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Thompson, James 1964-2014

Works: 14 works in 125 publications in 7 languages and 5,987 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PS3620.H675, 813.6
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Publications by James Thompson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Thompson
Snow angels by James Thompson( Book )
38 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,670 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 )
30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
The Sufia Elmi case left Inspector Kari Vaara with a scarred face, insomnia, migraines, and a full body count's worth of ghosts. A year later, he and his wife have relocated to Helsinki at her urging - but it's a city where Kari has only bad memories. Working the graveyard shift with a team that resents him and a brilliant rookie partner who has a few screws loose, Kari is ordered to investigate a ninety-year-old national hero for alleged war crimes during World War II. And the interior minister demands a conculsion of innocence
Helsinki white by James Thompson( Book )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,184 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 )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 920 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
Snow angels by James Thompson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 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 104 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
The Anthrax protocol by James Thompson( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"In an excavation site in Mexico, a team of archaeologists uncovers the lost tomb of Montezuma--and a deadly strain of anthrax as ancient as the Biblical plagues. One by one, the team falls violently ill, bleeding from their eyes and ears before succumbing to a slow, painful death. Whatever was buried with the Aztec chief is still active, infectious--and now airborne"--Page 4 of cover
Helsinki Dead by James Thompson( Book )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
[Dash] by James Thompson( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Värttinä : on the wanderer's road and the red carpet by Kimmo Nevalainen( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Finnish 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 Amerikanisch-finnischer Krimiautor
James Thompson auteur de romans policiers
James Thompson auteur de romans policiers, né en 1964
James Thompson Fins schrijver (1964-2014)
James Thompson (kirjailija)
James Thompson suomalainen kirjailija
Thompson, James M.
Thompson, Jim.
Thompson, Jim 1964-
Thompson, Jim 1964-2014
Джеймс Томпсон
جيمس تومسون كاتب فنلندي
ジェイムズ・トンプソン (作家)
トンプソン, ジェイムズ
English (84)
Polish (12)
Spanish (11)
Japanese (8)
French (4)
Dutch (3)
Finnish (1)
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