Leena Lehtolainen’s German publisher has released the hardback and e-book editions of Die Leibwächterin (Henkivartija) on 17 January 2011. This was the first foreign publication of the debut title in The Bodyguard trilogy.
The next German edition of Leena Lehtolainen’s books will be the latest Maria Kallio title, Where Have All the Young Girls Gone (Minne tytöt kadonneet), originally published by Tammi Publishers in August 2010. The German edition of the bestseller is due to be published in Winter 2012. The rights have also been sold to Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Taiwan, with translations under way.