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Corine Hartman

Corine Hartman

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Corine Hartman (b. 1964) worked as a scripwriter for many years and has fifteen thrillers to her name. Her books are famed for their tough action sequences and fascinating characters. She has been nominated for the Gouden Strop a number of times and has won several Crimezone Awards.


Recent titles – English material

De dode die niet werd gemist (The Dead Man No One Missed), 2022

De nieuwe dood (The New Death), 2021

Een duister pad (A Dark Path), 2019

Het kwaad in ons (The Evil Inside Us), 2018

Sluipend gif (Seeping Poison), 2017

Een vlaag van waanzin (A Fit of Isanity), 2016

Press on Seeping Poison:

In 'Seeping Poison' Corine Hartman again delivers an excellent, oppressively atmospheric thriller about a family tragedy. – Marie Claire

Beautifully crafted characters, an exquisite plot—Hartman demonstrates once again that she is the Dutch Ruth Rendell. – de Volkskrant

Extraordinary psychological thriller (…) It would come as no surprise to find the book shortlisted for the Golden Noose Award. **** – AD Magazine

Press on A Fit of Insanity:

Corine Hartman belongs among the top Dutch thriller writers. - De Telegraaf

Blistering psychological thriller - Marie Claire

Corine Hartman is working on a hard-boiled oeuvre in the style of Karin Slaughter - Elsevier

Press on Death's Head Moth:

Death’s Head Moth stands way out from the crowd and will give readers a taste for more of the same from this improbable writing duo. – ***** AD Magazine

A captivating thriller – hard to put down, that’s for sure. – VN Thriller- & detective gids

Anyone who doesn’t read this book this summer is missing something. Highly recommended, with all the best ingredients. It has a strong storyline full of surprises, it capitalizes on current affairs to an extraordinary degree and both authors use wonderfully expressive language. – Entertainding

Press on Black Widow:

A thriller that’s almost impossible to put down. – De Telegraaf

Black Widow is as hardboiled as they come, a great holiday thriller, cleverly written by a duo that really should stay together for a while. **** – De Volkskrant

In Black Widow Hartman and Ross have created an extraordinarily realistic thriller that gives you a taste for more. –