Iceland´s Queen of Crime

The Absolution by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

A young woman is found brutally murdered in her own home, with the only witness her little  daughter, who was hiding under the bed during the attack. But the girl doesn´t speak. This dark and saddening tale takes place in 2015, but it has its beginning in 1987, when child experts made the crucial decision to separate three children into different adoption homes.

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The Hidden Iceland series by Ragnar Jónasson

The island by Ragnar Jonasson

During a hot summer four friends visit the isolated island of Elliðaey, but only three of them return. Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir at the Reykjavik police is sent to the island to investigate and soon finds haunting similarities with a previous case - a young woman found murdered ten years ago in the equally desolate West Fjords. Two young women, once best friends, both found dead in isolated locations. Is there a patient killer lurking in the barren outskirts of Iceland?

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