American by Day

American by Day

 A gripping and timely novel that follows Sigrid?the dry-witted detective from Derek B. Miller's best-selling debut Norwegian by Night?from Oslo to the United States on a quest to find her missing brother SHE KNEW IT WAS A WEIRD PLACE. She?d heard the stories, seen the movies, read the books. But now police Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård has to leave her native Norway and  A gripping and timely novel that follows Sigrid?the dry-witted detective from Derek B. Miller's best-...

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Title:American by Day
Author:Derek B. Miller
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:1328876659
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:352 pages pages

American by Day Reviews

  • Jenny (Reading Envy)
    Jan 06, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

  • ☮Karen
    May 06, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

  • Kathy
    Apr 16, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

    I realised that this book was a sequel only after I finished reading the book and sat down to write this review! My interest is totally piqued in Norwegian by Night now. American by Day (supposedly) starts off where Norwegian by Night ends. Sigrid Ødegård, is a top cop in the Norw...

    Norwegian by Night, read five years ago, still resonates in my mind. Hanging on the framework of a truly original storyline, Derek Miller focused on the subject of war and its consequences on succeeding generations, employing four different wars in the narrative. In American by Day, he...

    A Norwegian police officer, on leave following her involvement in a shooting, travels to the United States to find her brother who has disappeared in upstate New York. He is wanted by the local police for questioning when his African American girlfriend plunges to her death shortly aft...

    4.5 I love Derek Miller's writing--so deep and witty, and sometimes funny. I love his characters, too. Norwegian by Night by Mr. Miller is one of the best books I've ever read. This is a thought-filled novel taking a look at our country's persona through the eyes of a Norwegian as the ...

  • Jill
    Mar 23, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

  • Kasa Cotugno
    Apr 04, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

    I realised that this book was a sequel only after I finished reading the book and sat down to write this review! My interest is totally piqued in Norwegian by Night now. American by Day (supposedly) starts off where Norwegian by Night ends. Sigrid Ødegård, is a top cop in the Norw...

    Norwegian by Night, read five years ago, still resonates in my mind. Hanging on the framework of a truly original storyline, Derek Miller focused on the subject of war and its consequences on succeeding generations, employing four different wars in the narrative. In American by Day, he...

  • switterbug (Betsey)
    Mar 29, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

  • Diane S ☔
    Mar 01, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

  • Marianne
    Mar 06, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

  • Sara
    Sep 11, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

    I realised that this book was a sequel only after I finished reading the book and sat down to write this review! My interest is totally piqued in Norwegian by Night now. American by Day (supposedly) starts off where Norwegian by Night ends. Sigrid Ødegård, is a top cop in the Norw...

    Norwegian by Night, read five years ago, still resonates in my mind. Hanging on the framework of a truly original storyline, Derek Miller focused on the subject of war and its consequences on succeeding generations, employing four different wars in the narrative. In American by Day, he...

    A Norwegian police officer, on leave following her involvement in a shooting, travels to the United States to find her brother who has disappeared in upstate New York. He is wanted by the local police for questioning when his African American girlfriend plunges to her death shortly aft...

    4.5 I love Derek Miller's writing--so deep and witty, and sometimes funny. I love his characters, too. Norwegian by Night by Mr. Miller is one of the best books I've ever read. This is a thought-filled novel taking a look at our country's persona through the eyes of a Norwegian as the ...

    Just what I like the best: -philosophical mystery -taciturn detective -actually good female characters -a look into another world (Norway...and upstate NY) -an excuse to critique societal issues, in this case police violence against brown people ...

  • Raven
    Mar 13, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

  • Bonnie Brody
    Apr 06, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

  • Phrynne
    Mar 02, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

  • ❀Marie Gentilcore
    Aug 02, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

  • Beverley
    Jun 07, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

    I realised that this book was a sequel only after I finished reading the book and sat down to write this review! My interest is totally piqued in Norwegian by Night now. American by Day (supposedly) starts off where Norwegian by Night ends. Sigrid Ødegård, is a top cop in the Norw...

    Norwegian by Night, read five years ago, still resonates in my mind. Hanging on the framework of a truly original storyline, Derek Miller focused on the subject of war and its consequences on succeeding generations, employing four different wars in the narrative. In American by Day, he...

    A Norwegian police officer, on leave following her involvement in a shooting, travels to the United States to find her brother who has disappeared in upstate New York. He is wanted by the local police for questioning when his African American girlfriend plunges to her death shortly aft...

    4.5 I love Derek Miller's writing--so deep and witty, and sometimes funny. I love his characters, too. Norwegian by Night by Mr. Miller is one of the best books I've ever read. This is a thought-filled novel taking a look at our country's persona through the eyes of a Norwegian as the ...

