Monthly Archives: September 2011

Misterioso by Arne Dahl

Misterioso Arne Dahl, translated from Swedish by Tiina Nunnally (Intercrime #1) Pantheon, 2011 (first published in Sweden 1999) Review first posted at Petrona, Sept 2011.

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Villain by Shuichi Yoshida

Villain by Shuichi Yoshida Translated by Philip Gabriel Harvill Secker, 2010 (first published in Japan in 2007). review posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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Dregs by Jørn Lier Horst

Dregs Jørn Lier Horst Translated by Anne Bruce (from Norwegian) Sandstone Press, 2011 Review posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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Proof of life by Karen Campbell

Campbell, Karen – ‘Proof of Life’ Hardback: 469 pages (June 2011) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton ISBN: 1444700456 PROOF OF LIFE is one of those novels that has several apparently disparate strands that the reader gradually realises are connected, in this … Continue reading

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Up Jumped The Devil by Blair S. Walker

Up Jumped the Devil Blair S. Walker Amazon Encore, 1997 Review first posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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Why Don’t You Come For Me? by Diane Janes

Why Don’t You Come For Me? by Diane Janes Constable, 2011. Review posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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Cold Wind by C J Box

Cold Wind by C J Box (Joe Pickett #11) Corvus, 2011 Review posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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The Last Lie by Stephen White

The Last Lie by Stephen White (Alan Gregory series #16) Signet, 2011 Review posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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Rain by Stephen Gallagher

Rain by Stephen Gallagher Hodder & Stoughton 1991 (PB, HB published 1990) Review posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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The Hidden Child by Camilla Lackberg

Lackberg, Camilla – ‘The Hidden Child’ (translated by Tiina Nunnally) Paperback: 400 pages (June 2011) Publisher: Harper ISBN: 000741949X At the end of THE GALLOWS BIRD, young mother and author Erica Falk discovers a trunk in the attic containing a … Continue reading

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