Signed by the author on the title page. When a cocaine dealer is gunned down at the door of his Helsinki apartment, Detective Lieutenant Kari Takamaki and his homicide team find the trigger man, but who was working behind the scenes? A neighbor becomes a target after identifying the getaway driver, but is reluctant to uproot her family to move to a safe house. As the threats escalate, she is torn between her principles and her desire to keep her family safe.
Signed by the author on the title page. A convicted wife-murderer escapes from his father's funeral. But why would he flee now, with over half his sentence served? As the manhunt begins, Detective Lt. Kari Takamaki and his homicide team dig into the old evidence. Was the man guilty? Or an innocent man unjustly sentenced to life in prison?
Signed by the author on the title page. An abandoned house in Northern Helsinki, a dead body in the garage. Looks like a professional hit, but Lt. Takamaki's team is perplexed by the crime scene, so right-hand man Suhonen goes undercover as a gangster.
Awards: ♦ Winner of the 2009 award for Best Finnish Crime Novel
Signed by the author on the title page. Larsson, a Finnish crime boss, is out of prison, and out to get Suhonen, the undercover detective who put him there. Meanwhile, Suhonen's ex-con best friend wants to wash his hands of crime, but in instead is driven deeper into it. With the help of his boss, Lieutenant Takamaki, and the National Bureau of Investigation, Suhonen hunts for the loose thread that could unravel Larsson's entire gang.
Signed by the author on the title page. Certain that a man from a murder victim's inner circle is the perpetrator, Takamaki's team arrests him. Spurred by her own motives, the defense attorney sets out to prove the police wrong. Meanwhile, an investigative journalist starts a probe that uncovers new twists.
Signed by the author on the title page. Tainted icing kills a hobbyist with a rare allergy; when it turns out that someone swiped the victim's emergency medication, Kiki and her coworkers are suspected of murder. Includes scrapbooking tips
Isabel Dalhousie #11: A Distant View of Everything
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed Copy' sticker on front of jacket. An old acquaintance has engaged in some possibly ill-advised matchmaking; Isabel agrees to look into the background of the man in question, but soon starts to wonder if she's investigating the wrong party.
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #18: The House of Unexpected Sisters
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed Copy' sticker on front of jacket. An unpleasant figure from Mma Ramotswe's past has been spotted in town. She does her best to avoid the man, but it seems he may have returned to Botswana specifically to seek her out. What does he want?