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Trap

(2018)
(The second book in the Sonja series)
A novel by

 
 
High stakes jeopardy presides when young mother is forced into smuggling cocaine, in a dark and original, nail-bitingly fast-paced thriller from one of the queens of Icelandic Noir… 'Tough, uncompromising and unsettling' Val McDermid 'Tense and pacey, this intriguing mix of white-collar and white-powder crime could certainly be enjoyed as a standalone, but I would suggest reading its excellent predecessor, Snare, first' Laura Wilson, Guardian Happily settled in Florida, Sonja believes she's finally escaped the trap set by unscrupulous drug lords. But when her son Tomas is taken, she's back to square one … and Iceland. Her lover, Agla, is awaiting sentencing for financial misconduct after the banking crash, and Sonja refuses to see her. And that's not all … Agla owes money to some extremely powerful men, and they'll stop at nothing to get it back. With her former nemesis, customs officer Bragi, on her side, Sonja puts her own plan into motion, to bring down the drug barons and her scheming ex-husband, and get Tomas back safely. But things aren't as straightforward as they seem, and Sonja finds herself caught in the centre of a trap that will put all of their lives at risk… Set in a Reykjavík still covered in the dust of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption, and with a dark, fast-paced and chilling plot and intriguing characters, Trap is an outstandingly original and sexy Nordic crime thriller, from one of the most exciting new names in crime fiction. 'A tense thriller with a highly unusual plot and interesting characters' Marcel Berlins, The Times 'With characters you can't help sympathising with against your better judgement, Sigurdardottir takes the reader on a breathtaking ride … 'Stylish, taut and compelling' Jon Coates, Daily Express 'Pacy and tense, Trapis full of delicious carnage that could translate well to the screen' New Zealand Listener 'This is a searing portrait of the less salubrious parts of the Icelandic psyche as well as a riveting thriller' Sunday Express 'Tense, edgy and delivering more than a few unexpected twists and turns' The TimesCrime Club 'Sharp shocks of chapters hit with increasing energy ... a towering powerhouse of read and I gobbled it up in one intense sitting' Liz Robinson, LoveReading 'The intricate plot is breathtakingly original, with many twists and turns you never see coming. Thriller of the year' New York Journal of Books 'Sigurdardottir provides a skillful combination of Nordic noir, hardboiled financial thriller and high-octane narco drama, filled with sympathetic characters that you can't help identifying with even as they break the law' Crime Fiction Lover 'Smart, ambitious and hugely satisfying' Eva Dolan 'An enthralling tale of love and crime' Michael Ridpath 'Zips along with tension building and building' James Oswald 'An emotional suspense rollercoaster on a par with The Firm' Alexandra Sokoloff

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Tough, uncompromising and unsettling." - Val McDermid


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Used availability for Lilja Sigurdardottir's Trap

Paperback Editions

October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Trap (Reykjavik Noir Trilogy)
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 1-912374-35-8 / 978-1-912374-35-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orenda Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Trap: 2
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 0-655-65410-0 / 978-0-655-65410-0
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Trap: 2 (Reykjavik Noir)
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 0-655-65411-9 / 978-0-655-65411-7
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


May 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: Trap: 2
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 1-978679-09-2 / 978-1-978679-09-2
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


December 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Trap: Reykjavik Noir, Book 2
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


December 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Trap: Reykjavik Noir, Book 2
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


December 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Trap: Reykjavik Noir, Book 2
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


December 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Trap: Reykjavik Noir, Book 2
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Trap (Reykjavik Noir)
Author(s): Lilja Sigurdardottir
Publisher: ORENDA BOOKS
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


August 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Trap (Reykjavik Noir trilogy)
Author(s): Lilja Siguroardottir
Publisher: Orenda Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA