Daily Archives: March 18, 2012

Random Violence by Jassy Mackenzie

Mackenzie, Jassy – ‘Random Violence’ Paperback: 384 pages (Dec. 2011) Publisher: Soho Press ISBN: 1569479119 Jade de Jong returns to her native South Africa after ten years away. She’s a PI whose father was the police commissioner of Johannesburg, but … Continue reading

Posted in 2.5 stars, Africa, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, Eurocrime, Private investigator, Series, Social comment, South Africa, Thriller | Leave a comment

Bone and Cane by David Belbin

Bone and Cane by David Belbin Tindal Street Press, 2012 (pb) Reviewed at Petrona, March 2012.

Posted in 3 star, Books, Crime fiction, England, Europe, Political, Series, Social comment | Leave a comment

The Flatey Enigma by Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson

The Flatey Enigma by Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson translated by Brian Fitzgibbon Amazon Crossing, 2012 (first published in Iceland 2002) Reviewed at Petrona, March 2012.

Posted in 4 star, Academia, Books, Crime fiction, Europe, Iceland, Mystery, Police procedural, Translated | Leave a comment

Cradle to Grave by Aline Templeton

Cradle to Grave by Aline Templeton Hodder, 2010 (PB 2011) DI Marjory Fleming #6 Reviewed at Petrona, March 2012.

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