Ashes to Dust: A Thriller (Thóra Gudmundsdóttir, Book 3) by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

By Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

"I can see why such a lot of individuals are captivated with Yrsa's paintings. It's very enticing, clean, and exciting." -- James Patterson

"Iceland's crime queen." --The Scotsman

One of the best Nordic crime writers operating this day, Yrsa Sigurdardóttir has been released to rave experiences around the globe. Now, with Ashes to dirt, she offers a dynamite and well timed mystery set on the website of a volcano.  

In 1973, a volcanic eruption buried a complete Icelandic village in lava and ash. Now, hoping to make a few funds, a team is assembled to excavate the positioning and switch it right into a vacationer vacation spot. Markús, who was once whilst the volcano erupted, enlists the aid of legal professional Thóra Gudmundsdóttir to attempt to avoid the excavation from going ahead.

When the digging maintains and 3 clean our bodies (and a spare head) happen within the basement of Markús’ adolescence domestic, Thóra starts off to query Markús’ reasons for desirous to cease the excavation. His cause of the our bodies is advanced, and the locals look oddly reluctant to again him up. As Markús’ tale starts off to solve, Thóra unearths herself with an most unlikely activity, protecting Markús whereas attempting to remedy a quadruple homicide which can rather well implicate her purchaser.

With unforgettable characters, unforeseen twists, and wonderful mental suspense, Ashes to Dust is a riveting mystery from a brand new foreign megastar.

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Oh. ” McGregor grimaced, then joined her on the sofa, taking her hands in his own. ” “After fourteen months? ” He chuckled. “Okay. Move in with me, please. ” She licked her lips, disappointed. ” “For now. ” She pulled her hands free. ” She eyed him grimly. “All year long I thought you were waiting until the new office was set up. Then I thought you were waiting to see if Ray would come back to SPIN, which obviously isn’t going to happen. Now what? Are you some kind of freakish confirmed bachelor in disguise?

The brunette slunk backward until she was flush against the counsel table. ” “This is your lucky day. Thanks to Ms. ” Suzannah shook her head frantically. “I never consented to that. My custody? I don’t even know what that means. I mean, I know what it means generally, but in this context—” “It means you’re vouching for him,” the judge explained. “And I don’t need your consent. This is still my courtroom, is it not? Which means I’m in charge. And from now on you’re going to listen, not talk, while I walk you through this, step by baby step.

Right. ” She winced when he said, “’Bye” and hung up without giving her a chance to say anything further. She was actually tempted to call him back and make him promise to contact her at least daily. Then a video popped up on her monitor, distracting her completely. It was a recent film of Suzannah Ryder handling—or rather, attempting to politely terminate—a news conference on her recent appellate court success. Even with the graininess of the footage, the attorney’s smile was amazing, just as Justin had described—confident yet vulnerable.

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