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“The Bat” by Jo Nesbo

A Scandinavian crime thriller with a difference, this one is set far from the fjords in the “Lucky Country” of Australia. The Lucky Country didn’t prove too lucky for Inger Holter, a Norwegian girl on a gap year in Sydney, … Continue reading

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“Not in the Flesh” by Ruth Rendell

After the Vampires of my last read, this is back to the familiar territory of a police procedural whodunnit. A truffle hunter uncovers a cadaver in a shallow grave on the edge of the village of Flagford, the post mortem … Continue reading

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“To Play The Fool” by Laurie R King

Having recently finished “The Idiot“, I coincidentally read another book about a fool. A homeless man is murdered in a San Francisco park. Police Inspector Kate Martinelli heads the investigation. The chief suspect is the enigmatic Erasmus, a homeless preacher … Continue reading

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“Private London” by James Patterson and Mark Pearson

I picked this up in a charity shop in York because of the principal author, James Patterson and the title Private London. Another book in the Private series; Private Berlin was a real page turner of a thriller. Private London … Continue reading

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