Snow Angels

  • by James Thompson
  • Narrated by T. Ryder Smith
  • 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The first book of James Thompson’s Inspector Vaara series won immediate critical acclaim for a sterling tale set in the brutal cold and soul-testing isolation of kaamos, Finland’s two weeks of utter darkness. Even as the unrelenting winter conditions tighten their grip on the residents of the Lapland town, a lovely Somali movie star is found murdered, a racial slur cut into her chest.


What the Critics Say

“Masterful.” (Michael Connelly)


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Customer Reviews

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This book was recommended to me by Audible, at the end of a William Kent Krueger book, which I loved. I can't believe it. The book starts off as a humorous, albeit black humorous, thriller. However, it very quickly devolves into the most disgusting, depressing, unfunny, obscene thing that I could hardly stand listening to it and gave up. I have over 600 books in my library, and have listened to about 1000 in the last few years. This is, without question, the worst abomination of the lot. The narrator is good. That's it. Don't waste your money. The sample is an unrepresentative teaser. No wonder many people in Finland are depressed. With the cold, and books like this...
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- Richard Delman "I am a 67 year old psychologist. I have been married for 28 years, with two sons who are 27 and 24. I love listening to the books."

Good Read

This is a must for Scandinavian story readers. A fast paced mystry in the ice cold, dark winter noth of the Arctic Circle.
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- Susan "I enjoy Scandinavian mystery and crime authors like Asa Larsson, Helene Tursten, Jo Nesbo, Karin Fossum and Amaaldur Indridason just to name a few."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-17-2010
  • Publisher: Recorded Books