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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...

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...

Seal Woman

Seal Woman
  • Author(s): Solveig Eggerz
  • Location(s): Berlin, Iceland
  • Genre(s): Fiction

Description: In the rubble of post-World War II Berlin, artist Charlotte flees her past and everything she’s lost by responding to an ad calling for ‘strong women who can cook and do farm work’ in Iceland. But painful memories...

Snare

Snare
  • Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
  • Location(s): Reykjavik
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in...

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...

Tainted Blood

Tainted Blood
  • Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
  • Location(s): Reykjavik
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

A man is found murdered in his Reykjavik flat. There are no obvious clues apart from a cryptic note left on the body and a photograph of a young girl’s grave. Detective Erlendur is forced to use all the...

The Reykjavik Assignment

The Reykjavik Assignment
  • Author(s): Adam LeBor
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Reykjavik
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

International thriller from renowned political journalist Adam LeBor, taking us behind the scenes in the corridors of power. UN covert negotiator, Yael Azoulay, has been sent to Reykjavik to broker a secret meeting between US President Freshwater and the...

The Sea Road

The Sea Road
  • Author(s): Margaret Elphinstone
  • Location(s): Greenland, Iceland, Newfoundland
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 11th Century

A haunting, compelling historical novel, “The Sea Road” is a daring re-telling of the 11th-century Viking exploration of the North Atlantic from the viewpoint of one extraordinary woman. Gudrid lives at the remote edge of the known world, in...

Thin Ice

Thin Ice
  • Author(s): Quentin Bates
  • Location(s): Iceland, Reykjavik
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Snowed in with a couple of psychopaths for the winter… When two small-time crooks rob Reykjavik’s premier drugs dealer, hoping for a quick escape to the sun, their plans start to unravel after their getaway driver fails to show....

Time’s Tide

Time’s Tide
  • Author(s): Adrian Harvey
  • Location(s): Iceland, Cambridge
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Mid 19th to early 20th centuries

A father and son struggle to overcome the distance between them. Each is drawn irresistibly to an unforgiving landscape, one that has been the scene of tragedy and loss. The son’s return to the northern shore he abandoned as...

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