The Easter setting, with such snowy weather, makes for perfect reading over Christmas - despite our disappointing lack of the white stuff these days the notion of white Christmases remains a fond one, chilly but comforting, being safely in the warm. Winterkill by Ragnar Jónasson. Reviewed in the United States on December 29, 2020. Not that interesting really. Reviewed in the United States on December 29, 2020. Easter weekend is approaching, and snow is gently falling in Siglufjörður, the northernmost town in Iceland, as crowds of tourists arrive to visit the majestic ski slopes. … Truly a master of his genre’ The Times 'The engaging Ari Thor returns in this darkly claustrophobic tale. —, "Traditional and beautifully finessed." Police Inspector Ari Thór sets out to investigate if the girl’s death is the result of a suicide or homocide. Over the years, he has become an Inspector in a two man station. You’ll definitely want to read the first five books once you read this one. Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson. Although, it has to be said, it feels perhaps a little less remote these days, a new road making the village more accessible to tourists and icelanders alike, and making it a little more crowded than Ari Thór thinks it really needs to be. Thank you, and goodnight, Ari Thor, sofðu vel. Ari Thór Arason returns in this pitch-perfect, beautifully paced crime novel … Ragnar Jónasson is at the top of his game, and a master of the genre’ Will Dean______________A blizzard is approaching Siglufjörður, and that can only mean one thing…When the body of a nineteen-year-old girl is found on the main street of Siglufjörður, Police Inspector Ari Thór battles a violent Icelandic storm in an increasingly dangerous hunt for her killer … The chilling, claustrophobic finale to the international bestselling Dark Iceland series. —, "Chilling, creepy, perceptive, almost unbearably tense." To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Three days before Easter, a nineteen-year-old local girl falls to her death from the balcony of a house on the main street. —. January 5, 2021 / Leave a Comment. There was a problem loading your book clubs. I started this series last year, fell head over heels in love with it, and have binge read the last 3 books this month. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Actually I am being kind. Rumour has it that Winterkill could be the final book in the popular series featuring Ari Thor, written by Icelandic author Ragnar Jonasson. I am a huge fan of Ragnar Jónasson's writing, so I pre-ordered Winterkill and couldn't wait to read it. Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill marks the startling conclusion to the million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jónasson as one of the most exciting authors in crime fiction. Winterkill, Hardcover by Jonasson, Ragnar; Warriner, David (TRN), ISBN 1913193462, ISBN-13 9781913193461, Brand New, Free shipping in the US. Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2020. Translated by David Warriner — Arguably the finest novel in the Dark Iceland series, Winterkill sees Icelandic author Ragnar Jonasson writing as smoothly, confidently and incisively as ever. From page one, you’ll glide into the mystery of a young woman’s death and the detailed investigation that follows, carried out by the young police inspector Ari Thor Arason. The Easter setting, with such snowy weather, makes for perfect reading over Christmas - despite our disappointing lack of the white stuff these days the notion of white Christmases remains a fond one, chilly but comforting, being safely in the warm. In fact it appears to be an add-on in response to readers' demand for another Ari Thor story after a previous 'last of the series'. Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill is a startling addition to the multi-million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jónasson as one of the most exciting and acclaimed authors in crime fiction. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 16, 2020. "Jonasson is an automatic must-read for me - he's possibly the best Scandi writer working today." Unable to add item to List. Not so for the poor victim in this book, who falls to her death from a balcony. I can't resist Jónasson's Ari Thor novels, as Snowblind was my introduction to the addictive Icelandic Noir genre, and this one was no exception. Please try your request again later. THE STUNNING FINAL INSTALMENT OF THE MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES I’m thrilled to be able to share this excerpt from Winterkill by Icelandic author Ragnar Jonasson. It would appear to be suicide, but the strange behaviour of a local nursing home resident causes Ari Thor to dig a little deeper. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. --Sunday Times Ragnar J nasson writes with a... Free Shipping on all orders over $10. Reviewed in the United States on January 8, 2021, I hope this is not the last of the "Dark Iceland" series, Reviewed in the United States on January 17, 2021. I don't think it is quite the finest of his Sigló novels, although others have raved about it and Ragnar is clearly at the top of his game, winning awards left right and centre, but it is a worthy companion volume for completeness of the series. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. If you enjoy that final volume, it makes you want to go back and exp… Sometimes it’s good to come in at the end of a series of books. Unfortunately, it shows. Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill marks the startling conclusion to the million-copy best-selling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jónasson as one of … Some novels written in Icelandic don't have too much detail about the setting because it is familiar to residents, but this book does Siglufjorður justice so you can really feel that sense of beauty, but also the closing in and isolation. Delighted to take part in the blog tour for Winterkill by Ragnar Jónasson today. Please try again. But that’s not the only thing that marks this book out as special. Perfect mid-winter reading' Ann Cleeves ‘A stunningly atmospheric story. _______________ Praise for Ragnar Jónasson‘A sinister twisted tragedy’ The Times  ‘If Iceland missed out on the Golden Age of crime writing, the country – and Jonasson – is certainly making up for it now’ Sunday Times ‘Outstanding … Series fans will be sorry to see the last of Ari Thór’ Publishers Weekly ‘Jonasson’s Dark Iceland novels are instant classics’ William Ryan ‘Jónasson’s punchy, straightforward prose is engrossing … A diverting mystery’ Foreword Reviews 'Consummate crime writing … poignant and disturbing’ New Books Magazine ‘Chilling, creepy, perceptive, almost unbearably tense' Ian Rankin 'A tense, gripping read' Anthony Horowitz 'Icelandic noir of the highest order, with Jónasson's atmospheric sense of place, and his heroine's unerring humanity shining from every page' Daily Mail ’Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty’ Peter James ’Traditional and beautifully finessed’ Independent ‘Jónasson’s true gift is for describing the daunting beauty of the fierce setting’ New York Times ‘A chiller of a thriller’ Washington Post ‘Jónasson’s books have breathed new life into Nordic noir’ Express. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Translated from French by David Warriner, Winterkill is described as ‘chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing’, and sees the return of Ari Thór Arason for one last time. In fact it appears to be an add-on in response to readers' demand for another Ari Thor story after a previous 'last of the series'. —, "A vivid cast of characters, whose fears, ambitions, rivalries and longings are movingly universal." The hunt is on as the… Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill is a startling addition to the multi-million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jónasson as one of the most exciting and acclaimed authors in crime fiction. Prices are hidden. Ari Thór Arason is now a police inspector, but he’s separated from his girlfriend, who lives in Sweden with their three-year-old son. This evidently is the last book in the Ari Thor Arason saga. —Anthony Horowitz, "Fans of dark crime fiction that doesn't pull punches will be amply rewarded." Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. Please try again. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 16, 2020. A family reunion is planned for the holiday, but a violent blizzard is threatening and there is an unsettling chill in the air. Winterkill – the blurb. This book is literally chilling – the cold of the snow and ice of Siglufjörður, can not help but get into your bones. A fitting way to say goodbye Ari Thór and Siglufjörður, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 10, 2020. Please try again. He lives in Reykjavík with his wife and two daughters. –––––––––––––––– Praise for Ragnar Jónasson … Over the years, he has become an Inspector in a two man station. He is a young police officer who has migrated from Reykjavik to the small town of Siglufjordur on Iceland’s northern coast. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. But no matter, it gives us the ending we all wanted to this series. note: While it is part of a series I feel like this book works very well as a standalone. _____ Praise for Ragnar Jónasson‘A sinister twisted tragedy’ The Times –––––––––––––––– Praise for Ragnar Jónasson ‘A stunningly atmospheric story. There is something comforting about being back in Siglufjörður and back in the world of Ari Thór Arason. It had a slightly different feel to it I felt, but that might be a hint of the different 'voice' of a different translator. I wanted to shake Ari Thor when he didn't mention to Ugla that his ex and son were staying with him, I foresaw disaster looming on that front...but I was wrong, which comes as no surprise to me with Ragnar's writing! You’ll definitely want to read the first five books once you read this one. Even though every time we head back something has changed, even if only subtly so, I' still happy heading north through the snow and the ice and spending time in that remote Northern Iceland village. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Audio CD, Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged, Nightblind: A Thriller (The Dark Iceland Series Book 2), Blackout: An Ari Thor Thriller (The Dark Iceland Series Book 3), Rupture: An Ari Thor Thriller (The Dark Iceland Series Book 4), Reviewed in the United States on December 14, 2020. Reviewed in the United States on December 11, 2020, xxx xxx xxx addresses. Please try your request again later. Easter weekend is approaching, and snow is gently falling in Siglufjörður, the northernmost town in Iceland, as crowds of tourists arrive to visit the majestic ski slopes. Please try again. —Ian Rankin, "This is such a tense, gripping read." Blog Tour : Winterkill by Ragnar Jónasson. —Peter James, "Ragnar does claustrophobia beautifully." —Ann Cleeves, "Nothing less than a landmark in modern crime fiction." Something went wrong. Of course it may spoil come moments in the personal life of Ari Thór but in terms of the mystery itself everything here is new. Reviewed in the United States on December 11, 2020, xxx xxx xxx addresses. —, "Traditional and beautifully finessed." _____ Praise for Ragnar Jónasson 'A stunningly atmospheric story. Ari has settled into the town and is finding satisfaction in his life despite being estranged from his girlfriend and his three year old son. Evidently, fans of his Dark Iceland series begged the author to write one more book about Ari Thór Arason, and Jónasson obliged. Of course it may spoil come moments in the personal life of Ari Thór but in terms of the mystery itself everything here is new. Ragnar Jonasson is a bestselling Icelandic author of crime fiction. Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill marks the startling conclusion to the million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jonasson as one of the most exciting authors in crime fiction. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. THE STUNNING FINAL INSTALMENT OF THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES **Sunday Times BOOK OF THE MONTH** ‘Jónasson is an automatic must-read for me … possibly the best Scandi writer working today’ Lee Child ‘Is this the best crime writer in the world today? Was a breeze to follow the cold details but satisfied that it ended well for Ari . LEE CHILD “absolutely a triumph” IAN RANKIN (on The Mist) Ragnar Jonasson is the award winning author of the international bestselling Dark Iceland series, the Hulda Trilogy and standalone crime fiction. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. —Peter James, "Ragnar does claustrophobia beautifully." —Ann Cleeves, "Nothing less than a landmark in modern crime fiction." There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Ragnar Jonasson’s books are always the perfect read for this time of year, and it is something I have come to look forward to as the winter approaches. It would appear to be suicide, but the strange behaviour of a local nursing home resident causes Ari Thor to dig a little deeper. —, "A vivid cast of characters, whose fears, ambitions, rivalries and longings are movingly universal." It is sad to say goodbye to these characters. —Anthony Horowitz, "Fans of dark crime fiction that doesn't pull punches will be amply rewarded." Author :… Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 18, 2020. Winterkill by by Ragnar Jónasson translated by David Warriner. Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson is part of a series, however, I read it as a standalone and it worked just fine. Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2020. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 18, 2020. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill is a startling addition to the multi-million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jonasson as one of the most exciting and acclaimed authors in crime fiction.-----Praise for Ragnar Jonasson 'A stunningly atmospheric story. Please try again. An end to the series, I am sure to miss Ari. Today, it’s my turn on the blog tour for Winterkill. by Veronika Jordan. Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill marks the startling conclusion to the million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jónasson as one of the most exciting authors in crime fiction. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Not that interesting really. Praise for Ragnar Jonasson 'Nothing less than a landmark in modern crime fiction' The Times I can't resist Jónasson's Ari Thor novels, as Snowblind was my introduction to the addictive Icelandic Noir genre, and this one was no exception. —, "This is Icelandic noir of the highest order, with Jónasson's atmospheric sense of place, and his heroine's unerring humanity shining from every page." Jonasson was born in Reykjavik the capital of Iceland, where he has lived and worked for most of his life. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill is a startling addition to the multi-million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jónasson as one of the most exciting and acclaimed authors in crime fiction. THE STUNNING FINAL INSTALMENT OF THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES**Sunday Times BOOK OF THE MONTH**‘Jónasson is an automatic must-read for me … possibly the best Scandi writer working today’ Lee Child‘Is this the best crime writer in the world today? It is sad to say goodbye to these characters. There is a gentle rhythm to the town, alternating between long, cold winters and glorious but short summers. I wanted to shake Ari Thor when he didn't mention to Ugla that his ex and son were staying with him, I foresaw disaster looming on that front...but I was wrong, which comes as no surprise to me with Ragnar's writing! Not moving to Finland any time soon. A fitting way to say goodbye Ari Thór and Siglufjörður, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 10, 2020. He is a young police officer who has migrated from Reykjavik to the small town of Siglufjordur on Iceland’s northern coast. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, $10.34 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to Spain. Even though every time we head back something has changed, even if only subtly so, I' still happy heading north through the snow and the ice and spending time in that remote Northern Iceland village. But don’t worry if you haven’t read the previous novels as it can be read as a standalone. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Ragnar Jonasson is an Icelandic writer of crime fiction, the most popular of which was the “Dark Iceland” series of novels that featured Detective Ari Thor. s. s s s. s s s s sense a s s s s s q, Reviewed in the United States on January 14, 2021. To a sample of the million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series a world-class writer! 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