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… . From the million-copy bestselling author, Anne Holt, perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson, and The Killing. Michael ridpath is trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf.
The Wanderer: A Magnus Iceland Mystery #ad - At the scene, he finds a stunned TV crew, there to film a documentary on the life of the legendary Viking, Gudrid the Wanderer. Magnus quickly begins to suspect that there may be more links to the murdered woman than anyone in the film crew will acknowledge.
Sea of Stone Magnus Iceland Mystery Book 4Corvus #ad - Raised by their grandparents in Bjarnarhöfn, a remote farmstead in Iceland, both brothers had to endure brutal violence at the hands of their grandfather. Before long, Magnus is arrested for the murder of his grandfather. Magnus identifies the dead man as his estranged grandfather. As páll begins to review the crime scene it becomes apparent that forensic evidence has been tampered with and that Magnus' version of events doesn't add up.
Now, two decades later, the past has returned to haunt them. 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. 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.
Sea of Stone Magnus Iceland Mystery Book 4 #ad - . 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. Can magnus prove he is innocent of murder without implicating his brother? And can both men get to the heart of the twisted secrets that blighted their childhoods?Oli and Magnus Jonson have spent years trying to escape from the shadows of their past.
Meltwater Magnus Iceland Mystery Book 3Corvus #ad - But they are not the only ones with secrets. 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. On the glacial rim of erupting volcano Eyjafjallajökull, they christen their endeavor Operation Meltwater.
Asta, a newly qualified priest, has contacted FreeFlow with information about a scandal in the church. 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. The list of people freeflow has antagonized is long—the Chinese government, Israeli military, a German Bank, Italian politicians, even American College Fraternities.
Meltwater Magnus Iceland Mystery Book 3 #ad - Her involvement with FreeFlow will cost her dear. 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.
Far North Fire and Ice Book 2Minotaur Books #ad - International thriller writing at its best, fine characters, page turning suspense and a great, 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.
And in a country with a population of just 300, 000 souls, in a country where everyone knows everybody, 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.
Far North Fire and Ice Book 2 #ad - 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. Grassroots revolution is in the air, as is the feeling that someone ought to pay. Ought to pay the blood price. The currency has been devalued, banks nationalized, savings annihilated, lives ruined.
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Where the Shadows Lie Magnus Iceland MysteryAtlantic Books #ad - Something worth killing for. 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. Binding iceland's landscape and history, and superstitions in a strikingly original plot that will span several volumes, secrets, Where the Shadows Lie is the first in a thrilling new series from an established master.
A rediscovered saga alone would be worth a fortune, but, if the rumors can be believed, there is something much more valuable about this one. 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.
Where the Shadows Lie Magnus Iceland Mystery #ad - Untangling murder from myth is Iceland-born, Boston-raised homicide detective Magnus Jonson. And as magnus is about to discover, the past casts a long shadow in Iceland. Something that will cost Professor Agnar Haraldsson his life.
Edge of Nowhere: Fire & Ice Short Story A Magnus Iceland MysteryCorvus #ad - The locals are adamant that Iceland's legendary huldufólk - hidden people - had a hand in the death. Magnus finds their superstition suspicious. 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. Michael ridpath is on the war path, trouncingthe Scandinavians on their home turf.
Edge of Nowhere: Fire & Ice Short Story A Magnus Iceland Mystery #ad - This is international thriller writing at its best, page turning suspense and a great, fine characters, fresh location. 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.
Ringed by steep mountains, this bleak village is cut off from the rest of Iceland and from the modern world.
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, or should the animal have been protected? Animal rights activists in the area see the constable as a villain, and when days later the dead body of Halldór is discovered at a remote beauty spot, the activists are immediately under suspicion. From the million-copy bestselling author, Anne Holt, perfect forfans of Stieg Larsson, and The Killing.
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 - Michael ridpath is on the war path, trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best, fine characters, page turning suspense and a great, fresh location. 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.
Amnesia#ad - In his cottage Clemence finds a manuscript. 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. He woke up to discover he had killed the only woman he ever loved.
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. He wakes up in hospital having fallen and hit his head, inducing almost total amnesia.
Amnesia #ad - Atmospheric, sinuous and elegant, Amnesia demonstrates Ridpath’s special talent. The victim is Clemence’s French grandmother, Sophie. Clemence decides to read the book to the old doctor as it describes how he and his friends met Sophie in Paris in 1935. Daily Mail. 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.
Launch CodeYarmer Head #ad - That night, the historian is brutally murdered in the local pub. Bill and his family are thrown under suspicion. And the death that prevented it. Hugely enjoyable and thought-provoking, Launch Code brings to mind the classic thrillers of Alister Maclean and Jack Higgins. What happened all those years ago? just how much is bill to blame for events in the past, and indeed the present? As the layers of history reveal themselves, it becomes clear there is a killer at work who will stop at nothing to keep the secrets of 1983 where they belong.
. Deadly state secrets and deadlier family secrets - perfectly crafted, scrupulously researched Launch Code weaves an ingeniously dark and tangled web that will keep you gripped and guessing to the very end. Bill smiles but does not respond – the details are classified – and the historian leaves, unenlightened.
Launch Code #ad - But in the unexpected chaos that follows, one person on board lies dead. Norfolk, england, november 2019: bill is celebrating thanksgiving with his four daughters and his English son-in-law when they are interrupted by a historian who turns up unannounced to ask about a near-apocalyptic incident back in 1983.
Ridpath is one of the best thriller writers around. Craig russell, author of The Devil Aspect.
MOURNING IN MALMÖ: THE SEVENTH INSPECTOR ANITA SUNDSTRÖM MYSTERY THE MALMÖ MYSTERIES Book 7Torquil MacLeod Books Ltd. #ad - 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. 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.
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. At the same time, anita’s also involved in an investigation into the murder of a prominent member of Malmö’s Pakistani community.
MOURNING IN MALMÖ: THE SEVENTH INSPECTOR ANITA SUNDSTRÖM MYSTERY THE MALMÖ MYSTERIES Book 7 #ad - . 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.
The Island: A Thriller The Hulda Series Book 2Minotaur Books #ad - 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.
But one of them isn't going to make it out alive. A place completely cut off from the outside world, to reconnect. 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. 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.