By Arnaldur Indriðason
A suspected blackmailer is located murdered during this gripping crime tale from the Crime Writers' organization Gold Dagger winner, Arnaldur Indridason.
Detective Sigurdur Oli is in hassle.
After a college reunion exposes the chasm among his lifestyles and people of his even more winning contemporaries, leaving him sour and green with envy, certainly one of his previous acquaintances asks him to pay an unofficial stopover at to a few of blackmailers. He simply has the same opinion, purely to reach to discover one of many pair mendacity in a pool of blood. whilst the sufferer dies in clinic, Sigurdur Oli is confronted with investigating a homicide with no revealing his personal purposes for being current on the homicide scene.
relocating from the villas of Reykjavik's banking elite to a sordid basement flat, "Black Skies" is an excellent tale of greed, satisfaction and homicide from one in every of Europe's so much profitable crime writers.
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I’m going to have a quick shower. ’ Cain left the offices and made his way up a rickety flight of stairs to his makeshift bedroom and bathroom. He had made sure he had these facilities for just these kinds of encounters − encounters that were becoming more and more prevalent, if he was honest. Chapter Two ‘Ooh, look at you all done up like a dog’s dinner! ’ Jennifer Riley looked good and she knew it, but the way her mother spoke it was not a compliment she was offering her daughter but an accusation.
Would he feel the need for a woman with less baggage and tighter skin, who still had the freshness of youth on her side? Because he could easily find one. Men like Cain Moran were magnets to certain women − she knew that better than anyone. Twenty-five years was a long time to be apart, but it had passed. That was the thing − eventually the time did pass and, now it had, Jenny prayed that Cain would still want her as she wanted him. Because, God, how she wanted him. Caroline Moran was tall, heavy breasted and dangerously fat.
Taller than average, with thick dark hair and deep blue eyes, he had the handsome, Irish look about him just like his father. He couldn’t disguise their similarity in looks which he knew must be hard for his mother. She loathed his father, a man who had dumped them without a backward glance when he had found something better. ’ Caroline snorted. ‘Fuck him! He means nothing to me, the two-faced filthy rat. He made his choice − for all the luck she brought him! I told him that God pays back debts without money, and look what happened.