Ragnar Jónasson (translated by Victoria Cribb)
Books by Ragnar Jónasson (translated by Victoria Cribb)
Erla and Einar live in an isolated farmhouse in the eastern part of Iceland. Their daily toil remains unchanged for years until a strange visitor arrives during a snowstorm just before Christmas. As the telephone stops working and electricity dies, the unsettling atmosphere intensifies.
Reviewed on 25 September 2021 by Ewa Sherman
As 64-year-old Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdottir of the Reykjavik police is forced into early yet unwelcome retirement, she can work on one cold case of her choice. Hulda takes on the apparent suicide of a Russian asylum seeker Elena. But ignored by her colleagues and plagued by painful memories she seems to be heading into real danger.
Reviewed on 10 November 2018 by Ewa Sherman