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My August Reads of the The Classics

Everyone in the community is doing their monthly wrap-ups. I rarely do them but I wanted to highlight the classic titles I read in August. They were some of the best reads I’ve had in quite sometime. My foray into … Continue reading

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Ranking The Books: Åsa Larsson

Åsa Larsson is a Swedish crime writer who sets most of her stories in the small mining town of Kiruna. She writes the Rebecka Martinsson series. She’s a tax attorney who often helps the police in their investigation(s). Her character … Continue reading

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Violence in Crime Fiction: The Redux Edition

It seems like the Bristol CrimeFest Convention some weeks ago in London started the debate again about the increase in violence in books and TV. Especially towards women, or so it seems. There are accusations being flung about women writing brutal … Continue reading

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