The Lavender Ladies Detective Agency
A Finnish Miss Marple * The Independent *
Minna Lindgren is a well-known journalist and an expert on classical music. She is also the author of several non-fiction books. Minna was inspired to write her first novel, The Lavender Ladies Detective Agency, after researching the treatment of the elderly in Finland for a magazine article. The article won the 2009 Bonnier Journalism Prize, considered the highest journalism honour in Finland. Escape from Sunset Grove is her second novel.