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Ancient blood feuds and modern conspiracies: Magnus Jonson, the Iceland-born American homicide detective seconded to Reykjavik, discovers that vengeance, in Iceland, is best served at arctic temperatures.

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Synopsis

66 North by Michael Ridpath

Iceland 1934: Two boys playing in the lava fields that surround their isolated farmsteads see something they shouldn't have. The consequences will haunt them and their families for generations. Iceland 2009: the credit crunch bites. The currency has been devalued, banks nationalized, savings annihilated, lives ruined. Grassroots revolution is in the air, as is the feeling that someone ought to pay...ought to pay the blood price. And in a country with a population of just 300,000 souls, in a country where everyone knows everybody, it isn't hard to draw up a list of exactly who is responsible. And then, one-by-one, to cross them off. Iceland 2010: As bankers and politicians start to die, at home and abroad, it is up to Magnus Jonson to unravel the web of conspirators before they strike again. But while Magnus investigates the crimes of the present, the crimes of the past are catching up with him.

About the Author

Michael Ridpath

Michael Ridpath spent eight years as a bond trader in the City before giving up his job to write full-time. He lives in north London with his wife and three children.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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Michael Ridpath

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Hardback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery


ISBN

9781848874008

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