Book Review: The Watcher – Eli Carros

Publication date: 21st June 2017 Pre-order: here Pages: 506 Description One man must stop a psychopath in his tracks… Chief Inspector Jack Grayson is hunting a serial killer terrorizing London, a stalker who watches his prey carefully and displays the bodies of his young female victims brazenly. But Grayson has a problem – only one lead …

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Book review: Jo Nesbo – The Bat #1Harry Hole

Original title: Flaggermusmannen (Norwegian) Publication date: 1997 English translation date:  October 9th, 2012  English translation by Don Bartlett Pages: 369 pages Description:  Detective Harry Hole is meant to keep out of trouble. A young Norwegian girl taking a gap year in Sydney has been murdered, and Harry has been sent to Australia to assist in any way he …

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Book review: #4 Until Thy Wrath Be Past, Asa Larsson

Swedish Title: Till dess din vrede upphör Publication date: 2008 English Translation: 2011 Pages: 256 Details:  Wilma Persson and Simon Kyrö are murdered while diving by an air plane in Vittangijärvi lake. What kind of old secret might they have stumbled upon? And who is this person who is prepared to kill to stop it from …

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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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The Ice Twins, by S. K. Tremayne

Originally published: January 29th, 2015 Pages: 373 Details:  A year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcraft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives. But when their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they have …

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