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(The fifth book in the Helsinki homicide series)
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Twenty-six-year-old Laura Vatanen is found dead in her apartment in North Helsinki. Detective Lieutenant Kari Takamki's team seems certain that the perpetrator is the man they arrested from her inner circle. But the case becomes complicated as Defense Attorney Nea Lind, spurred by her own motives, sets out to prove the police wrong. Meanwhile, Sanna Rompotti, an investigative journalist, starts her own probe that uncovers new twists. Will Takamki's team end up violating their own motto, "Never Assume?"
Darling is the fifth book in Jarkko Sipila's popular Helsinki Homicide series to be translated into English. The novel continues the rugged realism of his previous works: Against the Wall, Vengeance, Nothing but the Truth, and Cold Trail.
Jarkko Sipila, a journalist and author, has reported on crime in Finland for more than 20 years and penned 19 novels. Through realistic characters and story lines, Sipila explores current issues surrounding life in contemporary Finland. Sipila earned Finland's Best Crime Novel Award in 2009 for Against the Wall.

"The best one in the Helsinki Homicide series. It impresses with a skillful plot arising from gritty everyday life."
- Kansan Uutiset

"This must be what ordinary crime is like."
- Savon Sanomat

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

1779 : USA Paperback

Title: Helsinki Homicide: Darling
Author(s): Jarkko Sipila
ISBN: 1-937241-08-4 / 978-1-937241-08-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ice Cold Crime
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Kindle Editions

July 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Helsinki Homicide: Darling
Author(s): Jarkko Sipila
Publisher: Ice Cold Crime LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU