Monthly Archives: April 2012

Goodbye to reviewing

As I explained in my New Year´s post, I seem to have mislaid my enthusiasm for reviewing the books I read. Now I have tried blogging sporadically, but my conclusion is that it is too difficult for me to juggle … Continue reading

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Again, a reading report from my corner of the world. The first one was a gift, I bought the other two myself. Simon Beckett, Whispers of the Dead (2009) I enjoyed the third David Hunter mystery a lot, but I … Continue reading

Posted in American, British, cozy mystery, Deborah Sharp, review, review 2012, Simon Beckett | 6 Comments

A bout of Sophie Hannah

After having stared at volume four of the Charlie Zailer and Simon Waterhouse series for two years, I broke down and added to my TBR by ordering volume three. As the kind donor of book four and five said, it … Continue reading

Posted in British, review, review 2012, Sophie Hannah | 6 Comments

Drawn and Quartered

Well, interrogated at least. Joo, whose blog I am visiting today, is a new acquaintance from the UK Kindle Users Forum, KUF.  A really nice and friendly place. Interrogating Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen.

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Oldies but (mostly) goodies

I am alive and reading – now and then. Three mini or micro reviews. Three British books – all gifts, and I recommend the first two for anyone who likes a traditional mystery. The third one is a fast-paced thriller. … Continue reading

Posted in British, Reginald Hill, review, review 2012, Ruth Rendell | Tagged | 13 Comments

Dead in a Flash

[I considered participating in a flash fiction contest this week, but my muse played a trick on me. Still, those of you who can guess the identity of Arty Mugworth and the other characters may enjoy my silly story.] Killing … Continue reading

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