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Leona: the die is cast

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Pub. Date:
[2017]
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English
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This best-selling Scandinavian thriller follows its troubled heroine as she investigates a high-profile robbery for Stockholm's Violent Crimes Division. Naked and bloody, a seven-year-old girl walks into a bank in central Stockholm in broad daylight and gets away with millions. Leona Lindberg of Stockholm's Violent Crimes Division agrees to work on the case. With a long, distinguished history in the police force, she seems the perfect choice. But Leona is grappling with deep issues of her own--a gambling addiction, a strained marriage--that could jeopardize the investigation. As she struggles to keep the volatile pieces of her life under control, the line between right and wrong becomes increasingly unclear--and even irrelevant. This is a hard-boiled crime novel, filled with unexpected twists and turns, featuring an unusual heroine. Leona makes for gripping reading while challenging feminine norms and posing questions about what lies behind the choices we make.
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9781590518823
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subject_facet Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Mystery fiction, Policewomen -- Sweden -- Fiction, Robbery -- Fiction, Stockholm (Sweden) -- Fiction
title_display Leona : the die is cast
title_full Leona : the die is cast / Jenny Rogneby
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title_sub the die is cast
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, Policewomen, Robbery