Cold Steal (Officer Gunnhilder, Book 4)
A winning housebreaker who leaves no lines and no clues as he strips Reykjavík houses in their valuables has been a thorn within the police's aspect for months. but if one evening the thief breaks into the incorrect apartment, he reveals himself stuck in a catch because the stakes are raised a ways past whatever he may have imagined.
Gunnhildur Gísladóttir of the Reykjavík police reveals herself annoyed at each flip as she searches for a sufferer who has vanished from the scene of the crime, and wonders if it may be associated with the murders of 2 businessmen with doubtful reputations that her bosses are caution her to maintain away from
Wore it.’ ‘I understand,’ Gunna acknowledged. ‘What else?’ ‘He didn’t paintings lengthy hours. part days commonly. So the place did all that money come from?’ ‘You by no means requested him?’ ‘Why?’ Emilija snorted in derision. ‘Why ask a query if you happen to comprehend the reply could be a lie? occasionally it’s top to not recognize. So I didn’t ask the place his funds got here from.’ ‘Drugs?’ ‘I feel so.’ Emilija shook her head. ‘But what do i do know? I’ve been unsuitable such a lot of instances that you just shouldn’t take my note for much,’ she further bitterly.
She in actual fact beloved him much. How they'd develop into a pair was once whatever he didn’t particularly comprehend. It have been a unprecedented one-night stand for every of them, as they either felt they'd lengthy grown out of spontaneous Friday evening couplings with digital strangers. yet Lísa hadn’t long past domestic the subsequent morning, and inside of every week it was once as though they'd been married longer than Orri’s grandparents. He took the flights of steps at a run, thinking about if Lísa had come to prepare dinner, if a take-away used to be much more likely, or if.
Slipped into the kitchen. Orri had left Lísa in mattress. Their dating was once a wierd one, ruled through them either operating shifts, Lísa dealing with a canteen at a manufacturing facility the place construction was once merely ever halted for an afternoon at Christmas, and him at a freight company’s depot on an business property at the urban outskirts. His different actions additionally ate into his time and he had by no means bought around to telling Lísa that he had volunteered to paintings lowered hours whilst the corporate have been compelled to make cuts. In fact,.
obviously a part of the short besides. however it relies, and I’d must have an idea of what to expect.’ ‘What are your credentials? Experience?’ ‘Five years as a police officer, and that i used to be on the embassy in Brussels for a 12 months. Is it the click you’re having difficulties with?’ Sunna María checked out Jóhann and shook her head swiftly. ‘You inform her.’ Jóhann cleared his throat. ‘A good friend of ours has been murdered,’ he acknowledged. Bára took care to not exhibit any shock. ‘Here in Iceland? You suggest the guy.
She was once able to supply in and blink. ‘In what manner? What concerns you greater than usual?’ ‘You comprehend in addition to I do this the neighborhood criminals promote homegrown dope and home-made booze. The Baltic kinds deal in pace. They either do burglaries and all types of stolen-goods scams.’ ‘Yes. And?’ ‘I’m hoping there isn’t a few type of turf conflict brewing. One crowd or the opposite trying to scouse borrow the other’s company. That’s what’s caring me.’ ‘Because it's going to get nasty?’ ‘Exactly. i love a quiet lifestyles, and if.