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    • Snowblind

    • Dark Iceland
    • Written by: Ragnar Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Thor Kristjansson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Siglufjörður: 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 Reykjavik - with a past that he’s unable to leave behind.

    Price: CDN$ 21.48

    • Blackout

    • Dark Iceland, Book 3
    • Written by: Ragnar Jonasson, Quentin Bates - translator
    • Narrated by: Will Damron, Sarah Mollo-Christensen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    On the shores of a tranquil fjord in northern Iceland, a man is brutally beaten to death on a bright summer's night. As the 24-hour light of the arctic summer is transformed into darkness by an ash cloud from a recent volcanic eruption, a young reporter leaves Reykajvik to investigate on her own, unaware that an innocent person's life hangs in the balance. Ari Thor Arason and his colleagues on the tiny police force in Siglufjordur struggle with an increasingly perplexing case, while their own serious personal problems push them to the limit.

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • The Darkness: A Thriller

    • Hidden Iceland Series, Book 1
    • Written by: Ragnar Jonasson, Victoria Cribb - translator
    • Narrated by: Amanda Redman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavík police is forced into early retirement at 64. She dreads the loneliness, and the memories of her dark past that threaten to come back to haunt her. But before she leaves she is given two weeks to solve a single cold case of her choice. She knows which one: the Russian woman whose hope for asylum ended on the dark shore of an unfamiliar country. 

    Price: CDN$ 28.94

    • Snowblind

    • Written by: Ragnar Jónasson, Quentin Bates - translator
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • Nightblind

    • Dark Iceland, Book 2
    • Written by: Ragnar Jónasson, Quentin Bates - translator
    • Narrated by: Will Damron, Paul Michael Garcia
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 32.89

    • La Dame de Reykjavik

    • Written by: Ragnar Jónasson
    • Narrated by: Anne O'Dolan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hulda a tout donné à sa carrière. Mais en faisant toujours cavalier seul. Elle a beau être une des meilleures enquêtrices du poste de police de Reykjavík, à soixante-quatre ans, sa direction la pousse vers la sortie. Comme une dernière faveur, elle demande à son patron de rouvrir une affaire non résolue. Elle n'a que quinze jours devant elle. Mais l'enquête sur la mort d'Elena, une jeune russe demandeuse d'asile, va s'avérer bien plus complexe et risquée que prévu. Hulda a-t-elle vraiment pesé tous les risques ?

    Price: CDN$ 23.66

    • Nightblind

    • Dark Iceland, Book 2
    • Written by: Ragnar Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Ari Thor returns to investigate a chilling series of crimes that are rooted in tragic events from the past. Siglufjörður: an idyllically quiet fishing village on the northernmost tip of Iceland, accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thór Arason: a local policeman whose tumultuous past and uneasy relationships with the villagers continue to haunt him.

    Price: CDN$ 21.48