Daily Archives: May 25, 2008

The Shadow in the River, by Frode Grytten

The Shadow in the River In the provincial, decaying Norwegian town of Odda, journalist Robert Bell is a cynical observer, relishing his self-chosen role of outsider, constantly sizing-up and judging his fellow-citizens. He enjoys his lonely job at an outpost … Continue reading

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White Nights, by Ann Cleeves

White Nights WHITE NIGHTS is the second book to feature the Shetland Island detective Jimmy Perez and the artist Fran Hunter. As the book opens, Fran and a local celebrity artist, Bella Sinclair, are about to hold a joint exhibition … Continue reading

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