Nephilim Quest 4 / The Book of the Dead - now researching
The Death of a Vampire / 80.000 words (DONE - now editing!)
Space Witches 3 / 60.000 words (now at 30.000 words)
Seven Shabtis / 50.000 words (DONE - Now editing!)
About the author
Leena writes books under the names Leena Maria as well as Leena Pekkalainen.
Her books have one thing in common: ancient Egypt.
Though her studies have been academic, her books celebrate the power of imagination. History is definitely not dry in Leena's novels!
leena's egyptology studies
- Certificate in Egyptology 2012 (University of Manchester, 3 years)
- Diploma in Egyptology 2014 (University of Manchester 2 years)
- Shorter courses:
- BLUE: a symposium exploring aspects of life in ancient Egypt (University of Manchester)
- Warfare and Weapons in Ancient Egypt 2015 (University of Manchester)
- Ancient Superpowers of the Near East 2015 (University of Liverpool)
- Ancient Egypt – a History in Six Objects 2015 (University of Manchester)
- “From Mummies to Microchips” seminar 23-24.7.15 University of Manchester
On ALLi's site 2018
On TimeTraveller Blog
nephilim quest series
PREQUEL TO NEPHILIM QUEST: angel
nephilim quest 1: shadowhunter
nephilim quest 2: moon daughter
SPACE WITCHES -SERIES
1. THE BOOK OF WITCHES
2. the secret library
OTHER ILLUSTRATED EGYPTOLOGY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
ALLiance of independent authors article 2018
The first book you get for free is the Prequel to Nephilim Quest: Angel.
Over two hundred years before Nephilim Quest 1 / Shadowhunter the roots of the story are planted.
A little girl missing her mother, in the palace of the mightiest of the dark Nephilim, hoping for an escape...
This book is not for sale anywhere - only readers who have subscribed to my mailing list will get it.