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Recommended thriller books (5)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into thriller here are some thriller books from Finland for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Cuando Las Palomas Cayeron Del Cielo by Sofi Oksanen ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
1941: In Communist-ruled, war-ravaged Estonia, two men are fleeing from the Red Army--Roland, a fiercely principled freedom fighter, and his slippery cousin Edgar. When the Germans arrive, Roland goes into hiding; Edgar abandons his unhappy wife and takes on a new identity as a loyal supporter of the Nazi regime.

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In wolfskleren by Simo Hiltunen NL

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
In Helsinki vindt een gezinsdrama plaats: een politieagent vermoordt zijn vrouw en twee dochters, en pleegt daarna zelfmoord. Misdaadjournalist Lauri Kivi heeft zich in gezinsmoorden gespecialiseerd en krijgt de opdracht een diepgravend stuk over de zaak te schrijven voor het weekendkatern van zijn krant. Voor zijn onderzoek reist Lauri af naar zijn geboortestreek in Oost-Finland, waar de voorgaande jaren een golf aan gezinsdrama's heeft plaatsgevonden. Maar na terugkomst in Helsinki is hij ervan overtuigd dat er iets anders aan de hand is: deze moorden zijn zo geënsceneerd dat de va... continue

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Little Siberia by Antti Tuomainen EN

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Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
DIVThe arrival of a meteorite in a small Finnish town causes chaos and crime in this poignant, chilling and hilarious new thriller from the King of Helsinki Noir ***The Times BOOK OF THE YEAR*** ***Shortlisted for the CrimeFest Last Laugh Award*** ***Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger*** 'With moral dilemmas, plenty of action, and the author's trademark mixture of humour and melancholy, this is Tuomainen's best yet' Guardian 'Scandinavia's answer to Carl Hiaasen delivers another hectically silly crime caper involving a military chaplain, a suicidal rally driver and a very expensive m... continue

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The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
A New York Review Books Original Winner of the Best Translated Book Award Deception—the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell others—is the subject of this, Tove Jansson’s most unnerving and unpredictable novel. Here Jansson takes a darker look at the subjects that animate the best of her work, from her sensitive tale of island life, The Summer Book, to her famous Moomin stories: solitude and community, art and life, love and hate. Snow has been falling on the village all winter long. It covers windows and piles up in front of doors. The sun rises late and sets early, and even during the... continue

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The Witch Hunter by Max Seeck EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A shocking murder in an affluent Helsinki suburb has ties to witchcraft and the occult in this thrilling U.S. debut from Finnish author Max Seeck. A bestselling author’s wife has been found dead in a gorgeous black evening gown, sitting at the head of an empty dining table. Her most chilling feature—her face is frozen in a ghastly smile. At first it seems as though a deranged psychopath is reenacting the gruesome murders from the Witch Hunt trilogy, bestsellers written by the victim’s husband. But investigator Jessica Niemi soon realizes she’s not looking f... continue