The Judas Kiss by Anna Grue

Who is Jakob Heurlin? Maybe Ursula Olesen knew all along that is was too good to be true. Could the young, good-looking Jakob have real feelings for her? After six months of euphoria Ursula’s vigilance waned and she started believing … Continue reading

My Soul to Take by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

I had intended to write a complete review of this novel, but now that I have read it I feel that it will be difficult. Is there no story? Yes, but it is difficult to identify it. Is there no … Continue reading

Invisible Murders by Kaaberbøl & Friis

The Danish author duo Kaaberbøl & Friis have done it again! Invisible Murders is the sequel to their first novel The Boy in the Suitcase, and it is just as terrifying and impossible to put down. The main character and … Continue reading

Gone by Mo Hayder

Jack Caffery is the Bristol based detective in this Mo Hayder crime novel. This time he is chasing a somewhat odd carjacker, who only steals cars with children in the back. Sometimes he returns the children, sometimes he does not. … Continue reading

The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom

  This book looks interesting and fun, but unfortunately it ends there. The story is simple, the characters are superficial and the fun disappears along with the books. Or possibly in the translation, but I find that less believable. The … Continue reading

Interview with Roslund & Hellström

Anders Roslund & Börge Hellström, a Swedish crime writing duo, consisting of a journalist and a criminal justice debater, released their first crime novel “The Beast” in 2004, for which they received the prestigious award the Glass Key. Welcome to … Continue reading

The Perfect Present

It was my birthday recently. I have noticed that my friends and family have understood that a present that is not a book will not be particularly popular, even though I am too tactful to admit it. This year on … Continue reading