Michael Katz Krefeld (b. 1966) is a bestselling Danish crime writer. He lives with his wife in the heart of Copenhagen. Michael started his career as a script writer of short films and Danish TV series such as Nikolaj & Julie, Hotellet and Nynne. He made his literary debut with the thriller Before the Storm which won the Danish Crime Writing Academy’s ‘First Book Award’ in 2007. His fourth novel, Black Snow Falling, was awarded ‘Best Danish Crime Novel of the Year’ in 2012 and was shortlisted for The Glass Key the same year. Michael Katz Krefeld’s Ravn series, his most ambitious project to date, follows private investigator Thomas ‘Ravn’ Ravnsholdt.