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Iceland is the setting for this author's series about Reykjavík attorney Thóra Gudmundsdóttir. Even the name of the place sounds cold! Who created this series?

Select one of the following:

  • Liza Marklund

  • Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

  • Arnaldur Indriðason

  • Henning Mankell

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One of Martin Cruz Smith's novels Polar Star has his sleuth spending time on a ship in the Bering Sea. Not exactly a tropical port of call! Who is Cruz Smith's creation?

Select one of the following:

  • Arkady Renko

  • Alexei Korolev

  • Erast Fandorin

  • Porfiry Petrovich

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Peter Høeg's Smilla Jaspersen is very accustomed to snow and ice, having lived in Greenland. With which kingdom has Greenland been most closely associated?

Select one of the following:

  • UK

  • Sweden

  • Denmark

  • Finland

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M.J. McGrath's half-Inuit hunting guide Edie Kiglatuk lives and works mostly on Ellesmere Island in the High Arctic, although she does travel at times. Which country claims Ellesmere?

Select one of the following:

  • USA

  • UK

  • Iceland

  • Canada

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Åsa Larsson's sleuth certainly understands Arctic weather. She is from the Swedish far-north town of Kiruna, where a few of her cases take place. Who is Larsson's creation?

Select one of the following:

  • Annika Bengtzon

  • Lisbeth Salander

  • Rebecka Martinsson

  • Irene Huss

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Scott Young's Matthew 'Matteesie' Kitologitok, who's based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, is more than used to the cold. He's Inuit, and also a member of Canada's national police force. What's the name of that force?

Select one of the following:

  • the Met

  • AFP

  • FBI

  • RCMP

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Reykjavík Inspector Erlendur knows far too much about bitter cold; he lost his brother in a terrible blizzard and has never really healed from that trauma. Who created Erlendur?

Select one of the following:

  • Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

  • Arnaldur Indriðason

  • Davíð Stefánsson

  • Elín Ebba Gunnarsdóttir

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Dana Stabenow's Kate Shugak is a member of the Aleut people of this far-north US state so she's quite accustomed to bitter winters. Where does she live?

Select one of the following:

  • Minnesota

  • Maine

  • Alaska

  • Oregon

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Oslo Inspector Konrad Sejer has been through more than his share of cold winters. Who is Sejer's creator?

Select one of the following:

  • Karin Fossum

  • Karin Alvtegen

  • Karin Slaughter

  • Karin Sveen

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Alaska State Trooper Nathan Active lives and works in Chukchi, Alaska, where it's easier to get around by snowmobile and plane than it is by car. Who is Active's creator?

Select one of the following:

  • Peter Robinson

  • Giles Blunt

  • Robert Crais

  • Stan Jones

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A lot of crime fiction takes place in very cold climates. And as a dedicated crime fiction fan, you know all of your Arctic crime fiction, don't you? Or do you? Take this handy quiz and find out. Match each question with the correct answer. At the end of the quiz, submit your answers to see how well you have done. You can also go back through your answers to see which ones you got correct. Ready? Let's go!

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