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Ashes to Dust

(2010)
(The third book in the Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series)
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Thóra peered at the floor, but couldn't see anything that could have frightened Markús that much, only three mounds of dust. She moved the light of her torch over them. It took her some time to realize what she was seeing-- and then it was all she could do not to let the torch slip from her hand. 'Good God,' she said. She ran the light over the three faces, one after another. Sunken cheeks, empty eye-sockets, gaping mouths; they reminded her of photographs of mummies she'd once seen in National Geographic. 'Who are these people?'

'I don't know,' said Markús...

Bodies are discovered in one of the excavated houses at a volcanic tourist attraction dubbed 'The Pompeii of the North'.

Markús Magnússon, who was only a teenager when the volcano erupted, falls under suspicion and hires attorney Thóra Gudmundsdottir to defend him - but when his childhood sweetheart is murdered his case starts to look more difficult, and the locals seem oddly reluctant to back him up..

The third crime novel from international bestseller Yrsa Sigurdardottir, and the third featuring her popular heroine Thora, ASHES TO DUST is tense, taut and terrifying.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Used availability for Yrsa Sigurdardottir's Ashes to Dust

Hardback Editions

March 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ashes to Dust: A Thriller (Thora Gudmundsdottir)
Author(s): Yrsa Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 1-250-00493-4 / 978-1-250-00493-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Paperback Editions

March 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ashes to Dust: A Thriller (Thora Gudmundsdottir)
Author(s): Yrsa Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 0-312-64174-5 / 978-0-312-64174-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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April 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ashes to Dust: Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 3
Author(s): Yrsa Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 1-4447-0007-3 / 978-1-4447-0007-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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April 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ashes to Dust
Author(s): Yrsa Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 1-4447-0008-1 / 978-1-4447-0008-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ashes to Dust: Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 3
Author(s): Yrsa Sigurdardottir
ISBN: 1-4447-0006-5 / 978-1-4447-0006-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Ashes to Dust: A Thriller (Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 3)
Author(s): Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   


July 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ashes to Dust: Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 3 (Thora Gudmundsdottir Crime Series)
Author(s): Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK