Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Draining Lake, by Arnaldur Indridason

The Draining Lake A skeleton is discovered in the bed of a lake that is drying out after an earthquake has caused some seismic disruption. The body is accompanied by old Russian recording equipment; clearly the person did not die … Continue reading

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The Glass Devil, by Helene Tursten

Glass Devil, The (Inspector Irene Huss Investigation) The third book by this superb exponent of the police procedural to be translated into English is well up to the standards of the previous two. In this bleak tale, Jonas, a young … Continue reading

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The Naming of the Dead, by Ian Rankin

The Naming Of The Dead Ian Rankin dedicates his seventeenth John Rebus novel "to everyone who was in Edinburgh on 2 July 2003". The first half of the book is a pacy, punchy read, set against the backdrop of the … Continue reading

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Dead Man’s Footsteps by Peter James

Dead Man's Footsteps The book may look like a doorstop, but it won't take long to read, as the pages fly by all-too fast. Although Superintendent Roy Grace is the protagonist, the plot takes precedence in DEAD MAN'S FOOTSTEPS, with … Continue reading

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