Welcome to Graskeggur

23 November 2009

Quentin Bates is a writer and journalist who has recently made the move into fiction with the first of a series of crime novels set in present-day Iceland.

Latest blogs

In Romanian...

17 August 2016

 This is one that I never expected to see in translation, but here it is, and I'm delighted to see it.







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Blog tour – all over

3 April 2016

Thin IceIt’s all over. The blog tour winds down. {Read more about Blog tour – all over}

Time to blow off the dust...

12 February 2016

Thin IceIt’s a been a while. The blog has been sadly neglected, but it’s time to blow off the dust, sweep the cobwebs out of the corners and give this blog a lick of paint.




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What others are saying

'Superior crime fiction set in Iceland... this is a well constructed, well written and satisfying police procedural.'Marcel Berlins, The Times.

‘[A] crackling fiction debut ... palpable authenticity.’Publishers Weekly

‘A great read – leaves you craving the next installment.’Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

‘A meticulously constructed thriller, peopled with exceptionally convincing characters and shot through with black humour... as chilling as an Icelandic winter.’S.J. Bolton

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