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Arnaldur Indridason

Biography

Arnaldur Indridason

Arnaldur Indridason won the CWA Gold Dagger Award for SILENCE OF THE GRAVE and is the only author to win the Glass Key Award for Best Nordic Crime Novel two years in a row, for JAR CITY and SILENCE OF THE GRAVE. STRANGE SHORES was nominated for the 2014 CWA Gold Dagger Award.

Arnaldur Indridason

Books by Arnaldur Indridason

by Arnaldur Indridason - Fiction, Mystery

A young woman who has disappeared has left in her wake a tempest of lies, betrayal and revenge. Decades later, somewhere in the same wilderness, Detective Erlendur is on the hunt. He is looking for the missing woman but also for his long-lost brother, whose disappearance in a snowstorm when they were children has colored his entire life. Slowly, the past begins to surrender its secrets. But as Erlendur uncovers a story about the limits of human endurance, he realizes that many people would prefer their crimes to stay buried.

by Arnaldur Indridason - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

A man is making a "death mask," and he has revenge in mind. Meanwhile, a school reunion has left Inspector Erlendur's colleague Sigurdur Óli unhappy with life in the police force. While Iceland is enjoying an economic boom, Óli's relationship is on the rocks, and soon even his position in the department is compromised. When a favor to a friend goes wrong and a woman dies before his eyes, Óli has a murder investigation on his hands.

by Arnaldur Indridason - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Haunted by personal demons, Detective Erlendur decides to take a short leave of absence, putting his female assistant, Elinborg, in charge while he is gone. When a disturbing case lands on her desk, Elinborg is quickly thrust into a world of violent crime. A serial rapist is on the loose, and the clock is ticking as the police race to catch him before he strikes again.

by Arnaldur Indridason - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In 1945, a German bomber crash-lands in Iceland during a blizzard, with both German and American officers on board. One of the German officers sets off in search of the nearest farm, only to disappear into the white vastness. Years later, a young Icelander stumbles upon the excavation and promptly disappears. But he first manages to contact his sister, who embarks on a desperate mission to find him.