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.
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.
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.
As Black as Ebony The Snow White Trilogy (Book 3) by Salla Simukka Translated by Owen F. Witesman Published by Hot Key …
Tales by Trees is a series of illustrated fairy tales for grown-ups. It combines fantasy, nature, wisdom, wonder and folklore into inspiring reading experiences.
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.
In the dangerous game of nuclear anti-terrorism, what holds the most power to destroy the world as we know it—the weapons themselves or the fear they inspire?
Lumikki Andersson may be innocent, but she’s no Snow White…Three and a half months have passed since she was left for dead in a snowdrift, and the scorching hot streets of Prague in summer provide a welcome contrast to that terrifying time. However, when she is approached on the street by a nervous young woman who claims to be Lumikki’s long-lost sister, the holiday quickly ends.
When the well-known director of a women’s retreat center goes missing, Espoo Police Detective Maria Kallio is called to investigate.