Daily Archives: February 21, 2011

Frozen Moment by Camilla Ceder

Ceder, Camilla – ‘Frozen Moment’ (translated by Marlaine Delargy) Trade Paperback: 384 pages (Aug. 2010) Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson ISBN: 0297859498 FROZEN MOMENT is a substantial, rounded novel and a welcome newcomer to Scandinavian crime fiction. It is set in … Continue reading

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Shadow Sister by Simone van der Vlugt

van der Vlugt, Simone – ‘Shadow Sister’ (translated by Michele Hutchison) Paperback: 352 pages (Jan. 2011) Publisher: HarperPress ISBN: 0007301383 Although I am not a fan of novels about twins, as the opportunity for cliche is often too much for … Continue reading

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The Calling of the Grave by Simon Beckett

Beckett, Simon – ‘The Calling of the Grave’ Hardback: 336 pages (Feb. 2011) Publisher: Bantam Press ISBN: 0593063457 Forensic anthropologist David Hunter continues his geographical wanderings after his experiences in Norfolk, a remote Scottish island and at Tennessee’s “murder farm” … Continue reading

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Silent Voices by Ann Cleeves

Cleeves, Ann – ‘Silent Voices’ Hardback: 352 pages (Feb. 2011) Publisher: Macmillan ISBN: 0230745814 Inspector Vera Stanhope, large and shabby, has been shamed by her doctor into taking exercise in the form of a daily swim. Her main concern is … Continue reading

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