Tag Archives: review

Val McDermid, Star Struck (1998)

(I know this is not a review, but I also use my blog to keep track of what I read when so what you see is what you get). I read the 6th Kate Brannigan mystery in one day and … Continue reading

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Kate Ellis, The Bone Garden (2001)

(Mid-exam review – I am away from home for a couple of days and may not approve comments immediately) This British police procedural is the fifth in the Wesley Peterson series. I bought the book myself and enjoyed it even … Continue reading

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Jussi Adler-Olsen, Flaskepost fra P (2009)

This Danish police thriller is the third in the excellent series featuring Carl Mørck. As it will not be out in English for some time, I will just remind you that I recommend the series strongly, and I promise I … Continue reading

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Aline Templeton, The Darkness and the Deep (2006)

This police procedural, set in Galloway, Scotland, is the second DI Marjory Fleming mystery. The first aspect of this story that captured my interest was the characters: “Dr Ashley Randall, her striking, pale blue eyes cold, looked with distaste at … Continue reading

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Ann Summerville, A Graceful Death (2009)

This cosy mystery/romance is set in Cornwall, written by a British writer now living in Texas. It is the first story featuring Giovanna Matthews. Grace stumbled from the cottage door. Disoriented and gasping for breath, she fell prone onto the … Continue reading

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