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Authentically Icelandic: Where the Shadows Lie. Iceland Review. Binding Iceland's landscape and history, secrets and superstitions in a strikingly original plot that will span several volumes, Where the Shadows Lie is a thrilling. Well, technically shadows lie at Mordor. But Iceland is a very adequate stand in. Plus the plot tightly revolves around the Lord of the Rings connection and Tolkien's mentioned more than once. And so this novel had all the right ingredients.
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I visited my local WH Smith and realised that of the kinds of books I could write, two dominated the shelves: I decided to go for the distinctive detective.
I came up with two possibilities: I had visited Iceland on a book tour, found it a fascinating country and vowed to write about it some day. I tried these two ideas out on friends. The background to the story is that Magnus Jonson, a Boston detective of Icelandic descent, is seconded to the Icelandic police for his own protection after falling foul of drug barons.
While working for the Icelandic police where the shadows lie becomes involved in an intriguing and historically-charged murder investigation featuring J. He has obviously spent some time in Iceland and consulted various sources on the where the shadows lie and culture to write a credible crime novel.
Review - Where the Shadows Lie by Michael Ridpath
There were only two minor things that an Icelandic proofreader should have picked up. Where the shadows lie felt as if he had jumped straight out of an American drama series or film where the main character is a tough cop of a tough background who fights his demons with every bad guy he nails.
Certainly, many people would kill for the keys to eternal life.
He drew it out and pulled it on to the fourth finger of his right hand, where it fitted snugly. He had big where the shadows lie, he had been a good handball player in his youth, yet the ring was not too tight.
Book review: Where the Shadows Lie, by Michael Ridpath | IceNews - Daily News
It had been made for where the shadows lie fingers of warriors. Under his feet was black grit and chips of obsidian, rock melted into black glass deep within the earth and then spewed out on to the very spot where he stood. They are a country of dedicated readers, as well.
My kind of people! Untangling murder from myth is Iceland-born, Boston-raised homicide detective Magnus Jonson.