A Year of Orenda – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdottir trns Victoria Cribb

A Year of Orenda – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdottir trns Victoria Cribb

What better way to round off our Jolabokafloð countdown than to revisit my thoughts on The Creak on the Stairs, the debut novel from Icelandic author Eva Björg Ægisdóttir. I love Icelandic fiction, the atmosphere and tension the exudes from every page, and this was no exception. The absolutely brilliant news is that this was [...]

A Year of Orenda – Blackout by Ragnar Jónasson trns Quentin Bates

A Year of Orenda – Blackout by Ragnar Jónasson trns Quentin Bates

Day three of Ragnar Week, day seven of the Jolabokafloð countdown. Don't forget we have a big giveaway this weekend of some lovely Icelandic fiction just in time for the festive season, all over on Jen Med's Book Reviews on Twitter. Until then I'll taking a look back at book three in the Dark Iceland [...]

A Year of Orenda – Cage by Lilja Sigurðardóttir – trns Quentin Bates

A Year of Orenda – Cage by Lilja Sigurðardóttir – trns Quentin Bates

Day four of the Jolabokafloð countdown and Mandie has a review of Cage by Lilja Sigurðardóttir, the final book in the Reykjavik Noir series. This one is very much Agla's story and after two books in Sonja's spotlight it is finally time to learn all about who she really is and how she came to [...]

A Year of Orenda – Trap by Lilja Sigurðardóttir – trns Quentin Bates

A Year of Orenda – Trap by Lilja Sigurðardóttir – trns Quentin Bates

Day three of the Jolabokafloð countdown and Lilja Week and this time Mandie is taking a look at Trap by Lilja Sigurðardóttir, book two in the Reykjavik Noir series. You'd think that a life in the sun is exactly what Sonja deserves after all that happened in book one, but life in crime novels is [...]

A Year of Orenda – Snare by Lilja Sigurðardóttir – trns Quentin Bates

A Year of Orenda – Snare by Lilja Sigurðardóttir – trns Quentin Bates

Day two of Lilja Week and our Icelandic Jolabokafloð countdown and today Mandie is sharing her thoughts on Snare by Lilja Sigurðardóttir, book one in the Reykjavik Noir series. Now this book was a big hit with me when I first read it a few years back, and it has one of the most unusual [...]