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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 Heart of Man

The Heart of Man
  • Author(s): Jón Kalman Stefánsson
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Fiction

After coming through the blizzard that almost cost them everything, Jens and the boy are far from home, in a fishing community at the edge of the world. Taken in by the village doctor, the boy once again has...

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....

Trap

Trap
  • Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
  • Location(s): Reykjavik
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 2011

Happily settled in Florida, Sonja believes she’s finally escaped the trap set by unscrupulous drug lords. But when her son Tomas is taken, she’s back to square one … and Iceland. Her lover, Agla, is awaiting sentencing for financial...

Unraveled: A Novel about a Meltdown

Unraveled: A Novel about a Meltdown
  • Author(s): Alda Sigmundsdóttir
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2008

After a 12-year absence from Iceland, Frida returns home with her husband Damien, a suave and sophisticated British diplomat who has just been made Ambassador to Iceland. It is summer 2008, and the global economy is on shaky ground....

The Ice Lands

The Ice Lands
  • Author(s): Steinar Bragi
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Horror, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Set against Iceland’s volcanic hinterlands, four thirty-somethings from Reykjavik – the reckless hedonist Egill; the recovering alcoholic Hrafin; and their partners Anna and Vigdis – embark on an ambitious camping trip, their jeep packed with supplies. Victims of the...

Burning Karma

Burning Karma
  • Author(s): David Rafn Kristjannson
  • Location(s): Vietnam, Iceland
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Böddi wakes up in a hospital bed one morning with no idea of what has happened to put him there. While still in hospital he has an intense psychological Experience which leaves him realizing it is time to change...

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