    Just what I like the best: -philosophical mystery -taciturn detective -actually good female characters -a look into another world (Norway...and upstate NY) -an excuse to critique societal issues, in this case police violence against brown people ...

    Another tour de force from Derek Miller. What a fine writer! This is a companion piece to his Norwegian by Night. In that novel, Sheldon was an American in Norway; in this story the Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegård is in the US, in search of her missing brother, Marcus. Marcus ...

    Back in 2013, Derek B. Millers first book, Norwegian by Night won the CWA John Creasy Award for Best First Novel. Unfortunately for me, I haven?t read Norwegian by Night but I plan to as soon as possible because its follow-up novel, American By Day is a brilliant read. Both books fea...

  • Paul
    Apr 06, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

  • Mary Lins
    Mar 23, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

  • SueKich
    Feb 22, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

  • Faith
    Jun 16, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

  • Carolyn
    Nov 19, 2017

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

  • Carolyn Mck
    Jul 28, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

    I realised that this book was a sequel only after I finished reading the book and sat down to write this review! My interest is totally piqued in Norwegian by Night now. American by Day (supposedly) starts off where Norwegian by Night ends. Sigrid Ødegård, is a top cop in the Norw...

    Norwegian by Night, read five years ago, still resonates in my mind. Hanging on the framework of a truly original storyline, Derek Miller focused on the subject of war and its consequences on succeeding generations, employing four different wars in the narrative. In American by Day, he...

    A Norwegian police officer, on leave following her involvement in a shooting, travels to the United States to find her brother who has disappeared in upstate New York. He is wanted by the local police for questioning when his African American girlfriend plunges to her death shortly aft...

    4.5 I love Derek Miller's writing--so deep and witty, and sometimes funny. I love his characters, too. Norwegian by Night by Mr. Miller is one of the best books I've ever read. This is a thought-filled novel taking a look at our country's persona through the eyes of a Norwegian as the ...

    Just what I like the best: -philosophical mystery -taciturn detective -actually good female characters -a look into another world (Norway...and upstate NY) -an excuse to critique societal issues, in this case police violence against brown people ...

    Another tour de force from Derek Miller. What a fine writer! This is a companion piece to his Norwegian by Night. In that novel, Sheldon was an American in Norway; in this story the Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegård is in the US, in search of her missing brother, Marcus. Marcus ...

  • Paromjit
    Mar 18, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

  • Mithila
    Feb 19, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

    I realised that this book was a sequel only after I finished reading the book and sat down to write this review! My interest is totally piqued in Norwegian by Night now. American by Day (supposedly) starts off where Norwegian by Night ends. Sigrid Ødegård, is a top cop in the Norw...

  • Tucker
    Apr 20, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

  • Vickie
    Feb 20, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

    What I enjoyed most about this book was seeing the USA from foreign eyes. In this story, Norwegian police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves Norway and comes to upstate New York to find her brother who has been living here for many years and is a person of interest in his girlfriend...

    I realised that this book was a sequel only after I finished reading the book and sat down to write this review! My interest is totally piqued in Norwegian by Night now. American by Day (supposedly) starts off where Norwegian by Night ends. Sigrid Ødegård, is a top cop in the Norw...

    Norwegian by Night, read five years ago, still resonates in my mind. Hanging on the framework of a truly original storyline, Derek Miller focused on the subject of war and its consequences on succeeding generations, employing four different wars in the narrative. In American by Day, he...

    A Norwegian police officer, on leave following her involvement in a shooting, travels to the United States to find her brother who has disappeared in upstate New York. He is wanted by the local police for questioning when his African American girlfriend plunges to her death shortly aft...

  • Sid Nuncius
    Feb 20, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

  • Alex Cantone
    May 26, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

  • Paul Lockman
    Nov 19, 2017

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

  • Roman Clodia
    Feb 22, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

  • Berit Lundqvist
    Aug 25, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...

    This book consisted of rather preachy social and political commentary about race relations in America, but was somewhat redeemed by the often light and humorous tone to the writing. I have not read the previous book featuring Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård, so I don't know what I may...

    American By Day is the second novel by award winning American-born author Derek B. Miller which features Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo Politi. Sigrid first appears in Miller?s debut novel, Norwegian By Night (another excellent read!). Readers with any intention of read...

    American by Day ? A touch of class. Derek B. Miller follows up his highly successful debut with a touch of class, in this brilliant thriller with a nod to Scandi Noir, American By Day. The prose flows like water and is as smooth as silk, this could easily be placed amongst literar...

