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  • Published: 8 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405930802
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

The Darkness

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




Nordic Noir goes Icelandic with the internationally bestselling Dark Iceland series launch

Before Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavik Police is forced into early retirement she is told to investigate a cold case of her choice, and she knows just the one. A young woman who was looking for asylum found dead on remote seaweed-covered rocks. Her death ruled a suicide after a cursory investigation.But Hulda soon realizes that this was not the only young woman to disappear around that time. And no one is telling the whole story. When her own force tries to put the brakes on the investigation Hulda has just days to discover the truth. Even if it means risking her own life . . .

  • Published: 8 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405930802
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Ragnar Jonasson

Ragnar Jonasson is an international number one bestselling author who has sold over one and a half million books 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. His critically acclaimed international bestseller The Darkness is soon to be a major TV series.

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Praise for The Darkness

Superb . . . chilling . . . one of the greatest tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction

Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

Expertly plotted, with an ending that's a true shocker

Guardian

Magnificently dark and twisted! That ending - blimey!

C. J. Tudor, bestselling author of The Chalk Man

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