Monthly Archives: June 2011

Val McDermid, A Distant Echo (2003)

This psychological thriller is regarded as a stand-alone, but McDermid recycles police officers from other novels, e.g. Karen Pirie who reappears in “A Darker Domain” In 1978 Pretty young Rosie Duff is raped and stabbed and left to die in … Continue reading

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Cathryn Grant, Fatal Cut (2011)

This American novella is the first in a planned series, featuring Madison Keith. See Cathryn´s introduction to the series. I think the following quotation tells you quite a bit about Madison, the first-person narrator: “What I didn´t know was that … Continue reading

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Thy´s Day # 55

It may be a bit early in the year for this picture, but I thought it suited tomorrow´s review.

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Sue Grafton, S is for Silence (2005)

In the 19th volume about the American private eye Kinsey Millhone, she accepts a very cold case. The somewhat wild wife and mother Violet Sullivan left her home in California in 1953 on the forth of July to watch the … Continue reading

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My Writing Life

Mid-exam you may not feel you have any kind of life, but I have taken a few steps forward. My historical mystery, Crystal Nights, set in Denmark in the 1960s, grows slowly but steadily (no, it doesn´t, but at least … Continue reading

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The Notice Board: Writer Cathryn Grant

– I will leave the scene to my blog friend Cathryn immediately –  Hi Dorte. Thanks for the invitation to blog about my new psychological suspense series on your Notice Board. The main character, Madison Keith, has been prowling around … Continue reading

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Under Cover

Does my cosy mystery look good in this? As you can see, I have begun experimenting with a cover for my humorous mystery, The Cosy Knave. I have not succeeded in finding an agent yet  so before long I am … Continue reading

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W.J. Burley, Wycliffe´s Wild-Goose Chase (1982)

This is the tenth British police procedural featuring Chief Superintendent Wycliffe. As readers of the series will know, Wycliffe is not a paper pusher but likes leaving his desk as often as possible to investigate his cases himself. This time … Continue reading

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Thy´s Day # 54

 

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Nyt: jeg besøger “Bogklubben mener”

I dag bringer bloggen “Bogklubben mener” et interview med mig om min bogverden.

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