Monthly Archives: March 2007

S is for Silence; Driftnet

Driftnet S Is for Silence A couple of books I've read recently are S is for Silence by Sue Grafton (booksale) and Driftnet by Lin Anderson (recommended via a blog but unfortunately cannot remember which). Both novels feature ghosts from … Continue reading

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Voices by Arnaldur Indridason

Voices VOICES, the third book by Arnaldur Indridason to be translated into English, is even better than the first two, and that's saying something, as SILENCE OF THE GRAVE, the previous outing for Inspector Erlendur, deservedly won last year's CWA … Continue reading

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Vargas, Fred – ‘The Three Evangelists’

  The Three Evangelists Vargas, Fred – 'The Three Evangelists'Paperback: 304 pages (Jan. 2007) Publisher: Vintage ISBN: 0099469553 Sophia, a retired opera singer, is disturbed to find that a beech tree has been planted in her garden overnight. Her husband, … Continue reading

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Bone machine by Martyn Waites

Bone Machine (Donovan) Here's a copy of my review of Martyn Waites' latest paperback, first published on Eurocrime: Waites, Martyn – 'Bone Machine'Paperback: 496 pages (Jan. 2007) Publisher: Pocket Books ISBN: 1416502238 In THE MERCY SEAT, Martyn Waites gave us … Continue reading

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Betrayal, by Paul Carson

    Betrayal Paul Carson My review of Paul Carson's Betrayal is posted on Eurocrime. I'm also posting the review below, but do check out the Eurocrime site for an excellent reading guide and resource. Carson, Paul – 'Betrayal'Paperback: 464 … Continue reading

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Little Face: “every mother’s nightmare”

Little Face Sophie Hannah In a world full of uncertainties, one thing is for sure: the worst thing that can happen to anyone is to have a baby and lose her or him a week later. The paranoia and tension … Continue reading

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