1. Introduction: Where is Nordic Noir?.- 2. Part I: Local colour and location studies - Local colour and places on screen.- 3. Location studies: a topography of Nordic noir.- 4. Four perspectives on the Nordic region.- 5. Part II: From bestsellers to blockbusters - Stieg Larsson and Scandinavian crime literature as a stepping stone.- 6. Beck and character adaptations.- 7. Funding models and increasing transnationalism.- 8. Part III: Written for the Danish screen - The Killing and DR's Danish model.- 9. Norskov and Danish commercial public service drama.- 10. The Team , Danish transnationalism and the local colour of Europe.- 11. Part IV: Written for the Nordic screen - Blue Eyes and the rise of the Swedish original.- 12. Trapped and original Noir from Iceland and Norway.- 13. The Bridge, transnational co-productions and screen tourism.- 14. Con clusion: Nordic Noir beyond the Nordic.