Monthly Archives: March 2009

>Bait in the Box # 10 & Competition

> [The charming old suitcase is my own, and a very suitable ´box´ for this week´s competition] You may have read this English novel without thinking of it as a crime novel. Nevertheless there is a crime which is solved … Continue reading

Posted in bait in the box, competition, Sophie Hannah | 16 Comments

>Tana French, Skoven (2008)

>Irsk thriller-debut, 2009 reading challenge: ´murder mystery´. Mange år før plottet i denne thriller udspiller sig, forsvandt tre irske teenagers fra deres hjemby uden for Dublin. Kun Adam bliver fundet igen, blodig og chokeret, og ude af stand til at … Continue reading

Posted in 2009 reading challenge, Irish, review, Tana French | 11 Comments

>The Coroner and the Flu

>[Denne fantastiske bog er desværre ikke oversat til dansk – men det bliver den forhåbentlig] Caught up in bed, sweating, croaking and dizzy, I have at least had fantastic company. I have caught up with the second half of a … Continue reading

Posted in British, M.R. Hall, review | 7 Comments

>40 steps from my front door

> 40 skridt fra min fordør

Posted in for fun | 8 Comments

>10 skandinaviske krimihelte, jeg gerne ville møde.

>Se mit første indlæg, britiske og amerikanske favoritter] 1) Susanne Staun, Fanny Fiske – jeg vil frygteligt gerne se, hvordan den fascinerende profiler ser ud efter 117 kosmetiske operationer. Vi skal ikke spise sammen; jeg vil bare sidde og spekulere … Continue reading

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>Åsa Larsson, Solstorm (2004)

>Svensk krimi-debut (2003). Jeg genlæste Larssons debut for at kunne diskutere den i min bogklub, og så er der jo ingen grund til at snyde læsere, som eventuelt ikke kender denne fremragende forfatter, for en anmeldelse. Første linje: “Og det … Continue reading

Posted in Åsa Larsson, debut, femikrimi, Swedish | 6 Comments

>Jo Nesbo, The Redeemer (2009)

>In 1991 a 14-year-old girl participates in a Salvation Army summer camp outside Oslo. She experiences her first falling in love, but also a nightly rape, and the reader does not know whom of the male participants is behind this … Continue reading

Posted in Harry Hole, Jo Nesbø, Norwegian, review | Leave a comment

>Sisterhood Award

>I think this is award week. I have just received the Sisterhood Award again, this time from Lilly, Reading Extravaganza. Thank you so much, Lilly. I am not going to nominate 10 blogs again so soon, but if you visit … Continue reading

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>10 krimi-helte jeg gerne ville møde

>Lidt underholdning, mens vi venter på Gæt-en-bog-anmeldelsen (har I set Nilles små, diskrete hentydninger?). Jeg fik ideen fra Cathys blog, men da jeg lynhurtigt sad med en liste på femten navne, besluttede jeg mig for at begynde med 10 engelske … Continue reading

Posted in American, British | 19 Comments

>DJ’s Bait in the Box # 9

> [This quite suitable box for today´s quotation is my own] This Scandinavian novel which was published in Denmark somewhat earlier than the British edition, is not the first in a series. This quotation is not quite what it seems … Continue reading

Posted in bait in the box | 18 Comments