Raised by their grandparents in Bjarnarhöfn, a remote farmstead in Iceland, both brothers had to endure brutal violence at the hands of their grandfather. What unfolds is a tale of familial ties and bloodthirsty vengeance, of isolated communities scarred by the tragedies of the past—and of a final, painful reckoning.
Sea of Stone Magnus Iceland Mystery Book 4 #ad - When it emerges that his younger brother, oli, is in Iceland after two decades in America, Páll begins to think that Magnus may not be the only family member in the frame for murder. Now, two decades later, the past has returned to haunt them. Magnus identifies the dead man as his estranged grandfather.
Before long, Magnus is arrested for the murder of his grandfather. When constable páll gylfason gets a dispatch call to investigate a suspected homicide in a remote farmstead, he is surprised to find that Detective Jonson is already at the scene.
Meltwater Magnus Iceland Mystery Book 3Corvus #ad - On the glacial rim of erupting volcano Eyjafjallajökull, they christen their endeavor Operation Meltwater. But they are not the only ones with secrets. Operation meltwater: freeflow, a group of internet activists committed to the freedom of information, have video evidence of a military atrocity in the Middle East and have chosen Iceland as their HQ while they prepare to unleash their greatest coup on the world's media.
Minutes later, in the steam and mist, one of them is murdered. Magnus jonson has a long list of suspects, but he's getting precious little help from FreeFlow—for an organization dedicated to the transparency of information, they're a secretive bunch. And with the return of magnus's brother Ollie to Iceland, the feud that has haunted their family for three generations is about to reignite.
Meltwater Magnus Iceland Mystery Book 3 #ad - The list of people freeflow has antagonized is long—the Chinese government, Israeli military, Italian politicians, a German Bank, even American College Fraternities. Asta, a newly qualified priest, has contacted FreeFlow with information about a scandal in the church. Her involvement with FreeFlow will cost her dear.
Far North Fire and Ice Book 2Minotaur Books #ad - And in a country with a population of just 300, in a country where everyone knows everybody, 000 souls, it isn't hard to draw up a list of exactly who is responsible. Iceland 2009: the credit crunch bites. But while magnus investigates the crimes of the present, the crimes of the past are catching up with him in Far North, the newest heart-stopping mystery from acclaimed author Michael Ridpath.
Grassroots revolution is in the air, as is the feeling that someone ought to pay. Ought to pay the blood price. The consequences will haunt them and their families for generations. And then, one-by-one, to cross them off. Iceland 2010: as bankers and politicians start to die, at home and abroad, it is up to Magnus Jonson to unravel the web of conspirators before they strike again.
Far North Fire and Ice Book 2 #ad - International thriller writing at its best, page turning suspense and a great, fine characters, fresh location. Peter james, #1 international bestselling author of dead man's GripIn Iceland, revenge is best served at arctic temperatures…Iceland 1934: Two boys playing in the lava fields that surround their isolated farmsteads see something they shouldn't have.
The currency has been devalued, savings annihilated, banks nationalized, lives ruined.
The Wanderer: A Magnus Iceland MysteryYarmer #ad - As jealousies come to the surface, new tensions replace old friendships, and history begins to rewrite itself, a shocking second murder leads Magnus to question everything he thought he knew… . At the scene, there to film a documentary on the life of the legendary Viking, he finds a stunned TV crew, Gudrid the Wanderer.
The Wanderer: A Magnus Iceland Mystery #ad - Magnus quickly begins to suspect that there may be more links to the murdered woman than anyone in the film crew will acknowledge. From the million-copy bestselling author, perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson, Anne Holt, and The Killing. Michael ridpath is trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best.
Peter jamesdid christopher columbus know the icelanders discovered america before he sailed there himself?When a young Italian tourist is found brutally murdered at a sacred church in northern Iceland, Magnus Jonson, newly returned to the Reykjavík police force, is called in to investigate.
Where the Shadows Lie Magnus Iceland MysteryAtlantic Books #ad - Something worth killing for. A rediscovered saga alone would be worth a fortune, if the rumors can be believed, but, there is something much more valuable about this one. And as magnus is about to discover, the past casts a long shadow in Iceland. Something that will cost Professor Agnar Haraldsson his life.
Where the Shadows Lie Magnus Iceland Mystery #ad - Untangling murder from myth is Iceland-born, Boston-raised homicide detective Magnus Jonson. Amid iceland's wild, volcanic landscape, rumors swirl of an 800-year-old manuscript inscribed with a long-lost saga about a ring of terrible power. Seconded to the icelandic police force for his own protection after he runs afoul of a drug cartel back in Boston, Magnus also has his own reasons for returning to the country of his birth for the first time in nearly two decades—the unsolved murder of his father.
Binding iceland's landscape and history, secrets, and superstitions in a strikingly original plot that will span several volumes, Where the Shadows Lie is the first in a thrilling new series from an established master.
Edge of Nowhere: Fire & Ice Short Story A Magnus Iceland MysteryCorvus #ad - As he digs deeper, leading him to suspect that other, Magnus discovers that the victim was not a popular man, more human, passions are at work. Magnus finds their superstition suspicious. This is international thriller writing at its best, page turning suspense and a great, fine characters, fresh location.
Edge of Nowhere: Fire & Ice Short Story A Magnus Iceland Mystery #ad - Peter jamesan atmospheric novella set in the remote north of iceland, featuring lone-wolf police sergeant Magnus RagnarssonIceland, midwinter: the days are fleeting, the nights endless and sergeant Magnus Jonson has been sent to an isolated fishing village in the West Fjords to investigate the possible homicide of a road construction worker.
