Arnaldur Indridason worked for many years as a journalist and critic before he began writing novels. His books have since sold over 12 million copies worldwide. Outside Iceland, he is best known for his crime novels featuring Erlendur and Sigurdur gli, which are consistent bestsellers across Europe. The series has won numerous awards, including the Nordic Glass Key and the CWA Gold Dagger.
"This atmospheric tale covering 7 years is beautifully told" -- Marcel Berlins * The Times * "Indridason is a skillful plotter with a firm grasp of how to tell a story to keep the reader guessing... I will certainly look out the next in the series" -- Paul Burke * Nudge *