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 – Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson trns David Warriner

A Year of Orenda – Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson trns David Warriner

Today is a bittersweet day. Not only is it the final day in our Ragnar week, but it is also the very last ever Ari Thór novel and the last time I get to demonstrate how I can spell Siglufjörður without thinking about it. Took me ages to work out how to get all those [...]

The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 4

The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 4

#Bookvent - Celebrating my top reads of 2020 My day four #bookvent pick comes from one of Orenda Books debut authors. The story saw me travelling (fictionally at least) back to a very atmospheric Iceland, a Detective returning to her hometown, and a murder investigation that has links to a very dark past. I am [...]