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Black Skies

(2012)
(The eighth book in the Inspector Erlendur series)
A novel by

 
 
A man is making a crude leather mask with slits for eyes and mouth, and an iron spike fixed in the middle of the forehead. It is a 'death mask', once used by Icelandic farmers to slaughter calves. He has revenge in mind. Meanwhile, with Detective Erlendur absent, his baseball-loving colleague Sigurdur Oli is in the spotlight. A school reunion has left Sigurdur Oli dissatisfied with life in the police force. Iceland is enjoying an economic boom and young tycoons are busy partying with the international jet set. In contrast, Sigurdur Oli's relationship is on the rocks and soon even his position in the CID is compromised: when he agrees to visit a couple of blackmailers as a favour to a friend he walks in just as a woman is beaten unconscious. When she dies, Sigurdur Oli has a murder investigation on his hands. The evidence leads to debt collectors, extortionists, swinging parties. But when a chance link connects these enquiries to the activities of a group of young bankers, Sigurdur Oli finds himself investigating the very elite he had envied. Moving from the villas of Reykjavik's banking elite to a sordid basement flat, "Black Skies" is a superb story of greed, pride and murder from one of Europe's most successful crime writers.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

February 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Black Skies (An Inspector ErIendur Novel)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4104-6583-7 / 978-1-4104-6583-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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September 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Black Skies: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-250-00039-4 / 978-1-250-00039-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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June 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-84655-581-7 / 978-1-84655-581-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Black Skies: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series, 8)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-250-05588-1 / 978-1-250-05588-0 (USA edition)
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June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 0-09-956337-1 / 978-0-09-956337-2 (UK edition)
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June 2013 : Paperback
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Title: [(Black Skies)] [By (author) Arnaldur Indridason ] published on (June, 2013)
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June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Black Skies
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ISBN: 0-09-956336-3 / 978-0-09-956336-5 (UK edition)
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June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-84655-540-X / 978-1-84655-540-4 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

July 2014 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4450-3491-3 / 978-1-4450-3491-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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July 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4450-3492-1 / 978-1-4450-3492-8 (UK edition)
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July 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4450-3493-X / 978-1-4450-3493-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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June 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
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June 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Black Skies
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June 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Black Skies
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
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June 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Black Skies
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November 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Black Skies (The Reykjavik Murder Mysteries)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indrioason, Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-66441-355-3 / 978-1-66441-355-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. and Blackstone Publishing
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September 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Black Skies
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Black Skies: An Inspector Erlendur Novel
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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June 2012 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Black Skies (Reykjavik Murder Mysteries Book 8)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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