Category Archives: Suspense

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. Advertisements

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Playing Dead by Julia Heaberlin

Playing Dead by Julia Heaberlin Ballantine Books (pb), 2012 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Pierced by Thomas Enger

Pierced by Thomas Enger translated by Charlotte Barslund Faber&Faber, 2012 Henning Juul #2 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Mildred Pierce by James M Cain

Mildred Pierce by James M Cain Phoenix (Orion), 2011 First published in the USA 1941 First published in the UK 2002 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Face of the Devil by N. J. Cooper

Face of the Devil by N J Cooper Simon & Schuster, 2011 Karen Taylor #3 Reviewed at Petrona, May 2012.

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In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming

In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming St Martin’s 2002 Clare Fergusson #1 Reviewed at Petrona, May 2012.

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Dead Scared by S J Bolton

Dead Scared by S J Bolton Transworld (Bantam), 2012 Reviewed at Petrona, February 2012.

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Long Gone by Alafair Burke

Long Gone by Alafair Burke Avon (Harper Collins), 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, February 2011.

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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.

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Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer

Bauer, Belinda – ‘Finders Keepers’ Hardback: 400 pages (Jan. 2012) Publisher: Bantam Press ISBN: 0593066901 In the small villages of Exmoor (south-west England), children are going missing. The first disappearance is that of Jess Took, daughter of the Master of … Continue reading

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