Monthly Archives: August 2009

August Heat, by Andrea Camilleri

  August Heat (Montalbano 10) Translator: Stephen Sartarelli. If there is one thing that AUGUST HEAT, the tenth in the Inspector Montalbano series, does without a doubt, it is to make the reader feel the titular heat. The sweat and … Continue reading

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Frozen Tracks, by Ake Edwardson

  Frozen Tracks Although long, FROZEN TRACKS is a satisfying read, both in terms of plot and characterisation. Edwardson introduced his series characters DCI Erik Winter and colleagues in his two previous books, SUN AND SHADOW and NEVER END, and … Continue reading

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My Last Confession, by Helen Fitzgerald

  My Last Confession On one level this novel is an entertaining, light-hearted and fast-moving romp, relating how Krissie Donald, protagonist of DEAD LOVELY, becomes a probation officer, encounters a client, Jeremy, who is accused of killing his mother-in-law, feels … Continue reading

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Suffer the Children, by Adam Creed

  Suffer the Children DI Will Wagstaffe, who is universally known as Staffe, is a policeman with problems. His parents were killed by a Basque bomb while on holiday while Staffe was a teenager; ever since he has been working … Continue reading

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