The loner Erlendur has recently joined the police force as a young officer. The beat on the streets in Reykjavik is busy: traffic accidents, theft, domestic violence, contraband... And an unexplained death. When a tramp he met regularly on the night shift is found drowned in a ditch no one seems to care. But his fate haunts Erlendur and drags him inexorably into the strange and dark underworld of the city. - Features the young Erlendur: "Reykjavik Nights "is a prequel to the long-running, acclaimed series that recently concluded with "Strange Shores."
ARNALDUR INDRIDASON worked for many years as a journalist and critic before he began writing novels. His books have since sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Outside Iceland, he is best known for his crime novels featuring Erlendur and Sigurdur oli, which are consistent bestsellers across Europe. The series has won numerous awards, including the Nordic Glass Key and the CWA Gold Dagger. His most recent novel is "Strange Shores."