Millennium books in order
Note: Only the first three books are written by Stieg Larsson; later books are written by David Lagercrantz and are completely new stories with no input from Larsson other than the characters of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist.
6 books in series
#1The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Discover a thrilling murder mystery that combines family saga, love story, and financial intrigue in one complex yet atmospheric novel. Follow journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the enigmatic hacker Lisbeth Salander as they delve deep into a dark world of corruption to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of a wealthy family scion over 40 years ago. Don't miss out on this satisfyingly entertaining read.
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#2The Girl Who Played with Fire
A crusading journalist uncovers a sex trafficking operation, but when his reporters are murdered, his genius hacker friend becomes the main suspect. Convinced of her innocence, he embarks on a risky investigation, while she's drawn into a deadly game revealing her dark past. This espionage thriller and police procedural is also a piercing exposé on social injustice.
#3The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Following the critically injured Lisbeth Salander, the final novel in a bestselling trilogy sees her facing multiple challenges: her own survival, defending herself in court, and seeking revenge against those who wronged her. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist, Salander must prove her innocence and unmask those in power who perpetrate abuse and corruption. This thrilling conclusion proves that the once-victimized Salander will stop at nothing to fight back.
#4The Girl in the Spider's Web
A crusading journalist and a genius hacker come together to uncover a deadly secret in this fast-paced, modern thriller. With spies, cybercriminals, and governments at play, the stakes are high and the danger is real. Join the duo who captivated readers in previous books as they take on their biggest challenge yet.
#5The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series (Millennium Series Book 5)
This gripping sequel in the Millennium series follows the tenacious Lisbeth Salander as she uncovers the harrowing secrets of her traumatic past. With the help of investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist, Salander faces dangerous obstacles, including anti-Muslim gangs and the Russian mafia, to unravel a sinister psycho-scientific experiment known as The Registry. Author David Lagercrantz delivers another heart-pounding, thought-provoking thriller that addresses the most pressing global issues of our time.
#6The Girl Who Lived Twice
Continuing Stieg Larsson's Dragon Tattoo series
This thrilling installment in a bestselling series follows the infamous hacker, the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, as she sets out to exact revenge on her lifelong nemesis. With her hair styled and piercings gone, Salander is ready to strike and won't wait to be hunted. The action-packed plot takes readers on a dangerous journey through Russian troll factories and the highest peaks of Everest, all while exploring themes of vengeance and survival. With pulse-pounding suspense and fascinating characters, this book is not to be missed.