Helsinki White

Helsinki White

Book - 2012/03/15
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After recovering from surgery for a brain tumor, Kari Vaara assumes leadership of a rogue black-ops unit while investigating the assassination of an immigrants' rights advocate at the height of xenophobic uprisings in Finland.
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2012/03/15
ISBN: 9780399158322
0399158324
Branch Call Number: M THOMPSON
Characteristics: p. cm

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lpreston214
May 19, 2014

Wow, inspector Kari Vaara really has a lot on his plate in this novel. Apparently no one told him you don't make life-changing decisions during a health crisis (especially one involving your brain!). Kari agrees to head a black ops unit of the Helsinki police in return for making major crime rings such as white slavery a top priority. Even I didn't believe that! Kari (fresh off brain surgery with some troubling lingering effects) along with Milo and Sweetness steal tons of money and cut off the drug trade but where is all the money going? Kari gets in deeper and deeper when he agrees to investigate some high profile race-related crimes. This book was kind of a blood-bath and ultimately kind of depressing for our hero and his family but sure kept the pages turning. How in the world is he going to right things?

Diell Oct 12, 2013

see oldproof's comment on Lucifers Tears pretty well fits the books I've read and the others I've just checked over.

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