This is the 8th book in Mari Jungstedt’s series about Detective Superintendent Anders Knutas and Assistant Superintendent Karin Jacobsson of the Visby police force on the Swedish island of Gotland. Also involved in this case is Johan Berg, television reporter in the local Visby office of the Regional News Division, his partner Emma and theirContinue reading “The Dangerous Game by Mari Jungstedt translated by Tina Nunnally (Knutas/Jacobsson 8)”
YOU DON’T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU. Rear Window meets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller Three young women, three different lives, but each linked in a specific way. Rachel is divorced and raw; she’s been drinking way more than she should for some time now. She is lonely and hasContinue reading “The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins”
Twenty-five years have passed since a savage killer terrorized California, massacring three ordinary families before disappearing without a trace. The haunted child who was the only surviving victim of his rampage is now wanted by the FBI for brutal crimes of her own, and Special Agent Matthew Roarke is on an interstate manhunt for her,Continue reading “Blood Moon (The HUNTRESS /FBI Thrillers 2) by Alexandra Sokoloff.”
I loved Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy, and thoroughly enjoyed his China Series, and boy would I love his travel budget. He writes evocatively, especially when describing places and landscape; there’s a richness to his language that enhances the story he is telling. Set in Montreal, Sime Mackenzie is a detective with a Hebridean heritage, anContinue reading “Entry Island by Peter May”
D.C. Natalie Kershaw is about to join the Murder squad, but first she has to clear up the case of the un identified man who fell from the top of a skyscraper and died. Janusz Kiszka is a long time Polish emigre, and troubleshooter for Poles in London. He and Natalie have met before, inContinue reading “Death Can’t Take A joke by Anya Lipska (Kiszka and Kershaw 2)”
This is a clever, fluent book with a riveting narrative and disturbing psychological insights.
I am an unashamed fan of the Rizzoli and Isles books in particular and of Terss Gerritsen generally. Unlike other long character series, Die Again felt fresh and lively and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Set in Botswana and Boston, Die Again links murders in the bush with a series of homicides in Boston and theContinue reading “Die Again (Rizzoli & Isles 11) by Tess Gerritsen”
A welcome new addition to women’s crime fiction. Written with good pace and cleverly revealing just enough about the central characters to keep us gripped, Someone Else’s Skin introduces a new crime duo. D.I Marnie Rome is a class act. Holding a few secrets to herself, she and her police partner, Detective Noah Jake visitContinue reading “Someone Else’s Skin by Sarah Hilary”