Category Archives: New Zealand

Containment by Vanda Symon

Containment by Vanda Symon Penguin (New Zealand), 2009. Sam Shephard #3 Reviewed at Petrona, May 2012. Advertisements

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Overkill by Vanda Symon

Overkill by Vanda Symon Reviewed at Petrona, June 2011 See here for review.

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Cemetery Lake by Paul Cleave

Theo Tate is an ex-cop turned private investigator, who as this novel opens is supervising the exhumation of Henry Martins, a man who died some years ago. His daughter firmly believed that he had been murdered by his second wife, … Continue reading

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Captured, by Neil Cross

  Captured This is one of those books for which you will have to set aside an hour or two to read from first page to last without a break. When you have finished it, you'll need to do something … Continue reading

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Burial, by Neil Cross

  Burial BURIAL is one of those books that will make you miss your stop on the train. I predict that it will be a hit (2009's equivalent to 2008's NO TIME FOR GOODBYE by Linwood Barclay, perhaps), and will … Continue reading

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