Book review: #3. The Black Path, Asa Larsson

Swedish Title: Svart Stig Romanian Title: Pontonul Negru ( I read this book translated in Romanian) Publication date: 2006 English Translation: 2008 Pages: 384 Details:  A grisly torture-murder, a haunting northern Sweden backdrop, and a dark drama of twisted sexuality collide memorably in Åsa Larsson’s masterpiece of suspense—a tale of menace, hope, longing, and darkness beyond imagining. …

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Book Review: The Husband’s Secret, By Liane Moriarty

Publication Date: July 30, 2013 Pages: 464 Details:  At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died... Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, …

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Book Review: #2 The Blood Spilt, by Asa Larsson

Swedish Title: Det blod som spillts Originally Published: 2004 English Translation: USA 2007  UK: 2008 Pages: 340 Details: It’s midsummer in Sweden—when the light lingers through dawn and a long, isolating winter finally comes to an end. In this magical time, a brutal killer has chosen to strike. A female priest—who made enemies and acolytes in …

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Book review: #1 The Savage Altar, by Åsa Larsson

Originally title: Solstorm English translation: Uk- The Savage Altar, USA- Sun Storm Publication date: Sweden 2003 English translation date: 2006 Details On the floor of a church in northern Sweden, the body of a man lies mutilated and defiled–and in the night sky, the aurora borealis dances as the snow begins to fall....So begins Åsa Larsson’s …

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Book review: Before I Go To Sleep, by S. J. Watson

Publication date: April 2011 Movie adaptation: September 2014 Pages: 359 Details As I sleep, my mind will erase everything I did today. I will wake up tomorrow as I did this morning. Thinking I'm still a child, thinking I have a whole lifetime of choice ahead of me... Memories define us. So what if you …

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Book Review: #9 The Ice Child, by Camilla Lackberg

Swedish Title: Lejontämjaren Publication Date: March 10th, 2016 Pages: 424 Description: January, Fjällbacka. A semi-naked girl wanders through the woods in freezing cold weather. When she finally reaches the road, a car comes out of nowhere. It doesn’t manage to stop. By the time Detective Patrik Hedström receives word of the accident, the girl has already …

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