Monthly Archives: July 2011

Thy´s Day # 59

I have finally spent a day or two in a proper holidayish fashion, darting around in beautiful Thy, snapping pictures for your benefit. Sjørring Vold is an old embankment (vold = bank or rampart), but today one of the main … Continue reading

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Simon Beckett, Written in Bone (2007)

This British thriller is the second in the Dr David Hunter series. See my review of The Chemistry of Death. “The peace of the old cottage is broken by a footfall. The rotting door is pushed open, its rusted hinges … Continue reading

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Fred Vargas & me

I have tried to read Fred Vargas´ “Have Mercy on Us All” several times. It has sat on my TBR for more than a year, glaring at me, wanting to be read. After three days I had got through twenty … Continue reading

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Funday – a Bestseller Poll

Following the example of a couple of blog friends, I´ll test the poll feature of WordPress (and pick your brains, but we will forget I said that). Please indulge me by trying it – you can choose up to five … Continue reading

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Denise Mina, Still Midnight (2009)

This Scottish police procedural is the first in the Alex Morrow series. Meet Pat and Eddy, two old pals from Glasgow: “They´d watched films together, met and dumped women together, went to the gym together and, in the manner of … Continue reading

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While African children starve…

Sorry, I know you came here to see Thy´s Day # 59. I had even compiled some pictures of nice summer flowers. But that was until I watched the news last night. So while I am enjoying a nice summer … Continue reading

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Under Cover II

Back in June I showed you my first attempts at creating a cover for “The Cosy Knave”. I hoped to get a new photo for it, but that may not be possible so here you see my second attempts. With … Continue reading

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Reading in the Hammock

The other day I flicked through the book supplement of the Danish paper “Weekendavisen”, searching for the crime fiction news. (Our best book supplement if you ask me). Journalist Katinka Bruun recommends nine books ´for the hammock´. Five of these … Continue reading

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Thy-Dweller on Amazon

I promise to stop ranting about “Heather Farm” – soon. But I just found this article in our local paper and I had to share the link with you: Thybo (someone who lives in Thy) hits Amazon top  

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My Writing Life

Those of you who have known me forever (i.e. two years or more) know that July means holiday from school and plenty of time to write crime fiction. After three slow spring months I had written no more than 16,000 … Continue reading

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