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'Hypothermia' and other chillers for your Halloween bag

'Hypothermia' and other chillers for your Halloween bag

It's the most frightening time of the year: Halloween is upon us again. Whether you dress up for a night on the town or turn out the lights to avoid trick-or-treaters, the Book Bag has you covered. Scaring up a good read will be the least of your worries.


by Arnaldur Indridason

Picador, $15

Arnaldur Indridason continues his Inspector Erlendur series here with a foray into the supernatural for the Reykjavik detective. Maria, a historian, has invited her friend, Karen, to use her country house for the weekend. When Karen arrives, however, she finds her friend hanging from the ceiling. It is obviously a...