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 attractive, 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 stories around the world. Now, with Ashes to airborne dirt and dust, she offers a dynamite and well timed mystery set on the web site of a volcano.
In 1973, a volcanic eruption buried a whole 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 while the volcano erupted, enlists the aid of lawyer Thóra Gudmundsdóttir to aim 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’ early life domestic, Thóra starts off to query Markús’ causes for desirous to cease the excavation. His reason for the our bodies is complex, and the locals appear oddly reluctant to again him up. As Markús’ tale starts off to solve, Thóra reveals herself with an most unlikely activity, protecting Markús whereas attempting to clear up a quadruple homicide which could rather well implicate her shopper.
With unforgettable characters, unforeseen twists, and awesome mental suspense, Ashes to Dust is a riveting mystery from a brand new overseas famous person.
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Love, my girl, is a wasted emotion. Smart people don’t need love. They don’t give it and they don’t expect to receive it. Not from anyone. ” Callie stared at Mr. Lonigan. He looked directly at her, but she knew he was looking through her. It was so obvious that his mind had drifted away to another time and another place. From the expression on his handsome face, she surmised that his memories were painful. “Mr. ” He chuckled. ” When she opened her mouth to tell him her name, he shushed her. “No, no, don’t tell me.
What was she doing? Had she lost her mind? She’d never been the type to pick up men in pubs. Not until now, a pesky inner voice chided. He returned from the bar, their drinks in hand, set hers before her and slid into the booth. ” he asked. ” “Girlfriend, huh? ” he asked. ” “I don’t have a friend like that,” he said, his eyes piercing her with their intense stare. “Would you like to be my friend? ” A hint of tears glistened in his eyes. Unshed tears. Agonized tears. She saw the pain and understood— this man was hurting in the worst way.
Callie couldn’t suppress the giggle that escaped from her throat. “You won’t get an argument from me. You, Mr. ” Within ten minutes Callie, aided by a pub employee, eased Burke Lonigan into a black cab, then slid in beside him. While she rummaged in her purse for money to tip the young man who had helped her, Burke handed the man an overly generous twenty quid. ” the driver asked. When Burke gave the driver his address, Callie gasped. His home was in Belgravia? Only the extremely wealthy lived here.