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Thompson, James 1964-2014

Overview
Works: 16 works in 109 publications in 7 languages and 6,121 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
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 )
30 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,610 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 )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,365 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 )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 972 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 )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 943 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 252 libraries worldwide
Helsinki Noir joins Copenhagen Noir in representing the Akashic Noir Series in the far north of Europe
Engelen van sneeuw by James Thompson( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Een wrede, racistisch getinte moord op een Somalische immigrante stelt hoofdinspecteur Kari Vaara in Fins Lapland voor grote problemen
Snow angels by James Thompson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 130 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
Tranen van Lucifer by James Thompson( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Inspecteur Kari Vaara werkt aan meer zaken tegelijk: de moord op de promiscue vrouw van een corrupte Russische zakenman en een onderzoek naar een Finse nationale held uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog
Lucifer's tears by James Thompson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 108 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 63 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 6 libraries 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
Krew Helsinek by James Thompson( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 1 library worldwide
Inspector Kari Vaara investigates the case of a young woman with Down syndrome who was promised work and a better life in Finland and has since disappeared
[Dash] by James Thompson( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Valkoinen viha by James Thompson( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 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
James Thompson Amerikanisch-finnischer Krimiautor
James Thompson auteur de romans policiers, né en 1964
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 (76)
Spanish (9)
Japanese (8)
Polish (7)
French (4)
Dutch (3)
Finnish (2)
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