The peace of a close-knit Icelandic community is shattered by the murder of a policeman - shot at point-blank range in the dead of night in a deserted house. With a killer on the loose and the dark Arctic waters closing in, it falls to Ari Thor to piece together a puzzle that involves tangled local politics, a compromised new mayor and a psychiatric ward in Reykjavik where someone is being held against their will...
UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada): Orenda Books USA & Canada: St. Martins Press
"Traditional and beautifully finessed." Independent
"Bitingly contemporary in setting and tone." Sunday Express