Book bloggers love Pauliina Susi’s In the Rear Window!

Susi Aug2015Pauliina Susi’s cyber-thriller In the Rear Window keeps getting excellent reviews from Finnish literature bloggers.The novel was awarded the Clue of the Year 2016, which is annually given to the best Finnish crime novel – and the readers agree:

“It’s a skillfully built thriller, even on the international scale.”
– Kissa kirjahyllyssä blog, Finland

”Susi’s novel is original and suspenseful. You wouldn’t want to put the book down.”
– Havaintoja digimaailmasta blog, Finland

In the Rear Window is an accurate and addictive thriller about right-wing populism, data mining, identity theft and racism. – – The story was so dynamic I’d enjoy seeing it also as a movie or a TV show.”
– Anun ihmeelliset matkat blog, Finland

“It doesn’t surprise me at all that In the Rear Windowreceived the Clue of the Year 2016. It’s fluently written, rich in its characters and milieu, and frighteningly topical.”
– Kirjakaapin kummitus blog, Finland

“I’ll give you a warning: don’t start reading In the Rear Window before you have the time to read late into the night. I got completely hooked and would have devoured the whole book in one go, had there been no occasional responsibilities.”
– Kirsin Book Club blog, Finland

“The author gets the reader hooked by creating an illusion of the reader’s omniscience. The story twists and turns, but the reader always feels like they’re one step ahead. Then the author uses the reader’s presumptions, like a judoka uses their opponents’ own momentum, to knock them down.”
– Konfiguraatio blog, Finland

In the Rear Window offers a first-class reading experience. – – The fact that many of the elements in the book are so common makes them even scarier. Because all of this could happen. Has perhaps happened already.”
– Nenä kirjassa blog, Finland

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Original publisher: FINLAND, Tammi

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English synopsis
Finnish edition


About author

Pauliina Susi

Pauliina Susi is a versatile writer who has authored a number of crime novels and a non-fiction book about private investigators. She has a master's degree in political science and she has worked as a journalist and editor at several well-known Finnish magazines.

Susi is known for her ability to incorporate current themes into her prose. Her debut novel was nominated for the prestigious Helsingin Sanomat Literature Prize and In the Rear Window is the Winner of the Clue of the Year 2016, a recognition of the best crime fiction or detective novel of the year. The readers and critics have been charmed by her Tuulia Raja cozy crime series which combines witty language with complex relationships and intriguing murder mysteries, evoking similarities with the 1980s TV series Moonlighting.

While doing research for her novel, Susi has also become a trained private investigator herself!


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