Glass Veranda by the Lake

Hanna Blixt

Glasveranda med sjöutsikt
Historiska media, Sweden 2020
Fiction / Feel Good
65000 Words
Extensive sample and synopsis in English available

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Think Love Actually and The Holiday with a Scandinavian twist.
Glass Veranda by the Lake, is a gripping, heartwarming, romantic, and humorous story about two lives that are surprisingly intertwined with each other, set in an atmosphere of cinnamon, cloves and mulled wine around Christmas time in the picturesque heartland of Sweden. Nora flees from her apartment in Stockholm when it turns out that her controlling boyfriend Jonas has had an affair. To get some distance to everything, she takes the train to idyllic Leksand and her friend Vega who offers comfort. Nora rents a small log cabin with a glass veranda by a lake, and she promises herself never to fall for a man again, but then she meets Viktor – the charming neighbor who seems to be hiding a secret.
This is the first of three novels about Nora and Viktor.The two novels published in the series have so far sold close to 40.000 copies in Sweden!

About the Leksandsviten Series

Hanna Blixt describes both fascinating life stories and the beautiful countryside with warmth, empathy and knowledge. The contemporary story encompasses the problems of modern life, while the older story contributes darkness and depth. The series includes the three standalone titles Glass Veranda by the Lake, The Waterside Gallery and Balkony with an ocean View.
WINNER OF THE ADLIBRIS FEELGOOD AWARD 2022, for her title Balcony with an Ocean View

Foreign rights

Denmark, Straarup & Co
Estonia, Tammerraamat
Germany, Penguine Random House
Italy, Vallardi
Norway, Strawberry Publishing