Monthly Archives: March 2012

Handicap race :)

March – when middle-aged women think they are spring chickens. Thank you to Elisabeth, my photographer.    

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Nordic Crime in March

Lately I have read two Nordic mysteries (both library books). First Håkan Nesser, a Swedish stand-alone called “The Worms (or the Snakes) on Carmine Street”. Not translated into English yet. A mystery which has a couple of things in common … Continue reading

Posted in Håkan Nesser, Icelandic, review, review 2012, Swedish, Yrsa Sigurdardottir | 8 Comments

It´s Sweden´s Day # 18

Ehm, a church. Somewhere in Sweden.

Posted in Sweden´s Day | 9 Comments

Lene Kaaberbøl, Kadaverdoktoren (2010)

[This Danish thriller by Lene Kaaberbøl, one half of the boy-in-the-suitcase duo, is the first in a series of historical fiction. It is set in France in the 1890s and offers a very strong and stubborn female protagonist who never … Continue reading

Posted in Danish, Lene Kaaberbøl, review, review 2012 | 9 Comments

Flu, fly, flum…

Delirious? Not quite – but decidedly unwell all of last week. A short report of what I read (as you won´t want to hear what else I was doing)   June Whyte, Chasing Can Be Murder (2010) Australian debut, amateur … Continue reading

Posted in American, Australian, Beth Mathison, Betty Webb, Danish, Inger Wolf, June Whyte, Ransom Riggs, review, review 2012 | 9 Comments

Elizabeth Spann Craig, A Dyeing Shame (2011)

American cosy mystery, featuring Myrtle Clover. (What I expected when I bought this volume was that it would be the first in the series, but just before I dug into it, I read via Elizabeth´s blog that she had edited … Continue reading

Posted in American, Elizabeth Spann Craig, review, review 2012 | 9 Comments

German crime fiction – did not finish.

Oliver Bottini, Mord i Zen (2010). [I did not finish this German crime story – too much vodka and Zen, too little police work for me. As far as I can see, it has not been translated into English] Jeg … Continue reading

Posted in German, non-review, Oliver Bottini | 8 Comments

E-Book Sale – E-bogs-udsalg

Denne uge er ebogsuge. Hvis du er usikker på, hvordan du kan komme i gang med at læse ebøger, foreslår jeg, du besøger min forfatterven Per Holbos blog. Men du kan også downloade “Adobe Digital Editions” gratis (til læsning af … Continue reading

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Release party: De røde sko

[This weekend I am celebrating a new anthology of Danish short stories. I have translated five blog stories: The Red Shoes, The Blue Vase, Heather Farm, Zed Alley and The Charity Shop. So a warm thank you to all of … Continue reading

Posted in Danish, publication | 5 Comments