Hidden in the tranquillity of the valley is a terrible vengeance.
Cerdanya: It is raining in the early hours of the morning and a dense mist covers the depths of the valley. The body of Jaime Bernat, the most powerful landowner in the county, lies lifeless on the frozen earth of a barn. The local residents all point the finger at Dana Prats, whose family has been in a legal dispute with the Bernats for generations over a land dispute. With accusations flying in from all sides, Dana calls for help from her childhood friend Kate Salas, who will return home ready to prove her friend’s innocence.
A first novel by an author with a distinctive voice who has immediately mastered the subtleties of the noire genre: a thrilling pace and enigmatic characters will grip the reader from the first page.
Ojos de hielo is a story about families and secrets that invites us to reflect on the limits of ambition, guilt, jealousy... and the essential need to forgive.
The protagonist is a strong and ambitious woman with complex family relationships and a past that she is striving to forget, but which she is forced to face when her best friend from childhood asks for help.