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Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir (pronounced UR-suh SIG-ur- dar-daughter) is the author of “The Legacy,” the first in a stunning new mystery series. Her previous books include “The Silence of the Sea,” winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel, “Someone to Watch Over Me,” and “I Remember You.” She lives with her family in Reykjavík, where she is a director of one of Iceland’s largest engineering firms. Her work is climbing bestseller lists all over the world, and films are currently in production for several of her books.

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