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Read the English translation of this, called The Reckoning, translated by Victoria Cribb. Ah, Yrsa, Yrsa, Yrsa. From the international number one-bestselling author of The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel Yrsa Sigurdardottir returns with the follow-up to The Legacy. Vilborg Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (born in 1963) is an Icelandic writer of both crime novels and children's fiction. And some of the scenarios stretched credibility to the limit. Can it be a real threat? Be the first to ask a question about The Reckoning. Free shipping . Well recommended, This very dark and disturbing crime novel was well-crafted and well-paced but for me crossed a line by being gratuitously violent and extreme. In reality, Iceland has virtually no violent crime. I simply had to get my hands on The Reckoning and see what else Sigurdardottir has in store for us. Yrsa Sigurdardóttir, trans. "—Guardian on The Legacy. AbeBooks.com: The Reckoning: A Thriller (Children's House) (9781250136282) by Sigurdardottir, Yrsa and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Be the first to write a review. Okay so now I got to wait until third book gets translated to Swedish and gets available on any of my audiobook apps, This book was a big disappointment for me, being a devoted fan of Yrsa Sigurdardottir's novels and Icelandic crime fiction in general. No ratings or reviews yet. ISBN-10: 1473621593 When it was released it was up for £10.99 which was totally excessive, even IF I were gainfully employed !! She has been writing since 1998. It turns out she has gone to the nearby home of a classmate. (Couldn’t find a Goodreads entry for the English version.). item 7 The Reckoning: A Thriller by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (English) Hardcover Book Free S 7 - The Reckoning: A Thriller by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (English) Hardcover Book Free S. $24.06. Not the sharpest mind but does an ok job. I am a fan of Scandinavian noir and this Icelandic thriller is a great addition to the genre. Send-to-Kindle or Email . To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices. Try The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurdardottir @YrsaSig @HodderBooks June 15, 2018 June 6, 2018 by Jen Lucas Today I am sharing my thoughts on The Reckoning , the second book in the chilling and wonderful Children’s House series from the Queen of Icelandic Noir, Yrsa Sigurdardottir. Her work is climbing bestseller lists all over the world, and films are currently in production for several of her books. Yrsa Sigurdardottir was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, on August 24, 1963. Recommended for fans of Tana French and Camilla Lackberg. We’d love your help. Or is it his son who was most likely abused at home and has anger issues? Please login to your account first; Need help? Fast forward to 2016 – a series of bizarre, gruesome killings has begun – but only after Sigrun’s father Jon Jonsson has been released. $11.96. I'll definitely be reading them as this is one terrific writer and series. All of the victims match the initials from the note. Her father appears to have forgotten to pick her up, her mother has forgotten to give her this week’s pocket money, and the school is already locked for the day. Oooooh, another delicious story from this author. At times the subject matter is a pretty hard read but the writing is superb, I look forward to reading the next in series if there is one... let’s hope so. YRSA SIGURDARDÓTTIR (pronounced EAR-suh SIG-ur-dar-daughter) lives with her family in Reykjavík. Yrsa is a good writer and she tests her limits. Please read our short guide how to send a book to Kindle. THE RECKONING—the second installment in the Children’s House series following THE LEGACY, picks right back up with the now demoted Huldar. Picking up where her 2018 release THE LEGACY left off, Sigurdardottir’s newest crime novel delivers a gritty, layered procedural exploring the longstanding implications of childhood trauma. Yrsa Sigurðardóttir is an Icelandic writer, of both crime-novels and children's fiction. 4+ stars for this second book in the series and it was excellent. I liked in this instalment that both of them surprised me in differing ways as we learned more about their own personalities as well. Iceland’s Queen of Crime returns in 2019 with the second installment in her superb Children’s House series: THE RECKONING. Language: english. Brilliant second book of a great new series. It isn't a fast paced thriller, but a nuanced, balanced study in the effects a corrupt and failing justice/welfare system can have on those they are trusted to protect. I guarantee you will do the same. Hello, Sign in. See all 7 - All listings for this product. But this book would have been just as gripping and effective without some of the more gruesome details, and any novel that deals with child abuse needs to be particularly sensitive. There is a certain charm evident in the dysfunctional relationship between