The Shadow District

Written by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Victoria Cribb — In his recent interview with us, the author confirms that his iconic Nordic noir creation, Detective Erlendur, remains…

Since We Fell, and more…

On the Radar — What more could you want than 11 new crime books landing in the next couple of weeks, including ones by big-name…

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The most wanted crime books of 2017

The new year is upon us and our team is already chomping at the bit for the tidal wave of new releases 2017 will bring. Without doubt, there will…

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Iceland Noir: Magical murder tour

What is it that makes Icelandic crime fiction so captivating? It was the Magical Murder Tour that wrapped up Iceland Noir yesterday which provided many of…

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Your Iceland Noir reading list

Crime Fiction Lover is the official media partner of this year’s Iceland Noir festival, to be held in Reykjavik from 17-20 November. An exciting programme…

Oblivion

As titles go, Arnaldur Indridason’s Oblivion is pretty downbeat, but this is an enthralling look at the younger days of the glum Icelandic Detective Erlendur.…

Interview: Arnaldur Indridason

Arnaldur Indridason’s excellent novel Strange Shores concluded with his main detective, Erlendur, out in the mountains of Eastern Iceland contemplating his own death and that of…

Harrogate memories 2015

The 2015 Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival has concluded in Harrogate, and as is the tradition here on Crime Fiction Lover, we’ve invited a guest correspondent…

Oblivion

Written by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Victoria Cribb — Released in Iceland as Kamp Knox last November, Oblivion is the second of Arnaldur Indridason’s ‘young Erlendur‘…

Free books in February

Well, under Labour we had the credit crunch, and since then we’ve had five years of austerity under the ConDem coalition. We know things have…