Juhani Karila’s weird and warmhearted love-letter to the magical beauty and danger of the northern wilds. A comedy, mystery, fantasy, romance like no other.
Set in Ukraine and Finland, a captivating story of intrigue, betrayal, and murder in the global fertility market–from acclaimed writer Sofi Oksanen.
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?
After completing a dangerous mission training police officers in war-torn Afghanistan, Detective Maria Kallio returns to Finland as the head of a new special crimes unit. But what awaits her in her home country is her most challenging and unsettling case yet. Three immigrant Muslim girls, all members of the same social club, have gone missing under mysterious circumstances.
After surviving a terrifying assault, Maria Kallio traded in her badge for a desk job. But when an official for the Finnish Athletics Federation is murdered, Maria is drawn back into a race against more than murder.
In book three of Harri Nykänen’s popular Ariel Kafka series, Inspector Ariel Kafka investigates a murder with disturbing religious overtones.
A grievously mutilated young woman arrives at the hospital in Espoo, Finland—only to vanish without a trace. Though the victim refused to identify herself, Violent Crimes Unit Commander Maria Kallio suspects she’s connected to the city’s sex-worker underworld. The next day her suspicions grow when celebrity call girl Lulu Nightingale is murdered during a live television broadcast.
In this haunting novel by the celebrated author of The Rabbit Back Literature Society, a mild-mannered publisher reconnects online with his first love, reigniting long-forgotten memories of the dark, magical, and dangerous secret passages of his youth.
When a woman’s body turns up in a lake—a bullet to the back of her head—Violent Crime Unit commander Maria Kallio, freshly back from maternity leave, is fast to get on the case. But almost as soon as the inquiry starts, the investigation goes off the rails.
Three cell phones ring in an opulent London apartment. The calls go unanswered because their recipients are all dead. Earlier that night, four Finnish friends meet for dinner, but only one will survive.