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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo & The Girl Who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson

Political activist, crusading journalist and best-selling author... dead before his time. And that's just the author. Everything about this…

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Fred Vargas: Wash this Blood Clean From My Hand

i have just finished this book, the first i have read from this (female, French) writer. Apparently the book was put up for an award. It i…

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The Blackbirder by Dorothy B Hughes

Brilliant noir fiction by one of the best but often forgotten authors, Dorothy B Hughes. There were so many plot twists and turns I was riv…

Started by Therese Scott

0 Oct 9

His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

This book has been described as literary crime by some but it is also an expose of the crofting system in mid 19th century Scotland. In 18…

Started by Lindach

0 Nov 3, 2016

Only One Life by Sarah Blaedel

An intriguing crime murder story set in Denmark.  Fabulous rich descriptive language and so much suspense.  So interesting to read about "h…

Started by Read, Review & Win

0 Feb 23, 2016

The Silent Ones by Ali Knight

This was a really good story with an interesting and most unusual hero, Darren.  Whilst sympathetically portrayed, the book is let down by…

Started by Read, Review & Win

0 Feb 23, 2016

The Leopard by Jo Nesbo

An outstanding thriller, with many twists and turns to keep you riveted.  Difficult at first to remember the Scandinavian names, but intere…

Started by Read, Review & Win

0 Feb 17, 2016

As the Pig Turns - an Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton

Enjoyable with lots of interesting characters, set in the Cotswalds. "Once you meet Agatha Raisin, you'll keep coming back". M.C. Beaton's…

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0 Jan 11, 2016

Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

This is the third in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K.Rowling) and definitely the best in the series. This book give…

Started by Lindach

0 Nov 17, 2015

The Cellar by Minette Walters

Another great read from Minette Walters. With twists and turns and great insight in to human behaviour and its unpredictability. Clever mor…

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0 Aug 12, 2015

Burning Midnight \ by Loren D. Estleman

Amos Walker is one tough private eye whose repertoie of wisecracks seems bottomless.  In this latest adventure, set in the decaying city of…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Aug 17, 2014

Retro / by Loren D. Estleman

If you are inclined to dismiss as unbelievable stories about contemporary private investigators because they are more suited to an earlier…

Started by Kim Allen Scott

0 Jun 3, 2014

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