The Darkness

The Darkness

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 04/10/2018
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FEATURED IN THE TIMES TOP 100 CRIME NOVELS SINCE 1945SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES'An intelligent, provocative whodunit with a killer twist' IAN RANKIN ____________A body is found off the coast of Iceland.A cursory police investigation calls it suicide. She's just another statistic, soon forgotten. But not by Reykjavik Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir. Difficult and unconventional, Hulda is being forced into early retirement. Offered one last cold case to investigate she chooses Elena's. And when she discovers another woman vanished at a similar time, she believes a killer roams free.With days before she's stripped of her badge, can Hulda catch the killer alone? ____________THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR'Superb . . . chilling . . . one of the greatest tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction'Sunday Times 'Outstanding'Daily Mail 'Expertly plotted, with an ending that's a true shocker' Guardian 'Brilliantly effective. Each book enraptures us' The Times Literary Supplement'Magnificently dark and twisted and that ending - blimey!' C. J. Tudor, bestselling author of The Chalk Man

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405930802
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 245g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

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The Darkness
Icelandic noir with a unique MC
If you’ve read this author’s Dark Iceland series, take note. This has a decidedly darker, moodier tone with a completely different MC. DI Hulda Hermannsdó... READ MORE
Sandy Sandilands
The Darkness
A Darker Slice of Nordic Noir
Ragnar Jónasson once again has written a brilliant thriller that has all the twists to keep you hooked from beginning to end. The difference with this Jóna... READ MORE
The Darkness
Ok but a tad too boring
The three books in this series are worth reading but the storyline is the exact reverse of a normal story. This takes the edge off it as essentially you a... READ MORE
Roger  Harris
The Darkness
The Darkness,Island and Mist by Ragnar Johanssen
We love Iceland and the books very readable ....but a little depressing! Ask Ragnar if he could use the North East of Iceland for his next setting
Andrew Roper
The Darkness
The Darkness Trilogy
A great three books to read, I would highly recommend them - The Darkness, The Island and The Mist
Carol Thrasher