Silence: A Novel of Crime
A prize-winning psychological crime thriller featuring melancholy Finnish detective Kimmo Joentaa One ordinary summer’s day a young girl disappears while cycling to volleyball practice. Her abandoned bike is found in exactly the same place that another girl was assaulted and murdered thirty-three years previously. The perpetrator was never brought to justice, so the authorities suspect the same killer has struck again. The eeriness of the crime unsettles not only the police and public, but also someone who has been carrying a burden of guilt for many years . . .Detective Kimmo Joentaa calls upon the help of his older colleague Ketola, who worked on the original murder, in the hope that they can solve both cases. While they are following up leads, the ripples from the impact of the new disappearance spread and Kimmo discovers that the truth is not always what you expect.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntmarge64 - LibraryThing
I liked Wagner's previous book in this series about Finnish detective Kimmo Joentaa, but this one seemed pointless. It's certainly not a thriller and barely a mystery, it's endlessly repetitive, and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jayne_charles - LibraryThing
I struggled a bit with the Finnish names - in particular I kept getting the old cop and the young cop mixed up - but otherwise a very enjoyable read; I finished it inside a day during my holiday. A ... Read full review