American by Day

by Derek B. Miller, author of Norwegian by Night.
Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård has to leave Norway and go to America where her brother is implicated in the mysterious death of a prominent African-American academic. Plunged into a United States where race and identity, politics and promise reverberate in every aspect of daily life, she must negotiate the local political minefields and navigate the backwoods of the Adirondacs to uncover the truth. Refreshingly funny crime novel.
Paperback, 344pp. 2019