Monthly Archives: July 2010

>Putting Brazil on the map

>It may not be very difficult for you to guess why I googled maps of Brazil today. This one is from geology.comPerhaps it is more amazing that the inhabitants of this huge country have discovered Denmark on the map. But … Continue reading

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>Reading Report

>I noticed this blog post yesterday about the Shiny Book Syndrome and must admit I felt slightly guilty. But not today – I have just picked a book which has been gathering dust on my TBR for months, and I … Continue reading

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>Under Cover 1

> THE SOLUTION: ANN CLEEVES´ RED BONES Anyone who wants to play? I just received a huge parcel – my May and June books. (I know I am behind real time, but don´t worry – I never forget to spend … Continue reading

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>A Swift Post

> One (shaky) swallow does not make a summer – but what about two, or three, or five? They are not easy to catch in the air,but I hope you will enjoy our little fledglings.

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>Jan Costin Wagner, Ismåne (2010)

>I know I should give you a proper, English review of this very fine crime novel, the first I have read by a German writer, but as I am headache challenged these days I will just recommend it warmly and … Continue reading

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>Delicious Parcel

>I have kept an expectant eye on the post for days, and today the first parcel arrived. A charming little book with the cosiest cover one can imagine: Delicious and Suspicious, a cozy mystery written by my blog friend Elizabeth … Continue reading

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>Help wanted

>I have written the first three chapters of The Cosy Knave, but I am still struggling with some of the names. One character is called Jesmona Rowntree. I quite like her name, but as I have twins called Jeremy and … Continue reading

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>Julie Hastrup, En torn i øjet (2009)

>Denne politikrimi er en dansk debut; endnu en skandinavisk journalist er sprunget ud som krimiforfatter, og efter sigende skulle bogen være første del af en trilogi. Bogen er skrevet i et udmærket sprog, og Hastrup tegner personerne ganske godt. Plottet … Continue reading

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>Under Cover 0

>As many of my readers have expressed their admiration of Rob´s great cover, I´d better share this post with you where he tells his readers a bit about the process. You should notice the LAST paragraph. LOL

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>Book Sale

>My husband does not read as much crime fiction as I do, but we do share some favourite authors. Yesterday he made a real bargain and came home with this gorgeous Håkan Nesser spoil. The trilogy below is his new … Continue reading

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