Daily Archives: May 11, 2008

Black Seconds, by Karin Fossum

Black Seconds It is generally agreed that the worst thing that can happen to anyone is to lose a child. This is the premise of Karin Fossum's excellent new novel, BLACK SECONDS. Small and unpretentious in scale yet deep in … Continue reading

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Unspoken, by Mari Jungstedt

Unspoken As with her debut novel UNSEEN, Mari Jungstedt sets UNSPOKEN on the Swedish island of Gotland; many of the same characters feature. Six months after the events of the first novel, winter is setting in, and Chief Inspector Anders … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect, by Pernille Rygg

The Butterfly Effect In a bracing dash of Norwegian noir contrasting with the snow white of an Oslo winter, THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT opens just after Igi Heitmann's father, a private detective, has been killed in a hit and run accident. … Continue reading

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Into the Shadows, by Shirley Wells

Into the Shadows (Forensic Psychologist Jill Kennedy and DCI Max Tentham Mystery) Jill Kennedy is a forensic psychologist who has recently moved to the village of Kelton, in northern England. She has decided on a new career of writing, no … Continue reading

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