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              Books by Owen F. Witesman

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              Sisterland

              Sisterland (Hardback)

              By Simukka, Salla; Witesman, Owen F.

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $26.25
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              Originally published in Finnish: Helsinki, Finland: Kustannusosakeyhti o Tammi, 2016 under the title Sisarla.

              ISBN 9781524718787
              Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              The Human Part
               

              The Human Part (Paperback)

              By Hotakainen, Kari; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.

              • RRP: $26.99
              • $21.59
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              A true and witty satire on family, society and justice from one of Finland's most acclaimed writers.

              ISBN 9780857051066
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2013
              Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (English)
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              Before I Go
               

              Before I Go (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lehtolainen, Leena; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.

              • RRP: $29.50
              • $26.55
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              • Internationally sourced

              A fierce detective risks everything to unravel a tangle of secrets and corruption protecting a killer in this spellbinding seventh mystery in the tension-filled Maria Kallio series. When Petri Ilveskivi is murdered in the street on his way to a city-planning meeting, Maria Kallio..., commander of Espoo's Violent Crime Unit, and her team are first on
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              ISBN 9781477822999
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2017
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Maria Kallio
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              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
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              Norma

              Norma (Hardback, Open Market Edition)

              By Oksanen, Sofi; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $25.73
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              From the internationally acclaimed author of Purge and When the Doves Disappeared, comes a deliciously dark family drama that is a searing portrait of both the exploitation of women's bodies and the extremes to which people will go for the sake of beauty.

              ISBN 9781782399766
              Released NZ 22 Nov 2017
              Publisher Atlantic Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Norma

              Norma (Paperback, Main)

              By Oksanen, Sofi; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $17.93
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              From the internationally acclaimed author of Purge and When the Doves Disappeared, comes a deliciously dark family drama that is a searing portrait of both the exploitation of women's bodies and the extremes to which people will go for the sake of beauty.

              ISBN 9781782399780
              Released NZ 24 Apr 2018
              Publisher Atlantic Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Call of the Sagas: To Iceland in an Open Boat
               

              The Call of the Sagas: To Iceland in an Open Boat (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Translated by Witesman, Owen F.; By Piri, Pekka

              • RRP: $54.99
              • $54.99
              • In Stock US

              A THRILLING TRUE STORY THAT MADE NAUTICAL HISTORY In the year 1994, skipper Pekka Piri and navigator Matti Pulli piloted a 7-meter motorboat from Helsinki over the Baltic Sea, North Sea and North Atlantic to Iceland. Both 48 years old, Piri had lost his career as a personnel mana...ger, and Pulli had lost his ship, the freighter m/s Finnpolaris, in a wreck off the west coast of Greenland. Now what they both needed was space. On May 17, 1994, they set out on a 2,200-mile voyage into the unknown. A journey that began with a skipper's dream and a navigator's faith in that dream led to unshakable trust in each other. A READING EXPERIENCE Make a historic ocean voyage in a small motorboat to the distant island of the Viking sagas. Experience the effort and the trust, the determination and the brotherhood, the overwhelming joy of limits broken and a dream fulfilled. You will laugh and you will cry. The voyage of The Call of the Sagas has become a legend and the book a classic praised by readers and master authors alike. thecallofthesagas.com
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              ISBN 9789526744711
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2017
              Publisher Call of the Sagas
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Copper Heart
               

              Copper Heart (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lehtolainen, Leena; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.

              • Imp. $29.50
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              Former police sergeant Maria Kallio gladly left her tiny Finnish hometown of Arpikyl? without looking back. But even though Maria despises the small town and the acrid smell from its now-closed copper mine, when Arpikyl s sheriff asks her to serve as deputy sheriff for the summer..., she agrees. What should have been a quiet summer soon turns dramatic?and deadly. Meritta, an outspoken local artist, plunges to her death from the copper mine's tower, and Maria immediately suspects someone helped her fall. Now Maria must face the harsh truth that one of the town's residents killed Meritta, and friends Maria has known for decades all harbor their own murderous motives?even Johnny, her gorgeous former crush who almost makes her forget about her long-distance boyfriend, Antti, who is studying in Chicago. In this thrilling addition to the internationally successful Maria Kallio mystery series, the past and present of the beloved Finnish detective violently collide, leaving her future in grave danger.
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              ISBN 9781477848425
              Released NZ 31 Oct 2013
              Publisher Amazon Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Maria Kallio
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              As White as Snow
                

              As White as Snow (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Simukka, Salla; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.; Read by McFadden, Amy

              • RRP: $42.50
              • $42.50
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              The heat of the summer sun bakes the streets of Prague, but Lumikki s heart is frozen solid.Looking to escape the notoriety caused by the part she played in taking down Polar Bear s crime ring, seventeen-year-old Lumikki Andersson escapes to Prague, where she hopes to find a few ...weeks of peace among the hordes of tourists. But not long after arriving, she s cornered by a skittish and strange young woman who claims to be her long-lost sister. The woman, Lenka, is obviously terrified, and even though Lumikki doesn t believe her story although parts of it ring true she can t just walk away.Lumikki quickly gets caught up in Lenka s sad and mysterious world, uncovering pieces of a mystery that take her from the belly of a poisonous cult to the highest echelons of corporate power. On the run for her life again, Lumikki must use all her wits to survive, but in the end, she just may discover she can t do it all alone.
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              ISBN 9781501209994
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2015
              Publisher Brilliance Audio
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Snow White Trilogy
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              My First Murder
               

              My First Murder (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lehtolainen, Leena; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.

              • Imp. $29.50
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              Maria Kallio's just been assigned her first murder investigation: to prove to herself and her squad that she has what it takes to be a detective, she'll have to solve the death of Tommi Peltonen. Found floating facedown at the water's edge of his Helsinki villa, Tommi had invited... his choir group to spend a weekend at his retreat. But beneath the choir's seemingly tight-knit bonds seethed bitter passion and jealousy. As Maria sets out to determine the difference between friends and foes, she uncovers the victim's unsavory past--and motives for all seven suspects.
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              ISBN 9781612184371
              Released NZ 29 Nov 2012
              Publisher Amazon Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Maria Kallio
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              Where Have All the Young Girls Gone

              Where Have All the Young Girls Gone (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lehtolainen, Leena; Translated by Witesman, Owen F.

              • RRP: $27.99
              • $27.99
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              A group of hate crimes, a conspiracy, or a coincidence? Investigator Maria Kallio searches for answers close to home in award-winning author Leena Lehtolainen's riveting thriller. After completing a dangerous mission training police officers in war-torn Afghanistan, Police Detect...ive Maria Kallio returns to Finland as the head of a new special crimes unit. But what awaits her in her home country is her most challenging and unsettling case yet. Three immigrant Muslim girls, all members of the same social club, have gone missing under mysterious circumstances. When the body of a fourth girl is found in the snow, strangled with her own headscarf, the investigation takes on a grim new urgency. Is there a xenophobic serial killer on the loose? A random white nationalist? Or does something more insidious bind the girls? In a Finnish city struggling to assimilate a new population of Muslim immigrants, the answers are hard to come by... One thing is certain: it will take a detective familiar with the darkest depths of humanity to sift through the wreckage of clashing cultures in search of the truth. That detective is Maria Kallio.
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              ISBN 9781542040310
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2018
              Publisher Amazon Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Maria Kallio
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