Monthly Archives: March 2011

>Thy´s Day # 45

> An old giant has fallen

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>Martin Edwards, The Hanging Wood (2011)

> Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press (a  NetGalley review copy). The fifth Lake District Mystery, featuring DI Hannah Scarlett and historian Daniel Kind – to be published soon in the UK. “I must talk to Hannah Scarlett, it´s a matter of … Continue reading

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>Blandede bolsjer

> [a collection of flash fiction in Danish just published via German-based XinXii – I know you can´t read them, but if you click on the link you will enhance my visibility on the market – thank you friends for … Continue reading

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>Blogger going AWOL

>Perhaps you have noticed I have not been much around on your blogs lately. I have been caught up with work and such for several days, and now my house needs my attention (perhaps that also goes forr my bed … Continue reading

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>Thy´s Day # 44

> More spring flowers – enjoy. 

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>Palle Rosenkrantz, Hvad skovsøen gemte (1903/1967)

>  Denne bog, som regnes for den første egentlige danske kriminalroman, er en klassiker, som jeg længe gerne har villet læse – og have til at stå på min hylde. For nylig faldt jeg over den i et antikvariat – … Continue reading

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>K is for Killer

>[For Kerrie´s alphabet in crime meme] In the crime fiction genre, the killer – or murderer – is a very central figure. In early crime fiction, he was usually an unpleasant character, cruel and callous, and nobody doubted that the … Continue reading

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>Arne Dahl, Ghost House 2.0 (2010)

>[The Swedish writer Arne Dahl – a pen name – is famous in Scandinavia for his excellent series about the A-team, a special task force. This tiny book is a ghost story, however, but in my opinion it doesn´t deserve … Continue reading

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>Min bedste sommerfornøjelse/Summer Pleasures

> “Blogkvinder 40+” asked me to bring a picture of my best summer pleasure. With pleasure – here you see my writer´s corner outside our cottage. All I need is pleasant weather and a good, long holiday to make me … Continue reading

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>Colin Bateman, Mystery Man (2009)

> This novel is a Northern Irish stand-alone (a belated St Patrick´s Day review)  The narrator of this story is a nameless first-person owner of a bookshop in Belfast. When his neighbour, a private detective, disappears, he is more or … Continue reading

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