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Swede escape Calista Swanson has begun her study abroad semester in Stockholm, Sweden, and she couldn t be happier There's finally some distance between her and the constant piano-playing of her annoying sister Suzanne. Calista and Suzanne are twins, but the only thing they have in common is their birth date. Suzanne is a focused and gifted pianist, but a social dud. Calista isn t at all focused, but she always has her friends, and a boyfriend, by her side. And that goes for her time in Sweden, as well. Jonas, who d been an exchange student at her high school in Wisconsin, lives in Stockholm. He's the main reason Calista is studying in Sweden, and she knows he ll be in tow as she explores everything Sweden has to offer, from visiting Swedish castles to learning more about the Viking era, to sampling treats from a smorgasbord, to strolling the cobblestone streets of Stockholm's Gamla Stan. Calista loves Sweden from the moment she arrives, but . . . why hasn t Jonas called?
About the Author
Eva Apelqvist grew up in Stockholm, Sweden. She came to the United States as an exchange student her senior year in high school, and met her future husband three days before going home to Sweden. Eva loves the English language and its many possibilities. She enjoys seeing new places, eating new things, trying new sports and meeting new people. She lives in northern Wisconsin with her husband, their two children, and their dog. This is her first novel.