One girl missing. Another found dead. Only one detective can solve this case.
‘One of the greats of modern crime fiction’ Sunday Times
When a young woman known for drug smuggling goes missing, her elderly grandparents have no choice but to call the retired Detective KonrÃ¡d.
Still looking for his own father’s murderer, KonrÃ¡d agrees to investigate the case.
But digging into the past reveals more than he set out to discover, and a strange connection to a little girl who drowned in the ReykjavÃ¬k city pond decades ago recaptures everyone’s attention.
A brilliant, chilling tale of broken dreams and children who have nowhere to turn.
‘The undisputed king of the Icelandic thriller’ Guardian
‘An international literary phenomenon – and it’s easy to see why. His novels are gripping, authentic, haunting, and lyrical’ Harlan Coben