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    • The Shadow District

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 287

    A 90-year-old man is found dead in his bed, smothered with his own pillow. On his desk, the police find newspaper cuttings about a murder case dating from the Second World War, when a young woman was found strangled behind Reykjavik's National Theatre. Konrad, a former detective, is bored with retirement and remembers the crime. He grew up in "the shadow district", a rough neighborhood bordered by the National Theatre. Why would someone be interested in that crime now?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A slow burn!

    • By Rosemary on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Shadow Killer

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Reykjavik, August 1941. When a travelling sales rep is found murdered in a Reykjavik flat, killed by a bullet from a Colt 45, the police initially suspect a member of the Allied occupation force. The British are in the process of handing over to the Americans, and the streets of Reykjavik are crawling with servicemen whose relations with the local women are a major cause for concern. Flovent, Reykjavik's sole detective, is joined by the young military policeman Thorson, the son of Icelandic emigrants to Canada. 

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Jar City

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,035
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 917
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 915

    Gold Dagger Award winner Arnaldur Indridason’s novels featuring Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson became international sensations on their way to selling millions of copies worldwide. The debut of morose detective Sveinsson finds the inspector and his team delving into the murder of a retiree with horrifying secrets.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cerebral Police Procedural

    • By Aaron on 09-14-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Silence of the Grave

    • Reykjavik Murder Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 483
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 428
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 430

    When a skeleton is discovered half-buried in a construction site outside of ReykjavIk, Inspector Erlendur finds himself knee-deep in both a crime scene and an archeological dig. Bone by bone, the body is unearthed, and the brutalizing history of a family who lived near the building site comes to light along with it. Was the skeleton a man or a woman, a victim or a killer, and is this a simple case of murder or a long-concealed act of justice?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely, Dark & Deep

    • By dwhith on 11-26-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Voices

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    The Christmas rush is at its peak in a grand ReykjavIk hotel when Inspector Erlendur is called in to investigate a murder. The hotel Santa has been stabbed to death, and Erlendur and his fellow detectives find no shortage of suspects between the hotel staff and the international travelers staying for the holidays. As Christmas Day approaches, Erlendur must deal with his difficult daughter, pursue a possible romantic interest, and untangle a long-buried web of malice and greed to find the murderer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Darkest in the Series

    • By ftmgal on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Into Oblivion

    • An Icelandic Thriller
    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    It is a few years after Reykjavik Nights closed. Erlendur is now a detective working for the shadowy Marion Briem and is already divorced. It is 1979. A body of a man has been found in the blue lagoon, which has not yet become the tourist spot it is today. Apparently the victim fell from a great height, and at first the police investigate the possibility that he has been thrown out of an airplane.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this Series

    • By ftmgal on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Draining Lake

    • An Inspector Erlendur Novel, Book 4
    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246

    In the wake of an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake drops suddenly, revealing the skeleton of a man half-buried in its sandy bed. It is clear immediately that it has been there for many years. There is a large hole in the skull. Yet more mysteriously, a heavy communication device is attached to it, possibly some sort of radio transmitter, bearing inscriptions in Russian. The police are called in and Erlendur, Elinborg, and Sigurdur Olii begin their investigation, which gradually leads them back to the time of the Cold War when bright, left-wing students would be sent from Iceland to study in the "heavenly state" of communist East Germany.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightfully dark and twisted story

    • By LukeJ on 10-19-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Hypothermia

    • A Reykjavik Thriller
    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,014
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 875
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 873

    Iceland’s best-selling novelist and a winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award, Arnaldur Indridason is an international phenomenon highly regarded for his engrossing crime fiction. In Hypothermia, Inspector Erlendur contends with personal demons while investigating a woman’s suicide. Although there are no signs of foul play, Erlendur gradually exposes a sinister plot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Fine Quiet Mystery!

    • By Silverhamr on 05-20-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Reykjavik Nights

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 302
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 270

    The loner, Erlendur, has recently joined the police force as a young officer. The beat on the streets in ReykjavIk is busy: traffic accidents, theft, domestic violence, contraband.... And an unexplained death. When a tramp he met regularly on the night shift is found drowned in a ditch, no one seems to care. But his fate haunts Erlendur and drags him inexorably into the strange and dark underworld of the city.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brings Back Memories of Reykjavik

    • By Leonard on 06-08-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Shadow Killer

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason, Victoria Cribb
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Shadow Killer by Arnaldur Indridason, read by Sean Barrett. Reykjavík, August 1941. When a travelling salesman is found murdered in a basement flat, killed by a bullet from a Colt .45, the police initially suspect a member of the Allied occupation force. The British are in the process of handing over to the Americans, and the streets are crawling with servicemen whose relations with the local women are a major cause for concern.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Arctic Chill

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 296
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 257

