Category Archives: cozy mystery challenge

>Cozy Mystery Challenge 2009

> “Will you stop licking me, mom. Somebody is watching!” I hope you can see I have done my best to cover a wide variety of cozies with regard to authors, time and place. Kris, thank you for hosting this … Continue reading

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>Louise Penny, The Cruellest Month (2007)

>[Denne roman er ikke oversat til dansk] This novel is the third in the Armand Gamache series which takes place in Quebec, Canada. The review is the last of six for my cozy mystery challenge. A quotation from the first … Continue reading

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>Kirsten Holst, The Young, rich and beautiful (1976)

>This Danish novel has not been translated into English, but as I use it as part of my Cozy Mystery Challenge, I will try to convey the style and atmosphere of it. (A free, abridged translation of the dialogue on … Continue reading

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>A McCall Smith, The No 1 Ladies´ Detective Agency (1998)

>This book, written by a Scottish author, is the first in the series, and my fourth cozy mystery review. Mma Ramotswe inherits her father´s cattle, sells the herd at the right time, and spends the money on a detective bureau, … Continue reading

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>Kerry Greenwood, Murder in the Dark (2006)

>[Denne bog er ikke oversat til dansk – kan lånes på engelsk via danske biblioteker]Cozy Mystery Reading Challenge # 3 This cozy mystery is from Australia, the 16th in the Phryne Fisher series. The story takes place in Victoria in … Continue reading

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>Dorothy Sayers, Busman´s Honeymoon (1937)

>Cozy Mystery Reading Challenge # 2 This crime novel is not only a classic, but also the prototype of a cosy mystery, because the main part of the plot takes place in and around one single house, with the usual, … Continue reading

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>Agatha Christie, Murder at the Vicarage (1930)

>Cozy Mystery Challenge # 1 I had three good reasons to choose this one as the first in my cozy mystery challenge: it is a real classic, it takes place in a vicarage, and a vicar´s wife plays an important … Continue reading

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