Monthly Archives: January 2009

>Sara Paretsky, "Alchemy" chapter 1

>This was a February offer – it has now been removed.

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>Sara Paretsky – now blogging

>Exclusive February offer: (by courtesy of the author)Read the first chapter of a brand-new V.I. Warshawsky story here. Warshawsky is a good-looking woman in high heels, but also a hard-boiled detective who shoots first and asks questions afterwards, a true … Continue reading

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>Sue Grafton, A for alibi (1982)

>Denne anmeldelse er dels svaret på ugens Gæt-en-bog, dels tæller den som “suspense and thriller reading challenge” nr 2. Bogen er den første i Sue Graftons alfabetserie, hvor hun skriver en krimi for hvert bogstav i alfabetet om samme hovedperson, … Continue reading

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>Blog Award: Let´s Be Friends!

>While Mack is trying to help people guessing this week´s Bait, I might as well post my new award, kindly given to me by Beth Fish, a blogger who truly deserves this award: Let´s Be Friends.Thank you Beth, I really … Continue reading

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>DJs Bait in the Box (Gæt en bog) # 2

>This quotation comes from the first page of the book so even though it may look like a spoiler, it is not. “Killing someone feels odd to me and I haven´t quite sorted it through. I´ve already given a statement … Continue reading

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>Weekly Geeks 2009 # 3

>For at vise mine reelle hensigter, har jeg besluttet mig for at deltage i “Weekly Geeks” denne uge. Jeg har valgt at besvare sp 2 og 3 (i hvert fald så nogenlunde da). 2) Read at least one chapter of … Continue reading

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>Ruth Rendell, Not in the Flesh (2007)

>Personally, I was more or less “hooked” on this book from the moment I came upon my own bait (see below). Dish up a buried body and some none-too-solid flesh, and I for one am ready to settle down in … Continue reading

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>DJs Bait in the Box (Gæt en bog)

>“No more truffles were foraged and the object which she had unearthed was of no interest to her. It lay exposed on the chestnut-coloured soil, white, fanlike, unmistakeably what it was, a human hand.” The quotation above is meant as … Continue reading

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>Blog Improvement Project 2

>Part 1: Brainstorming Ideas 24 things to do when stuck … (problogger) I read Kim´s three articles on the subject, decided that the following ideas from the first one might suit me, but rejected the rest (mainly because I feel … Continue reading

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>Lisbeth Salander alias Pippi Langstrømpe

>Først et kort citat fra en email fra Stieg Larsson til hans svenske forlægger (fundet hos “Modtryk”, den danske forlægger): “Jeg har forsøgt at gå mod strømmen i forhold til sædvanlige krimier. Jeg ville skabe hovedpersoner, som adskiller sig dramatisk … Continue reading

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