A man is found murdered in his Reykjavík flat. There are no obvious clues apart from a cryptic note left on the body and a photograph of a young girl's grave. Detective Erlendur is forced to use all the forensic resources available to find any leads at all. Delving into the dead man's life he discovers that forty years ago he was accused of an appalling crime. Did his past come back to haunt him? Finally, Erlendur's search leads him to Iceland's Genetic Research Centre in order to find the disturbing answers to the mystery. This prizewinning international bestseller is the first in a new series of crime novels set in Iceland. 

Author

Arnaldur Indridason

Arnaldur Indridason has the rare distinction of having won the Nordic Crime Novel Prize two years running. He is also the winner of the highly respected and world famous CWA Gold Dagger Award for the top crime novel of the year in the English language, Silence of the Grave. Arnaldur’s novels have sold over twelve million copies worldwide, in 40 languages, and have won numerous well-respected prizes and received rave reviews all over the world.

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Series:

Series: Erlendur

Book Number:
9
2011
Book Number:
8
2009
Book Number:
7
2008
Book Number:
6
2007
Book Number:
4
2005
Book Number:
3
2005
Review OUTRAGE - Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Monday, February 20, 2012
Blog Currently Reading - Outrage, Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Review OPERATION NAPOLEON - Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Monday, April 11, 2011
Blog Currently Reading - Operation Napoleon, Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Review HYPOTHERMIA - Arnauldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Blog Currently Reading - Hypothermia, Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Review ARCTIC CHILL - Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Friday, October 31, 2008
Blog Currently Reading - Arctic Chill, Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Saturday, October 25, 2008
Review SILENCE OF THE GRAVE - Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Review TAINTED BLOOD (aka JAR CITY) - Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Monday, October 1, 2007
Review THE DRAINING LAKE - Arnaldur Indridason
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
AKA
Tainted Blood
ISBN
0099461633
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3
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