Daily Archives: September 8, 2011

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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The Hanging Wood by Martin Edwards

Edwards, Martin – ‘The Hanging Wood’ Hardback: 352 pages (July 2011) Publisher: Allison & Busby ISBN: 0749010541 Martin Edwards’s Lake District mysteries can usually be relied on to have a bookish theme, and THE HANGING WOOD is no exception. Historian … Continue reading

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Death in August by Marco Vichi

Death in August Marco Vichi Translated by Stephen Sartarelli Hodder & Stoughton, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, September 2011.

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Trackers by Deon Meyer

Trackers Deon Meyer translated by Laura Seegers (from Afrikaans) Hodder & Stoughton, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, September 2011.

Posted in Africa, Books, Crime fiction, Outdoors, Political, Series, Social comment, South Africa, Thriller, Translated | Leave a comment

Against the Wall by Jarkko Sipila

Against the Wall Jarkko Sipila (Helsinki Homicide #8) (#1 in English translation) translated by Peter Ylitatlo Leppa Ice Cold Crime 2009 Reviewed at Petrona, September 2011.

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Purge by Sofi Oksanen

Purge Sofi Oksanen translated by Lola Rogers (from Finnish) Atlantic, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, September 2011.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, Domestic, Estonia, Europe, Finland, Historical, Political, Psychology, Social comment, Translated | Leave a comment

Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes

Into the Darkest Corner Elizabeth Haynes Myriad 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2011.

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Prime Cut by Alan Carter

Prime Cut Alan Carter Freemantle Press, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2011.

Posted in Australasia, Australia, Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, England, Europe, Police procedural, Private investigator, Social comment | Leave a comment