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Audiobooks by Ragnar Jónasson

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The Girl Who Died: The Sunday Times bestseller that will take you to the edge of the world

The Girl Who Died: The Sunday Times bestseller that will take you to the edge of the world

Author: Ragnar Jónasson Narrator: Amanda Redman Release Date: 01/06/2021

Brought to you by Penguin. THE NAIL-BITING NEW STORY FROM THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR 'TEACHER WANTED ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD . . .' Una knows she is struggling to deal with her father's sudden, tragic suicide. She spends her nights drinking alone in Reykjavik, stricken with thoughts that she might one day follow in his footsteps. So when she sees an advert seeking a teacher for two girls in the tiny village of Skálar - population of ten - on the storm-battered north coast of the island, she sees it as a chance to escape. But once she arrives, Una quickly realises nothing in city life has prepared her for this. The villagers are unfriendly. The weather is bleak. And, from the creaky attic bedroom of the old house where she's living, she's convinced she hears the ghostly sound of singing. Una worries that she's losing her mind. And then, just before midwinter, a young girl from the village is found dead. Now there are only nine villagers left - and Una realizes that one of them has blood on their hands . . . Praise for Ragnar Jónasson 'Is this the best crime writer in the world today? If you're looking for a mystery to get lost in during lockdown . . .' The Times 'A world-class crime writer . . . One of the most astonishing plots of modern crime fiction' Sunday Times 'It is nothing less than a landmark in modern crime fiction' The Times 'This is Icelandic noir of the highest order, with Jonasson's atmospheric sense of place, and his heroine's unerring humanity shining from every page' Daily Mail 'Triumphant conclusion. Chilling, creepy, perceptive, almost unbearably tense' Ian Rankin 'This is such a tense, gripping read' Anthony Horowitz 'Brilliantly effective. Each book enraptures us' The Times Literary Supplement 'Superb . . . chilling . . . one of the great tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction' Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month 'A classic crime story seen through a uniquely Icelandic lens. First rate and highly recommended' Lee Child 'Chilling - a must-read' Peter James 'A stunningly atmospheric story. Pitch-perfect, beautifully paced. Ragnar Jónasson is at the top of his game, and a master of the genre' Will Dean 'Darkly claustrophobic . . . Perfect mid-winter reading' Ann Cleeves © Ragnar Jónasson 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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The Mist: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Three

The Mist: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Three

Author: Ragnar Jónasson Narrator: Amanda Redman Release Date: 01/04/2020

Brought to you by Penguin. The final nail-biting instalment in the critically acclaimed Hidden Iceland series - FROM THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR 'A world-class crime writer . . . One of the most astonishing plots of modern crime fiction' Sunday Times 'It is nothing less than a landmark in modern crime fiction' The Times 1987. An isolated farm house in the east of Iceland. The snowstorm should have shut everybody out. But it didn't. The couple should never have let him in. But they did. An unexpected guest, a liar, a killer. Not all will survive the night. And Detective Hulda will be haunted forever . . . 'Triumphant conclusion. Chilling, creepy, perceptive, almost unbearably tense' Ian Rankin 'Fans of dark crime fiction that doesn't pull punches will be amply rewarded' Publishers Weekly Praise for Ragnar Jónasson 'Superb . . . chilling . . . one of the great tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction' Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month 'A modern take on an Agatha Christie-style mystery, as twisty as any slalom' Ian Rankin 'A classic crime story seen through a uniquely Icelandic lens. First rate and highly recommended' Lee Child 'Chilling - a must-read' Peter James 'Page-turning stuff with an unexpected ending!' James Swallow 'Was gripped from the start of this brilliantly told story. And left wide-eyed with shock at the ending' Fiona Barton 'A true masterpiece . . . a plot full of twists and turns and an ending that leaves you gasping for air' Yrsa Sigurðardóttir © Ragnar Jónasson 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Two

The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Two

Author: Ragnar Jónasson Narrator: Amanda Redman Release Date: 01/04/2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Island by Ragnar Jónasson, read by Amanda Redman. Four friends visit the island. But only three return . . . Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is sent to the isolated island of Elliðaey to investigate and soon finds haunting similarities with a previous case - a young woman found murdered ten years ago in the equally desolate Westfjords. Is there a patient killer stalking these barren outposts? As Hulda navigates a sinister game constructed of smoke and mirrors she is convinced that no one is telling the truth, including those closest to her. But who will crack first? And what secrets is the island hiding? Haunting, suspenseful and as chilling as an Icelandic winter The Island follows one woman's journey to find the truth hidden in the darkest shadows, and shine a light on her own dark past. 'One of the greatest tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction' Sunday Times 'Magnificently dark and twisted' C. J. Tudor, bestselling author of The Chalk Man 'Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty - a must-read addition to the growing canon of Iceland Noir' Peter James, bestselling author of Love You Dead 'Dark, chilling and utterly gripping, The Island is Nordic noir at its best, and is destined to become a classic of the genre. I couldn't put it down' Shari Lapena, bestselling author of The Couple Next Door 'Out of all of Ragnar's books this is the one I like the most . . . The book of his which reminds me most of Agatha Christie' Kilian Praise for Ragnar Jonasson 'A distinctive blend of Nordic noir and golden age detective fiction . . . atmospheric and evocative prose' Guardian on Nightblind 'Jonasson's books have breathed new life into Nordic noir . . . all the skilful plotting of an old-fashioned whodunit although it feels bitingly contemporary in setting and tone' Sunday Express 'His clues are traditional and beautifully finessed - and he keeps you turning the pages' Independent on Snowblind

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The Darkness: If you like Saga Noren from The Bridge, then you'll love Hulda Hermannsdottir

The Darkness: If you like Saga Noren from The Bridge, then you'll love Hulda Hermannsdottir

Author: Ragnar Jónasson Narrator: Amanda Redman Release Date: 01/03/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Darkness by Ragnar Jonasson, read by Amanda Redman. Before Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavik Police is forced into early retirement she is told to investigate a cold case of her choice, and she knows just the one. A young woman who was looking for asylum found dead on remote seaweed-covered rocks. Her death ruled a suicide after a cursory investigation. But Hulda soon realizes that this was not the only young woman to disappear around that time. And no one is telling the whole story. When her own force tries to put the brakes on the investigation Hulda has just days to discover the truth. Even if it means risking her own life . . .

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Nightblind

Nightblind

Author: Ragnar Jónasson Narrator: Paul Michael Garcia, Paul Michael Garcia, Will Damron Release Date: 01/12/2017

Ari Thór Arason is a local policeman whose tumultuous past and uneasy relationships with the villagers in an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland?where no one locks their doors?continue to haunt him.The peace of this close-knit community is shattered by the murder of a policeman?shot at point-blank range in the dead of night in a deserted house. With a killer on the loose and the dark Arctic winter closing in, it falls to Ari Thór to piece together a puzzle that involves tangled local politics, a compromised new mayor, and a psychiatric ward in Reykjavík where someone is being held against their will. Then a mysterious young woman moves to the area, on the run from something she dares not reveal, and it becomes all too clear that tragic events from the past are weaving a sinister spell that may threaten them all.

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Snowblind

Snowblind

Author: Ragnar Jónasson Narrator: Will Damron Release Date: 01/01/2017

Siglufjördur: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland where no one locks their doors-accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thór Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavík-with a past that he's unable to leave behind. When a young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed, elderly writer falls to his death in the local theater, Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no one and secrets and lies are a way of life. Past plays tag with the present and the claustrophobic tension mounts as Ari is thrust ever deeper into his own darkness-blinded by snow and with a killer on the loose. Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from an extraordinary new talent.

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