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Cold Steal (4)

Author(s): Quentin Bates

Location(s): Reykjavik

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Modern



A successful housebreaker who leaves no traces and no clues as he strips Reykjavík homes of their valuables has been a thorn in the police’s side for months. But when one night the thief breaks into the wrong house, he finds himself caught in a trap as the stakes are raised far beyond anything he could have imagined. Gunnhildur Gísladóttir of the Reykjavík police finds herself frustrated at every turn as she searches for a victim who has vanished from the scene of the crime, and wonders if it could be linked to the murders of two businessmen with dubious reputations that her bosses are warning her to keep clear of.

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Gunnhildur “Gunna” Gísladóttir works in Reykjavík,  at Iceland’s Serious Crime Unit. Just back from her holidays, she is charged with investigating the death of man who has been shot, whilst his girlfriend, still alive,...

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