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Cold Malice

(2020)
(The seventh book in the Gunnhildur Mystery series)
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Reykjavík detective Gunnhildur Gísladóttir tries not to believe in ghosts. But when Helgi, one of her team is certain he's seen a man who had been declared dead more than fifteen years ago, she reluctantly gives him some unofficial leeway to look into it.

Has the not-so-dead man returned from the grave to settle old scores, or has he just decided to take a last look around his old haunts?

Either way, there are people who have nursed grudges for years, hoping for a reckoning one day. Even the rumour of his being alive and kicking is enough to spark a storm of fury and revenge, with Gunnhildur and Helgi caught up in the middle of it.

Praise for Quentin Bates:

'A great read - leaves you craving the next installment' - Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

'A meticulously constructed thriller, peopled with exceptionally convincing characters and shot through with black humour. Frozen Out is as chilling as an Icelandic winter' - S.J. Bolton

'Superior crime fiction set in Iceland... this is a well constructed, well written and satisfying police procedural' - The Times on Cold Comfort

'[A] crackling fiction debut ... palpable authenticity' - Publishers Weekly on Frozen Out

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Gripping and atmospheric, I had remind myself to breathe." - Katerina Diamond


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Used availability for Quentin Bates's Cold Malice

Paperback Editions

June 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Cold Malice (Gunnhildur Mystery)
Author(s): Quentin Bates
ISBN: 1-4721-3183-5 / 978-1-4721-3183-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

June 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Cold Malice
Author(s): Quentin Bates
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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June 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Cold Malice
Author(s): Quentin Bates
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Cold Malice
Author(s): Quentin Bates
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Cold Malice
Author(s): Quentin Bates
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


June 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Cold Malice (Gunnhildur Mystery Book 7)
Author(s): Quentin Bates
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU