A(nother) Year of Orenda – Snowblind by Ragnar Jónasson trs Quentin Bates

A(nother) Year of Orenda – Snowblind by Ragnar Jónasson trs Quentin Bates

Today it's over to Mandie who is starting her Ari Thór adventures with book one in Ragnar Jónasson's Dark Iceland series, Snow Blind. What better way to start thinking about the Icelandic tradition of Jolabokafloð, the tradition of book gifting on Christmas Eve, than with some brilliant Icelandic crime fiction? If you would like to [...]

The Girl Who Died by Ragnar Jónasson

The Girl Who Died by Ragnar Jónasson

Today I'm delighted to share my thoughts on The Girl Who Died, the latest novel from Ragnar Jónasson. I've loved the author's Dark Iceland and Hidden Iceland series so have been looking forward to this new mystery for a while. My thanks go to publisher Michael Joseph who furnished me with an early copy. Here's [...]

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 [...]

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

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

Our Jolabokafloð countdown continues with the penultimate day of Ragnar week and the penultimate Ari Thór book 🥺. I have loved this series and I have loved taking a look back at all my reviews, reminding myself what a joy these books were to read. If I haven't convinced you to pick them up yet, [...]

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

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

Our Jolabokafloð countdown continues, as does Ragnar week. this time I'm revisiting my review of Rupture, book four in the dark Iceland series featuring Ari Thór Arason. What I really love about this series is how landscape and setting form an integral part of the story, never more obvious than it is in this book, [...]