Ragnar Jonasson

author of the Dark Iceland series

Ragnar Jonasson is the award winning author of the international bestselling Dark Iceland series and the Hidden Iceland series. He has sold over 500,000 books worldwide, thereof around 250,000 thousand books in France in just two years. His books have been sold to 23 countries and his debut, Snowblind, went to number one in the Amazon Kindle charts shortly after publication. The book was also a no. 1 Amazon Kindle bestseller in Australia. The second book in the series, Nightblind, also became a no. 1 Amazon Kindle bestseller in Australia. His books have been one of the best-selling crime novels in France since 2016. Ragnar is the winner of the Mörda Dead Good Reader Award 2016 for Nightblind. His latest book in the UK, The Darkness, was selected as the Sunday Times Crime Novel of the Month and Snowblind was selected by The Independent as one of the best crime novels of 2015. His books have also won praise from publications such as The New York Times and The Washington Post. Ragnar is the co-founder of the Reykjavik international crime writing festival Iceland Noir. From the age of 17, Ragnar translated 14 Agatha Christie novels into Icelandic. Ragnar has appeared on festival panels worldwide, and lives in Reykjavik.

NOVELS

Fölsk nóta, 2009

Snjóblinda, 2010

Myrknætti, 2011

Rof, 2012

Andköf, 2013

Náttblinda, 2014

Dimma, 2015

Drungi, 2016

Mistur, 2017

[Untitled], 2018 - standalone novel

SHORT STORIES IN ENGLISH:
Death of a Sunflower, 2014, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, January 2014.
Party of Two, 2014, Guilty Parties - CWA 2014 Anthology edited by Martin Edwards (Seven House)
A Moment by the Sea, 2014, Orendabooks.co.uk
A Letter to Santa, 2015, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, January 2015