Drugs, smuggling, big money and political intrigue in Iceland rally with love, passion, murder and betrayal until the winner takes all … in the masterful, explosive conclusion to the award-winning Reykjavík Noir trilogy…
‘Tough, uncompromising and unsettling’ Val McDermid
‘A tense thriller with a highly unusual plot and interesting characters’ The Times
The prison doors slam shut behind Agla, when her sentence ends, but her lover Sonja is not there to meet her.
As a group of foreign businessmen tries to draw Agla into an ingenious fraud that stretches from Iceland around the world, Agla and her former nemesis, María find the stakes being raised at a terrifying speed. Ruthless drug baron Ingimar will stop at nothing to protect his empire, but he has no idea about the powder keg he is sitting on in his own home. At the same time, a deadly threat to Sonya and her family brings her from London back to Iceland, where she needs to settle scores with longstanding adversaries if she wants to stay alive.
PRAISE FOR LILJA SIGURDARDOTTIR
‘An enthralling tale of love and crime that stays with you long after you have turned the last page’ Michael Ridpath
‘An emotional suspense rollercoaster on a par with The Firm, as desperate, resourceful, profoundly lovable characters scheme against impossible odds’ Alexandra Sokoloff
‘Clear your diary. As soon as you begin reading … you won’t be able to stop until the final page’ Michael Wood
‘Zips along, with tension building and building … thoroughly recommend’ James Oswald
‘The intricate plot is breathtakingly original, with many twists and turns you never see coming. Thriller of the year’ New York Journal of Books
‘A searing portrait of the less salubrious parts of the Icelandic psyche as we as a riveting thriller’ Sunday Express
Icelandic crime-writer Lilja Sigurdardóttir was born in the town of Akranes in 1972 and raised in Mexico, Sweden, Spain and Iceland. An award-winning playwright, Lilja has written four crime novels, with Snare, the first in a new series, hitting bestseller lists worldwide. The film rights have been bought by Palomar Pictures in California. Lilja has a background in education and has worked in evaluation and quality control for preschools in recent years. She lives in Reykjavík with her partner. Follow Lilja on Twitter @lilja1972 and on her website liljawriter.com
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