Author: Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

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Book:My Soul to Take

My Soul to Take: A Novel of Iceland

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

Long-buried secrets go hand in hand with modern-day murder in this second thriller featuring attorney Thóra Gudmundsdóttir from Iceland’s queen of crime fiction.

When the body of a young woman—badly beaten and with pins inserted into her feet—is found at a New Age health resort in a renovated farmhouse, lawyer and single mother of two Thóra Gudmundsdóttir is called upon to represent the chief suspect, the resort’s owner. But upon her arrival she encounters more than a fresh corpse—local legend has it that the resort, located in the mystical region of Snæfellsnes on Iceland’s west coast, is haunted. At first Thóra dismisses the claims as nothing more than myth and superstition, but even she can’t explain the bizarre occurrences she witnesses in her search for answers.

As Thóra digs deeper into the farm’s past, she discovers long-buried information on the property’s disturbing history,…[more]

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