Stieg Larsson Readalikes

Try one of these mystery/thrillers with lead females similar to Larsson's Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Retribution by Jillian Hoffman

L.A. Outlaws by T. Jefferson Parker

Heartsick by Chelsea Cain

Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg

In the Woods by Tana French

Grant County series by Karin Slaughter, starting with Blindsighted

Monkeewrench series by P.J. Tracy, starting with Monkeewrench

Maureen O'Donnell series by Denise Mina, starting with Garnethill

Kay Scarpetta mysteries by Patricia Cornwell, starting with Postmortem

Kathleen Mallory mysteries by Carol O'Connell, starting with Mallory's Oracle