Monthly Archives: July 2011

In Norway, the Past Is a Foreign Country – NYTimes.com

In Norway, the Past Is a Foreign Country – NYTimes.com. So if there is no road back to how things used to be, to the naïve fearlessness of what was untouched, there is a road forward. To be brave. To … Continue reading

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Maj Sjowall Interview at Fourth Estate

Maj Sjowall – The Godmother of Scandinavian Crime Fiction | Fourth Estate. Seems that Fourth Estate (an imprint of HarperCollins) is re-issuing the Martin Beck books with pretty new covers. There’s a quickie interview with the author at the link … Continue reading

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Review: Lost World, By: Patrícia Melo

Review of Lost World by Patrícia Melo (sequel to The Killer). Melo writing is dark and her authorial voice is compelling Continue reading

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Another Amazon Kindle Sale & Author News

Colin Cotterill has been making the rounds I see. He’s promoting his new book, Killed At The Whim of a Hat, the first in a new series. Go buy it. I’m a huge fan of his Dr. Siri books which … Continue reading

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Ten Best Spy Novels

The Independent shares their ten best spy novels…I love a good spy novel, how about you? I loved, loved, loved The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum when I read it oh, years ago. Has a very nice romantic subplot too. … Continue reading

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Omnimystery News: New Motion Poster for The Hunger Games

Motion movie poster of The Hunger Games Continue reading

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The Rap Sheet: Barry Forshaw on Nordic Noir | Kirkus Book Reviews

The Rap Sheet: Barry Forshaw on Nordic Noir | Kirkus Book Reviews. Excerpt: In your opinion, what are the best, most representative Nordic crime novels available in English today? The 10 “Story of a Crime” novels of Sjöwall and Wahlöö, … Continue reading

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Book Funny Biz

Thought I’d share what someone sent me today. Picture is click-able. Funny huh? I thought so. Comic strip came from this place I think: GoComics.com.

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