The Girl Who Died, Ragnar Jonasson (paperback, Sept 2021)
'Is this the best crime writer in the world today?' The Times'
'TEACHER WANTED AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD . . .'After the loss of her father, Una sees a chance to escape Reykjavik to tutor two girls in the tiny village of Skalar - population just ten - on Iceland's storm-battered north coast.
But city life hasn't prepared her for the unforgiving weather nor inhospitable village life. Worse, the creaky old house where she lives is playing on her already fragile mind when she's convinced she hears the ghostly sound of singing. Then, at midwinter, a young girl is found dead.
And one of the villagers must have blood on their hands . . .