Category Archives: Books

The Monogram Murders (Poirot) by Sophie Hannah

Agatha Christie’s relatives have apparently authorized Sophie Hannah to write a new Poirot story. I do not know what to think about that. After much consideration I think I am cautiously optimistic about it, as long as the characters and … Continue reading

Sharp objects by Gillian Flynn

  This is the third book I’ve read by the author Gillian Flynn and the first of the three separate books she’s written. For being the first book it’s more brutal and dark than her other books but you couldn’t really … Continue reading

Stalker by Lars Kepler

Someone is secretly filming women, then sending the clip to the police and shortly thereafter killing them. The murders remind the police of a murder that happened nine years ago, but the priest Rocky Kyrklund who was convicted is still … Continue reading

Retaliation by Thomas Erikson

Zoran Roskic has committed many serious crimes and he is in the police’s custody waiting for his trial when the novel begins. In previous cases his attorney has always been able to get him acquitted, but this time the evidence … Continue reading

Sebastian Bergman is back

A whole family, mother, father, and two sons, are murdered in Torsby in Sweden. The local police needs help and the national police along with Sebastian Bergman, psychologist an expert profiler, is called in. The boys’ ten-year-old cousin Nicole was … Continue reading

The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair by Joël Dicker

Young Talented Author This novel has been a success around the world. When I had finished the novel I saw a photo of the author Joël Dicker on the back cover. Dicker is a young Swiss man born 1985 (!) … Continue reading

The Shadows by Katarina Wennstam

An Eye for an Eye, a Tooth for a Tooth Men who hate women, abusers and rapists have to look out. In Wennstam’s latest novel we get to meet a group of women who have decided that society’s punishments are … Continue reading