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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Overview
Works: 85 works in 440 publications in 13 languages and 8,492 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Ghost stories  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PT7513.Y77, 839.6935
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
I remember you : a ghost story by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,167 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"--
My soul to take : a novel of Iceland by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

56 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,140 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
Ashes to dust by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,036 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"--
Someone to watch over me by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young man with Down's Syndrome has been convicted of burning down his assisted living facility 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 a young woman, killed in what was supposed to be a hit-and-run?"--
The silence of the sea by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A luxury yacht crashes into a Reykjavik pier. But the boat is empty; no one is on board. What has happened to the crew? And what has happened to the family who were very much present when the yacht left Lisbon? What should Thora Gudmundsdottir, the series sleuth, make of the rumors that the vessel was cursed? She is spooked even more when she boards the yacht and thinks she sees one of the missing children. Where is Karitas, the glamorous young wife of the yacht's former owner? And whose is the body that has washed up further along the shore?"--
Stuurloos by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De IJslandse advocate Thóra Gudmundsdóttir 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
Lygi by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in German and Icelandic and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geisterfjord Island-Thriller by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drei junge Leute aus Reykjavík planen, ein heruntergekommenes Haus in einem verlassenen Dorf in den kargen Westfjorden Islands wieder aufzubauen; sie ahnen nicht, welch gewaltige Ereignisse sie damit in Gang setzen. In einer Kleinstadt am anderen Ende des Fjords ermittelt zur selben Zeit Polizistin Dagný gemeinsam mit Freyr, einem Psychologen, in einer Reihe von unnatürlichen Todesfällen. Welche Geheimnisse bergen die staubigen Polizeiakten aus dem vorigen Jahrhundert? Und warum hat Freyr auf einmal das Gefühl, dass sein verschollener Sohn noch am Leben sein könnte? Erst als die Verbindung zwischen diesen rätselhaften Geschehnissen sichtbar wird, enthüllt sich die grausige Wahrheit"
Last rituals by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this gripping pageturner, a young student of Icelandic history is brutally murdered in Reykjavik. The police believe he was murdered by his drug dealer, but his family is not convinced. They hire Thóra to investigate, and with the help of ex-policeman, Matthew Reich, she discovers a rural world of torture and witchcraft
Die IQ-Kids und die geklaute Intelligenz by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in German and Icelandic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il cerchio del male by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silence of the sea by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A luxury yacht arrives in Reykjavfk harbour with nobody on board. What has happened to the crew, and to the family who were on board when it left Lisbon? Thora Gudmundsdottir is hired by the young father¡s parents to investigate, and is soon drawn deeper into the mystery. What should she make of the rumours saying that the vessel was cursed, especially given that when she boards the yacht she thinks she sees one of the missing twins? Where is Karftas, the glamorous young wife of the yacht¡s former owner? And whose is the body that has washed up further along the shore?
Isblå spor by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Danish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Det tredje tegn by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DNA by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Icelandic and German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sogið by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Icelandic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Irsa Sigurdardoutīra 1963-

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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir Icelandic writer

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