    Following the absolutely stunning Norwegian By Night which has been a stalwart recommend of mine as a bookseller, it was with some degree of excitement that I greeted the arrival of American By Day. Instead of keeping you in suspense as to my reaction to this book, I will quickly say t...

    I absolutely loved Derek B. Miller's, "Norwegian by Night" and "Girl in Green", so I leapt at the chance to read his latest novel, "American by Day"! Miller's gift for creating compelling and sympathetic (yet human and imperfect) characters, his wit, his flair for dialogue, and his abi...

    I still have one more Derek B. Miller book to read?the one that preceded this one, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, featuring forty year-old section chief Sigrid Ødegård of the Oslo police department. Both novels take place in 2008, but of crimes that are entirely different. Miller?s last nov...

    This wonderful novel opens in Norway as Sigrid returns to visit her father, Morten, who runs a small farm. Her father shares his concerns about Sigrid's brother Marcus, who has been in the United States for many years. He suffered greatly as a child when his mother died and appeared to...

    The Scandi cop and the cowboy-booted sheriff. This is the follow-up story to Derek B. Miller?s wondrous debut Norwegian by Night which should be read first to gain maximum enjoyment from this one. Sigrid Ødegård is an efficient 40-year old Norwegian cop on extended leave fro...

    I thought American By Day was very good in the end. It is very well written, witty, engaging and thoughtful. Be warned that this is the sequel to Norwegian By Night and the first 50 pages or so form a very extensive spoiler, so I'd recommend reading Norwegian By Night first. In fact...

    Four and a half stars. Norwegian detective Sigrid Ødegaard travels to upstate New York to find her missing brother, Marcus, who is suspected of killing his girlfriend. The local police is convinced that Marcus is guilty. Working with ? and sometimes against ? the very unconv...

  • Truman32
    Jul 18, 2018

    We last left Sigrid in Norwegian by Night, after the end of a case that seriously impacted her professionally and personally. In this outing Sigrid comes to Jefferson County in search of her brother, at the request of her father. She finds her brother wanted by the police in the myster...

    Derek B. Miller uses the crime/thriller format to deliver a smart literary state of the nation perspective on the US and compares it with Norway, on issues of policing, race, women, power, politics, society and the individual. He makes astute and incisive observations on burning contem...

    I read a lot of mystery/thrillers and occasionally one comes along which is really superior to the rest. American by Day is one of those. Author Derek B. Miller had a moment of genius when he decided to bring the main character of Norwegian by Night, Sigrid Odegard, out of her nativ...

    It?s early in the year, but I?m certain that ?American by Day? will be on my 2018 top ten list for literary crime fiction. Derek Miller is a brilliant writer and storyteller, and for that alone I would recommend this book. But that is only part of the reason I loved this book. ...

    In this follow-up to Norwegian by Night, Miller takes on a journey to middle America as seen through Norwegian eyes and the resulting picture is just as full of quirky characters and situations as in his previous novel. Sigrid Ødegård was hoping to spend time recovering from the e...

    Oh, Derek B. Miller, it's good to know you've still got it, that incredible ability to take serious, tough topics like suicide, cancer, depression, grief and loneliness, politics and prejudice, and put them into a story that is deep, yes, but lots of fun too. Loved it! I adored Nor...

    Norwegian by Night?American by Day. Anyone who has had the pleasure of reading the first novel will remember Norwegian Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard ? and those who haven?t read it will quickly get acquainted with her. Here she finds herself swiftly transported to America in ...

    After I notoriously did not care much for Norwegian by Night, unlike the rest of my book club, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the sequel. But I was interested in the idea that it was about a periphery character in the first novel, one I didn't like all that much, the female Norwegian ...

    4.5 stars rounded up. Derek B. Miller has quickly become a favourite author of mine and American by Day didn?t disappoint, though I didn?t enjoy it quite as much as Norwegian by Night, one of my absolute favourite reads of 2017. Straight up I think we should warn our Goodreads ...

    ?If sadness is normal, it makes no sense to me to treat it with drugs as though the brain is broken.? In the sequel to Norwegian by Night, Police Chief Sigrid Ødegård has been exonerated for shooting a knife-wielding Kosavo refugee at a siege near the Swedish border. Yet it do...

    3.5 stars It pains me - really, pains me - to have to give the marvellous Miller less than the full 5-star treatment, but this book and I just, somehow, didn't gel. There's so much potential here structured via a Norwegian 'outsider's' view of America, plus an urgent attention to ra...

    Derek B. Miller?s American by Day blew me away like a loosely gripped bunch of balloons in the gust of the powerful Santa Anna winds of Southern California. I was familiarized with this title after reading several raving reviews from my close and devoted dear dear friends on Good...