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Cold Courage by Pekka Hiltunen
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Cold Courage (2011)

by Pekka Hiltunen

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Series: The Studio Series (1)

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Definitely different, this is a slow burn with a noir type feel throughout. Lia a Finnish graphic designer who has a life changing experience when a murdered Latvian prostitute is found dead in broad daylight, the tragic circumstances do not leave Lia she becomes somewhat obsessed with any progress on the case.

Lia meets Mari, an enigmatic woman with an almost supernatural power, who has an innate ability to read people, running a secretive organisation called 'The Studio'. Here they try to put right injustices which come in many wide and varied forms. they manipulate the system and are often on the wrong side of the law to gain the results they want. All in all an enjoyable read. ( )
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When Lia witnesses a disturbing scene on her way to work, she, like the rest of the City of London, is horrified. As details unfurl in the media, the brutal truth emerges: a Latvian prostitute has been killed, her body run over by a steamroller and then placed in the boot of a car to be found. As the weeks pass and no leads are found, the news story dies but Lia finds herself unable to forget. When she meets Mari, another Finn living in London, she thinks it fortuitous, but Mari has engineered the meeting for her own advantage.… (more)

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