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Sif Sigmarsdottir – The Sharp Edge of a Snow Flake : Review

Synopsis – “The captivating, feminist, Nordic YA thriller from Sif Sigmarsdottir. The snow is falling thick and fast now. Snow in Iceland is dangerous.

Hannah Eiríksdóttir 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.

Genre – YA / Thriller 

Star Rating – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Quote That Stood Out Most – “The screen goes dark. Another head turns the other way. Quietly. Cruelly. Deliberately. And out of habit.”

Spoiler free review – Firstly I want to say a huge thank you to @darkroomtours, @teambkmrk and @sif.sigmarsdottir for allowing me to be apart of this tour. I was literally hooked from reading the synopsis to this book and couldn’t wait to get my head into it!

For some reason, I had in my head that this book was going to be back dated a little but I was pleasantly surprised. The book is very modern and up-to date and I absolutely adore the Instagram post pages, definitely my favourite addition.

The book immediately introduces us to Hannah and Imogen and I just love their completely different personalities. I found Imogen super interesting because being an influencer is so common now, but I also found Hannah intriguing because I’m more of a Hannah personality.

I was hooked on the first page of the book and just kept devouring it. The author keeps the book so interesting with different twists and turns.

Overall I loved this book. I will definitely buy this author again and I’m super interested to see what next books are coming up 👀.

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