About Chilled to the Bone

13 July 2010

When an elderly shipowner is found dead, tied to a bed in one of Reykjavik's smartest hotels, Gunnhildur initially sees no evidence of foul play, but still suspects things are not as cut and dried as they seem. And as she investigates the man's untimely and embarrassing demise, she uncovers a ring of blackmail and bondage that people would prefer to keep quiet.

How does all this connect to a local hard man, recently returned to Iceland after many years abroad, and the unfortunate loss of a government laptop containing sensitive data about various members of the government? What looked straightforward at first glance rapidly becomes a dangerous investigation with carefully hidden secrets that ruthless people will go to violent extremes to keep.