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The Exiled
by Kati Hiekkapelto and David Hackston


Overview - Anna Fekete returns to the Balkan village of her birth for a relaxing summer holiday. But when her purse is stolen and the thief is found dead on the banks of the river, Anna is pulled into a murder case. Her investigation leads straight to her own family, to closely guarded secrets concealing a horrendous travesty of justice that threatens them all.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Anna Fekete returns to the Balkan village of her birth for a relaxing summer holiday. But when her purse is stolen and the thief is found dead on the banks of the river, Anna is pulled into a murder case. Her investigation leads straight to her own family, to closely guarded secrets concealing a horrendous travesty of justice that threatens them all. As layer after layer of corruption, deceit and guilt are revealed, Anna is caught up in the refugee crisis spreading like wildfire across Europe. How long will it take before everything explodes? Chilling, taut and relevant, The Exiled is an electrifying thriller from one of Finland s most celebrated crime writers."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781910633519
  • ISBN-10: 1910633518
  • Publisher: Orenda Books
  • Publish Date: February 2017
  • Page Count: 300
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds

Series: Anna Fekete #1

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Books > Fiction > Thrillers - Crime
Books > Fiction > Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Books > Fiction > Noir

 
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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2016-12-05
  • Reviewer: Staff

Hiekkapeltos intriguing third Anna Fekete novel (after 2016s The Defenceless) takes the Finnish Violent Crimes Unit detective to the Balkan village of Kanizsa, her birthplace, for a vacation. During a wine festival in Kanizsa, someone snatches her purse. Retired policeman Gábor Kovács, her fathers former colleague, later returns her purse and explains that the thiefs body was found by the river where he drowned, along with her purse. But lots of things remain unexplained, including the disappearance of the little girl who accompanied the thief. When Annas request to see the body and the riverbank meets official resistance, she enlists the help of policeman Péter Vajda, as well as family friends. Anna begins a tortuous search for witnessesa fisherman, a priest, a politicianthat eventually leads her to long-buried corruption. Repeated clashes between Annas Finnish upbringing and her Hungarian heritage add spice. (Feb.)

 
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