Swedish for Beginners by Susanne O'Leary
Approx. 124,000 words.
Published on February 2, 2010.
A young Irishwoman goes to Sweden to find out about her late mother's past. She discovers not only a whole new family but also unearths some family skeletons and the shocking truth about her own identity. The mysterious Lukas is linked both to Eleonore and Maud's grandmother Julia. Set in Ireland, Sweden and Australia, this is a moving family saga that deals with identity, grief and loss.