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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

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Works: 91 works in 282 publications in 6 languages and 5,757 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Ghost stories  Occult fiction 
Roles: Contributor
Classifications: PT7513.Y77, 839.6935
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Most widely held works by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
My soul to take : a novel of Iceland by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a young woman's murder at a farmhouse-turned-health resort, lawyer Thora finds the investigation complicated by a rumor that the site is haunted, a concept that takes a toll on Thora's views of reality
The day is dark by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When all contact is lost with two Icelanders working in a harsh and sparsely populated area on the northeast coast of Greenland, Thóra is hired to investigate. Is there any connection with the disappearance of a woman from the site some months earlier? And why are the locals so hostile?
Ashes to dust by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Named One of the Year's Top Ten Crime Books in the UK... A Masterwork of Suspense from "Iceland's Crime Queen" (The Scotsman) In 1973, a volcanic eruption buried an entire Icelandic village in lava and ash. Now this macabre tourist attraction proves deadly once again--when the discovery of fresh bodies casts a shadow of suspicion onto Markus Magnusson, a man accused of killing his childhood sweetheart. His attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir finds that her client has a most inventive story to tell. But the locals seem oddly reluctant to back him up... Filled with unforgettable characters, unexpected twists, and superb psychological suspense, Ashes to Dust is a superlative thriller from an acclaimed master of Nordic fiction"--
I remember you : a ghost story by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"International superstar Yrsa Sigurdardottir has captivated the attention of readers around the world with her mystery series featuring attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir. Now, Yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-world ghost story that will leave you shivering. In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a rundown house. But soon, they realize they are not as alone as they thought. Something wants them to leave, and it's making its presence felt. Meanwhile, in a town across the fjord, a young doctor investigating the suicide of an elderly woman discovers that she was obsessed with his vanished son. When the two stories collide, the terrifying truth is uncovered. In the vein of John Ajvide Lindqvist, this horrifying thriller, partly based on a true story, is the scariest novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, who has taken the international crime fiction world by storm"--
Last rituals : an Icelandic novel of secret symbols, medieval witchcraft, and modern murder by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attorney Thóra Guomundsdottir and her new partner, Matthew Reich, journey to a remote corner of Iceland to investigate how the murder of a German student may be connected to the victim's interest in witchcraft
Someone to watch over me by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A creepy, compelling thriller, Someone to Watch Over Me is the fifth Thora Gudmundsdottir novel from Yrsa, 'Iceland's answer to Stieg Larsson' (Daily Telegraph). Berglind hurried to her son and pulled him forcefully from the window. She held him close and tried at the same time to wipe the windowpane. But the haze couldn't be wiped away. It was on the outside of the glass. Pesi looked up at her. 'Magga's outside. She can't get in. She wants to look after me.' He pointed at the window and frowned. 'She's a little bit angry.' A young man with Down's Syndrome has been convicted of burning down his care home and killing five people, but a fellow inmate at his secure psychiatric unit has hired Thora to prove Jakob is innocent. If he didn't do it, who did? And how is the multiple murder connected to the death of Magga, killed in a hit and run on her way to babysit?
The silence of the sea by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een IJslandse advocate krijgt opdracht uit te zoeken wat er is gebeurd met de bemanning van een luxe motorjacht en het meevarende jonge gezin die allen worden vermist
Ik vergeet je niet by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een arts helpt de politie bij het onderzoek naar de dood van een oude vrouw die geobsedeerd leek te zijn door de verdwijning van zijn zoontje
Het laatste ritueel by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een advocate onderzoekt de gruwelijke moord op een student die zich bezighield met magie en hekserij
Neem mijn ziel by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Op een IJslands schiereiland worden twee gruwelijke moorden gepleegd die te maken hebben met een oud familiegeheim
Smeulend vuur by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een IJslandse advocate krijgt een cliënt die ervan wordt beschuldigd betrokken te zijn bij de moord op vier onbekende mannen
Last rituals by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man is found brutally murdered, his eyes gouged out. A student of Icelandic history in Reykjavik, he came from a wealthy German family who do not share the police's belief that his drug dealer murdered him. Attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir is commissioned by his mother to find out the truth, with the help - and hindrance - of boorish ex-policeman Matthew Reich. Their investigations into his research take them deep into a grisly world of torture and witchcraft both past and present, as they draw ever closer to a killer gripped by a dangerous obsession
El último ritual by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Si wang ji yi by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De donkere dag by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een team gaat op onderzoek uit als bij een mijn op Groenland twee moorden zijn gepleegd; de plaatselijke bewoners lijken betrokken te zijn, maar zwijgen als het graf
Das gefrorene Licht : Island-Krimi by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unabhängige Fortsetzung von äDas letzte Ritualä: Die Rechtsanwältin Dora Gudmundsdottir aus Reykjavik wird in einen mysteriösen Fall hineingezogen. Sie will den Mord an einer Architektin eines Wellness-Hotels an der Westküste aufklären, die am Strand aufgefunden wurde. Dabei gerät Dora in einen Fall, bei dem es um Morde in der Vergangenheit und der Gegenwart, um ein düsteres Familiengeheimnis und um äWiedergängerä - die umhergeisternden Seelen der Ermordeten - geht
Das letzte Ritual Island-Krimi by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In der Universität von Reykjavik wird der deutsche Student Harald Guntlieb ermordet. Er war fasziniert von alten Hexenkulten, trug merkwürdigen Körperschmuck und besass eine stattliche Sammlung von Artefakten aus der Zeit der Inquisition. Seiner Leiche wurden die Augen entfernt und eine Rune in die Haut geritzt. Dennoch verhaftet die isländische Polizei einen Dealer als Mörder. Haralds Eltern sind damit nicht zufrieden und beauftragen die isländische Anwältin Dora Gudmundsdottir und einen deutschen Ex-Polizisten mit Ermittlungen. - Erster Teil einer Krimiserie um die Rechtsanwältin Dora Gudmundsdottir
Feuernacht : Island-Krimi by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seit Jahren sitzt Jakob, ein junger Mann mit Down-Syndrom, wegen Brandstiftung mit 5 Toten im Gefängnis. Die Anwältin D[cent]ra Gudmundsd[cent]ttir sagt zu, den Fall zu überprüfen. Schnell stösst sie auf Ungereimtheiten. Besonders der Vater eines der Opfer scheint einiges zu verbergen zu haben
Das glühende Grab : Island-Krimi by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1973 versteckt ein Mörder bei einem Vulkanausbruch auf den Westmännerinseln drei Männerleichen im Keller der Familie Magnusson. Pech für Markus Magnusson, dass sich Archäologen 30 Jahre später über sein verschüttetes Elternhaus hergemacht haben. Doppeltes Pech, weil er die Ausgrabung verhindern wollte und deshalb der Hauptverdächtige ist. Dreifaches Pech, weil sich in einer Kiste, die er unbedingt bergen wollte, weitere Leichenteile finden. Damit hat die Rechtsanwältin Dora Gudmundsdottir, die von der Unschuld ihres Klienten überzeugt ist, ihren dritten Fall
Ultimes rituels by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une première enquête d'une avocate islandaise et d'un ancien inspecteur allemand à propos d'un étudiant, retrouvé mort, qui faisait partie d'un groupe d'occultisme. [SDM]
 
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Alternative Names
Irsa Sigurdardoutīra 1963-
Sigurðardóttir, Yrsa.
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Sigurdardoutīra, Irsa 1963-
Vilborg, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir.
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Languages
English (70)
German (27)
Spanish (6)
Dutch (6)
French (4)
Chinese (2)
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