#55 Books That Make You Want to Curl up with a Nordic Thriller and Unravel a Genetic Mystery
Author Sara Winokur talks with Books That Make You host Desiree’ Duffy about how her Nordic thriller and genetic mystery book takes us on a suspenseful ride.
The Nordic Thriller genre gives us cold places, the best balance of present-day living, uniqueness, and an old-fashioned feel that keeps the story grounded. This story gives us just that, and it’s the perfect mix of crime, and suspense.
Author Sara Winokur is the author of the international crime and mystery novel, Double Blind: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders. The book follows Brynja, a forensic geneticist, who after receiving a series of mysterious poems, becomes convinced her brother may still be alive.
Sara Winokur is PhD molecular geneticist. The author was a part of the team that discovered the genes associated with Dwarfism, Muscular Dystrophy, and Huntington’s disease.