The Mist


Another author new to me. I picked up this book at the library earlier this week and I am so glad I did. I had never even heard of this author.

Ragnar Jonasson is an Icelandic author. lawyer, investment banker in Reykjavik, in addition to teaching law at Reykjavik University. So a busy man.

The Mist is no 3 in a three-book series with his protagonist Detective Hulda Hermannsdottir.

It is set in and around a deserted farmhouse at Christmastime and, as is apparently usual in Iceland at Christmas, it is snowing hard and there is a storm building.

There are two mysteries to be uncovered by Hulda and her team, but how can they be connected?

Meantime, Hulda has domestic problems brewing in the background.

The setting is so clear one can see it for oneself; the well-developed characters and the plot as it unravels are all superb. And…

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  1. Thanks for the re-blog. I have read all of his books now and enjoyed each and everyone. I am now looking at some of your earlier postss.

  2. Thanks great to hear! There’s nearly 10 years of blog there so I hope you find something you like the sound of.

    1. Just going over to look at the blog. Thanks

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