Detective Jessica Niemi is thrown into a ghoulish murder investigation: the wife of Finland’s pre-eminent crime writer has been found dead in a scene eerily reminiscent of the author’s Witch Hunter works. Jessica and her colleagues try to divine the motivation behind the killings as other gruesome scenes are re-enacted and the body count mounts. Who is behind the murder spree: a cult, a lone psychopath, or the author himself?
In book three of Harri Nykänen’s popular Ariel Kafka series, Inspector Ariel Kafka investigates a murder with disturbing religious overtones.
A woman alone flees violence and struggles to find peace in the harsh deserts of the Australian outback.
A sharp, funny semi-speculative portrayal of the ordinary dangers of contemporary life that we may not understand, let alone control.
A delightful poker-faced parody from Petri Tamminen.
A riveting second case for Ariel Kafka, Helsinki’s favorite Jewish cop. Suspense and dry wit mark this popular series by Harri Nykänen.
Four dead Arabs. Helsinki’s lone Jewish detective. Incendiary themes take a personal twist in this human-scale crime novel by Harri Nykänen.
Kristian London is an American translator who divides his time between Seattle and Helsinki. His first published translation, Harri Nykänen’s Nights of …