The Crime Writers’ Association

Gold Dagger 2019


Derek B Miller

American by Day

Published by: Doubleday

A parody of current issues in everyday America, a straight-forward manhunt novel or an interpretive look at love, loss and family relationships? Millar encompasses all these in a novel that takes Norwegian police chief Sigrid to New York to search for her missing brother, Marcus. Local sheriff Irv brings in a philosophical viewpoint and his relationship with Sigrid is key to the solving of the mystery in a captivating and reflective way, with some quality wry humour as few stones are left unturned.

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