The Dying Game by Åsa Avdic

I’m usually not a fan of the type of books that can be described as Hunger Games for adults, but there was something about this one that caught my eye. Locked-Room Mystery The year is 2037 and it is a … Continue reading

Deeds of Fall by Anders de la Motte

After Summer comes Fall The first novel in Anders de La Motte’s new series was published last year. Just like Mons Kallentoft he’s going through the seasons and now time has come for fall. I admit I may have been … Continue reading

The Scarred Woman by Jussi Adler-Olsen

I am a big fan of Jussi Adler-Olsen’s books about Detective Carl Mørck and Department Q, Copenhagen’s cold case division.  I read the first three novels in one stretch and it is impossible not to fall in love with the … Continue reading

The Chemist by Stephanie Meyer

  Known for Twilight Stephanie Meyer is mainly known for the incredibly popular Twilight series (vampire-themed novels). I was both skeptic and curious when I started reading. I didn’t like the Twilight movies, but have to admit I haven’t read … Continue reading

Those Who Follow

I like conspiracy thrillers, but it is definitely an art to write them. The trick is to get the reader to believe – at least while they are reading – that this could happen in real life. Then it needs … Continue reading

Snow White Must Die

Brilliant Crime Novel What a great first read this summer! Snow White Must Die is the first novel in a German series by Nele Neuhaus about police detectives Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein. The story begins when a man … Continue reading

Tell No Tales by Eva Dolan

Eva Dolan This was my first encounter with British author Eva Dolan, whose first novel was Long Way Home. Tell No Tales is #2 in the series. (The 3rd novel is called After You Die.) Politically Very Current What hit … Continue reading