Monthly Archives: July 2011

66 Degrees North by Michael Ridpath

Ridpath, Michael – ’66 Degrees North’ Hardback: 352 pages (May 2011) Publisher: Corvus ISBN: 1848874006 The second in the Fire and Ice series is an intelligent, scorchingly paced, energetic thriller, relying for its effect on plot and character rather than … Continue reading

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Nowhere to Run by C J Box

Nowhere to Run by C J Box (a Joe Pickett novel) Reviewed at Petrona, July 2011.

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Sweet Money by Ernesto Mallo

Sweet Money by Ernesto Mallo translated by Katherine Silver Bitter Lemon Press, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2011.

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Blue Monday by Nicci French

French, Nicci – ‘Blue Monday’ Hardback: 416 pages (June 2011) Publisher: Michael Joseph ISBN: 0718154959 Nicci French novels are predictably good, exciting reads. Here, after many years of “standalones”, the authors (Nicci Gerrard and Sean French) break their own mould … Continue reading

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