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High Stakes #3

Ambra Vinter is a reporter for one of Sweden’s biggest newspapers. She’s clever, bold, and idealistic. When Ambra is sent to cover a story in the cold and snowy darkness that is Kiruna in December, she’s less than enthused. The small community in the far north stirs memories she’d rather leave buried. And as the past threatens to catch up to her, she finds that the easy job nobody else wanted has hidden depths.

With just days to go till Christmas, Ambra runs into Tom Lexington, a security expert and former elite soldier. Traumatized by his experiences in Chad, where he was captured and tortured, Tom is recovering in a cabin in the snow-covered woods. The furthest thing from Ambra’s mind is getting mixed up with a secretive and gruff man bent on winning back his ex, but there’s something between them that can’t be denied. In order to forge a future, however, they’ll both have to survive their pasts.


Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards (Best Feelgood Fiction) Iceland 2023
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  • “The cold nights fly by in a blur of romance, intrigue, and adventure. A cozy read for a snowy day.”

    Kirkus Reviews, US

  • “Simona Ahrnstedt is really good at building stories and is a skilled author.”

    Norrländska Socialdemokraten, Sweden

  • “In a masterful way [Simona Ahrnstedt] wrights romance with extra everything. And flavors it with social criticism, feminism and a mission to establish equality for all people.”


    Tara, Sweden

  • “Simona Ahrnstedt succeeds both in making the novel exciting and in weaving in numerous contemporary issues. A bit like an early days Liza Marklund, albeit where romance propels the plot rather than murder.”

    Dagens Nyheter, Sweden

  • “Ahrnstedt has with her now completed trilogy accomplished a well-written, intelligent romance series. /…/ One can happily escape into a 500-page long coma of coziness, but Ahrnstedt also remains firmly grounded in bitter-tasting reality.”

    Borås Tidning, Sweden

Photo: Kate Gabor Simona Ahrnstedt
  • Women’s fiction
Reading material

Swedish edition

English edition

Rights sold

Bulgaria, Egmont

Czech Republic, Metafora

Denmark, Gyldendal

Finland, WSOY

Germany, Bastei Lübbe/Lyx

Iceland, Ugla

Norway, Vigmostad & Bjørke

Poland, Sonia Draga

Spain, Plaza & Janés

UK, Little, Brown/Piatkus

US, Kensington Publishing

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