Genre Archive : detective & mystery

(Genres are usual for categorising stuff but apart from that they mean very little to me, so you might not agree with what I have listed where)

Wake of the Bloody Angel
Wake of the Bloody Angel by Alex Bledsoe

Book 4 in the Eddie LaCrosse series. Eddie LaCrosse has a new client, and it is a surprising one to […]

An uncertain place
An Uncertain Place - Fred Vargas

Translated by Sian Reynolds. An Inspector Adamsberg novel #6 Adamsberg is in England at a European policing convention, discussing immigration […]

Sorry
Sorry by Zoran Drvenkar

translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside. Seeing a couple break-up in public Kris goes over to apologise to the […]

Leviathan wakes
Leviathan wakes

The Expanse – book 1 In the not so distant, but still far off, future humans have left Earth. Colonised […]

The Islanders
The islanders - Christopher Priest

I have no idea what to say about this book. I have no idea what it is all about. But […]

A local habitation
A local habitation by Seanan McGuire cover

An October Daye novel #2 A another reread for this year’s OUaT challenge, originally read for the Once Upon a […]

Angelmaker
Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway

Joe Spork is  mild mannered clockmaker. He wns and runs a shop fixing clockwork devices, from clocks to Victorian dirty […]

Edie Investigates
Eddie investigates

In a small English village something is afoot. A local gent has lost his head, quite literally. Someone has murdered […]

The girl with the dragon tattoo [adaptation]
The girl with thedragon tattoo

I haven’t read any of the book in the Millenium series, nor have I seen the Swedish version of this […]

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [based on characters]

Based on books by Arthur Conan Doyle I really enjoyed the first of these “reimaginings”, although I don’t think that […]

Dark Jenny

Sitting in Angelina’s Tavern, Eddie LaCrosse’s winter evening is suddenly disturbed by a delivery. The delivery of a coffin to […]

The Lantern (group read, week 3)

This is the final week of our group read of The Lantern, and it was a really good experience. First […]