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Leena Lehtolainen

Leena Lehtolainen was born in Vesanto, Finland, to parents who taught language and literature. At the age of ten, she began her first book--a young adult novel--and published it two years later, followed by a second book at the age of seventeen. The author of the long-running bestselling Maria Kallio Mystery series, which includes--most recently--Derailed and The Nightingale Murder, Leena has received numerous awards. Among them are the 1997 Vuoden Johtolanka (Clue) Award for the best Finnish...See more