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Author Yrsa Sigurdardottir, photo by Lilja Birgisdottir Yrsa Sigurdardottir is the #1 bestselling and award-winning Icelandic crime author of the Thora Gudmundsdottir series as well as several stand-alone thrillers. She is also a civil engineer.

She made her crime fiction debut in 2005 with Last Rituals, the first installment in the Thora Gudmundsdottir series, and has been translated into more than 30 languages. Her work stands "comparison with the finest contemporary crime writing anywhere in the world" according to the Times Literary Supplement. The second installment in the Thora Gudmundsdottir series, My Soul To Take, was shortlisted for the 2010 Shamus Award. In 2011 her stand-alone horror novel I Remember You was awarded the Icelandic Crime Fiction Award and was nominated for The Glass Key. Her newest book, The Legacy, is the first novel in the award-winning series about child psychologist Freyja and police detective Huldar.

Sigurdardottir is married and has two children.

(Photo by Lilja Birgisdottir)

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The Reckoning
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The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

The Legacy
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The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Why Did You Lie?
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Why Did You Lie? by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Someone to Watch Over Me
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Someone to Watch Over Me by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

I Remember You
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I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

The Day is Dark
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The Day is Dark by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
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Ashes to Dust | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Signed First Edition Book Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Ashes to Dust | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.   March 2012 NY: St. Martin's Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Day is Dark, The | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Signed First Edition Book Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Day is Dark, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.   February 2013 NY: St. Martin's Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I Remember You | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Signed First Edition Book Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | I Remember You | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book March 2014 NY: St. Martin's Griffin     First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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My Soul to Take | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | My Soul to Take | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Author Signed Hardcover Book.  April 2009 NY: HarperCollins     First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Silence of the Sea, The | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Signed First Edition Book Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Silence of the Sea, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Someone To Watch Over Me | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Signed First Edition Book Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Someone To Watch Over Me | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.   February 2015 NY: St. Martin's Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Undesired, The | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Signed First UK Edition Book Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | Undesired, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  2014 NY: St.Martin's Press   First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  2014 NY: St.Martin's Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Yrsa Sigurdardottir Bibliography


Thˇra Gudmundsdˇttir Series

  1. Last Rituals - 2007
  2. My Soul to Take - 2009
  3. Ashes to Dust - 2010
  4. The Day is Dark - 2011
  5. I Remember You - 2014
  6. Someone to Watch Over Me - 2015
  7. The Undesired - 2015 (UK Edition)
  8. Silence of the Sea - 2016
  9. The Legacy - 2017 (UK Edition) (US, 2018)
  10. The Reckoning - February 2019

Non-Series Novels

  • I Remember You - 2012 (UK Edition)
  • The Undesired - 2015 (UK Edition)
  • Why Did You Lie? - 2016 (UK Edition)

Yrsa Sigurdardottir Awards

  • 2003 Icelandic Children's Book Prize with Biob÷rn

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