Step into snowy Iceland with the final nail-biting instalment in the critically acclaimed Hidden Iceland series – FROM THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR
A TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR
‘Is this the best crime writer in the world today? If you’re looking for a mystery to get lost in during lockdown . . .’ The Times
‘A world-class crime writer . . . One of the most astonishing plots of modern crime fiction’ Sunday Times
‘It is nothing less than a landmark in modern crime fiction’ The Times
1987. An isolated farm house in the east of Iceland.
The snowstorm should have shut everybody out. But it didn’t.
The couple should never have let him in. But they did.
An unexpected guest, a liar, a killer. Not all will survive the night. And Detective Hulda will be haunted forever . . .
‘This is Icelandic noir of the highest order, with Jonasson’s atmospheric sense of place, and his heroine’s unerring humanity shining from every page’ Daily Mail
‘Triumphant conclusion. Chilling, creepy, perceptive, almost unbearably tense’ Ian Rankin
‘This is such a tense, gripping read’ Anthony Horowitz
‘Brilliantly effective. Each book enraptures us’ The Times Literary Supplement
Praise for Ragnar JÃ³nasson
‘Superb . . . chilling . . . one of the great tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction’ Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month
‘A classic crime story seen through a uniquely Icelandic lens. First rate and highly recommended’ Lee Child
‘Chilling – a must-read’ Peter James
‘A stunningly atmospheric story. Pitch-perfect, beautifully paced. Ragnar JÃ³nasson is at the top of his game, and a master of the genre’ Will Dean
‘Darkly claustrophobic . . . Perfect mid-winter reading’ Ann Cleeves