Frey’s and Huldar. She has been writing since 1998. Quite good, even though I felt some parts of the story were quite "thin". Another excellent book from one of my favourite authors. Although I can see why so many readers have enjoyed the book, for me it went beyond what is acceptable in depicting violence. It turns out she has gone to the nearby home of a classmate. "—National Examiner, "[A] relentlessly paced series launch...Few readers will be able to put down this powerful tale of revenge. I'll probably need to wait now for over a year till the next ones drop in price. I was very impressed. "A chilling note written by a thirteen-year-old predicting the deaths of six people is found in a time capsule, ten years after it was buried. "Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps of her new school. I would like to think that the ''Reckoning'' is only a mediocre parenthesis to the truly talented Icelandic author's work. 4.5/5 stars for this outstanding Nordic crime novel! The Reckoning Yrsa Sigurdardottir A Freya and Huldar Thriller Hodder & Stoughton 2018 406 pages. File: EPUB, 4.53 MB. The premise for nordic noir thriller The Reckoning by Iceland’s Yrsa Sigurdardottir is great. #2 Freya and Huldsr thriller. . The horror of a decades-old family separation provides the catalyst for dark crimes and a complex investigation. Killing the 'Dead Girl' Theme in Crime Fiction. Try I've waited a long time for it as well. This book was a big disappointment for me, being a devoted fan of Yrsa Sigurdardottir's novels and Icelandic crime fiction in general. But this book would have been just as gripping and effective without some of the more gruesome details, and any novel that deals with child abuse needs to be particularly sensitive. THE RECKONING is another chilling, atmospheric tale from the undisputed Queen of Icelandic Noir. Yrsa also delves into the corruption at the heart of the Icelandic justice system, how willing people are to cover up their mistakes and those of others at the expense of the very people they are trusted to protect. Author of the bestselling Thora Gudmundsdottir crime series and several stand-alone thrillers, Yrsa Sigurdardottir was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1963 and works as a civil engineer. Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps of her new school. A strong sense of place, interesting characters and a chilling plot make The Legacy a novel to savor.… More…, "We have always been able to rely on Yrsa Sigurdardóttir for a good story well told, and The Legacy is no exception. I did make a HUGE observation in this instalment that I have no idea whatsoever what Huldar and Freyja's surnames are ! Detective Huldar and child psychologist Freyja are called in. But he's a twit, although a well meaning twit, so you can bet hell mess things up The Reckoning isn't a rattling page turner, it takes its time to build character, often diverting to show the humdrum of everyday life, but not at the expense of the story. Yrsa Sigurdardottir’s Children’s House series has been my most exciting discovery in 2018, and I fully expect to become totally addicted to future books in the series. Well translated with a complicated plot. While the first book in this new series (Freya and Huldar), titled ''DNA'', was aligned with the previous dark, suspenseful and gory novels of the so-called ''Queen of Icelandic Noir'', the ''Reckoning'' fell short to my expectations as it is a rather conventional police procedural crime novel which focuses more on the whodunit part rather than the horrendous atmosphere which is a trademark of the writer herself. Iceland’s Queen of Crime returns in 2019 with the second installment in her superb Children’s House series: THE RECKONING. This is a very dark, but compelling story dealing with some decidedly difficult themes. It is so good that I picked up The Reckoning immediately after turning the last page of The Legacy because I had to find out what would become of investigative duo Freyja and Huldar. Her titles include The Silence of the Sea and The Legacy. Well translated with a complicated plot. I Remember You by Sigurdardottir, Yrsa 1444729268 The Fast Free Shipping. Yrsa Sigurdardottir, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel, delivers another tour de force in her second novel in the Freyja and Huldar series. This is the 2nd in the Freyja and Huldar series, following on from The Legacy. Nothing is resolved here, save for the murders, and the surprising denouement at the end, and I'm really looking forward to seeing how their relationship develops going forward. Freyja trusts Huldar about as far as she could spit him, and Huldar realises that he harbours more than just professional respect for her. "—Sarah Ward, author of In Bitter Chill, "We have always been able to rely on Yrsa Sigurdardóttir for a good story well told, and The Legacy is no exception. Her début crime novel was translated into English by Bernard Scudder. In a story both gruesome and heart-wrenching, Sigurdardottir weaves a masterful mystery that belongs on the bookshelf of every Scandinavian crime fiction reader. YRSA SIGURDARDÓTTIR (pronounced EAR-suh SIG-ur-dar-daughter) lives with her family in Reykjavík. If you have a weak stomach or don't like to read books about child abuse, this is a suggestion that you go elsewhere to fill in your Scandinavian noir needs. He’s investigating a 2016 letter found in a time capsule that predicts the deaths of six people denoted only by initials. This is such a fantastic series. The Reckoning is the stunning follow-up to The Legacy, which was the start of a thrilling new series that Booklist (starred) recommends for fans of Tana French. "—Booklist, "Nordic crime fiction continues to be perennially popular and first-rate, with good reason. