The local townspeople believe that the area is cursed, and no one wants to get involved in the case. In the day is dark, when all contact is lost with two Icelanders working in a harsh and sparsely populated area on the coast of Greenland, Thóra is hired to uncover the fates of the missing people. Yrsa's previous book in the series, Ashes to Dust, also featured lawyer and sometime sleuth Thóra Gudmundsdóttir and received rave reviews internationally.
The Day Is Dark: A Thriller Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 4 - When she arrives in Greenland, she discovers that these aren't the first two to go missing. There's something out there…"Iceland's answer to Stieg Larsson. Daily telegraph"Iceland's crime queen. The scotsman"Engaging, fresh, and exciting. James pattersonyrsa sigurdardóttir is widely regarded around the world as one of the best Nordic crime writers working today.
Ashes to Dust: A Thriller Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 3Minotaur Books - Now, hoping to make some cash, a crew is assembled to excavate the site and turn it into a tourist destination. Markús, who was a teenager when the volcano erupted, enlists the help of attorney Thóra Gudmundsdóttir to try to prevent the excavation from going forward. It's very engaging, fresh, and exciting.
James patterson"Iceland's crime queen. The scotsmanone of the finest Nordic crime writers working today, Yrsa Sigurdardóttir has been published to rave reviews worldwide. Now, with ashes to dust, she delivers a dynamite and timely thriller set at the site of a volcano. In 1973, a volcanic eruption buried an entire Icelandic village in lava and ash.
Ashes to Dust: A Thriller Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 3 - I can see why so many people are enthusiastic about Yrsa's work. His explanation for the bodies is complicated, and the locals seem oddly reluctant to back him up. With unforgettable characters, unexpected twists, and superb psychological suspense, Ashes to Dust is a riveting thriller from a new international star.
When the digging continues and three fresh bodies and a spare head turn up in the basement of Markús' childhood home, Thóra begins to question Markús' motives for wanting to stop the excavation. As markús' story begins to unravel, thóra finds herself with an impossible task, defending Markús while trying to solve a quadruple murder that may very well implicate her client.
Someone to Watch Over Me: A Thriller Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 5Minotaur Books - If he didn't do it, who did? and how is the multiple murder connected to the death of a young woman, killed in what was supposed to be a hit-and-run? Someone to watch over me, the fifth installment in the thóra Gudmundsdóttir series, was named Crime Novel of the Year by the Sunday Times. A young man with down's syndrome has been convicted of burning down his assisted living facility and killing five people, but a fellow inmate at his secure psychiatric unit has hired Thora to prove Jakob is innocent.
Bestselling and award-winning Icelandic crime author Yrsa Sigurdardottir is back with the next book in her Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series.
My Soul to Take: A Novel of Iceland Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 2HarperCollins e-books - A darkly witty and continually surprising suspense tale that places yrsa Sigurdardóttir firmly in the ranks of Sue Grafton, Tess Gerritsen, Faye Kellerman and other top mystery writers, My Soul to Take is ingenious Scandinavian noir on a par with the works of Henning Mankell and Arnaldur Indridason.
Top notch crime fiction. Boston globe american readers first met Icelandic lawyer and investigator Thóra Gudmundsdóttir in Last Rituals. Stieg larsson the girl With the Dragon Tattoo fans should also take note. In my soul to take, internationally acclaimed author Yrsa Sigurdardóttir plunges her intrepid heroine into even graver peril, in a riveting thriller set against the harsh landscape of Smila’s Sense of Snow territory.
The Silence of the Sea: A Thriller Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 6Minotaur Books - This is possibly her best book yet. What has happened to the crew? and what has happened to the family who were very much present when the yacht left Lisbon?What should Thora Gudmundsdottir, the series sleuth, make of the rumors that the vessel was cursed? She is spooked even more when she boards the yacht and thinks she sees one of the missing children.
Where is karitas, the glamorous young wife of the yacht's former owner? And whose is the body that has washed up further along the shore?The most chilling novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, an international best-selling author at the height of her powers. Winner of the petrona award 2015!from the queen of Icelandic crime fiction comes a truly chilling story that will leave readers breathless right up to the memorable ending.
The Silence of the Sea: A Thriller Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 6 - But the boat is empty; no one is on board. Bestselling and award-winning icelandic crime author Yrsa Sigurdardóttir has produced here a dazzling display of brilliant crime writing that is both groundbreaking and immensely satisfying. As the silence of the Sea opens, a luxury yacht crashes into a Reykjavik pier.
Last Rituals: A Novel of Suspense Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 1HarperCollins e-books - And for two suddenly endangered investigators, nothing is quite what it seems. At a university in reykjavík, the body of a young German student is discovered, his eyes cut out and strange symbols carved into his chest. But there are very contemporary horrors hidden in the long, cold shadow of dark traditions.
It isn't long before thóra and her associate, Matthew Reich, execution, uncover the deceased student's obsession with Iceland's grisly history of torture, and witch hunts. Police waste no time in making an arrest, but the victim's family isn't convinced that the right man is in custody. They ask thóra gudmundsdóttir, an attorney and single mother of two, to investigate.
