Monthly Archives: February 2012

It´s Sweden´s Day # 17

Again a couple of pictures of the interior of the Swedish cottage – plus another neglected tractor. An upstairs kitchen which was not in use – very fiftyish.

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Sissel-Jo Gazan, Dinosaurens fjer (2008)

Jeg har læst en række meget blandede anmeldelser af denne danske krimi, men den meget langsomme antithriller var en positiv overraskelse. Biblioteksbog. Jeg nød den meget anderledes krimi, som bruger masser af tid på at udfolde hovedpersonen Annas problemer med … Continue reading

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Writing about little people # 2

The other day I gobbled down a great mystery (I´ll tell you more soon). But one paragraph made me put down the book and protest vehemently. My poor family. And now it is your turn. Can´t be helped. The Danish … Continue reading

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Elsebeth Egholm, Tre hundes nat (2011)

– one good thing about being tired and overworked is that I have read a handful of library books on the sofa this week. All in Danish, but I will write a few words in English about the books that … Continue reading

Posted in Danish, Elsebeth Egholm, review, review 2012 | 1 Comment

It´s Sweden´s Day # 16

As promised last week  – a couple of shots of the interior of our rented cottage. For those of you who don´t know Sweden that well, I can tell you the style is ´old-fashioned charm´. Very old-fashioned 🙂

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Quentin Bates, Frozen Out (2011)

This police procedural by a British writer, Icelandic setting, is the first Gunnhildur Gisladottir mystery. I have wanted to read this series since I met Quentin Bates during CrimeFest last year, but as you know, I have tried hard to … Continue reading

Posted in British, Icelandic, Quentin Bates, review, review 2012 | 9 Comments

Guess who…?

(You will be overwhelmed by my amazing reading speed. I actually expected to finish a book yesterday, but this weekend I am absolutely, totally flue-like tired & floored on the sofa. See you.) This series may not be widely know … Continue reading

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It´s Sweden´s Day # 15

The cottage we stayed in, and the neighbour´s vehicles.

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Happy Birthday to me :)

I decided that today was the perfect occasion to launch “The Charity Shop” officially. My little story is now out there, and thank you again to my blog friends for your valuable inspiration and feedback.

Posted in cozy mystery, Gershwin & Penrose, publication | 22 Comments

Matti Joensuu, To Steal Her Love (2008)

Finnish police procedural – the third in the Harjunpää series. The only minus: As I read so little these days, I found it a bit difficult to remember the characters. Harjunpää, Kontio and Luukkanen are not exactly household names in … Continue reading

Posted in Finnish, Matti Joensuu, review, review 2012 | 5 Comments