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This was my first novel by this author. Yrsa doesn't shy away from these, and really puts her characters through the mill. So, I'll admit that this was a slower read for me. This is her second book about Freyja, child psychologist and Huldar, the cop. The Reckoning is the stunning follow-up to The Legacy, which was the start of a thrilling new series that Booklist (starred) recommends for fans of Tana French. Twelve years after the rape and murder of an 8-year-old schoolgirl, a new series of murders blossoms in her memory in Sigurdardóttir’s latest horrific police nightmare. Yrsa Sigurdardottir: Yes and no. THE RECKONING by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir ; translated by Victoria Cribb ‧ RELEASE DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 Twelve years after the rape and murder of an 8-year-old schoolgirl, a new series of murders blossoms in her memory in Sigurdardóttir’s latest horrific police nightmare. Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps of her new school. Freya and Huldar's relationship, such as it is burn personally and professionally, is still tender age the events of The Legacy. We asked Alice Bolin, author of Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession, and journalist-turned-crime novelist Laura... Yrsa Sigurdardottir, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel, delivers another tour de force in her second novel in the Freyja and Huldar series. For all it’s dark subject matter, I really liked this novel and read it steadily to the end. It begins in 2004 when eight year old Vaka goes missing while waiting for her dad to pick her up after school. That being said, I would like to underline the fact that this is not a bad novel, you still want to turn the pages but it lacks the graphic horror descriptions which bring goosebumps to the reader and keep you on the edge of your seat the whole time you spend reading it. The Reckoning, page 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 He’s now been relegated to investigating a letter in a time capsule written by school children in 2006 saying six people will be killed in ten years – listed by initials only. She is a director of one of Iceland’s largest engineering firms. Free shipping . From Yrsa Sigurdardottir, author of the international bestselling thriller The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel, comes the follow-up to The Legacy. Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. It moved very slowly until about the last 1/4. Free shipping. by Hodder & Stoughton. Iceland’s Queen of Crime returns in 2019 with the second installment in her superb Children’s House series: THE RECKONING. From the prolog, I felt that this book would win me over. The central character in her crime novels so far is Thóra Gudmundsdóttir (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir), a lawyer. Now the convicted killer is being released from prison and others connected to the case are turning up dead. I discovered the Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurdardottir, last year. That afternoon is the last time anyone sees Vaka. However some of it I did find compelling, especially the relationships between the various law enforcement protagonists, and it’s not a bad book – in fact it’s quite a good one – but I only chose it as I enjoy reading fiction from other countries and I won’t be tempted to read another from Yrsa Sigurdardottir. I’ll definitely still continue the series. As I started reading this book, many questions arose and my curiosity was fueled by the potential events of the previous book in the series, although in general I understood what happened. Pre-order Yrsa Sigurdardottir's next book, GALLOWS ROCK, now! The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! Vaka sits, regretting her … Although, I do feel like I missed out on some of the backstory in book one. Her titles include The Silence of the Sea and The Legacy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And who, if not the Icelandic crime author with a complex surname, Yrsa Sigurdardottir. Fast forward to 2016 – a series of bizarre, gruesome killings has begun – but only after Sigrun’s father Jon Jonsson has been released from prison. The Reckoning is the stunning follow-up to The Legacy, which was the start of a thrilling new series that Booklist (starred) recommends for fans of Tana French.. Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps of her new school. I did make a HUGE observation in this instalment that I have no idea whatsoever what Huldar and Freyja's surnames are ! Of course a crime novel is likely to have grisly murders, psychologically damaged victims and perpetrators, evil criminals. Save for later . "—Booklist (starred) on The Legacy, "Brilliant . Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published It begins in 2004 when eight year old Vaka goes missing while waiting for her dad to pick her up after school. I find I am really liking this series. I read The Legacy before I read this book. Her titles include The Silence of the Sea and The Legacy. When a girl approaches, Vaka recognizes her immediately from class, and from her unusual appearance: two of her fingers are missing. He is a bit of a fool. Minotaur, $26.99 (384p) ISBN 978-1-250-13628-2 Having said this I would like to note that there are no detailed descriptions of such acts in the second book. It is book two in the series, but worked as a stand-alone. her best novel to date. In a story both gruesome and heart-wrenching, Sigurdardottir weaves a masterful mystery that belongs on the bookshelf of every Scandin. Hurrah for Yrsa Sigurðardóttir , This novel marks the return of police detective Huldar and child psychologist Freyja. I hadn't even spotted that. Yrsa Sigurdardottir has with her large-scale and genuinely intelligent stories attempted to find the core of Iceland's distinctive society, and thus pushed the … Grownups, she decides, are useless. Freyja is no longer held in high esteem either. from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb. I find I am really liking this series. This is must-reading for Scandinavian crime fans. I am eagerly expecting the English edition of the third book in the series, hoping for the best! (AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner) From Yrsa Sigurdardottir, author of the international best-selling thriller The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel, comes the follow-up to The Legacy. Hello, Sign in. Welcome back. A tad disappointed in this one. Is he murdering again? The Reckoning: Children's House Book 2 by Yrsa Sigurdardottir. Yrsa Sigurdardóttir delivers another superb, edge-of-your seat dark thriller with tinges of horror sure to keep you up at night. Detective Huldar turns to psychologist Freyja to help understand the child who hid the message. Didn’t quite have the zest the first in this series had. The Reckoning Yrsa Sigurdardottir. These days he mostly got the assignments that no one else in CID wanted, like... "Sigurdardottir just keeps getting better and better. Police detective Huldar and child psychologist Freyja are once again thrown together. Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers. I'll definitely be reading them as this is one terrific writer and series. Oooooh, another delicious story from this author. A strong sense of place, interesting characters and a chilling plot make The Legacy a novel to savor. Her father appears to have forgotten to pick her up, her mother has forgotten to give her this week's pocket money, and the school is already locked for the day. The first involves a child witness to a murder and the other past atrocities against children. Sigrun, to call him – not knowing the classmate’s father is home, drunk, and not anyone you really want to meet. Freyja trusts Huldar about as far as she c, Ah, Yrsa, Yrsa, Yrsa. A chilling note predicting the deaths of six people is found in a school's time capsule, 10 years after it was buried. Picking up where her 2018 release THE LEGACY left off, Sigurdardottir’s newest crime novel delivers a gritty, layered procedural exploring the longstanding implications of childhood trauma. "—Peter Robinson, "If you like your crime fiction dark and engaging, look no further. But this is a work of fiction, and the detectives in Reykjavik are busy. Image not available. YRSA SIGURDARDÓTTIR (pronounced EAR-suh SIG-ur-dar-daughter) lives with her family in Reykjavík. There was hardly anything else on it apart from a small collection of half-empty coffee mugs. Case in point: The Reckoning. ISBN: 9781473621596. I read the first story in the Children's House series, The Legacy this week. Chapter 1Huldar dropped the bundle of photocopies on his desk. Her last work with the police department didn’t turn out well. Macmillan Code of Ethics for Business Partners. 'Yrsa is a magnificent writer' Karin Slaughter 'The queen of Icelandic thriller writers' Guardian A chilling note written by a thirteen-year-old … It did not disappoint either as there were plenty of suspects in the cold case of young Vaka who was raped and then murdered. