By Quentin Bates
A winning housebreaker who leaves no strains and no clues as he strips Reykjavík houses in their valuables has been a thorn within the police's part for months. but if one evening the thief breaks into the inaccurate condominium, he unearths himself stuck in a seize because the stakes are raised a long way past something he may have imagined.
Gunnhildur Gísladóttir of the Reykjavík police unearths herself annoyed at each flip as she searches for a sufferer who has vanished from the scene of the crime, and wonders if it may be associated with the murders of 2 businessmen with doubtful reputations that her bosses are caution her to maintain away from
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Sigga shook her head and acknowledged not anything, whereas Anton chattered to himself. Emilija placed eggs and slices of bread and cheese at the desk. Alex helped himself. ‘It’s Sunday. Sigga is going to basketball perform and Anton’s going to my friend’s whereas I’m at work,’ Emilija stated. ‘When are you accomplished paintings? ’ ‘I’m unsure. It relies how a lot there's to do, and that i may need a night shift to boot. ’ ‘I’ll drop via later, then. ’ ‘No, Alex. I’d like it should you didn’t. ’ His face set in a petulant frown. ‘Why no longer? ’ Emilija sighed. ‘Alex, you’re a candy boy, yet I’m no longer what you will have. We’ve had our enjoyable, so let’s name it an afternoon, lets? ’ ‘What do you suggest? ’ ‘An older unmarried mum with a dishevelled backside and childrens? Come on, Alex. end up whatever more youthful. ’ ‘Maybe you’re what fits me,’ he acknowledged. ‘How could you recognize? ’ ‘I can see it on your eyes. devour your egg earlier than it is going chilly. ’ Emilija plaited her hair in the back of her neck with nimble arms and threw it over her shoulder whereas Alex and the kids ate in silence. Alex tired his espresso mug and beaten his eggshell onto a plate. ‘I’ll see you tonight,’ he stated defiantly, heading for the door along with his automobile keys dangling from one finger. ‘No, Alex. Don’t. ’ He curled an arm round Emilija’s again and pulled her in the direction of him, his different hand snaking in the back of her to cup a buttock as he flooring himself opposed to her. ‘Don’t inform me what to do. ’ Emilija squirmed out of his snatch. ‘Alex, what number instances do i must let you know? It was once enjoyable yet i actually don’t wish you coming around the following. ’ ‘That’s now not what you acknowledged final evening for those who sought after me to screw you back. ’ ‘Shhh. the youngsters . . . ’ ‘So what’s the matter? ’ ‘You really need to grasp? ’ Emilija took his elbow and advised him into the hallway and out of the children’s earshot. status through front door, she seemed earnestly into his eyes. ‘Because in 5 mins there’ll be a few candy younger factor alongside who has time to color her toenails and who’ll trap your eye, and Alex’ll be long gone. i will be able to do with out the heartbreak that is going with all that. That’s cause no 1. you will want the opposite one? ’ shocked and truculent, Alex leaned opposed to the wall, his fingers folded. ‘Go on. inform me. ’ ‘Because you’re as much as no sturdy. I don’t understand what you’re doing, yet it’s now not sincere and that i can’t find the money for to become involved in whatever unlawful. Ingi and that i take to each other sufficient more often than not, in any case, yet his mom loathes me and she’d do something to wrench the youngsters clear of me. slumbering with a gangster is simply going to provide the dried-up previous complain the ammunition she wishes. So thank you, Alex, yet no thank you. ’ Eiríkur patted the baby’s again and listened to it gurgle fortunately whereas Svala spooned yoghurt into the little one, rarely maintaining together with his urge for food. ‘Are you operating at the present time? ’ ‘This afternoon. ’ ‘I proposal you didn’t have a shift this day? ’ there has been a notice of accusation in Svala’s voice and Eiríkur felt a pang of guilt, understanding that she anticipated him to go to her mom and dad along with her, a Sunday afternoon ritual that was once hardly damaged.