Her new novel is Available Dark. Robert Crais calls it “A skin-blistering crime novel, as edgy and black as dried blood on a moonlit night.”
One of Hand's six favorite books, as told to The Week magazine:
Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter HoegRead about the other entries on Hand's list.
W.H. Auden believed that north is "the direction for adventures," an observation brought to life in a terrifyingly literal sense by Hoeg's Smilla, a woman whose obsessive hunt to understand and avenge the mysterious death of a boy in Copenhagen leads her through a nightmarish, bleakly beautiful Nordic landscape.