The Shadow District
by Arnaldur Indridason, Iceland.
First in a gripping new series.
A deeply compassionate story of old crimes and their consequences.
In wartime Reykjavik, Iceland a young woman is found strangled in "The Shadow District", a rough and dangerous area of the city. Years later a 90-year-old man is discovered murdered in his bed. Konrad, a former detective now bored with retirement, finds newspaper clippings in the dead man's home about the WWII Shadow District crime. So how are they connected?
Paperback, 346pp. 2017