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59
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millenium, #3)
4.20
liked it
It seems to be unfair to rate the two first Millenium-novels by five stars and then give only three stars for the last one. On the other hand it is no ...more
Jan 03, 2010
Oct 30, 2009
 
55
The Poet (Jack McEvoy, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #5)
4.19
it was amazing
I really liked this book. It has a strong beginning and a lot of credible characters. What I liked most was the fact that it seemed to end on page 450 ...more
Jul 2009
Jul 08, 2009
 
58
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
it was amazing
There are coincidences that make you think for days even if you are not susceptible to conspiracy theories or any other metaphysical nonsense. There a ...more
Oct 11, 2009
Oct 03, 2009
 
57
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.22
it was amazing
The praise I gave The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo can easily be extented to the # 2 of the Millenium series. The story is in my view even better and s ...more
Oct 28, 2009
Oct 10, 2009
 
75
Bad Monkeys
3.61
did not like it
As many of the Good Readers pointed out, this novel begins very strong and it ends very weak. This sounds not too bad but it is: What makes me angry ( ...more
May 2009
May 15, 2009
 
52
The False Inspector Dew
3.91
it was amazing
If I could I would give six stars. If there was something like “the perfect mystery-novel” this book would deserve that title. The “False Inspector” h ...more
Dec 16, 2009
Dec 12, 2009
 
118
Love You More (Tessa Leoni, #1; Detective D.D. Warren, #5)
4.15
did not like it
What would you think about the following line in a modern novel:

“Every man has a moment in his life when he realizes he genuinely loves a woman, and
...more
May 05, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
 
95
Found Wanting
3.37
did not like it
What can make you read a Goddard between two books from the Millenium series? There is only one reason: You are for vacation in Valletta/Malta, and th ...more
Oct 30, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
70
The Scarecrow (Jack McEvoy, #2)
4.03
it was ok
After „The Poet“ and „The Brass verdict“ this is a huge disappointment. After a short exposition you can easily guess how this thriller will end.

McEv
...more
Aug 29, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
 
50
The Cryptographer
3.02
did not like it
I always doubted that poetry and crime fiction fit well together. Hill proves they don’t. I like mystery, but don’t like it if the plot remains a myst ...more
Jan 28, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
 
71
Die Therapie
4.17
it was ok
Das schlimme an Krimis ist, dass sie am Ende dann am meisten enttäuschen können, wenn der Anfang besonders gut gelungen ist. Allerdings hängt das eine ...more
Nov 22, 2009
Nov 14, 2009
 
123
La Vérité sur l'affaire Harry Quebert
3.93
really liked it
Angeblich haben sich alle Verlage bei der diesjährigen Frankfurter Messe um die deutschen Übersetzungsrechte für dieses Buch gerissen und Millionenbet ...more
Nov 17, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
 
129
Bretonische Verhältnisse (Kommissar Dupin, #1)
3.52
it was ok
Ist schon seltsam, wenn ein deutscher Lektor umd (Mit-)Herausgeber einer Literaturzeitschrift unter falschem (französischen) Namen einen Krimi veröffe ...more
May 09, 2013
May 12, 2013
 
107
Naming the Bones
3.26
it was ok
**spoiler alert** This book consists of 34 chapters.
This review consists of 34 spoilers.

1. Murray checks the content of some cardboard-boxes which b
...more
Sep 06, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
96
Dead Lovely
3.50
really liked it
I like soccer/football and books about soccer/football like Fever Pitch or The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick. And here is another one which I c ...more
Mar 2010
Feb 21, 2010
 
56
Notwendige Streitgenossen
3.60
it was amazing
This my all-time favorite book. I wrote it myself.
Jan 2001
Jan 28, 2009
 
73
The Long Goodbye
4.23
it was amazing
Though Chandler is one of my favorite authors and "The Long Goodbye" is one of my favorite books I have to admit that I have never understood Marlowe ...more
Jan 1987
Jan 10, 2009
 
74
Mensch ohne Hund (Barbarotti #1)
3.60
did not like it
Gruselig, und das nicht im guten Sinne. Ganz fürchterlich, was Handlung, Erzählweise und Sprache betrifft. Ein GR-Stern ist pure Schmeichelei.

Aber de
...more
Jun 2009
Jun 18, 2009
 
108
Russ: Roman
2.93
did not like it
Also ärß mal ein Stern dafür, datter Roman in meiner Heimatstadt spielt, abber damit haddet sich dann auch. Renz isn komischer Typ, en Loser, deret ab ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
 
103
Bad Things Happen
3.59
it was amazing
This is a crime novel about authors of crime novels. These authors have always to remind themselves that they are not characters of a crime novel. Cen ...more
Apr 25, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
 
109
Der Regler
3.16
did not like it
Das alles fängt ja ganz geheimnisvoll und vielversprechend an. Der „Regler“ ist so was wie ein James Bond, zwar ohne Lizenz zum Töten, aber ein ganz S ...more
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
 
53
The Closers (Harry Bosch, #11; Harry Bosch Universe, #13)
4.08
liked it
After all my praise for Connelly I have now to correct myself a little bit. Admittedly the plot of “The Closers” is good. As always Connelly knows how ...more
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
 
106
The Reversal (Harry Bosch, #16; Mickey Haller, #4; Harry Bosch Universe, #19)
4.12
did not like it
**spoiler alert** Jessup was in prison for 24 years for the murder of 12 year-old Melinda. Then he is released because a DNA analysis (which was not p ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
54
Beat the Reaper (Peter Brown #1)
3.79
really liked it
In my view this is a crossing of three of my favorite novels, Everything Is Illuminated, The Godfather and The House of God: The Classic Novel of Life ...more
Apr 24, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
 
68
The Ghost
3.68
really liked it
Mike McAra, the ghost-writer of the British Prime Minister’s biography dies in America and the narrator, a successful ghost-writer himself, is assigne ...more
Sep 12, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
69
The Lincoln Lawyer (Mickey Haller, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #16)
4.14
really liked it
**spoiler alert** To be fair: Every thriller you read after The Poet must be a disappointment. So this one met my expectations: It was better than mos ...more
Oct 03, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
 
72
Echo Park (Harry Bosch, #12; Harry Bosch Universe, #14)
4.07
really liked it
If you read this one after The Poet it is a bit disappointing. But if you read it before The Poet it's a great book.
Aug 2009
Aug 05, 2009
 
19
Tannöd
3.26
did not like it
Ok, natürlich hätte das Buch 2 oder 3 Sterne verdient, aber nicht nach dem Medienrummel. Ich hätte das Buch ja nie gekauft (und/oder gelesen), wenn ic ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 28, 2009
 
105
Mr. Peanut
3.25
liked it
I like stories in which a convicted “murderer” is proven as innocent and released from jail, like Sam Sheppard in the years after 1954. Maybe I surrep ...more
Jun 21, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
 
142
The Secret History
4.07
liked it
Eine Gruppe junger, exzentrischer Neurotiker aus reichem Haus, die noch nie in ihrem Leben gearbeitet haben. Sie halten sich für was Besseres, stehen ...more
Apr 16, 2014
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