The Darkness

The Darkness

If you like Saga Noren from The Bridge, then you'll love Hulda Hermannsdottir

Summary

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
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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 Hermannsdóttir.

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?
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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

Reviews

  • An intelligent, provocative whodunit with a killer twist
    Ian Rankin

About the author

Ragnar Jónasson

Ragnar Jónasson is an international number one bestselling author who has sold over three million books in thirty-four countries worldwide. He was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, where he also works as an investment banker and teaches copyright law at Reykjavík University.

He has previously worked on radio and television, including as a TV news reporter for the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, and, from the age of seventeen, has translated fourteen of Agatha Christie's novels. He is currently writing a novel with the Icelandic Prime Minister, Katrín Jakobsdóttir. His critically acclaimed international bestseller The Darkness is soon to be a major TV series, and Ridley Scott will be producing Outside as a feature film.
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