Hypothermia: A Thriller by Arnaldur Indriðason

Hypothermia: A Thriller (Reykjavik Thriller)Hypothermia: A Thriller by Arnaldur Indriðason

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A basic procedural made more interesting in that none of the cases being investigated by missing persons detective Erlendur are "on the books" investigations. This is a realistic investigation: it's solved through dogged police work. That doesn't make for a flashy story, but it does make the heavy amount of coincidence believable in the end. The setting was entirely new to me, and I liked reading a book that was written as if I'd be familiar with the place. No heavy cultural or geographic information dumps, it was immersion from the very beginning.

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