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The Man Who Died

The Man Who Died
  • Author(s): Antti Tuomainen
  • Location(s): Hamina, Finland
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

A successful entrepreneur in the mushroom industry, Jaakko Kaunismaa is a man in his prime. At just 37 years of age, he is shocked when his doctor tells him that he’s dying. What is more, the cause is discovered...

Calling Mrs Christmas

Calling Mrs Christmas
  • Author(s): Carole Matthews
  • Location(s): England, Lapland
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Cassie Smith has been out of work for a while but she has an idea. Drawing on her love of Christmas, she begins charging for small things: wrapping presents: writing cards: tree-decorating. She’s soon in huge demand and Cassie’s...

House of Orphans

House of Orphans
  • Author(s): Helen Dunmore
  • Location(s): Finland, Helsinki
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1900s

Finland, 1902, and the Russian Empire enforces a brutal policy to destroy Finland’s freedom and force its people into submission. Eeva, orphaned daughter of a failed revolutionary, also battles to find her independence and identity. Destitute when her father...

Little Siberia

Little Siberia
  • Author(s): Antti Tuomainen
  • Location(s): Finland
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A man with dark thoughts on his mind is racing along the remote snowy roads of Hurmevaara in Finland, when there is flash in the sky and something crashes into the car. That something turns about to be a...

The Mine

The Mine
  • Author(s): Antti Tuomainen
  • Location(s): Finland
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

A hitman. A journalist. A family torn apart. Can he uncover the truth before it’s too late? In the dead of winter, investigative reporter Janne Vuori sets out to uncover the truth about a mining company, whose illegal activities...

The Wine of Solitude

The Wine of Solitude
  • Author(s): Irene Nemirovsky
  • Location(s): Finland, Kyiv, Paris
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th century

First published in 1936 this book is thought to be quite autobiographical. It is the story of young girl’s difficult relationship with her beautiful, but vain and shallow mother. The novel is set during the period of the First...

The Atlas of Us

The Atlas of Us
  • Author(s): Tracey Buchanan
  • Location(s): Exmoor, Finland, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi, Serbia, The Outback
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Late 1900s through 2004 to 2014

How far would you go for the one you love the most? A stormy love affair. A secret. A discovery that changes everything … Louise Fenton flies to a devastated Thailand to search for her mother, missing following the...

Icebreaker

Icebreaker
  • Author(s): John Gardner
  • Location(s): Finland, Russia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Later 20th Century

James Bond is back in this continuation novel set in Finland and Russia. Forced to work with small group of elite American, Russian and Israeli spies, Bond must stop a new terrorist group hellbent on creating a New Third...

Snow Angels

Snow Angels
  • Author(s): James Thompson
  • Location(s): Lapland
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

The first thriller in a new series featuring Inspector Kari Vaara: the haunted, hardened detective who must delve into Finland’s dark and violent underbelly. Kaamos: Just before Christmas, the bleakest time of the year in Lapland. The unrelenting darkness...

The Beaver Theory

The Beaver Theory
  • Author(s): Antti Tuomainen, David Hackston (Translator)
  • Location(s): Helsinki
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Humour
  • Era(s): Contemporary

(The Rabbit Factor Book 3) Can everyone’s favourite insurance mathematician, Henri, combine the increasingly dangerous world of adventure parks with the unpredictability of blended-family life? He’s about to find out in the final instalment of the hilarious, nail-biting Rabbit...

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