Search Results: "Leena Lehtolainen"


BOOK REVIEW

HER ENEMY by Leena Lehtolainen
Released: May 14, 2013

"A routine whodunit in the mold of Christie and Sayers, both of whom are cited. Only Maria, outspoken and matter-of-fact, stands out from the crowd."
Maria Kallio may have taken herself out of the Helsinki police, but she finds when she's confronted with another murder that she can't take the detective out of herself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 17, 2011

"This collection presents a vivid, yet often simplistic, perspective on a young person's struggle with cancer.
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This debut collection of biting, unsentimental and uneven monologues unfolds into the true story of one young woman's battle with cancer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEENA KROHN: COLLECTED FICTION by Leena Krohn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"An extraordinary writer who deserves to be better known to readers in English—which, thanks to this excellent collection, is now possible."
A welcome gathering of works by Finnish writer Krohn, a brilliant conjurer of possible worlds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANGELS AMONG US by Leena Lane
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"In case the reader has forgotten, the last lines remind that 'angels are among us.' (Bible stories. 5-8)"
Lane uses modern language to tell 12 stories from the Old and New Testaments with the common thread being the interaction between people and angels who are "delivering messages, saving lives, or singing songs of praise." Read full book review >