Winner of the Petrona Award 2015!
the queen of Icelandic crime fiction comes a truly chilling story that
will leave readers breathless right up to the memorable ending. This is
possibly her best book yet. Bestselling and award-winning Icelandic
crime author Yrsa Sigurdardóttir has produced here a dazzling display of
brilliant crime writing that is both groundbreaking and immensely
As Silence of the Sea opens, a luxury yacht
crashes into a Reykjavik pier. But the boat is empty; no one is on
board. What has happened to the crew? And what has happened to the
family who were very much present when the yacht left Lisbon?
should Thora Gudmundsdottir, the series sleuth, make of the rumors that
the vessel was cursed? She is spooked even more when she boards the
yacht and thinks she sees one of the missing children. Where is Karitas,
the glamorous young wife of the yacht's former owner? And whose is the
body that has washed up further along the shore?
The most chilling novel yet from an international best-selling author at the height of her powers.