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. The Reckoning is dark, grave, and graphic—but also gripping and compassionate"—The Seattle Times, "[A] chilling page-turner. I kinda like them, Huldar is not the typical scandinavian police, all mopey and dark. With no way to call home, she resigns herself to waiting on the steps until her father remembers her. To see what your friends thought of this book. She is a director of one of Iceland’s largest engineering firms. This is the 2nd in the Freyja and Huldar series, following on from The Legacy. Although I can see why so many readers have enjoyed. Her work is climbing bestseller lists all over the world, and films are currently in production for several of her books. On the back cover it says that it is the second book in the series, but I had no trouble reading it like a standalone. It’s worth some quick research to discover why. Of course a crime novel is likely to have grisly murders, psychologically damaged victims and perpetrators, evil criminals. The story in The Reckoning is dark, very dark, with very disturbing themes, something that Yrsa excels in writing. . Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible purchase. This very dark and disturbing crime novel was well-crafted and well-paced but for me crossed a line by being gratuitously violent and extreme. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Reckoning is not a sequel as much as the second book in a series (I hope it’s an ongoing series!) But the discovery of the letter coincides with a string of murders. "—Publishers Weekly (Starred and Boxed), "Sigurdardottir offsets sharp procedural elements and gruesome crimes with masterful character development and social commentary, creating a riveting, affecting thriller. ISBN 13: 978-1-250-13629-9. This award winning Icelandic author is famously known for her gritty and hard hitting crime novels set within the suburbs of Iceland. Refresh and try again. Start by marking “The Reckoning” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Lots of twists and turns and a nice unpredictable ending! Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Opens image gallery. I've waited a long time for it as well. Since their first disastrous collaboration in. Yrsa doesn't shy away from these, and really puts her characters through the mill. Freya and Huldar's relationship, such as it is burn personally and professionally, is still tender age the events of The Legacy. Pre-order Yrsa Sigurdardottir's next book, GALLOWS ROCK, now! With no way to call home, she resigns herself to waiting on the steps until her father remembers her. I loved Huldar and Freyja in The Legacy so was anxious to continue this series set in Iceland. I still really enjoyed these characters & wasn’t able to guess “the bad guy” and one main occurrence that was revealed at the end. Buy The Reckoning By Yrsa Sigurdardottir. She is a director of one of Iceland’s largest engineering firms. The Reckoning is an excellently dark, moody, character driven novel, one that will stay in your mind and leaves you wanting more. "—The Globe and Mail on The Legacy, "The Legacy is the start of an exciting new direction for Yrsa Sigurdardottir. "—Mari Hannah on The Legacy, "Yrsa remains the queen of Icelandic thriller writers. The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, 9781473621589, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. May 3rd 2018 While the first book in this new series (Freya and Huldar), titled ''DNA'', was aligned with the previous dark, suspenseful and gory novels of the so-called ''Queen of Icelandic Noir'', the ''Reckoning'' fell short to my expectations as it is a rather conventional police procedural crime novel which focuses more on the whodunit part rather than the horrendous atm. Grownups, she decides, are useless. The novel begins with the rape and murder of an 8 year old girl. Pre-order Yrsa Sigurdardottir's next book, GALLOWS ROCK, now! 'Yrsa is a magnificent writer' Karin Slaughter 'The queen of Icelandic thriller writers' Guardian A chilling note written by a thirteen-year-old predicting the deaths of six people is found in a time capsule, ten years after it was buried. Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps of her new school. $15.04. I loved it. When it was released it was up for £10.99 which was totally excessive, even IF I were gainfully employed !! The first two installments (the Legacy and the Reckoning) both include children, albeit not in the same way. The girl lives at the back of the school, on the other side of a high fence, and Vaka asks to call her father from the girl's house. This is tough reading material, and at various points I felt personal despair for the human condition. And here's my first review in the New 2020. 4.5/5 stars for this outstanding Nordic crime novel! $9.23. Picture Information. In the case of Freya and Huldar this just endears you to them more. I hadn't even spotted that in the first story......ashamedly. Picking up where her 2018 release THE LEGACY left off, Sigurdardottir’s newest crime novel delivers a gritty, layered procedural exploring the longstanding implications of childhood trauma. I'll probably need to wait now for over a year till the next ones drop in price. Soon, they find themselves at the heart of another shocking case. It's truly harrowing. 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