Children's House #2
On Sale: February 12, 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
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The stunning follow-up to The Legacy, which was the
start of a thrilling new series that Booklist
(starred) recommends for fans of Tana French.
Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps
of her new school. Her fathers appears to have forgotten to
pick her up, her mother has forgotten to give her this
week’s pocket money, and the school is already locked for
the day. Grownups, she decides, are useless.
With no way to call home, she resigns herself to waiting on
the steps until her fathers remembers her. When a girl
approaches, Vaka recog'nizes her immediately from class, and
from her unusual apperance: two of her fingers are missing.
The girl lives at the back of the school, on the other side
of a high fence, and Vaka asks to call her father from the
girl's house. That afternoon is the last time anyone sees Vaka.
Detective Huldar and child psychologist Freyja are called
in. Soon, they find themselves at the heart of another
From the international number one-bestselling author of
The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona
Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel, Yrsa Sigurdardottir
returns with the follow-up to The Legacy.
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