Category Archives: review 2012

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

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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

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Sissel-Jo Gazan, Dinosaurens fjer (2008)

Jeg har læst en række meget blandede anmeldelser af denne danske krimi, men den meget langsomme antithriller var en positiv overraskelse. Biblioteksbog. Jeg nød den meget anderledes krimi, som bruger masser af tid på at udfolde hovedpersonen Annas problemer med … Continue reading

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Elsebeth Egholm, Tre hundes nat (2011)

– one good thing about being tired and overworked is that I have read a handful of library books on the sofa this week. All in Danish, but I will write a few words in English about the books that … Continue reading

Posted in Danish, Elsebeth Egholm, review, review 2012 | 1 Comment

Quentin Bates, Frozen Out (2011)

This police procedural by a British writer, Icelandic setting, is the first Gunnhildur Gisladottir mystery. I have wanted to read this series since I met Quentin Bates during CrimeFest last year, but as you know, I have tried hard to … Continue reading

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Matti Joensuu, To Steal Her Love (2008)

Finnish police procedural – the third in the Harjunpää series. The only minus: As I read so little these days, I found it a bit difficult to remember the characters. Harjunpää, Kontio and Luukkanen are not exactly household names in … Continue reading

Posted in Finnish, Matti Joensuu, review, review 2012 | 5 Comments