Monthly Archives: April 2009


>I didn´t really know what to post today until I came across Care´s post, Happy May Day´s Eve. Life is too short to worry. Here are some blue flowers for you to look at while I enjoy the last hours … Continue reading

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>DJ’s Bait in the Box # 15

> [This week´s box belongs to crimefictionreader, It´s a Crime! (Or a Mystery)] Meet the gardener of this crime debut, an outstanding stand-alone. (Old? Oh no, the book has just about come of age). “´I don´t rightly know how to … Continue reading

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>Agatha Christie, Murder at the Vicarage (1930)

>Cozy Mystery Challenge # 1 I had three good reasons to choose this one as the first in my cozy mystery challenge: it is a real classic, it takes place in a vicarage, and a vicar´s wife plays an important … Continue reading

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>Peter Temple & Vegetables

>It is probably time to tell you what Peter Temple, or rather his characters, have to say on vegetables in The Broken Shore.“It´s likely to be murder. Lives, he´s a cabbage.” “Did you ever ask yourself why they hit on … Continue reading

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>What Vegetable Are You?

> [Min første udgave, på dansk, kan findes her] I bet you know the kind of thing. What colour are you? What animal are you? What vegetable or fruit are you? You probably just toss something off, but I have … Continue reading

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>Awards, Awards, and a Humble Anniversary

>DesertRose has overwhelmed me this week by giving me not only one, but two awards. 2009 Friendly Blogger AwardI am going to give this one to Alyce, Dar, Care, Dawn and Jackie – five great book blogs I have not … Continue reading

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>Krimi og Arkæologi

>Kombinationen krimi og arkæologi går ofte rigtig godt i spænd. Mit seneste eksempel er Kate Ellis´ The Merchant´s House, hvor fundene af en kvinde og et spædbarn fra 1600-tallet udgør en vigtig sidehistorie. I slutningen af marts anmeldte jeg Tana … Continue reading

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>NB: what fruit or vegetable are you?

>I came across the question “what kind of vegetable” in Peter Temple´s wonderful “The Broken Shore”. He has inspired me to write my own answer, but I will give you time to think about it – and perhaps share your … Continue reading

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>Kate Ellis, The Merchant´s House (1998)

>[Denne bog er desværre ikke oversat til dansk] The book is the author´s debut and the first in the Wesley Peterson series. The story begins with any mother´s nightmare: a little boy disappears from the front garden. Next the skeletons … Continue reading

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>Peter Temple, The Broken Shore (2005)

>This crime novel is the first in Temple´s new series about homicide detective Joe Cashin who recently moved from Melbourne to his hometown. I haven’t read much Australian crime fiction so this was an excellent way for me to approach … Continue reading

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