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The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse
  • Author(s): Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir (Aouur Ava Olafsdottir)
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

For Lobbi, the tragic passing of his mother proves to be a profound catalyst. Their shared love of tending rare roses in her greenhouse inspires him to leave his studies behind and travel to a remote village monastery to...

The Legacy

The Legacy
  • Author(s): Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Crime
  • Era(s): present

The Legacy is the first installment in a fantastic new series featuring the psychologist Freyja and the police officer Huldar. The only person who might have the answers to a baffling murder case is the victim’s seven-year-old daughter, found...

The Mist

The Mist
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1987

1987. An isolated farm house in the east of Iceland. The snowstorm should have shut everybody out. But it didn’t. The couple should never have let him in. But they did. An unexpected guest, a liar, a killer. Not...

The Northern Lights Lodge

The Northern Lights Lodge
  • Author(s): Julie Caplin
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): Modern

With a shattered heart and her career completely in tatters, Lucy needs to get away from her life in the UK. But, when she takes a job as hotel manager of the Northern Lights Lodge, she doesn’t quite expect...

The Sealwoman’s Gift

The Sealwoman’s Gift
  • Author(s): Sally Magnusson
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 17th Century

1627. In a notorious historical event, pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted 400 people into slavery in Algiers. Among them a pastor, his wife, and their children. In her acclaimed debut novel Sally Magnusson imagines what history...

The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake

The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake
  • Author(s): Sif Sigmarsdottir
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The captivating, feminist YA thriller. The snow is falling thick and fast now. Snow in Iceland is dangerous. Hannah Eiríksdóttir has been banished from her home in London to a place of eternal punishment for the wicked. No, not...

The Vagabond Mother

The Vagabond Mother
  • Author(s): Tracey Scott-Townsend
  • Location(s): Australia, Germany, Iceland, Spain
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Present

All Maya Galen wanted was a happy family, stifling the inner urges she had to explore the wider world, for the sake of being there for her children. But parenting with her husband, Con, wasn’t always easy. Their eldest...

Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland

Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland
  • Author(s): Tory Bilski
  • Location(s): Iceland
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

What if you could steal time out just for yourself each year, a brief reprieve from ordinary life and its responsibilities? Wild Horses of the Summer Sun is Tory Bilski’s witty, sometimes poignant, account of her annual ‘horse sabbaticals’...

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...

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