Tag Archives: crime fiction

“Never Broken” by Lori Duffy Foster – Book Review

Lisa Jamison – an investigative journalist in her hometown of Seneca Springs, New York. She is thirty-three years old and has a teenage daughter, whom she adores. She was a teenage runaway who became pregnant at fifteen. Completely estranged from … Continue reading

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“Red As Blood” by Lilja Sigurðardóttir – Book Review

Áróra has returned to her birthplace, Iceland, to find her missing sister, Ísafold. Now, she has come to realize that she is probably looking for her sister’s body. Áróra, who lived in Edinburgh, is a financial investigator, though to make … Continue reading

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“Whale Fall” by Ann Lambert – Book Review

Roméo Leduc – is a Detective Chief Inspector of homicide working for the Sûreté du Québec, who works out of an office in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec.  Roméo is a workaholic who loves to read, loves classical music, is a vegetarian, and has … Continue reading

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“Black Hearts” by Doug Johnstone – Book Review

“We are all different versions of ourselves with different people.” The Skelfs have two businesses which they run out of their large Victorian house in Edinburgh. They run a funeral parlour AND a private detective agency. It is up to … Continue reading

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“The Last Girl To Die” by Helen Fields – Book Review

Sadie Levesque – A Canadian from Banff who has made it her life’s work to find missing teenagers. Her latest case takes her to the Scottish Isle of Mull where a teenage girl named Adriana Clark has vanished. After four … Continue reading

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“Stay Awake” by Megan Goldin – Book Review

Liv Reese – a young woman who has undergone many traumatic events and now experiences repetitive memory loss. Every time she awakens she is transported back to the same moment. She has just answered the telephone at her desk where … Continue reading

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“Without The Moon” by Cathi Unsworth – Book Review

WITHOUT THE MOON, based on a true crime that occurred during the dark days of February 1942, was also longlisted for the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize and made The Times’ Crime Book of the Month on publication. Anyone who is … Continue reading

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“Misery Bay” by Chris Angus – Book Review

The setting of this novel is what initially enticed me to read it for it is set in home province of Nova Scotia, Canada.  This is a crime novel which does not depict Nova Scotia in a very favorable light, … Continue reading

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“Night Shadows” by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir – Book Review

Night Shadows is the third novel in the FORBIDDEN ICELAND series The Icelandic Police team of criminal investigators include: Hörður Höskuldsson – leader of the Akranes Criminal Investigation Division. With many local connections, he is in charge of the entire … Continue reading

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“In Bitter Chill” by Sarah Ward – Book Review

DC Connie Childs – is a policewoman with a tiny stature but with an attitude that more than makes up for it. She knows the Derbyshire area well because it is her home county. She works with her instincts and … Continue reading

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