Daily Archives: August 12, 2010

Bad Intentions, by Karin Fossum

Bad Intentions Translated by Charlotte Barslund. Bad Intentions is an extremely bleak anatomy of the aftermath of a death. Three friends, Axel, Philip and Jon, are spending the weekend at a cabin on the shores of Dead Water lake. They … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Crime fiction, Europe, Norway, Police procedural, Psychology, Series, Social comment, Translated | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cambridge Blue, by Alison Bruce

  Cambridge Blue Here is the Cambridge of coffee shops and pubs by the river – a river, however, that in the first chapter is the recipient of a dead body. Whether or how this body is related to the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Crime fiction, Debut, England, Eurocrime, Europe, Police procedural, Series | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Inspector and Silence, by Hakan Nesser

    The Inspector and Silence Translated by Laurie Thompson.   The fifth of Nesser's series of ten books featuring Chief Inspector Van Veeteren finds the Inspector brooding on his desire for retirement from the police force, increasingly depressed and … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Crime fiction, Eurocrime, Europe, Police procedural, Psychology, Social comment, Sweden, Translated | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment