Daily Archives: February 13, 2012

Good People by Ewart Hutton

Hutton, Ewart – ‘Good People’ Hardback: 320 pages (Feb. 2012) Publisher: Blue Door ISBN: 000739117X There are many well-established UK detective series whose authors use regional settings: Yorkshire, the Lake District, Sussex, Northumberland, Edinburgh, the Fens, and many more. Here, … Continue reading

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The Glass Room by Ann Cleeves

Cleeves, Ann – ‘The Glass Room’ Hardback: 352 pages (Feb. 20121) Publisher: Macmillan ISBN: 0230745822 THE GLASS ROOM is a solid crime novel, the fifth to feature the engaging Northumberland DI Vera Stanhope. Vera returns to her farmstead from work … Continue reading

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The Accident by Linwood Barclay

The Accident by Linwood Barclay Orion, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

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The Brotherhood by Y A Erskine

The Brotherhood by Y. A. Erskine Bantam, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

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Long Gone by Alafair Burke

Long Gone by Alafair Burke Avon (Harper Collins), 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2011.

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The Blackhouse by Peter May

The Blackhouse by Peter May Quercus, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

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