Monthly Archives: May 2010

>Thy´s Day # 16

>This beautiful christening dress was sewn by my great-grandmother in 1922. She lived in Thy all her life, most of the time in the parish next to ours. Before she married, she trained as a dressmaker. My mother and her … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 65

>This novel is neither the first in a series nor the writer´s first series. “She turned, mouth open to say something – what? – when she saw the bloody footprint on the floor. ´Emma,´ she whispered, dropping the phone as … Continue reading

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>Robert Goddard, Found Wanting (2008)

>Robert Goddard´s books are not exactly musts for me, but when I need something light and entertaining, I may pick one of his many thrillers. I chose this one because the Danish title “The Dane” made me curious. And this … Continue reading

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>Åke Edwardson, Næsten død mand (2008)

>Denne svenske politikrimi er den niende i serien om kriminalkommissær Erik Winter. For mange år siden forsvandt en femtenårig pige fra en sommerkoloni ude i skærgården. I nutiden forekommer der en række skudepisoder inde i Göteborg, først kun materiel skade, … Continue reading

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>Jackie Fullerton, Revenge Served Cold (2010)

>This is the American writer´s second crime novel (Jacqueline Fullerton according to Fantasticfiction.co.uk) The novel is not marketed as cozy mystery, but I think there are several reasons why this light and entertaining story should be: 1. There is more … Continue reading

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>Karin Fossum, Den onde vilje (2009)

>Bogen er den niende i den norske Konrad Sejer-serie. Tre gamle venner, Axel, Reilly og Jon, tager på weekendtur sammen. Vennerne vil opmuntre Jon, som brød sammen nogle måneder tidligere og lider af angstanfald. En måneklar aften sejler de sammen … Continue reading

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>Thy´s Day # 15

> Finally the spring flowers I promised you two weeks ago.

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>Just a teaser

>I am in our cottage this week and none of the books in my weekend bag is particularly suited for a Bait-in-the-box post. (You may believe I do my best to make it difficult for you, but nothing could be … Continue reading

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>Irish crime

> Is there anything better than receiving a signed copy of a book you really want? Yes, apparently. Look here: a signed copy of The White GallowsPLUS a quotation from my review ofRob´s crime fiction debut, The Rule Book. Rob, … Continue reading

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>Anna Grue, Kunsten at dø (2009)

>Jeg lånte andet og tredje bind i den danske serie om Dan Sommerdahl samtidig på biblioteket. Se anmeldelse af Judaskysset her. Ligesom i den foregående er plottet godt udtænkt og personerne bliver skildret udmærket. Romanen begynder med at den pensionerede … Continue reading

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