Monthly Archives: January 2012

Time for a story???

I have some characters who want me to tell their story, but I am afraid my imagination is a bit slow. Please help us by telling me what you want me to put in my next short story. As usual, … Continue reading

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A Simon Brett review

Nearly a year ago, I sent a review of Simon Brett´s The Witness at the Wedding off to AwesomeBooks Blog. Their initiative proved more popular than they had expected, but today they finally picked my contribution. Photo: Ole Jakobsen

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And another January interview…

One thing I had never imagined when I began publishing my fiction was people wanting to interview me. But they do, and I am quite flattered that Linda Rae Blair wanted me to participate in her very first interview. Linda … Continue reading

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Clare Langley-Hawthorne, Consequences of Sin (2007)

[Have run into one of my marathon headaches so no blog round this weekend, but here is a short review of my latest, very enjoyable find] I won the book a year or two ago. As it is an Edwardian … Continue reading

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Guest blogging again…

Today I am honoured to visit Martin Edwards´ excellent blog, Do you write under your own name. Martin asked for an article about crime fiction so it is not the usual question-and-answer thing.

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Reginald Hill, An April Shroud (1975)

The fourth Dalziel and Pasco police procedural. Dalziel participates in Peter Pascoe´s wedding; afterwards he goes on holiday in an extremely wet Britain. Of course it turns into a kind of busman´s honeymoon. The plot did not strike me as … Continue reading

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Reginald Hill – a January Shroud

I was sad to learn yesterday, that the fine British crime writer Reginald Hill had died. By coincidence I am reading his fourth Dalziel and Pascoe story, “An April Shroud”, right now so let me share a quotation with you … Continue reading

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Liza Cody, Ballad of a Dead Nobody (2011)

I bought this British standalone myself. An extract from´s description: Elly Astoria had a miraculous musical talent. As a little girl she taught herself to play guitar and keyboard so that she could feed herself and her junkie mother. … Continue reading

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Dagens dejlige overraskelse

[A fourth review of my Danish novel – five stars, and the reviewer claims it is as good as the famous Swedish crime writers] Så lige på Saxo, at “Anna Märklins familiekrønike” har fået endnu en flot anmeldelse – femstjernet … Continue reading

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Sue Grafton, T is for Trespass (2007)

This series has been a favourite ever since a friend recommended it several years ago. As I am determined to read for pleasure right now, you will not get a review. But as I began reading it between Christmas and … Continue reading

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