Stenänglar The Stone Angels

The Glass Children Trilogy #3

Easter is coming and Simona is looking forward to spending the whole week at her grandmother’s house, just the two of them. But something is wrong. Grandma is tired and lost in thought. And Simona hears creaking footsteps from The Room of Sighs – but no one is there! The large stone statues in the garden keep on changing locations mysteriously. And where do the strange voices on the old cassette tapes come from? Voices telling Simona to hurry up before it’s too late. As the questions pile up, Simona asks her friends Billie and Aladdin to help her get to the bottom of what is going on.

The Stone Angels is the third and final installment in Kristina Ohlsson’s bestselling and awarded children’s books trilogy about Billie, Aladdin and Simona and their adventures in the small town of Åhus.


Shortlisted for the Crimetime Specsavers Award (Children’s Crime Fiction of the Year) Sweden 2016
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  • The Stone Angels is a well-written mystery covering important subjects in a perceptive way, as well as a delightfully suspenseful page-turner with fetching characters.”

    BTJ, Sweden

  • “[Ohlsson's] style is reminiscent of a contemporary Maria Gripe. Cleverly, suspenseful and well written for young people.”

    Kommunalarbetaren, Sweden

  • “Yet another thrilling and well-crafted book by Kristina Ohlsson with just the right concentration of spooky atmosphere.”

    Halmstad 7 dagar, Sweden

  • “Exciting and well-written /…/ All of it told in a pleasant and empathic manner – which is also one of the novel's greatest qualities.”

    Upsala Nya Tidning, Sweden

  • The Stone Angels is an exhilarating tale. With a light touch Ohlsson plunges into a time long gone by, where unequal gender conditions function to reassess several interactions in the present day. It's titillating and just the right level of creepy.”

    Kristianstadsbladet, Sweden

  • “At times, this story is exquisite. Simona's strong love for her grandmother softens one's mind /…/ It is in these relationships that Kristina Ohlsson has found her most fruitful seed. Plus, she possesses the skill of creating suspense in the most heated of moments.”

    Sundsvalls Tidning, Sweden

  • Stone Angels is just as thrilling as the first two books /…/ If you like mysteries that have some supernatural elements you'll enjoy this book! But it is also about sorrow, love and friendship.”

    Bokbaciller, Sweden

  • “Ohlsson creates an everyday mystique reminiscent of the one found in Maria Gripe's novels. /…/ Ohlsson is an excellent storyteller with the ability to captivate the reader and craft an atmosphere where the contours of reality get more and more diffuse. One can tell she has experience in writing crime fiction. With a steady hand she portions out just the right amount of information in every chapter to keep the suspense alive.”

    Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden

Photo: Anna-Lena Lundqvist Kristina Ohlsson
  • Children’s suspense
Reading material

Swedish edition

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Albania, Shkupi

Arab World, Dar Al Muna

Bulgaria, Ergon

Czech Republic, Mladá Fronta

Denmark, Alvilda

Estonia, Tiritamm

Finland, WSOY

Germany, Random House / cbt Verlag

Hungary, Animus

Italy, Salani

Latvia, Zvaigzne ABC

Lithuania, Nieko Rimto

Norway, Aschehoug

Poland, Media Rodzina

Portugal, Bertrand

Slovenia, Mis Zalozba

Sweden, Lilla Piratförlaget

Vietnam, Kim Dong Publishing

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