The lifeless body of an unidentified disabled man is found on a cold fall night in the Finnish city of Tampere. The police learn that the deceased was a member of the “Fallen Angels,” a gang of wheelchair-bound motorcycle enthusiasts.
Soon there are more attacks on the disabled and ailing. Detective Sakari Koskinen and his eccentric team spring into action: How are these events linked? Is there a serial killer on the loose playing angel of mercy?
Critically acclaimed Wolves and Angels, winner of 2002 Finnish Crime Novel of the Year, is a gripping story about the struggles of the disabled coping with their new lives and the strains on those who care for them. Nuanced depictions of interpersonal relationships and personal challenges make Jokinen's characters come to life on the page.
Seppo Jokinen is a bestselling author who lives in Tampere. He has written 17 novels. This is his first novel translated into English.