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Betrayal / Lilja Sigurðardóttir ; translated by Quentin Bates.

Betrayal / Lilja Sigurðardóttir ; translated by Quentin Bates.
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ISBN 9781913193409 (paperback)
Author Lilja Sigurðardóttir, 1972- author.
Title Betrayal / Lilja Sigurðardóttir ; translated by Quentin Bates.
Publisher/Date London : Oremda Books, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 276 pages ; 20 cm.
Summary Note Burned out and traumatised by her horrifying experiences around the world, aid worker Ursula has returned to Iceland. Unable to settle, she accepts a high-profile government role in which she hopes to make a difference again. But on her first day in the post, Ursula promises to help a mother seeking justice for her daughter, who had been raped by a policeman, and life in high office soon becomes much more harrowing than Ursula could ever have imagined. A homeless man is stalking her - but is he hounding her, or warning her of some danger? And why has the death of her father in police custody so many years earlier reared its head again? As Ursula is drawn into dirty politics, facing increasingly deadly threats, the lives of her stalker, her bodyguard and even a witch-like cleaning lady intertwine. Small betrayals become large ones, and the stakes are raised ever higher... Exploring the harsh worlds of politics, police corruption and misogyny, Betrayal is a relevant, powerful, fast-paced thriller that feels just a little bit too real.
Subject Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Fiction
Civil service -- Iceland -- Fiction
Stalkers -- Fiction
Betrayal -- Fiction
Political corruption -- Fiction
Iceland -- Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction).
Psychological fiction.
Added Author Bates, Quentin translator.
Shelf Location F LILJ
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