Jhb launch: The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir (March 7)

The queen of Icelandic noir is paying the city of gold a visit! Join Yrsa Sigurdardóttir in conversation with Michele Magwood at the Exclusive Books, Rosebank launch of 'The Reckoning'

27 February 2019 - 13:57

A chilling note predicting the deaths of six people is found in a school's time capsule, ten years after it was buried. But surely, if a thirteen-year-old wrote it, it can't be a real threat...

Detective Huldar suspects he's been given the investigation simply to keep him away from real police work. He turns to psychologist Freyja to help understand the child who hid the message. Soon, however, they find themselves at the heart of another shocking case.

For the discovery of the letter coincides with a string of macabre events: body parts found in a garden, followed by the murder of the man who owned the house. His initials are BT, one of the names on the note.

Huldar and Freyja must race to identify the writer, the victims and the murderer, before the rest of the targets are killed...


Date: Thursday, 7 March (6 PM for 6:30 PM)

Venue: Exclusive Books, Rosebank, Oxford Service Rd

Guest Speaker: Michele Magwood

RSVP: events@exclusivebooks.co.za

  • Article provided by Jonathan Ball Publishers