Sonja's Second Chance (Sonjas andra chans)
Romania: Baroque Books & Arts
Denmark: Saga Lindhardt og Ringhof
Germany: Ullstein List
It's finally here: the third, stand alone novel about Sonja and her
Hundreds of thousands of Swedes have read the first two books and wished
for another novel about the millionaire who changes her best friends
lives after her death. Now Sonja does it again!
It's been seven years since Sonja died and her best friends inherited
her fortune, including a restaurant in Paris, a hotell in London and an
amazing house on Mallorca, where the three friends were encouraged to
start their new lives.
Sonja asks them for a final challenge to spread her remaining ashes
around the world, a journey that would take the friends about 6 weeks to
But time flies and it’s not until now, even though years have passed by,
that they’re finally about to do it.
When we meet them again we find Rebecka in deep mourning after the loss
of her husband. Susanne feels pressured from Michael who wants to move
in together, which is something she is not keen on doing. Maggan keeps
struggling to find balance between herself, Paul and her family. They
sold the restaurant in Paris and have moved back to Farsta, a suburb in
Sweden, and she has regained her old habit of baking buns and eating all
of it by herself.
The three friends receive several letters letting them know where Sonja
wishes to be spread for her final rest. They also get to know why. A
touching and deep love affair reveals itself during their journey. It
turns out the happy and life-affirming Sonja that they all new lived a
more complicated life than they could have ever imagined.
They are faced with insights and decide on new life changig decisions
thanks to the trip, and neither sinkholes nor cancelled cruises to
Hawaii will stop them from giving Sonja – and themselves – a second