As posted elsewhere earlier today...
The current issue of RTE, out on November 29, includes fifteen new
reviews as well as a new interview:
Mark Pryor in the 'Sixty seconds with . . .' interview hot seat:
Reviews this week:
TITLE AUTHOR REVIEWER
A NEW YORK CHRISTMAS Anne Perry Lourdes Venard
When Thomas Pitt’s daughter, Jemima, travels to New York City, she
becomes embroiled in a murder mystery.
THE NIGHTINGALE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Donna Andrews Caryn St Clair
Meg is in charge of the Historical Society’s Designer House set to open
Christmas Eve, but things become complicated when Meg finds the most
difficult of the designers shot to death in the house
HELSINKI NOIR James Thompson, Editor Anne Corey
A collection of short stories that shows the dark underbelly of
Helsinki—a city that may have nothing that is not dark—including tales
of murder, rape, betrayal, disillusionment, gangs, knifings, theft,
beheadings, serial killers, and the nature of the Finnish people as a
whole, to list but a few of the book's topics.
TWO SOLDIERS Anders Roslund & Borge Hellstrom PJ Coldren
Two members of Stockholm's Organized Crime & Gang Section take on two
gang leaders in a southern suburb of Stockholm.
BROKEN MONSTERS Lauren Beukes Karen Chisholm
A criminal mastermind creates violent tableaus in abandoned Detroit
THE HIDDEN CHILD Camilla Läckberg, Barbara Fister
When two boys find a gruesome body, police are stymied, but a clue to
this murder may lie in the war diaries of reporter Erika Falck's mother
SWEET SUNDAY John Lawton Yvonne Klein
Turner Raines, ex-Freedom Rider, ex-lawyer, ex-journalist turned skip
tracer is launched on an odyssey around the United States as he tries to
uncover the facts behind his best friend's murder.
THE LAWS OF MURDER Charles Finch Meredith Frazier
After leaving Parliament, Charles Lenox and three friends open Victorian
London's first detective agency only to be met with unexpected obstacles
and the murder of a friend.
CAUGHT DEAD Andrew Lanh 146420330X
One of the beautiful Le sisters, a pillar of the Vietnamese community of
Hartford, is killed in a known drug-infested section of the city, but
what was she doing there?
STARS GO BLUE Laura Pritchett Sharon Mensing
Ben Cross, a Colorado rancher, is suffering from Alzheimer's but does
not let that keep him from exacting revenge upon his daughter's murderer
NIGHT OF THE WHITE BUFFALO Margaret Coel Sharon Mensing
Cowboys are missing from a buffalo ranch in Wyoming when a white buffalo
calf is born.
THE SECRET PLACE (Audio) Tana French Karla Jay
An anonymous note leads to the reopening of a case involving the murder
of a high school boy on the grounds of a girls' boarding school near Dublin.
RUTHLESS Cath Staincliffe Jim Napier
DCs Rachel Bailey, Janet Scott and their boss, Gill Bailey, wage a war
on two fronts as they try to solve a series of murders while dealing
with escalating family tensions. Before it is over there will be deaths
on both fronts.
DEADLY RUSE E. Michael Helms Paris Abell
Private detective Mac McClellan stumbles onto a complicated conspiracy
when he looks into the supposed death of his girlfriend's former fiancé.
We post more than 900 new reviews a year -- all of them are archived on
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