Private Property

Pauliina Susi

Original title: Yksityisalue

Author: Pauliina Susi

Published: 2023

Publisher: FINLAND: Tammi (orig.)

Genre: Crime & Suspense

Pages: 288

Part of a series: Tuulia Raja, Private Eye series

Reading material:

Finnish manuscript

English sample

New series by a praised and award-winning crime author combines a murder mystery with witty dialogue and relationship drama like no other!

Tuulia Raja is a resourceful flight attendant who keeps calm even in the worst of pickles. But when her employer is declared bankrupt, it is time to search for new horizons. A chance encounter leads her to meet with a private investigator, and in no time she is investigating the last moments of a now-dead business mogul. Everyone related to the case is hiding something, but what? Tuulia plans to find this out, no matter the cost.

Pauliina Susi’s Private Property opens the new Tuulia Raja, Private Eye series in which a quick-witted detective capably and cleverly handles the different cases that come her way.

The premise of a flight attendant turned private investigator is pleasantly original. The funniest aspects of the novel are the conversations between Tuulia and her senior detective mentor which remind a little bit of the 1980s hit series Moonlighting.

– Helsingin Sanomat newspaper

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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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