White as Snow

White as Snow

Paperback Published on: 12/10/2023
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Daníel and Áróra hunt a brutal killer when a shipping container with the bodies of five women is found outside Reykjavik, as Áróra continues the search for her missing sister. Book three in the addictive, chilling An Áróra Investigation series.    ‘Lilja Sigurðardóttir is good at describing the dark and cold of her native Iceland — and making you laugh … telling a terrific tale with twist after twist’ The Times BOOK OF THE MONTH‘Another action-packed and pacy thriller … The writing is crisp and clear, plotting ingenious and characterisation so vivid’ Liz Nugent   ‘Icelandic crime queen Lilja Sigurðardóttir goes from strength to strength, as is proved by White as Snow … protagonists tackling sub-zero temperatures and baffling crimes’ Financial Times––––   On a snowy winter morning, an abandoned shipping container is discovered near Reykjavík. Inside are the bodies of five young women – one of them barely alive.   As Icelandic Police detective Daníel struggles to investigate the most brutal crime of his career, Áróra looks into the background of a suspicious man, who turns out to be engaged to Daníel's former wife, and the connections don’t stop there…   Daníel and Áróra’s cases pit them both against ruthless criminals with horrifying agendas, while Áróra persists with her search for her missing sister, Ísafold, whose devastating disappearance continues to haunt her.   As the temperature drops and the 24-hour darkness and freezing snow hamper their efforts, their investigations become increasingly dangerous … for everyone.   Atmospheric, twisty and breathtakingly tense, White as Snow is the third instalment in the riveting, award-winning An Áróra Investigation series, as crimes committed far beyond Iceland’s shores come home…   Shortlisted for The Blood Drop – Icelandic Crime Novel of the Year, 2022   ––––––––   Praise for the An Áróra Investigation series:   'Icelandic crime-writing at its finest’ Shari Lapena   'Lilja Sigurdardottir is rapidly becoming my favourite Icelandic writer' The Times'Chilly and chilling … another tense and thrilling read!' Tariq Ashkanani   'The Icelandic scenery and weather are beautifully evoked…' Daily Mail   ‘A stand-out voice in Iceland Noir' James Oswald   'Sure to please Scandi-noir fans' Publishers Weekly   'So atmospheric' Crime Monthly   'Another bleak, unpredictable classic' Metro   'Tough, uncompromising and unsettling' Val McDermid   'Tense and pacey' Guardian   'Deftly plotted' Financial Times   ‘Breathtakingly original' New York Journal of Books   'Taut, gritty and thoroughly absorbing' Booklist   'A stunning addition to the icy-cold crime genre' Foreword Reviews   ‘A thrilling ride, super-addictive, fast-paced and atmospheric’ From Belgium with Booklove   ‘Another emotional, pacy, tension-filled and highly topical investigation’ Jen Med’s Book Reviews

  • Publisher: Orenda Books
  • ISBN: 9781914585845
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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White as Snow
A fine, tense and engaging story
It was a great pleasure to return to the Reykjavik of maverick financial investigator Áróra and police detective detective Daniel, in a story that very muc... READ MORE
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