The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Sif Sigmarsdottir
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 198,Width 129
CategoriesScience fiction
ISBN 9781444935301
Teenage / Young Adult

Publishing Details

Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Imprint Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date 28 June 2018
NZ Release Date 28 June 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom


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

Author Biography

Sif Sigmasdottir is an author and a journalist from Iceland. Sif has been writing children's books for ten years and her novels for young adults are bestsellers in Iceland. Freya's Saga, was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize, the most prestigious literary award in Iceland. Her debut UKYA novel, I Am Traitor, was dubbed "War of the Worlds for a new generation" by the Sun. Sif now lives in London with her family.


A sharp, relevant tale - The Sun A breathtaking, thought-provoking and wildly entertaining YA thriller - author of Artemis Fowl A thought-provoking social commentary and page-turning thriller... an exciting read and one for fans of Nordic noir - The Irish Times The most exciting YA author from Iceland - author of Snare A fantastic YA novel... a thoroughly captivating and thought-provoking story that will hook you from page one and will not let go until you have reached the satisfying conclusion - author of the bestselling Thora Gudmundsdottir crime series