Death in Sunset Grove
Follow Siiri, Irma, and Anna-Liisa as they uncover nefarious goings-on at the Sunset Grove retirement home, in Minna Lindgren’s heartfelt and lovable novel about the joys and perils of living in your 90s.
A bestseller in Finland and the first in the winning Lavender Ladies trilogy, Death in Sunset Grove tackles serious issues about the treatment of the elderly and what it feels like to beat back the absurdity and grow old with grace and dignity.
International reception for Death in Sunset Grove:
“The Sunset Grove Trilogy presents a unique blend of charm, mystery, heartache and wit: Minna Lindgren has created a group of endearing, unforgettable characters, in the company of whom we feel comfortable enough to dwell on the hardest subjects – ageing, illness, death – and this is no mean feat! ”
-Deborah Kaufmann, Calmann-Lévy, France
“Witty and funny, and despite its serious topic, a page turner. It’s a candidate for topping bestseller lists and still has a serious message: that dignity is not negotiable.”
-Helga Frese-Resch, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Germany
“A clever mystery novel that brilliantly combines thriller with comedy. There’s suspense in it, and there’s warmth. ”
-Francesca Varotto, Marsilio, Italy