Monthly Archives: July 2007

The Sky Blue Parcel

The Sky Blue Parcel Jane Charles (nee Quinn) works for the Treasury Department for the British civil service. A reputable businessman, David Mandell, has drowned while swimming in his basement pool, and £250 million has gone missing. Jane is investigating … Continue reading

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Relentless

Relentless Yes, this book is, indeed, relentless. It is one of those stories best read at a single sitting, sweeping you along in scene after continuous scene of chases, villains, police, kidnappers, gunshots, double- and triple-cross, conspiracy and left-luggage lockers. … Continue reading

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Sun and Shadow

  Sun and Shadow In its first few chapters, SUN AND SHADOW provides an evocative description of life in downtown Gothenburg: not the Sweden of Christmas cards, but the seedier side of drunks and petty crime. Patrik and Maria, two … Continue reading

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Blood in the Water

  Blood in the Water (Alice Rice Mystery) (Alice Rice Mystery) Gillian Galbraith's first novel is a neat, competent little thriller, a police procedural set in Edinburgh. Three people are murdered in quick succession: a consultant doctor, a labourer and … Continue reading

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The Blood Partnership

  The Blood Partnership Ben Spencer's online marketing company, The Blood Partnership, relies heavily on Westlake, a property developer, for most of its business. Westlake is owned by a Robert Maxwell-like magnate, Jack Westlake, assisted by his two sons, Alex, … Continue reading

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