Category Archives: England

The Eyes of Lira Kazan by Eva Joly and Judith Perrignon

The Eyes of Lira Kazan by Eva Joly and Judith Perrignon translated by Emily Read Bitter Lemon Press, 2012 First published in France, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012. Advertisements

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Gone in Seconds by A J Cross

Gone in Seconds by A J Cross Orion, 2012 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Meltwater by Michael Ridpath

Ridpath, Michael – ‘Meltwater’  Hardback: 320 pages (June 2012) Publisher: Atlantic Books ISBN: 085789644X The third in this author’s Fire and Ice series, set in Iceland, is as fast and packed with incident as the first two books, WHERE THE SHADOWS LIE and 66 DEGREES NORTH. … Continue reading

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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 Willing Victim by Laura Wilson

Wilson, Laura – ‘A Willing Victim’ Hardback: 400 pages (Apr. 2012) Publisher: Quercus ISBN: 1849163111 The fourth in the addictive DI Ted Stratton series is set in 1956, at the time of the Suez crisis and the Soviet invasion of Hungary. … Continue reading

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Broken Silence by Danielle Ramsay

Broken Silence by Danielle Ramsay Avon (Harper Collins) 2010 DI Jack Brady #1 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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The Last Girl by Jane Casey

The Last Girl by Jane Casey Ebury Press, 2012 Maeve Kerrigan #3 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.  

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In Her Blood by Annie Hauxwell

In Her Blood by Annie Hauxwell Penguin/Michael Joseph, 2012 (Australia) Catherine Berlin #1 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.  

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Missing Persons by Nicci Gerrad

Missing Persons by Nicci Gerrard Penguin, 2012 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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Crossbones Yard by Kate Rhodes

Crossbones Yard by Kate Rhodes Mullholland Press, 2012 Alice Quentin #1 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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