10 thoughts on “DNA

  1. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    Translated from Icelandic, this is the first in the Children s House series set in Reykavik This is a murky, dark and twisted tale which begins in 1987 where after an unspeakable event, child experts make the controversial decision to separate thr


  2. sue sue says:

    This is the first book in the start of a new crime series which I devoured page by page.I d left this book at home, thought I had it in my bag when I knew I d be spending some time in the car and sitting for appointments at the hospital nothing serious I wa


  3. Carol Carol says:

    If you either enjoy Nordic Noir or are looking for a fresh take on crime writing and weary of the same old, same old, consider The Legacy, the first in the Childrens House series by Yrsa Sigurdardottir First, a primer on Iceland for everyone not a resident of that co


  4. Susan Susan says:

    Although I am a great fan of Scandinavian crime fiction, for some reason I had not yet read anything by Yrsa Sigurdardottir So, when I discovered she was starting a new series that I could read from the beginning, I thought it was an ideal to chance to read her at last and I a


  5. Blair Blair says:

    I don t know if the author is just insanely prolific or whether there s a huge backlog of her work to translate into English, but it seems there s a new Yrsa Sigur ard ttir book every nine months or so, and here, like clockwork, is the latest The Legacy is the first in the Children s Ho


  6. Viv JM Viv JM says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this slice of Nordic Noir It was a gripping thriller with plenty of twists and turns, red herrings and imaginative murder weapons I found the murder scenes themselves edge of seat frightening, but without being unnecessarily gory in their descriptions The characters, includin


  7. Liz Barnsley Liz Barnsley says:

    Another banging good crime thriller from Yrsa Siguraordottir here Love that it will be a new series I was very fond of all the characters but boy it is not for the faint hearted with reference to the death scenes shudder Brilliant.Full review later at some point.


  8. Laura/Mystery in Minutes Laura/Mystery in Minutes says:

    Mystery in Minutes Overall Rating 4.5 5To read the complete review, please visit Best Crime Novel of the Year by the Icelandic Crime Authors Association, The Legacy is the first installment in the Children s House series, written by Iceland s Queen of Crime , Yrsa Sigurdardottir The Legacy is an intelligent, slow bu


  9. Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede says:

    The Legacy is the first book in the Children s House series and it s the first book I ve read by Yrsa Sigur ard ttir I ve actually read a couple of books by Sigur ard ttir since I finished this book and I find her books really good One thing I loved about this book and the rest I ve read by the author is that its setting is


  10. Crime by the Book Crime by the Book says:

    Full review to come This is one fantastic series launch from Yrsa Sigurdardottir I will absolutely be coming back for of her Children s House books Layered, vivid, chilling, slow burning yet tense this is superb crime writing.


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