The Shadow Killer
by Arnaldur Indridason, Iceland.
Second in the series begun with The Shadow District.
Reykjavik, Iceland 1941: A city under the shadow. When a traveling salesman is found murdered in an apartment, killed by a Colt .45, the police are looking at the U.S servicemen who are causing trouble on every street corner. Reykjavik's sole detective, Flóvent, and the young military policeman Thorson race to solve the case ahead of U.S. counterintelligence, amid rumors of a possible visit by Winston Churchill.
Paperback, 358pp. 2018