Category Archives: Medical

The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis

The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis translated by one of the authors, Lene Kaaberbol. Soho Press, 2011. First published in Denmark in 2008. Reviewed at Petrona, December 2011.

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The Invisible Ones by Stef Penney

Penney, Stef – ‘The Invisible Ones’ Hardback: 350 pages (Aug. 2011) Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc ISBN: 0857382926 Set in mid-1980s England, THE INVISIBLE ONES is told from the alternating points of view of Ray Lowell, a private detective, and “JJ” … Continue reading

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The Sacrificial Man by Ruth Dugdall

Dugdall, Ruth – ‘The Sacrificial Man’ Paperback: 288 pages (July 2011) Publisher: Legend Press ISBN: 1908248009 In this well-constructed, assured novel, probation officer Cate Austin, whom we first met in THE WOMAN BEFORE ME, is assigned (to her reluctance) the … Continue reading

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The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler

Kepler, Lars – ‘The Hypnotist’ (translated by Ann Long) Hardback: 512 pages (May 2011) Publisher: Blue Door ISBN: 0007359103 THE HYPNOTIST is a fast-paced medical thriller that, even though weighing in at 500 pages, is so full of action that … Continue reading

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Blue Monday by Nicci French

French, Nicci – ‘Blue Monday’ Hardback: 416 pages (June 2011) Publisher: Michael Joseph ISBN: 0718154959 Nicci French novels are predictably good, exciting reads. Here, after many years of “standalones”, the authors (Nicci Gerrard and Sean French) break their own mould … Continue reading

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The Troubled Man by Henning Mankell

The Troubled Man by Henning Mankell, tr Laurie Thompson Reviewed at Petrona, April 2011 See here for review.

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The King’s Speech by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

The King’s Speech by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi Reviewed at Petrona, May 2011. See here for review.

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The Facility by Simon Lelic

The Facility by Simon Lelic. Reviewed at Petrona in January 2011. See here for review.

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Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante

Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante Reviewed at Petrona, May 2011. See here for review.

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Cold Justice by Katherine Howell

Cold Justice by Katherine Howell UK publisher Pan Macmillan, July 2011. First published in Australia, 2010 (Pan Macmillan). Review posted at Petrona, June 2011.

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