Search Results: "Arnaldur Indridason"


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OUTRAGE by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Another deftly modulated murder puzzle from Indridason (Hypothermia, 2010, etc.), with terrific character portraits, many twists and a satisfying 'aha!' moment."
Who could have killed the mercurial young man with no enemies...and no friends? Read full book review >

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BLACK SKIES by Arnaldur Indridason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Series fans may miss the soulful, empathetic Erlendur, but Sigurdur, who could be a younger version of his boss, is at the center of a sophisticated and complex thriller."
No good deed goes unpunished, and sometimes they entangle you in murder. Read full book review >

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REYKJAVIK NIGHTS by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 2015

"Indridason's prequel unfolds with the same precision, economically depicted characters and authenticity as his Inspector Erlendur novels, but a livelier energy replaces the middle-aged Erlendur's noir melancholy."
Haunted by the inexplicable death of a vagabond he befriended, a young Icelandic cop vows to learn the truth. Read full book review >

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SILENCE OF THE GRAVE by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 9, 2006

"This winner of the CWA Golden Dagger Award is a resonant psychological crime novel rich in unflinching observations about family relationships."
The secret of a buried body reaches back generations to a grim murder. Read full book review >

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VOICES by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 4, 2007

"Another top-notch mystery from Indridason (Silence of the Grave, 2006, etc.), its lyrical melancholy matched by the depth of its characterizations."
Who killed Santa Claus? Read full book review >

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HYPOTHERMIA by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"Though series fans may miss sidekicks Elinborg and Sigurdur Oli, relegated to minor roles, they'll welcome another haunting mystery from the Gold Dagger Award winner, whose work transcends genre."
A suicide reminds a veteran inspector of previous sad cases—and of ghosts from his own past. Read full book review >

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INTO OBLIVION by Arnaldur Indridason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Indridason's quiet authority and moody prose are beautifully at play in Erlendur's 11th case (Reykjavik Nights, 2015, etc.), another pitch-perfect procedural from a master."
An unidentified body found in a lagoon triggers dark memories for a veteran detective. Read full book review >

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JAR CITY by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"The author's American debut, winner of the 2002 Nordic Crime Novel Award, is a model puzzle presented with clarity and crisp economy."
An Icelandic detective investigates a murder with roots in the distant past. Read full book review >

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STRANGE SHORES by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Not the tangled whodunit some readers might expect, but a beautifully written psychological thriller with a compelling Everyman at its core."
An Icelandic police detective probes a decades-old disappearance that resonates with a haunting incident from his own past. Read full book review >

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THE DRAINING LAKE by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"Beleaguered, dutiful Erlendur remains a compelling Everyman, and Indridason writes with clarity, precision and elegance."
A body found in a cold lake has roots in the Cold War. Read full book review >

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ARCTIC CHILL by Arnaldur Indridason
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"A beautifully layered mystery notable for its breadth and depth. Indridason (The Draining Lake, 2008, etc.) and his hero steadily improve with age."
The stabbing of an immigrant child unsettles Reykjavik and its police alike. Read full book review >