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Too Close to Home by Linwood Barclay
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Black Skies by Arnaldur Indriðason
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So far this is the Erlendur novel that I have liked much. And this is funny, because Erlandur stays in the background and does not take part into the investigation...
The protagonist here is Sigurdur Oli, a complex character, always on the edge betwe...more
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The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black
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I loved this "experiment" by Benjamin Black of giving life again to the iconic detective Philip Marlow originally created by Chandler.
The LA atmosphere is terrific, it is like jumping back to the 30s.
Recommended!
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The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black
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The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg
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I think this is the best novel of the Erica/Patrick series. Here today's crimes are interwined with the past of Erica's mother, at the time of the nazi occupation of Norway.
At the end of the investigation, she will be able to better understand her m...more
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Olycksfågeln by Camilla Läckberg
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An average Scandinavian thriller, with a quite interesting plot and the typical Lackberg's weaving of the investigation with the characters' personal life.
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No Time for Goodbye by Linwood Barclay
No Time for Goodbye
by Linwood Barclay
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This thriller is based on the secrets behind an apparently happy family. The past is a ghost daunting the life of the protagonist, who is determined to find out what happened to her parents and brother 25 years before.
The novel is well written and in...more
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