FEATURED IN THE TIMES TOP 100 CRIME NOVELS SINCE 1945
SOON 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 HermannsdÃ³ttir.
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