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Death Spiral (The Maria Kallio Series)

By Leena Lehtolainen

Noora Nieminen used to be destined to develop into a global champion. but if the sixteen-year-old skating sensation is located slain along with her personal skates, her promising occupation is all of sudden minimize short.

Detective Maria Kallio is seven months pregnant, yet that isn’t going to forestall her from placing every little thing she has into fixing the homicide. With a promoting at the line and her boastful adversary, Pertti Ström, vying for the recent activity, Maria is set to make an arrest. may perhaps it's the deviant felony who’s in recent years been terrorizing town? Is it the previous lover of Noora’s mom, who has been stalking the relations for the reason that she rejected him? Or may perhaps the killer be a person even nearer than that? With lots using on Noora’s success—and such a lot of individuals with reasons to murder—the detective needs to sift throughout the lengthy checklist of suspects sooner than the case turns ice cold.

Death Spiral, the 5th ebook in Lehtolainen’s overseas bestselling Nordic crime sequence, is a chilling story of sizzling tempers, excessive stakes, and the premature loss of life of a emerging star.

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I don’t see something incorrect with attempting to develop your muscle tissue a bit. You can’t get hooked on it like genuine medicines, and nobody forces you to do it,” Liikanen stated in his personal protection. “Do you think that it’s morally correct to offer doping medicinal drugs to a sixteen-year-old? You have been additionally Noora’s broker. And don’t deny it. I learn all approximately it in her diary. have been you scared of her speaking? Is that why you killed her? ” “I didn’t kill her! I didn’t even see her that evening! ” “Your good friend did again up your tale approximately supplying the strength beverages, yet you continue to can have had time to move beat Noora to dying, and you've got the muscle mass for it. ” “But I didn’t do it! ” “But you recognize who did, don’t you? ” That sentence made Koivu rise up instantly and Liikanen rub his thighs in agitation. “How may still i do know who killed her? ” “Last Tuesday in the back of the Fishmaid eating place, Teräsvuori stated you either knew who killed Noora and why. Don’t you be mindful? ” Liikanen stared at me, dumbfounded. I puzzled even if i'd have made a mistake. perhaps the individual at the loading dock with Teräsvuori hadn’t been him. “How you are you aware what we have been speaking approximately? ” he ultimately requested. “Teräsvuori used to be lower than surveillance,” I acknowledged, mendacity. “So inform me what Vesku intended. ” “What do i am getting if I do? ” Liikanen requested greedily. I sighed. I didn’t have the need or the authority to chop a care for Liikanen—Narcotics was once dealing with him. and because Teräsvuori wasn’t round to contradict him, Liikanen may provide us any identify he sought after. I wasn’t shocked while Tomi stated, “I idea Vesku used to be speaking approximately himself. He sought after revenge on Hanna. The police be aware of that. ” there has been no approach i'll turn out Teräsvuori intended someone else. yet was once there an individual except Elena Grigorieva that Liikanen will need to shield? I moved on. “How did Noora be aware of she might get slimming capsules from you? ” Tomi Liikanen stood up and began pacing round the room. Ten ft from wall to wall, purely 3 steps in both path, regardless of Liikanen’s brief legs. in fact sitting hunched in a telephone with not anything to do used to be tough for a guy who was once used to education tough six instances every week. what sort of capsules did Liikanen take to take care of his body? was once it attainable to get hooked on them? “She simply guessed! This in the future she simply got here up and requested approximately supplementations for urge for food keep watch over. She stated she desired to lose the fats on her ass with no shedding any muscle. Me the fool instructed Mirapront, for the reason that i used to be having a difficult time promoting them another way. ” “And Noora desired to purchase? Did Elena recognize Noora was once taking weightloss tablets? ” “No! Elena might have blown her most sensible if she heard i used to be messing with Noora. ” there has been without doubt Liikanen was once a bit frightened of his spouse. yet had Elena Grigorieva recognized approximately Liikanen’s part enterprise? Tomi denied this strenuously. Elena didn’t approve of doping. She had obvious sufficient of its outcomes in the course of her energetic skating occupation. I puzzled if she would depart Tomi after she realized approximately his illicit enterprise and his position in Anton’s demise. The Russians may get to choose even if to press fees for that.

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