The Exiled

Written by Kati Hiekkapelto, translated by David Hackston — Each year, in June, the Tisza river comes into bloom. It sounds very nice and you can…

The Defenceless

Kati Hiekkapelto’s cop Anna Fekete first featured in The Hummingird (2014) and she returns in another crime thriller which exposes the raw underbelly of Finland’s…

The Defenceless

Kati Hiekkapelto’s cop Anna Fekete first featured in The Hummingird (2014) and she returns in another crime thriller which exposes the raw underbelly of Finland’s…

Interview: Kati Hiekkapelto

Scandinavian crime fiction carries on booming, but the Finns are settled there just on the edge. As a people, lots of them don’t associate themselves…

The Defenceless

Written by Kati Hiekkapelto, translated by David Hackston — There’s a new school of social critique creeping into crime fiction. When it’s done without sacrificing either…