Category: Nordic Noir

Book Review: The Island – Ragnar Jónasson

Book Review: The Island – Ragnar Jónasson

About The Book Elliðaey is an isolated island off the coast of Iceland. It is has a beautiful, unforgiving terrain and is an easy place to vanish. The Island is the second thrilling book in Ragnar Jonasson's Hidden Iceland trilogy. This time Hulda is at the peak of her career and is sent to investigate … Continue reading Book Review: The Island – Ragnar Jónasson

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Book Review: The Silver Road by Stina Jackson

Book Review: The Silver Road by Stina Jackson

About The Book Three years ago, Lelle's daughter went missing in a remote part of Northern Sweden. Lelle has spent the intervening summers driving the Silver Road under the midnight sun, frantically searching for his lost daughter, for himself and for redemption. Meanwhile, seventeen-year-old Meja arrives in town hoping for a fresh start. She is the same … Continue reading Book Review: The Silver Road by Stina Jackson

Book Review: The Courier – Kjell Ola Dahl

Book Review: The Courier – Kjell Ola Dahl

About The Book In 1942, Jewish courier Ester is betrayed, narrowly avoiding arrest by the Gestapo. In a great haste, she escapes to Sweden, saving herself. Her family in Oslo, however, is deported to Auschwitz. In Stockholm, Ester meets the resistance hero, Gerhard Falkum, who has left his little daughter and fled both the Germans and … Continue reading Book Review: The Courier – Kjell Ola Dahl

Blog Tour Review: Red Snow – Will Dean

Blog Tour Review: Red Snow – Will Dean

About The Book TWO BODIES One suicide. One cold-blooded murder. Are they connected? And who’s really pulling the strings in the small Swedish town of Gavrik? TWO COINS Black Grimberg liquorice coins cover the murdered man's eyes. The hashtag #Ferryman starts to trend as local people stock up on ammunition. TWO WEEKS Tuva Moodyson, deaf … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Red Snow – Will Dean

Blog Tour Review: Trap – Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Blog Tour Review: Trap – Lilja Sigurðardóttir

    About The Book Happily settled in Florida, Sonja believes she’s finally escaped the trap set by unscrupulous drug lords. But when her son Tómas is taken, she’s back to square one ... and Iceland. Her lover, Agla, is awaiting sentencing for financial misconduct after the banking crash, and Sonja refuses to see her. … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Trap – Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Blog Tour Review: Palm Beach Finland – Antti Tuomainen

Blog Tour Review: Palm Beach Finland – Antti Tuomainen

About The Book Jan Nyman, the ace detective of the covert operations unit of the National Central Police, is sent to a sleepy seaside town to investigate a mysterious death. Nyman arrives in the town dominated by a bizarre holiday village – the ‘hottest beach in Finland’. The suspect: Olivia Koski, who has only recently … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Palm Beach Finland – Antti Tuomainen

Book Review: Dark Pines – Will Dean

About The Book An isolated Swedish town. A deaf reporter terrified of nature. A dense spruce forest overdue for harvest. A pair of eyeless hunters found murdered in the woods. It’s week one of the Swedish elk hunt and the sound of gunfire is everywhere. When Tuva Moodyson investigates the story that could make her … Continue reading Book Review: Dark Pines – Will Dean