Category Archives: Award winner

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.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, England, Europe, Medical, Suspense | Leave a comment

The Boundary by Nicole Watson

The Boundary by Nicole Watson University of Queensland Press, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, December 2011.

Posted in Australasia, Australia, Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, Police procedural, Political, Social comment | Leave a comment

The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina

The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina Orion, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Europe, Police procedural, Psychology, Scotland, Series, Social comment | Leave a comment

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin Pan Macmillan, 2011 (first published in the USA, 2010) Reviewed at Petrona, October 2011.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Mystery, North America, Police procedural, Psychology, Social comment, USA | Leave a comment

What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman

What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman Orion, 2007. Reviewed at Petrona, October 2011.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Mystery, North America, Police procedural, Psychology, Social comment, USA | Leave a comment

Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo

Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo translated by Edith Grossman Atlantic, 2010; first published in Spain 2006 Reviewed at Petrona, October 2011.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Europe, Mystery, Peru, Political, Satire, Social comment, South America, Spain, Thriller, Translated | Leave a comment

Purge by Sofi Oksanen

Purge Sofi Oksanen translated by Lola Rogers (from Finnish) Atlantic, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, September 2011.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, Domestic, Estonia, Europe, Finland, Historical, Political, Psychology, Social comment, Translated | Leave a comment

Prime Cut by Alan Carter

Prime Cut Alan Carter Freemantle Press, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2011.

Posted in Australasia, Australia, Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, England, Europe, Police procedural, Private investigator, Social comment | Leave a comment

The Dinosaur Feather by Sissel-Jo Gazan

Gazan, Sissel-Jo – ‘The Dinosaur Feather’ (translated by Charlotte Barslund) Trade Paperback: 400 pages (May 2011) Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc ISBN: 0857380338 First published in 2008, THE DINOSAUR FEATHER reaches an English-language readership garnered with ecstatic praise, including the accolade … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, Denmark, Eurocrime, Europe, Mystery, Translated | Leave a comment

A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow

A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow Reviewed at Petrona, June 2011 See here for review.

Posted in Award winner, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, North America, Private investigator, Series, Social comment, USA | Leave a comment