The November, 2015 issue of RTE is out and includes fifteen new reviews as well as a new interview:
Alexander McCall Smith in the 'Sixty seconds with . . .' interview hot
Reviews this week:
DARK CORNERS Ruth Rendell Reviewed by Yvonne Klein
A young aspiring novelist is driven to acts of desperation by his
blackmailing tenant in Ruth Rendell's final novel.
EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD Ian Rankin Reviewed by Jim Napier
Rebus is called out of retirement once more to help Siobhan and Fox
solve a couple of puzzling murders and an attempt on the life of his old
nemesis, Big Ger Cafferty
THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB (Audio) DAVID LAGERCRANTZ Reviewed by
Social misfit Lisbeth Salander and crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist
team up again to try save a genius of artificial intelligence and his
THOSE GIRLS Chevy Stevens Reviewed by Sharon Mensing
Three sisters escape their abusive father only to fall into greater
depths of abuse.
KATHERINE CARLYLE Rupert Thomson Reviewed by Yvonne Klein
Abandoning her place at Oxford, nineteen-year-old Katherine Carlyle
embarks on a random journey across Europe, seeking either reconcile with
or punish her father, that takes her to Germany, then to Russia, to
wind up finally in Norway, in the world's most northern town.
CRUCIFIXION CREEK Barry Maitland Reviewed by Barbara Fister
In a Sydney, Australia, neighborhood dominated by a fortified biker
compound, strange things are happening, and detective Harry Belltree's
brother-in-law seems to be mixed up in it.
DARKNESS THE COLOR OF SNOW Thomas Cobb Reviewed by Christine Zibas
A young man is killed by a hit-and-run driver while being taken into
custody by a new police officer, who was also his estranged friend. Was
it an accident or murder?
THE ADVENTURESS Tasha Alexander Reviewed by Cathy Downs
An American husband and wife bring their daughter overseas to catch a
duke, but a strange series of misadventures keeps interrupting the
IN BITTER CHILL Sarah Ward Reviewed by Barbara Fister
When a woman commits suicide, it reopens a cold case: the kidnap and
disappearance of her daughter, of interest both to the police and to a
genealogist who, as a girl, escaped the kidnappers.
ONE MAN'S FLAG David Downing Reviewed by Anne Corey
Jack McColl, a WWI British spy, is sent on dangerous missions behind
enemy lines, while Caitlin Hanley, an Irish-American journalist he loves
but has betrayed, becomes involved with the Irish Rebellion and various
women's rights issues.
THE SPY HOUSE Matthew Dunn Reviewed by Christine Zibas
When the Israeli Ambassador to France is taken out by a sniper on the
streets of Paris, the Israelis conclude it's the work of Hamas,
something they're willing to go to war over. However, it's not clear
whether Hamas is behind the assassination or not.
GHOST SHIFT John Gapper Reviewed by Anne Corey
Song Mei, a Chinese student being trained by the Commission for
Discipline, must investigate the murder of a young woman who may or may
not be her twin sister and in doing so uncovers an international spying
THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2015 James Patterson and Otto
Reviewed by Lourdes Venard
LOUISE BROOKS: DETECTIVE Rick Geary Reviewed by Ben Neal
Former film star Louise Brooks moves back to Kansas and uncovers a murder
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