When Petri Ilveskivi is murdered in the street on his way to a city-planning meeting, Maria Kallio, commander of Espoo’s Violent Crime Unit, and her team are first on the scene. Almost immediately, her focus is on the band of skinheads who brutally attacked the Finnish commissioner and his husband three years earlier. Did they finally finish the hate crime they started? But the trail soon reveals a web of lies—secrets Petri was keeping from even those closest to him—and a long list of suspects.
Katja Kettu’s first novel to be translated into English, The Midwife tells the story of Johannes and Weird-Eye, and their struggle to find love in an unforgiving world.
After months of maternity leave, tough-talking Espoo police detective Maria Kallio is ready to return to work. But before assuming her new post, she vacations on the island of Rödskär, where she learns of a mysterious death. Soon another man loses his life on those very same rocks.
A delightful poker-faced parody from Petri Tamminen.
The newest in Kati Hiekkapelto’s award-winning Anna Fekete series. A suspenseful story with a social conscience from Finland’s rising star of Nordic Crime.
A riveting second case for Ariel Kafka, Helsinki’s favorite Jewish cop. Suspense and dry wit mark this popular series by Harri Nykänen.
As Black as Ebony The Snow White Trilogy (Book 3) by Salla Simukka Translated by Owen F. Witesman Published by Hot Key …
A densely imagined, funny, and moving tale of survival and spiritual insurrection in a land of stifling gender conformity, from the queen of Finnish Weird, Johanna Sinisalo.
The Mapmakers’ World is beautifully illustrated exploration of the cultural and political influences of the development of European world maps from the Early Middle Ages until the modern period. Containing reproductions of some 300 maps from the world’s finest museums, libraries, and private collections, this book is a treat for any lover of European graphic art, nautical history, or cartography.
Noora Nieminen was destined to become a world champion. But when the sixteen-year-old skating sensation is found slain with her own skates, her promising career is unexpectedly cut short. Detective Maria Kallio is seven months pregnant, but that isn’t going to stop her from putting everything she has into solving the murder.