In Publishers Weekly they listed the best books of 2021 and in the Mystery/Thriller genre Carin Gerhardsen’s Black Ice claims a spot.
Gerhardsen skillfully makes the most of her premise by allowing only limited flashes of information to emerge from the quartet of narrators, whose identities and roles begin to become clear only about halfway through the novel, precipitating a fresh set of increasingly perilous twists. The author’s mastery of tone imbues a largely tragic tale with touches of humor. By turns touching and terrifying, this nail-biter deserves a wide audience.
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