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Kin

(2018)
(The first book in the Helga Finnsdottir series)
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'For Vikings done right, come to Snorri Kristjansson' - Mark Lawrence

'Truly entertaining' - Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

'A dark mystery in a dark age brought vividly to life' - Robert Fabbri

Everyone loves a family reunion.

970: For the first time since Helga was adopted, her family will be gathered in one place. But her siblings are coming with darkness in their hearts.

Everyone knows their father, the Viking warlord Unnthor Reginsson, has a great chest of gold hidden somewhere on his land - and each of his heirs is determined to find it.

Then one morning Helga is awakened by screams. Blood has been shed. Kin has been slain.

All the clues point to one person - who cannot possibly be the murderer, at least in Helga's eyes. But if she's going to save an innocent from the axe, she's got to solve the mystery - fast . . .

Lies. Manipulation. Murder. There's nothing quite like family . . .
Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"For lovers of the Vikings TV series and Lindsey Davies alike. Helga Finnsdottir is the Flavia Alba of the Viking world. A dark mystery in a dark age brought vividly to life. I look forward to reading more." - Robert Fabbri

"Praise Odin, it's a terrific mystery! With Viking family values and a sharp-witted heroine, Snorri Kristjansson delivers a first-rate chronicle of intrigue and murder." - Stephen Gallagher

"An exciting new voice. With his Viking mystery, Snorri has created a new and interesting sub-genre of Icelandic noir." - Ragnar Jónasson

"For Vikings done right, come to Snorri Kristjansson." - Mark Lawrence

"Truly entertaining: a new and original Viking Noir voice." - Yrsa Sigurðardóttir


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