Category Archives: 3.5 stars

A Colder Kind of Death by Gail Bowen

A Colder Kind of Death by Gail Bowen McClelland and Stuart, 1994 Joanne Kilbourn #4 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012. Advertisements

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Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg

Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg John Murray (pb), 2009 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012.

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Some Kind of Peace by Camilla Grebe and Åsa Träff

Some Kind of Peace by Camilla Grebe and Åsa Träff translated by Paul Norlen Simon & Schuster 2012 First published in Sweden 2009 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012.

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Sebastian Bergman by Hjorth Rosenfeldt

Sebastian Bergman by Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt translated by Marlaine Delargy Trapdoor/Little, Brown 2012 first published in Sweden 2010 Sebastian Bergman #1 Reviewed at Petrona,  August 2012.

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The Wandering Soul Murders by Gail Bowen

The Wandering Soul Murders by Gail Bowen McClelland and Stewart 2004 first published 1992 Joanne Kilbourn #3 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012.

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The Collini Case by Ferdinand von Schirach

The Collini Case by Ferdinand von Schirach translated by Anthea Bell Penguin/Michael Joseph 2012 (first published in Germany 2011) Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Murder at the Mendel by Gail Bowen

Murder at the Mendel by Gail Bowen McClelland & Stewart 2004, first published 1991 Joanne Kilbourn #2 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Vengeance in Mind by N J Cooper

Vengeance in Mind by N J Cooper Simon and Schuster, 2012 Karen Taylor #4 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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A Fountain Filled With Blood by Julia Spencer-Fleming

A Fountain Filled With Blood by Julia Spencer-Fleming Minotaur/St Martin’s, 2003 Clare Fergusson #2 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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The Pied Piper by Ridley Pearson

The Pied Piper by Ridley Pearson Orion, pb 2004 (first published 2003) Boldt & Matthews #5 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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