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In the Rear Window (Takaikkuna)
The system has detected an intruder.
“It came to her again – the feeling that someone was watching. That someone at this very moment was quietly observing her from the dark, with sinister intentions.
Leia had heard of what could happen. And now it was happening to her.”
Hate speech. Sex trade. Racism. Single mom Leia Laine becomes entangled in much more than she bargained for when she takes on a project whose aim is to provide support to men who frequent prostitutes. It feels as if half of Finland becomes furious at her.
Among Leia’s new enemies are the new, sharp-tongued Justice Minister whose career is in danger thanks to some unseemly interactions online, and an online troll whose greatest thrill is in crossing virtual boundaries.
Original publisher: FINLAND, Tammi
CZECH, Knizni Klub/Euromedia
Clue of the Year 2016 Winner
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Imagine the most luxurious cruise. Then, imagine the most destructive explosive.
A substance, a detonator, a spark. Imagine the damage they can do. Then, imagine a hand that ignites the spark with the press of a button, trigger, or click of a mouse. Boom.
Look at the hand. It’s yours.
Security at the port of Barcelona is already tight when Leia Laine and her sister embark on a luxury cruise of the Mediterranean aboard the Siren a new, luxury cruise ship. Their holiday becomes increasingly overshadowed by strange coincidences and a growing sense of unease in Leia as she begins to suspect that all is not well aboard the luxury liner with its thousands of passengers. Soon, the relaxing holiday onboard the vessel turns into a living nightmare as Leia witnesses firsthand the injustices of global inequality, a terror threat, and the face of a ghost from her past.
Meanwhile, aboard a much smaller boat making a perilous journey across the same seas as Leia and her fellow passengers, eleven-year-old Amira and her parents find that every last ounce of their courage and endurance will be put to the test as their fate on their rickety boat becomes intertwined with those of the passengers on the Siren.
FINLAND, Tammi (Orig. publisher)
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