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The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake

Sif Sigmarsdottir

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Hachette Childrens Books
25 June 2019
Children's & Educational; Science fiction (Children's&YA)
The captivating, feminist, Nordic YA thriller from Sif Sigmarsdottir. The snow is falling thick and fast now. Snow in Iceland is dangerous.

Hannah Eiriksdottir has been banished from her home in London to a place of eternal punishment for the wicked. No, not Hell, but close: Iceland. There, she faces a new life working as a journalist for her father's newspaper - a man she barely knows.

Imogen Collins has the perfect life as a social media influencer, showing off her glamorous London existence to adoring fans. But behind the filters lies a dark secret. She thought she'd buried it: But the Beast is back - a ghost from her past who's threatening to ruin her future.

When a man is found murdered at the edge of the road in snowy Iceland the girls' lives collide. Imogen had the motive. Can Hannah find out the truth, and discover the reality of the girl beneath the filters?

Behind perfection often lies unbearable ugliness.
By:   Sif Sigmarsdottir
Imprint:   Hachette Childrens Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   292g
ISBN:   9781444935301
ISBN 10:   1444935305
Pages:   292
Publication Date:   25 June 2019
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sif Sigmasdottir is an author and a journalist from Iceland. Sif has been writing children's books for ten years and her novels for teenagers and young adults are bestsellers in Iceland. Her most recent book, Freya's Saga, was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize, the most prestigious literary award in Iceland. Having obtained an MA in children's literature from the University of Reading in 2003, Sif now lives in London. This is her English debut.

Reviews for The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake

A sharp, relevant tale - The Sun A breathtaking, thought-provoking and wildly entertaining YA thriller - author of Artemis Fowl The most exciting YA author from Iceland - author of Snare A fantastic YA novel... a thoroughly captivating and thought-provoking story that will hook you from page one and will not let go until you have reached the satisfying conclusion - author of the bestselling Thora Gudmundsdottir crime series


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