Category Archives: 2009 reading challenge

>2009 Suspense and Thriller Reading Challenge

>I have participated in – and finished – my first reading challenge ever!The challenge is hosted by Kay of J.Kay´s book blog. The main rule is: read twelve different sub-genres of thrillers in 2009. And here you have my twelve … Continue reading

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>Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend (1864-65)

>2009 Suspense and Thriller Reading Challenge: historical thriller. I have read a handful of Dickens´ novels, and in my eyes this one is by far the best. Not only because of the crime story – which does not take up … Continue reading

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>Tana French, Skoven (2008)

>Irsk thriller-debut, 2009 reading challenge: ´murder mystery´. Mange år før plottet i denne thriller udspiller sig, forsvandt tre irske teenagers fra deres hjemby uden for Dublin. Kun Adam bliver fundet igen, blodig og chokeret, og ude af stand til at … Continue reading

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>Donna Moore, Go to Helena Handbasket (2006)

>[Denne britiske debutroman er desværre ikke oversat til dansk]2009 Suspense and Thriller Reading Challenge – comic thriller. In the prologue of this hilarious whodunnit we meet a wanna-be serial killer, someone who obviously has some theoretical knowledge about the profession … Continue reading

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>Martin Edwards, The Coffin Trail (2004)

>[Denne fortræffelige krimi er desværre ikke oversat til dansk] 2009 Suspence and Thriller Reading Challenge: police procedural thriller . This novel is the first in Martin Edwards´ ´new´ Lake District series. In the short prologue, Barrie Gilpin, a young sufferer … Continue reading

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>Kjell Ola Dahl, The Fourth Man (2008)

>2009 suspense and thriller reading challenge: Art crime aka Literary thriller This Norwegian crime novel is the fourth in a series, but the first in English, I believe. As usual we meet the police officers Gunnarstranda, Yttergjerde and Frølich (K.O. … Continue reading

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>Mark Billingham, Den brændende pige (2007)

>Britisk thriller, ´hard-boiled mystery´. Plottet i Billinghams fjerde krimi har tilknytning til en gammel sag om Gordon Rooker, en lejemorder som sætter ild til en helt almindelig skolepige. Det viser sig hurtigt, at han har begået sit livs fejltagelse: for … Continue reading

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