We are thrilled to announce that the German rights to Leena Lehtolainen’s forthcoming novel The Iron Triangle (Rautakolmio, Tammi August 2013) have been sold to Rowohlt for publication in September 2014.
The Iron Triangle is an intense drama set in the Finnish archipelago. Book 12 in the internationally bestselling Maria Kallio series will be published in Finland on 8th of August 2013. Maria Kallio’s Special Crimes Unit is assigned to solve the mystery of two corpses wrapped in plastic, found on the shore of tiny Brändö Island. As she investigates, alarming things float to the surface from Maria’s past. A serious assault in the family of the hockey player further complicates the situation. Who will make it home alive?
“Leena Lehtolainen has a winner with her debut thriller (My First Murder, Book 1 in Maria Kallio series). Detective Maria Kallio deserves a place alongside literature’s best tough but vulnerable detectives.“- Mystery Scene Magazine, US.
Leena Lehtolainen is the bestselling fermale crime author in Finland. Her new titles head straight to #1 on the Finnish bestseller lists. Lehtolainen’s books have been sold over two million copies worldwide, and rights have been sold in 29 languages. In her free time, Lehtolainen enjoys all kinds of music from 1970s punk to Bach – just like Maria Kallio, the heroine of her crime novel series. And just like events in the Bodyguard Trilogy take the heroine Hilja Ilveskero all around Europe, Lehtolainen’s own work takes her to book festivals and other events across the globe. Read more by clicking here
Maria Kallio series
World English, Amazon
Japan, Tokyo Sogensha
The Netherlands, A.W. Bruna
Romania, Hardcover & Paperback
Turkey, Bizim Kitaplar
English edition of Book 1, Book 2, Book 3 in Maria Kallio series
English sample of Book 11
German edition of Books 1-11
French editions of Book 1,2,3,4
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