Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Invisible Ones by Stef Penney

Penney, Stef – ‘The Invisible Ones’ Hardback: 350 pages (Aug. 2011) Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc ISBN: 0857382926 Set in mid-1980s England, THE INVISIBLE ONES is told from the alternating points of view of Ray Lowell, a private detective, and “JJ” … Continue reading

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Nairobi Heat by Mukoma Wa Ngugi

Nairobi Heat by Mukoma Wa Ngugi Melville International Crime, 2010. Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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Lying Dead by Aline Templeton

Lying Dead by Aline Templeton Hodder & Stoughton 2007 Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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White Sky, Black Ice by Stan Jones

White Sky, Black Ice by Stan Jones Soho Press, 1999 Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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The Hand That Trembles by Kjell Eriksson

The Hand That Trembles by Kjell Eriksson translated by Ebba Segerberg Allison & Busby 2011, first published in Sweden 2007. Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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The Unlucky Lottery by Hakan Nesser

Nesser, Hakan – ‘The Unlucky Lottery’ (translated by Laurie Thompson) Hardback: 256 pages (Oct. 2011) Publisher: Mantle ISBN: 0230745725 The sixth in the “Van Veeteren” series finds the splenetic detective in early retirement from the police force and running an … Continue reading

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Trust No One by Alex Walters

Walters, Alex – ‘Trust No One’ Paperback: 384 pages (Sep. 2011) Publisher: Avon ISBN: 184756285X Marie Donovan is an undercover police officer who is sent from her London base to Manchester to help in investigating a shady businessman, Jeff Kerridge, … Continue reading

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The Drop by Michael Connelly

The Drop Michael Connelly Orion, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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I’ll Walk Alone by Mary Higgins Clark

I’ll Walk Alone by Mary Higgins Clark Simon & Schuster, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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Lethal Investments by K O Dahl

Lethal Investments by K O Dahl translated by Don Bartlett Faber&Faber 2011 (first published in Norway 1993). Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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