I Remember You

I Remember You

Book - 2013
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A terrifying ghost story from the Queen of Icelandic crime, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, author of the Thora Gudmundsdottir novels.

'Yrsa is one of the most exciting new voices in the crime thriller world.' - Peter James

The crunching noise had resumed, now accompanied by a disgusting, indefinable smell. It could best be described as a blend of kelp and rotten meat. The voice spoke again, now slightly louder and clearer:
Don't go. Don't go yet. I'm not finished .

In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a derelict house. But soon they realise they are not alone there - something wants them to leave, and it's making its presence felt.

Meanwhile, in a town across the fjord, a young doctor investigating the suicide of an elderly woman discovers that she was obsessed with his vanished son.

When the two stories collide the terrifying truth is uncovered . . .

Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2013, c2012.
ISBN: 9781444729269
1444729268
Characteristics: 391 p.
Additional Contributors: Roughton, Philip

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kat_miller Jul 16, 2017

This is an original page turner! The book starts out lighthearted and gradually feels heavier. You develop empathy for the characters and get to know the characters well. The book is intense and exciting. So this is not the best choice if you are looking for a relaxing bedtime read. The book listed as "Suspense" seems to fall under several genres including horror, paranormal/ghosts, mystery suspense crime fiction....

CRRL_VirginiaJohnson Jun 08, 2017

Probably one of the eeriest books I've ever read. A page-turner.

cmlibrary_lmansfield Aug 05, 2016

A scary fun read. The author built suspense by switching between two story lines at key points. Can't wait to check out her other titles.

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Jeanneknits2
Jun 14, 2016

Two parallel stories that come together in the end. A very scary and riveting book.

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hersheykit123
Jan 08, 2015

her books are so good you won't be able to stop reading them, just wish there were more by this author.

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cjtich
May 09, 2014

I rarely read "ghost" stories but I am very glad that I read this one. Along the lines of Henry James' Turn of the Screw, this marvelous book is suspenseful, intriguing and remains with you for days afterwards.

Jilliemae May 06, 2014

Great book; her best yet! Scary and suspenseful!

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Shawness
Nov 06, 2013

this book spooked me!

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finn75
May 23, 2013

So scary I checked all my doors were locked.

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seaspirit
May 06, 2013

I have read 5 of this author's books and have enjoyed them all. Most have some element of the supernatural related to Icelandic myths which is actually based on natural phenomenon. This book is a change in that her usual characters are not involved. This book also involves the supernatural, but this time it involves ghosts. I do not generally read ghost stories and kept waiting for a physical explanation. For this reason I did not enjoy the novel. There was a lot of tension and suspence which did make it an interesting read.

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kat_miller thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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