A young woman from Reykjavik answers an advert to work as a teacher for two girls in a remote village. Amidst hostility, recurring nightmares and visions of a ghost she tries to find out what’s been happening in the area, but the locals will do anything to protect their secrets.
Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by Ewa Sherman
When a feckless single mother goes missing it is assumed that she has committed suicide. But then a decomposed body is found seven months later hidden on the lava fields of the west coast of Iceland and police officers Emma and Saevar find themselves heading up a gruesome murder investigation.
Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by Viv Beeby
Two sisters reunite to sort out their mother’s legacy - and her death. They couldn’t be more different, and as they discover more about their parent, it’s not clear whether they’ll be drawn together or pushed further apart. Then a police investigation into a cold case murder complicates things further.
Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by Kerry Hood
Miles Pussett is a former steeplechase jockey but he now gets his adrenaline rush from hurling himself, head first, down the Cresta Run. Finding himself in St Moritz during the same week as White Turf, when horseracing takes place on the frozen lake, Miles gets talked into helping with the horses but something suspicious is going on …
Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by Fiona Spence
Five years after lawyer Cage Lackmann defended a man against a murder charge, a body is found bearing the same hallmarks – and Moses Pickering, the former defendant, is missing. Lachman must prove his former client’s innocence and salvage his own ruined reputation.
Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by John Cleal
A strange disease is attacking wunimals in Nevermoor, turning the usual peaceful anthropomorphic creatures into raging beasts, a danger to themselves and others. As the Hollowpox, as it becomes known, spreads, young wundersmith Morrigan Crow starts to take matters into her own hands.
Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by Linda Wilson