The Resource Helsinki white, James Thompson

Helsinki white, James Thompson

Label
Helsinki white
Title
Helsinki white
Statement of responsibility
James Thompson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10053760
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, James
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An Inspector Vaara novel
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Homicide investigation
  • Helsinki (Finland)
  • Murder
  • Finnish Americans
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Finnish Americans
  • Homicide investigation
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Finland
  • Finland
Target audience
adult
Label
Helsinki white, James Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn738336382
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780399158322
Lccn
2011047679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)738336382
Label
Helsinki white, James Thompson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn738336382
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780399158322
Lccn
2011047679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)738336382

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