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Thompson, James 1964-2014

Overview
Works: 13 works in 94 publications in 6 languages and 6,051 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3620.H675, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about James Thompson
Publications by James Thompson
Publications by James Thompson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Thompson
Snow angels by James Thompson( Book )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Inspector Kari Vaara investigates the racially-charged murder of a Somali immigrant during a bitterly cold and dark Christmas season in Finland, a case that takes its toll on his marriage to his pregnant American wife
Lucifer's tears by James Thompson( Book )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,537 libraries worldwide
Kari Vaara, physically and psychologically scarred a year after the Sufia Elmi case, investigates a ninety-year-old national hero for suspected war crimes, an effort that is complicated by the murder of a Russian businessman's wife
Helsinki white by James Thompson( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 979 libraries worldwide
Two days after their daughter is born, Kari Vaara drops a bombshell on his American wife, Kate: He has a brain tumor . . . and he's been handpicked to run a rogue black-ops unit, using crime to fight crime. After recovering from surgery, he gets to work. The black-ops unit is small, and reports directly to Finland's national chief of police. They have secrecy, autonomy, and the cash to buy all the high-tech gear. Soon the unit is cleaning house, robbing Helsinki's mobsters blind of their cash, dope, and illegal firearms. But Kari's team is too good, and their actions have unintended consequences. . . .Meanhile, Finland roils with hatred as its most extreme right political party gains popularity despite having no agenda besides xenophobia. When the country's leading immigrants' rights advocate is assassinated and her head sent by mail to the Finnish Somalia Network, the president assigns Kari to the murder. Cracking this case will involve the unsolved kidnapping of a billionaire's children, a Faustian bargain with a former French legionnaire--and Kate
Helsinki Blood by James Thompson( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 949 libraries worldwide
One more missing girl is a drop in the barrel for a police department that is understaffed and overburdened, but for Kari, the case is personal: it's a chance for redemption, to help the victims his failed black-ops unit was intended to save, and to prove to his estranged wife, Kate, that he's still the man he once was. His search will lead him from the glittering world of Helsinki's high-class clubs to the darkest circles of Finland's underground trade in trafficked women ... and straight into the path of some of the most untouchable people in the country
Helsinki noir by James Thompson( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Helsinki Noir joins Copenhagen Noir in representing the Akashic Noir Series in the far north of Europe
Snow angels by James Thompson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
This tale is set in the brutal cold and soul-testing isolation of kaamos, Finland's two weeks of utter darkness. Even as the unrelenting winter conditions tighten their grip on the residents of the Lapland town, a lovely Somali movie star is found murdered, a racial slur cut into her chest
Lucifer's tears by James Thompson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Kari Vaara, physically and psychologically scarred a year after the Sufia Elmi case, investigates a ninety-year-old national hero for suspected war crimes, an effort that is complicated by the murder of a Russian businessman's wife
Helsinki Dead by James Thompson( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Kyokuya : kāmosu by James Thompson( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Shiro no meiro by James Thompson( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tohyo by James Thompson( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
[Dash] by James Thompson( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dead of winter by James Thompson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
James Thompson
James Thompson auteur de romans policiers
James Thompson crime writer
James Thompson (kirjailija)
Thompson, James M.
Thompson, Jim.
Thompson, Jim 1964-
Thompson, Jim, 1964-2014
Джеймс Томпсон
ジェイムズ・トンプソン (作家)
トンプソン, ジェイムズ
Languages
English (65)
Spanish (9)
Japanese (6)
Polish (6)
French (4)
Dutch (3)
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