    The only author to win the Glass Key Award for Best Nordic Crime Novel two years in a row, Arnaldur Indridason has sold more than five million copies of his novels in more than 25 countries. A detective whose inner turmoil threatens to consume him, Erlendur Sveinsson is charged with investigating the death of an Asian boy—and confronting forces colder than Iceland’s frigid clime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great Arnaldur Indridason Iceland mystery

    • By Neal on 04-19-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Operation Napoleon

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 115

    Scandinavian crime writer and international literary phenomenon Arnaldur Indridason pens compulsively readable mysteries that have shot to the tops of best-seller lists around the world. When the U.S. Army attempts to secretly remove a plane from an Icelandic glacier, World War II intrigue erupts in the present - and threatens to engulf everyone in its path.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Misbegotten Thriller

    • By Lawrence on 01-05-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Outrage

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    Haunted by personal demons, Detective Erlunder 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. With exceptional prose, heart pounding suspense, and a mystery that is not solved until the last minute, Indridason fans everywhere will be thrilled to return to Reykjavik in this outstanding crime novel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love elinborg!

    • By EileenT on 05-11-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Strange Shores

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Somewhere in the wilderness of Iceland's frozen East Fjords, Erlendur is on the hunt. For a long lost brother, for a woman who vanished decades ago, for answers. He has come to confront the family tragedy that has haunted him all his life. But it is another missing-person story - the disappearance of Matthildur, lost in a snow-storm decades before but not yet forgotten - which reels him in.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Melting the snowy past

    • By Bobbie on 10-11-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Black Skies

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 183

    A man is making a crude leather mask with slits for eyes and mouth, and an iron spike fixed in the middle of the forehead. It is a 'death mask', once used by Icelandic farmers to slaughter calves. He has revenge in mind. Meanwhile, with Detective Erlendur absent, his baseball-loving colleague Sigurdur Óli is in the spotlight. A school reunion has left Sigurdur Óli dissatisfied with life in the police force. Iceland is enjoying an economic boom and young tycoons are busy partying with the international jet set.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a sad one

    • By EileenT on 05-15-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Opération Napoléon

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: Thierry Janssen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    1945. Un bombardier allemand s'écrase sur le Vatnajökull, le plus grand glacier d'Europe, qui l'engloutit. Parmi les survivants, étrangement, des officiers allemands et américains. Vont-ils mourir gelés, emportant un des plus lourds secrets du XXe siècle ? 1999. Le glacier fond et les forces spéciales de l'armée américaine envahissent immédiatement le Vatnajökull et tentent en secret de dégager l'avion. Deux jeunes randonneurs surprennent ces manœuvres et sont rapidement réduits au silence.

    Regular price: $21.26

    • Le Duel (Commissaire Erlendur Sveinsson 12)

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: Jean Marc Delhausse
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Pendant l'été 1972, Reykjavík est envahi par les touristes venus assister au championnat du monde d'échecs qui oppose l'Américain Fischer et le Russe Spassky. L'Américain se conduit comme un enfant capricieux et a de multiples exigences, le Russe est sympathique. Il a seulement préféré loger à l'hôtel plutôt qu'à la maison des syndicats, où voulait l'accueillir le Parti Communiste islandais. Pourquoi ?

    Regular price: $20.24

    • La rivière noire (Commissaire Erlendur Sveinsson 9)

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: Jean-Marc Delhausse
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Dans un appartement, un jeune homme gît dans un bain de sang sans qu'il y ait le moindre signe d'effraction ou de lutte. Pas d'arme du crime, rien que cette entaille en travers de la gorge de la victime. Et dans sa poche, des cachets de Rohypnol, connu sous le nom de drogue du viol... Runolfur a-t-il violé une femme qui s'est ensuite vengée ? Un châle trouvé sous le lit va mettre Elinborg, l'inspectrice qui remplace Erlendur, sur la piste d'une jeune femme.

    Regular price: $19.19

    • The Shadow District

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason, Victoria Cribb - translator
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Old crimes, new consequences. In wartime Reykjavik, a young woman is found strangled behind the National Theatre, a rough and dangerous area of the city known as 'the shadow district'. An Icelandic detective and a member of the American military police are on the trail of a brutal killer. A 90-year-old man is discovered dead on his bed, smothered with his own pillow. Konrad, a former detective now bored with retirement, finds newspaper cuttings in the dead man's home reporting the shadow district murder....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Hypothermie (Commissaire Erlendur Sveinsson 8)

    • By: Arnaldur Indridason
    • Narrated by: Jean-Marc Delhausse
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Maria est retrouvée pendue dans son chalet d'été sur les bords du lac de Thingvellir. Suicide, conclut la police. Mais le commissaire Erlendur reçoit la visite d'une amie de Maria qui récuse cette thèse et lui remet l'enregistrement d'une séance chez un médium que Maria était allée consulter pour entrer en contact, dans l'au-delà, avec sa mère. Celle-ci lui avait promis de lui envoyer un signe... Bien que sceptique face aux croyances islandaises, Erlendur, troublé par l'audition de la cassette, décide de reprendre l'enquête.

    Regular price: $20.20

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