My rating: 3 of 5 stars
This is the second novel by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir in this series. As its predecessor Last Rituals the tale is steeped in Icelandic culture. The setting is an expensive New Age health resort where the body of a woman is found on the nearby shores. The owner is besides himself and calls Thora to assist.
The story involves the connections between people who have long connections with their land.
There are references to old traditions which feature in the crime. Thora´s children are a constant source of worry as well as her ex husband. The helpful German also comes to Thora. He is an interesting side kick as he does not speak Icelandic and at times provides perspective to the investigation.
I enjoyed this one as much as the first in the series.