Depeschen mit dem Leitwort Black Skies

»Black Skies carries the best elements of what makes many Scandinavian crime novels outstanding in the genre (…)«

»Cold Comfort is also well-written and emotionally charged without being sentimental.«

Jean Bedford about two crime novels set in Iceland: Black Skies by Arnaldur Indriðason and Cold Comfort by Quentin Bates. Her reviews at

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  • Gods and Beasts by Denise Mina
  • The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes by Marcus Sakey
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  • Black Skies by Arnaldur Indridason
Julia Handford dissects the latest crime novels. Her reviews at