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Under the Radar: Great Shows from Europe

Are you finding TV to be a little dull since Downton Abbey ended? Here are some other great shows from Europe. These international mysteries will provide hours of entertainment:

From France: Blood of the Vine has an internationally renowned wine expert and part-time sleuth solving puzzling murders in the vineyards of France. Series 1-3

From Sweden: Irene Huss is a former European ju-jitsu champ, mother of two teenage girls, and a detective with the Violent Crimes Unit in Gothenburg, Sweden. Series 1, 12 episodes

From Denmark: The Eagle features Detective Hallgrim Hallgrimson, an Icelander, leading a team of Danish investigators fighting across-border organized crime in Europe. Series 1-3

By Mary K. Paxson, readers advisory assistant and leader of the Novel Idea book discussion group