"Frozen Assets" by Quentin Bates
Published on Friday, April 19, 2013 - 1:22pm
In the first in the Officer Gunnhildur series, the investigation of an unidentified body found floating in the harbor of a fishing village leads the policewoman to uncover a web of corruption connected to Iceland's business and banking communities. Frozen Assets is as much an examination of the endemic corruption that led to the global financial crisis and bankrupted Iceland's major banks as it is a murder mystery.
Read an interesting interview with the author on the Scandinavian Crime Fiction blog.
The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at Barnes & Noble, 12th and E streets NW, at 6:30 pm.