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The Island

(2019)
(The second book in the Hulda series)
A novel by

 
 
FEATURED IN THE SUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOKS OF THE YEAR

'The ending really took my breath away' IAN RANKIN

Discover The Island - Agatha Christie meets Nordic noir. . .
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Four friends visited the island. But only three returned . . .

Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is sent to the isolated island of Elliðaey to investigate a disappearance.

But she finds haunting similarities to an old case - the murder of a young woman ten years ago.

Has a patient killer struck again?

What secrets is the island hiding?

And what price will she pay for uncovering the truth?
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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR

'One of the greatest tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction' Sunday Times

'Dark, chilling and utterly gripping, The Island is Nordic noir at its best, and is destined to become a classic of the genre. I couldn't put it down' Shari Lapena, bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

'Magnificently dark and twisted' C. J. Tudor, bestselling author of The Chalk Man

'Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty - a must-read' Peter James, bestselling author of Love You Dead

'Out of all of Ragnar's books this is the one I like the most . . . The book of his which reminds me most of Agatha Christie' Kilian

Praise for Ragnar Jonasson

'A distinctive blend of Nordic noir and golden age detective fiction . . . atmospheric and evocative prose'Guardian on Nightblind

'Jonasson's books have breathed new life into Nordic noir . . . all the skilful plotting of an old-fashioned whodunit although it feels bitingly contemporary in setting and tone' Sunday Express

'His clues are traditional and beautifully finessed - and he keeps you turning the pages' Independent on Snowblind

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Ragnar Jonasson writes fire-and-ice novels: white-hot suspense stories set in the magnificent, forbidding terrain of his native Iceland. Few writers at work today conjure atmosphere with such power, or plot their mysteries with such craft. And The Island is his best book yet, an unflinching thriller that braids past and present, good and evil, love and loss. I can't wait for Hulda Hermannsdóttir's next case." - A J Finn

"Dark, chilling and utterly gripping, The Island is Nordic noir at its best, and is destined to become a classic of the genre. I couldn’t put it down. I can’t wait to read the rest of the Hulda series!" - Shari Lapeña

"This kept me guessing right up until the final pages. I loved the vivid landscapes, brilliant characterisation and intricate plotting. Bravo!" - Liz Nugent

"Totally gripped." - Ian Rankin


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Used availability for Ragnar Jonasson's The Island

Hardback Editions

May 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Island: A Thriller (The Hulda Series, 2)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-250-19337-0 / 978-1-250-19337-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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March 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Two
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 0-7181-8725-3 / 978-0-7181-8725-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Paperback Editions

June 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Island: A Thriller (The Hulda Series, 2)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-250-62185-2 / 978-1-250-62185-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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October 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Two
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-4059-3082-9 / 978-1-4059-3082-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Two
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 0-7181-8782-2 / 978-0-7181-8782-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Audio Editions

May 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Island: A Thriller (The Hulda Series)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-250-22400-4 / 978-1-250-22400-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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May 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Island: A Thriller
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


May 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Island: A Thriller
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Island: A Thriller
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book 2
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


April 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book 2
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


April 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book 2
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Island: A Thriller (The Hulda Series Book 2)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


April 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Two
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU