|We are thrilled to announce multiple new deals for our international best-sellers during London 2022!
Minna Lindgren’s best-selling humour trilogy SUNSET GROVE has been sold to Egypt, with Al Arabi acquiring the World Arabic Rights for the first title! We’re so happy to see “the Finnish Miss Marple” gain new friends around the world!
Furthermore, the series’ Hungarian publisher Kossuth has acquired the second title ESCAPE FROM SUNSET GROVE!
The rights have been sold in 16 territories, but are still available in Poland, Norway, Romania, Turkey, Netherlands, Albania, Korea, Indonesia, etc.
Download the full English pdfs for THE SUNSET GROVE TRILOGY by clicking here
PRAISE FOR THE SUNSET GROVE SERIES:
Death in Sunset Grove is Finnish Miss Marple
– Independent, United Kingdom
Lindgren perfectly captures the universal confusions (Siiri and Irma attend the funeral of the wrong person) and uncertainties of old age (how many of their friends will still be alive in a week to attend a reunion luncheon?) in the service of a captivating plot. Readers will eagerly await the sequel.
– Publishers Weekly, United States
Finland’s Bestselling Crime Writer, Leena Lehtolainen, continues to sell!
Maria Kallio series’ Arabic publisher Al Arabi has acquired the rights to the third title in the series, COPPER HEART!
Leena Lehtolainen has sold over 2,5 million copies worldwide, and the Maria Kallio series is recommended by the NYT Nordic Noir Guide!
Download the full English pdfs for Maria Kallio series here!
We’re thrilled to announce that Al Arabi also acquired the rights for the first title in Lehtolainen’s BODYGUARD series! Rights to this series have been sold to 8 countries! Download the English pdfs for books 1-3 of BODYGUARD series here!
PRAISE FOR MARIA KALLIO SERIES:
“A solid first in a series . . . The author does a good job integrating her dogged detective’s inner life with the murder inquiry.”
– Publishers Weekly on My First Murder
“Leena Lehtolainen has a winner with her debut thriller. Detective Maria Kallio deserves a place alongside literature’s best tough but vulnerable female detectives.”
– Mystery Scene Magazine
New deal for Finlandia-prize winning author of Finnish Weird, Johanna Sinisalo!
We’re excited to announce we’ve sold the World Arabic Rights for Johanna Sinisalo’s THE CORE OF THE SUN for Al Arabi! The strong, thriller-like scifi title has beensold to 9 territories. Rights are still available in Estonia, Sweden, Lithuania, Italy etc.
Download the full English pdf for THE CORE OF THE SUN from here!
PRAISE FOR THE CORE OF THE SUN:
“An intoxicating book, sizzling to look at and as spicy as a hot pepper.”
“Sinisalo’s latest novel, The Core of the Sun, brings up for discussion a sharp-eyed vision of a country where well-being has been cemented with totalitariasm. (–) The novel launches Sinisalo firmly to the core of the Finnish Weird. (–) For me, the novel was at its best when describing alternative Finland and Tampere in the throes of health fascism. Constructed with great detail, Sinisalo’s alternative society lingers on the reader’s mind.”
– Aamulehti newspaper, Finland