Last Rituals: A Novel of Suspense Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 1 - And no one can be trusted.
The Undesired: A ThrillerMinotaur Books - . And then two of the boys go astray. Decades later, single father Odinn is looking into alleged abuse at the center. Aldis hates her job working in a juvenile detention center in rural Iceland. The boys are difficult, the owners are unpleasant, and there are mysterious noises at night. The more he finds out, though, the more it seems the odd events of the 1970s are linked to the accident that killed his ex-wife.
Was her death something more sinister?Yrsa Sigurdardottir is a huge European bestseller both with her crime and horror novels. You might want to sleep with the light on after reading The Undesired.
The Legacy: A Thriller Children's House Book 1Minotaur Books - Newly-promoted, out of his depth, detective Huldar turns to Freyja for her expertise with traumatized young people. The only person who might have the answers to a baffling murder case is the victim’s seven-year-old daughter, found hiding in the room where her mother died. It may prove tricky. The first in a stunning new series from the author of The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel.
The legacy is the first installment in a fantastic new series featuring the psychologist Freyja and the police officer Huldar. But she’s determined to keep little Margret safe. The killer is leaving them strange clues, but can they crack the code? And if they do, will they be next? And she’s not talking.
The Legacy: A Thriller Children's House Book 1 - Freyja, who distrusts the police in general and Huldar in particular, isn’t best pleased.
I Remember You: A Ghost StoryMinotaur Books - International superstar yrsa Sigurdardottir has captivated the attention of readers around the world with her mystery series featuring attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir. The film rights have been sold to Sigurjon Sighvatsson, a Hollywood-based Icelandic film producer who has produced such films as Brothers and Arlington Road.
In the vein of john ajvide lindqvist, partly based on a true story, is the scariest novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, this horrifying thriller, who has taken the international crime fiction world by storm. Something wants them to leave, and it's making its presence felt. Meanwhile, in a town across the fjord, a young doctor investigating the suicide of an elderly woman discovers that she was obsessed with his vanished son.
I Remember You: A Ghost Story - Now, yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-world ghost story that will leave you shivering. In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a rundown house. When the two stories collide, the terrifying truth is uncovered. But soon, they realize they are not as alone as they thought.
The Reckoning: A Thriller Children's House Book 2Minotaur Books - When a girl approaches, vaka recognizes her immediately from class, and from her unusual appearance: two of her fingers are missing. That afternoon is the last time anyone sees Vaka. Detective huldar and child psychologist Freyja are called in. Grownups, she decides, are useless. With no way to call home, she resigns herself to waiting on the steps until her father remembers her.
Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps of her new school. The reckoning is the stunning follow-up to The Legacy, which was the start of a thrilling new series that Booklist starred recommends for fans of Tana French. The girl lives at the back of the school, on the other side of a high fence, and Vaka asks to call her father from the girl's house.
The Reckoning: A Thriller Children's House Book 2 - . Soon, they find themselves at the heart of another shocking case. From the international number one-bestselling author of The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel Yrsa Sigurdardottir returns with the follow-up to The Legacy. Her father appears to have forgotten to pick her up, her mother has forgotten to give her this week’s pocket money, and the school is already locked for the day.
Blackout: An Ari Thor Thriller The Dark Iceland Series Book 3Minotaur Books - It’s good enough to share shelf space with the works of Yrsa Sigurdardottir and Arnaldur Indridason, Iceland’s crime novel royalty. The washington posthailed for combining the darkness of Nordic Noir with classic mystery writing in the tradition of Agatha Christie, atmospheric, author Ragnar Jonasson’s books are haunting, and complex.
Ari thor arason and his colleagues on the tiny police force in Siglufjordur struggle with an increasingly perplexing case, while their own serious personal problems push them to the limit. A huge bestseller in england, france, and Australia, the third book in the Dark Iceland series from a spectacular new crime writer.
Easily the best yet. As the 24-hour light of the arctic summer is transformed into darkness by an ash cloud from a recent volcanic eruption, a young reporter leaves Reykajvik to investigate on her own, unaware that an innocent person's life hangs in the balance. What secrets does the dead man harbour, unspoken horrors from the past threaten them all, and what is the young reporter hiding? As silent, and the darkness deepens, it's a race against time to find the killer before someone else dies.
Blackout: An Ari Thor Thriller The Dark Iceland Series Book 3 - Beautifully written and elegantly paced with a plot that only gradually becomes visible, as if the reader had been staring into the freezing fog waiting for shapes to emerge. The guardian, uk readers' books of the year 2016"A chiller of a thriller whose style and pace are influenced by Jonasson’s admiration for Agatha Christie.
Blackout, the latest ari Thór thriller, delivers another dark mystery that is chillingly stunning with its complexity and fluidity. On the shores of a tranquil fjord in Northern Iceland, a man is brutally beaten to death on a bright summer's night.