir.com, with over 170,000 readers – where he’s reviewed crime novels and thrillers since 2012.

Tangen holds a degree in Political Science and ICT, and has worked as a journalist, and as a freelance editor for several Norwegian publishers. He currently works as a secondary school teacher.

Maestro is Geir Tangen’s debut novel. It was first self-published in January 2016. One month later, after a rave reception, one of Norway’s biggest and most prestigious publishers, Gyldendal, pre-empted the rights to Maestro and the next book in the series featuring Viljar Ravn Gudmundsson and Lotte Skeisvoll.

Tangen lives and works in Haugesund, Norway, with his wife and three children.


Geir Tangen’s website

Geir Tangen was born in 1970 in Øystese, Norway. He runs Norway’s biggest crime book blog – Bokbloggeir.com, with over 170,000 readers – where he’s reviewed crime novels and thrillers since 2012.

Tangen holds a degree in Political Science and ICT, and has worked as a journalist, and as a freelance editor for several Norwegian publishers. He currently works as a secondary school teacher.

Maestro is Geir Tangen’s debut novel. It was first self-published in January 2016. One month later, after a rave reception, one of Norway’s biggest and most prestigious publishers, Gyldendal, pre-empted the rights to Maestro and the next book in the series featuring Viljar Ravn Gudmundsson and Lotte Skeisvoll, which has now been sold to 15 countries.

Tangen lives and works in Haugesund, Norway, with his wife and three children.

  • Photo by Haakon Nordvik

  • Photo by Haakon Nordvik

  • Photo by Haakon Nordvik

  • Photo by Haakon Nordvik