A mysterious Middle-eastern philanthropist, whisked into frigid Iceland under cover of darkness, is put up in a remote cabin. He’s a special guest of the interior minister, with all the protection that affords. Reykjavik detective Gunnhildur’s reluctant duty is to babysit the charismatic mystery man in the isolated escort him to meetings with a far-right extremist American politician and the minister herself. It’s not long before a Villanelle-like assassin locates him and Gunnhildur must risk her life to protect the mysterious foreigner and in the process discover if he’s an angel or a demon. Thrills and chills abound in this seventh installment of Quention Bates’ popular Officer Gunnhildur series. Read the full review here.