Category Archives: American

Aimée & David Thurlo, Black Thunder (2011)

[Læst til Bogudfordringen 2011; en bog udgivet i 2011]. A Forge Book, published by Tom Doherty Associates, N.Y. I received a review copy from the publisher. The sleuths of this series are Tribal Police Investigator Ella Clah and her sidekick, … Continue reading

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Laura Lippman, What the Dead Know (2007)

This week I needed something I was certain I would enjoy, so I picked this American standalone. I bought itself, and I could see the former owner needed a lot of chocolate to get through the last, nerve-wrecking chapters. Some … Continue reading

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Lilian Jackson Braun, The Cat Who Brought Down The House (2003)

I have been curious to try this very popular cosy series for a long time, though I had some misgivings about which role the cats played. I was given the twentyfifth in the series about the newspaper columnist James Qwilleran … Continue reading

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Jefferson Bass, The Bone Yard (2011)

“Jefferson Bass” = Bill Bass & Jon Jefferson. The story is the sixth volume in the American body farm series. I have not read any of the earlier books, but I received this book for free during CrimeFest (probably one … Continue reading

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Monkey Justice

My tough fight to conquer my TBR continues, and since May I have only bought ten books. Not bad, eh? But now and then you just should give in to temptation – or you will end up with NO BOOKS … Continue reading

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Liz Rigbey, Summer Time (2003)

This is the writer´s second standalone. Liz (or Elizabeth) Rigbey grew up in America but lives in the UK today. My review of her debut. The first lines: “My mother told my sister and me this story many times. How … Continue reading

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Barbara Fister, In the Wind (2008)

This novel is not the American writer´s debut, but the first in the Anni Koskinen series (as a couple of my brilliant readers guessed). What I noticed first was the language: “The grass here is brown and sparse. Broken roots … Continue reading

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