Ann-Christin Antell (b. 1973) studied history and archaeology and worked as a librarian before embarking on her career as an author. Her debut novel The Shadow of the Cotton Mill (2021) climbed to the top of the Finnish bestseller lists, as did its sequel, Heir to the Cotton Mill (2022). The final installment in the Cotton Mill series, A Rival for the Cotton Mill, is scheduled for 2023.
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