“Just when you thought Kati Hiekkapelto couldn’t get any better….”
NO MAJOR SPOILERS
Anna Fekete, police officer, is investigating a man found dead in the road. Her colleague, Esko Niemi has a separate investigation into gang violence involving drugs and illegal immigrants. The two investigations come together unexpectedly when a bloodied knife is found in the woods.
What turns this book into a great novel is the characters, they are very bit as important as the plot. Whilst reading, I kept being reminded of Henry David Thoreau’s quote: “most men lead lives of quiet desperation…”