A(nother) Year of Orenda – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir trns Victoria Cribb

A(nother) Year of Orenda – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir trns Victoria Cribb

Today Mandie is starting her Forbidden iceland journey with a review of The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir. I love Icelandic fiction, the atmosphere and tension the exudes from every page, and this was no exception. You can read my thoughts right here. Here's what it's all about: Source: Advance Reader CopyRelease [...]

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 Mandie's Dark Iceland journey and another chance to get some inspiration ahead of Jolabokafloð. Today Mandie is reviewing book three in the series, Black Out by Ragnar Jónasson. This book was set in the time of the big volcanic eruption of 2010 when Eyjafjallajokull decided to wake up, grounding flights and leading [...]

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 [...]