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Reykjavík

Reykjavík
  • Author(s): Katrín Jakobsdottír, Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Reykjavik, Videy Island
  • Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1986 looking back to 1956

What happened to Lara? Iceland, 1956. Fifteen-year-old Lára spends the summer working for a couple on the small island of Videy, just off the coast of Reykjavík. In early August, the girl disappears without a trace. The mystery becomes...

Winterkill

Winterkill
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Siglufjörður, Iceland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction, Noir
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When the body of a nineteen-year-old girl is found on the main street of Siglufjörður, Police Inspector Ari Thór battles a violent Icelandic storm in an increasingly dangerous hunt for her killer … The chilling, claustrophobic finale to the international bestselling...

Nightblind

Nightblind
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Siglufjörður
  • Genre(s): Crime, Suspense
  • Era(s): Modern

The peace of a close-knit Icelandic community is shattered by the murder of a policeman – shot at point-blank range in the dead of night in a deserted house. With a killer on the loose and the dark Arctic...

Whiteout (Dark Iceland)

Whiteout (Dark Iceland)
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Kalfshamarsvik
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted village of Kálfshamarvík. Did she jump, or did something more sinister take place beneath the lighthouse and the abandoned old house on the...

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

On the shores of a tranquil fjord in Northern Iceland, a man is brutally beaten to death on a bright summer’s night. As the 24-hour light of the arctic summer is transformed into darkness by an ash cloud from...

Rupture

Rupture
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Siglufjörður, Reykjavik
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1950s and modern

1955. Two young couples move to the uninhabited, isolated fjord of Hedinsfjörður. Their stay ends abruptly when one of the women meets her death in mysterious circumstances. The case is never solved. Fifty years later an old photograph comes...

Snowblind

Snowblind
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Siglufjörður
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Siglufjorour: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors – accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thor Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik...

Death at the Sanatorium

Death at the Sanatorium
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): North Iceland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

An old sanatorium. A terrifying murder. Six suspects and a case that never closed . . . Once a hospital dedicated to treating tuberculosis, The Akureyri Sanatorium now sits haunted by the ghosts of its past. But a single...

The Darkness

The Darkness
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

A body is found off the coast of Iceland. A cursory police investigation calls it suicide. She’s just another statistic, soon forgotten. But not by Reykjavik Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir. Difficult and unconventional, Hulda is being forced into early...

The Island

The Island
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Elliðaey
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is sent to the isolated island of Elliðaey to investigate a disappearance. But she finds haunting similarities to an old case – the murder of a young woman ten years ago. Has a patient killer...

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