Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir is an award-winning, No. 1 best-selling Icelandic crime fiction author. Sigurdardóttir made her crime fiction debut in 2005 with Last Rituals, the first installment in the Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series. She has since gone on to write a number of acclaimed stand-alone thriller novels, and be translated into more than 30 languages. With The Legacy, the first novel in the award-winning series about child psychologist Freyja and police detective Huldar, Yrsa Sigurdardóttir has consolidated her position as one of the finest crime writers of our time, and a master storyteller at the top of her game.

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir’s Festival appearance is generously supported by the Icelandic Literature Center.

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir is published by Hachette Book Group.

Photo credit: Lilja Birgisdóttir.

What to read

The Fallout by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir, 2022

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