Cold Comfort

Cold Comfort

Book - 2011
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Sergeant Gunnhildur, recently promoted from her post in rural Iceland to Reykjavík's Serious Crime Unit, is tasked with hunting down escaped convict Long Ommi, who has embarked on a spree of violent score-settling in and around the city. Meanwhile, she's also investigating the murder of a fitness guru in her own city-center apartment. As Gunna delves into the cases, she unearths some unwelcome secrets and influential friends shared by both guru and convict. Set in an Iceland plagued by an ongoing financial crisis, Gunna has to take stock of the whirlwind changes that have swept through the country - and the fact that at the highest levels of power, the system's endemic corruption still leads, inevitably, to murder.
Publisher: New York : Soho Crime, ©2011
ISBN: 9781616950545
Branch Call Number: BATES
Characteristics: 388 p. ; 24 cm


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May 15, 2016

I really enjoyed this novel - the first "Gunna" novel I read. I since read the first and third ones. I do wish my public library had more of Bates's books available and I'd really like them as audio books (I especially like Davina Porter's reading).

twiga77 Mar 06, 2012

The second novel, just as engrossing as the first. Gunna is a marvel.

Feb 21, 2012

Gunnhildur "Gunna" Gisladottir is a female sergeant with the Serious Crime Unit in Reykjavik, Iceland

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