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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