Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

Death in a Cold Climate by Barry Forshaw

Forshaw, Barry – ‘Death in a Cold Climate’ Trade paperback: 224 pages (Jan. 2012) Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 0230361447 DEATH IN A COLD CLIMATE is the perfect book for those who have sampled and enjoyed a little Scandinavian crime in … Continue reading

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The Sick Rose by Erin Kelly (US: The Dark Rose)

Kelly, Erin – ‘The Dark Rose’ Hardback: 336 pages (Feb. 2012) Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books ISBN: 0670023280 This very absorbing tale is told from the separate points of view of two characters, in the present and in flashbacks. In 2009, … Continue reading

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The Lewis Man by Peter May

The Lewis Man by Peter May Quercus, 2012 (#2 of the Lewis trilogy) Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

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Bloodland by Alan Glynn

Bloodland by Alan Glynn Faber & Faber, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

Posted in 4 star, Africa, Books, Crime fiction, Current affairs, Europe, Ireland, Italy, Journalism, North America, Political, Social comment, The Congo, Thriller, USA | Leave a comment

Needlepoint by Jenny Roberts

Needlepoint by Jenny Roberts Diva, 2000. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

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V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton

V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton Mantle, 2012. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

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