Michael ridpath is on the war path, trouncingthe Scandinavians on their home turf. Ringed by steep mountains, this bleak village is cut off from the rest of Iceland and from the modern world. The locals are adamant that Iceland's legendary huldufólk - hidden people - had a hand in the death.
The Polar Bear Killing: An atmospheric novella set in the remote north of Iceland, from the author of the chilling Fire & Ice crime series and featuring ... Ragnarsson A Magnus Iceland MysteryCorvus #ad - By degrees, magnus and vigdís are drawn into this small and complex community - one riven with rivalries and grudges - in search of a deadly killer. As sergeant magnus ragnarsson and his colleague Detective Vigdís Audardótti begin to investigate the policeman's murder, they soon discover that things are not as clear-cut as might first appear.
. Was halldór a hero for killing the bear, and when days later the dead body of Halldór is discovered at a remote beauty spot, or should the animal have been protected? Animal rights activists in the area see the constable as a villain, the activists are immediately under suspicion. This is international thriller writing at its best, page turning suspense and a great, fine characters, fresh location.
The Polar Bear Killing: An atmospheric novella set in the remote north of Iceland, from the author of the chilling Fire & Ice crime series and featuring ... Ragnarsson A Magnus Iceland Mystery #ad - Peter jameswhen a polar bear is sighted in a sleepy Icelandic fishing village, then shot dead by local policeman Constable Halldór, it triggers a debate in the local community. From the million-copy bestselling author, perfect forfans of Stieg Larsson, Anne Holt, and The Killing. Michael ridpath is on the war path, trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf.
Amnesia#ad - In his cottage Clemence finds a manuscript. The victim is Clemence’s French grandmother, Sophie. A young family friend, Clemence, is brought in to help rekindle his memory. As they read on, there are people closing in on the cottage by the loch who are willing to kill to make sure that the old man’s secrets stay forgotten.
The first line shocks her:it was a warm, still night and the cry of a tawny owl swirled through the birch trees by the loch, when I killed the only woman I have ever loved. Atmospheric, sinuous and elegant, Amnesia demonstrates Ridpath’s special talent. Clemence decides to read the book to the old doctor as it describes how he and his friends met Sophie in Paris in 1935.
Amnesia #ad - He wakes up in hospital having fallen and hit his head, inducing almost total amnesia. She reads the short prologue: it describes a murder by someone who is clearly the old doctor. She discovered it was her grandmother. Alastair is a doctor in his eighties, living in a cottage by a loch in Scotland. Daily Mail.
He woke up to discover he had killed the only woman he ever loved.
Inside the Bear's Cage: Crime and Punishment in the Arctic Greenland Crime Book 4Aarluuk Press for Arctic Noir, Action Thrillers and Greenland Crime #ad - But when his partner’s mental health deteriorates, Maratse agrees to assist a Danish Detective investigating prison corruption in return for a reduced sentence. To build the detective’s case Maratse enters the shadowy world of prison hierarchy and politics. All greenlandic children know this: bears don't belong in a cage.
Retired greenlandic police Constable David Maratse is sentenced to two years imprisonment for committing a serious crime, under extenuating circumstances. Imprisoned in denmark, far from the land, Maratse struggles to adapt, the life and the woman he loves. But the shadows are full of traps, and ruthless players who will stop at nothing to get what they want.
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MOURNING IN MALMÖ: THE SEVENTH INSPECTOR ANITA SUNDSTRÖM MYSTERY THE MALMÖ MYSTERIES Book 7Torquil MacLeod Books Ltd. #ad - Shortly after inspector anita sundström’s mother’s death, Anita is called to an apartment where an 80-year-old man with dementia has tried to kill his wife. The case sparks off a renewed interest in the death of her father, who was lost in the 1994 MS Estonia ferry disaster. When she’s sidelined by her nemesis, Alice Zetterberg, she becomes more determined to discover the reasons behind her father’s fate.
She soon finds herself entering very dangerous waters that sweep her to Tallin, Stockholm and Oxford in search of answers that will finally give her closure in the seventh of the best-selling series of Anita Sundström crime mysteries. It’s not long before she discovers that she’s stumbled into a tangled web of conspiracy theories surrounding the tragedy, and the unstable and violent dawn of a newly independent Estonia.
MOURNING IN MALMÖ: THE SEVENTH INSPECTOR ANITA SUNDSTRÖM MYSTERY THE MALMÖ MYSTERIES Book 7 #ad - At the same time, anita’s also involved in an investigation into the murder of a prominent member of Malmö’s Pakistani community.
The Island: A Thriller The Hulda Series Book 2Minotaur Books #ad - The island is the second book in this series. With the darkness, he launched a new series featuring a completely new sleuth, Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdottir of the Reykjavik Police department. Shortlisted for the crime novel of the year award in icelandthird place, novel of the year Award 2016 in Iceland, selected by booksellersOne of the bestselling novels in Iceland in 2016Autumn of 1987 takes a young couple on a romantic trip in the Westfjords holiday—a trip that gets an unexpected ending and has catastrophic consequences.
The Island: A Thriller The Hulda Series Book 2 #ad - Ten years later a small group of friends go for a weekend in an old hunting lodge in Elliðaey. But one of them isn't going to make it out alive. A place completely cut off from the outside world, to reconnect. And detective inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is determined to find the truth in the darkness. Ragnar jonasson burst onto the american scene with Snowblind and Nightblind, the first two novels in the Ari Thor thriller series, and the praise was overwhelming.
The newest superstar on the Icelandic crime fiction scene has arrived with a superb followup to The Darkness.