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Chilling Family Secrets: Shari Lapena & Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

June 03 at 4:30pm

If you love spine-tingling thrillers, be sure to spend time with Canadian bestselling author Shari Lapena and Icelandic novelist Yrsa Sigurðardóttir to satiate your appetite for mystery. Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, dubbed the “Queen of Icelandic Crime,” has captivated audiences with her dark and atmospheric novels. The Fallout (2019), translated by Victoria Cribb, puts Children’s House series detective Huldar and child psychologist Freyja to the test when they uncover the secrets of a murdered mother, a missing baby and a father intent on revenge. Lapena’s novels have made her a favourite of readers everywhere with her exquisite explorations of idyllic family lives rapidly turning sour with deadly consequences.

Moderator: Johanna Schneller

Event Info:
Date & Time: June 3 at 4:30pm ET
Where: Harbourfront Centre Theatre
Duration: 60 minutes
Available with a MOTIVE Day or Weekend Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

This event is supported by the Icelandic Literature Center.

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Photo credit: Lilja Birgisdóttir.

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