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Quentin Bates - Author


Brought up in the south of England, Quentin Bates took up the offer of a gap year working in Iceland in 1979, and found himself spending a gap decade there. During the 1980s he acquired a family, a new language and a new profession, before returning to the UK in 1990. Since then he has been, among other things, a full-time marine journalist.

Frozen Out is born of the author's intimate knowledge of Iceland and its people, along with a fascination with the recent upheaval in Iceland's turbulent society. Quentin and his wife regularly return to their friends, relatives and other home in the north of Iceland.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Quentin Bates

Thin Ice An Inspector Gunna Mystery by Quentin Bates
Thin Ice An Inspector Gunna Mystery
Quentin Bates
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. You don't actually have to be from Scandinavia to write a Nordic thriller these days. French author Johana Gustawsson (albeit married to a Swede) with her courageous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2016
Frozen Out by Quentin Bates
Frozen Out
Quentin Bates
A Maxim Jakubowski Great Female Crime Sleuth. SERGEANT GUNNHILDUR - The discovery of a corpse washed up on a beach in an Icelandic backwater sparks a series of events that propels the village of Hvalvik's police sergeant into deep...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/01/2011

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