Monthly Archives: January 2012

Before I go to Sleep by S J Watson

Before I go to Sleep by S J Watson Transworld (Doubleday), 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012. Advertisements

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Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman

Hurt Machine Reed Farrel Coleman Tyrus, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

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Dead in the Water by Aline Templeton

Dead in the Water by Aline Templeton Hodder & Stoughton 2010 (pb edition, first published 2009) Marjory Fleming #5 Review posted at Petrona, January 2012.

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A Room Full of Bones by Elly Griffiths

Griffiths, Elly – ‘A Room Full of Bones’ Hardback: 352 pages (Jan. 2012) Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc ISBN: 1849163669 Those readers who have loved the previous three books about forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway will, I am sure, thoroughly enjoy her … Continue reading

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The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst

The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst Hodder & Stoughton (Sceptre), 2010. Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

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Lucifer’s Tears by James Thompson

Lucifer’s Tears by James Thompson Harper Collins (Avon), 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

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Attack in the Library by George Arion

Attack in the Library by George Arion Translated by Ramona Mitrica, Mike Phillips, and Mihai Risnoveanu. First published in Romania 1983, this translation published by Profusion, Nov 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

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Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer

Bauer, Belinda – ‘Finders Keepers’ Hardback: 400 pages (Jan. 2012) Publisher: Bantam Press ISBN: 0593066901 In the small villages of Exmoor (south-west England), children are going missing. The first disappearance is that of Jess Took, daughter of the Master of … Continue reading

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The Chalk Girl by Carol O’Connell

The Chalk Girl by Carol O’Connell Headline, January 2012 Reviewed at Petrona, December 2011.

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Unwanted by Kristina Ohlsson

Unwanted by Kristina Ohlsson translated by Sarah Death Simon and Schuster 2011 (first published in Sweden, 2009). Reviewed at Petrona, December 2011.

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