James Thompson (1964-2014)

Last week, the crime fiction world lost rising talent James Thompson. Born in Kentucky, oddly enough he was known to the Scandinavian mystery scene with his series following Finnish inspector Kari Vaara. The Vaara series mixed American punch with the sub-genres mood. Thompson was working on a fifth Vaara novel when he passed.

 

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Our own Chris Mattix wrote this profile of James Thompson a couple years back.

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