The April 16 2016 issue of RTE is out and includes fifteen new reviews as well as a new interview:
David Unger in the 'Sixty seconds with . . .' interview hot seat:
Reviews this week:
THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE Philip Kerr Reviewed by Yvonne Klein
In 1956, Bernie Gunther is lying low in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferat, working as
a concierge in a good hotel. His peaceful existence is shattered when
Somerset Maugham asks him to act in his behalf as the writer is being
NIGHT LIFE David C. Taylor Reviewed by Jim Napier
In 1954 a hard-nosed NYC detective finds himself battling Anti-Communist
paranoia when he tries to solve a series of Manhattan murders tied to
people at the center of American power.
COLD MORNING Ed Ifkovic Reviewed by Susan Hoover
Edna's doubts about the guilt of the accused during the Lindbergh Baby
trial compels her search into this famous crime.
BREAKING WILD Diane Les Becquets Reviewed by Sharon Mensing
One woman goes missing during a mid-winter hunting trip in the Coloradan
wilderness and another woman won't give up the search.
CAMBODIA NOIR Nick Seely Reviewed by Karen Chisholm
A mysterious American woman disappears into the Cambodian underworld,
and a photojournalist tracks her through the clues left in her diary.
THE CONSIDERATE KILLER Lene Kaaberbøl & Agnete Friis Reviewed by Yvonne
On her way home from the grocery store, Nina Borg is hit over the head
by someone who apologizes for the deed and then abducts her. It will be
some time before she will come to understand how she is connected to her
STOCKHOLM NOIR Nathan Larson & Carl-Michael Edenborg, eds Reviewed by
Nicole Leclerc Thirteen noir short stories set in Stockholm and surrounds.
KING MAYBE Timothy Hallinan Reviewed by Ben Neal
Junior Bender has to complete a near impossible burglary to save himself
from a hired hit.
DISTURBING THE DARK Wendy Hornsby Reviewed by Phyllis Onstad
Investigative filmmaker Maggie MacGowen finds herself enmeshed in
tangled family dramas, grisly discoveries dating from World War II, and
murder at her family farming estate in Normandy.
THE TAXIDERMIST'S DAUGHTER Kate Mosse Reviewed by Lourdes Venard
When Connie Gifford finds a body outside her home in rural England,
long-repressed memories from her childhood begin to flood back,
including those of a mysterious death.
THE BURSAR'S WIFE E.G. Rodford Reviewed by Cathy Downs
PI George Kocharyan is hired to find out what the privileged daughter of
the Bursar at Morley College, Cambridge, is doing with her spare time
when the nearly nude body of a woman who has been strangled to death
A BRILLIANT DEATH Robin Yocum Reviewed by Christine Zibas
Two friends begin investigating the death of one of the boys' mother.
Are rumors true that she drowned along with her lover in the Ohio River,
or is there more to the story?
THE MADWOMAN UPSTAIRS Catherine Lowell Reviewed by Meredith Frazier
Samantha Whipple, a young American and the last living descendant of the
Brontës, is in Oxford to study
English literature and unravel the mystery of her father's legacy
AUNTY LEE'S CHILLED REVENGE Ovidia Yu Reviewed by Caryn St Clair
Aunty Lee's business partnert Cherril, formerly an animal rescuer, was
caught up in an animal rescue gone bad three years earlier. Now the
accused has returned to Singapore to sue Cherril and her fellow rescuers
for breaking up her marriage
WHEN FALCONS FALL C. S. Harris Reviewed by Diana Borse
Sebastian St. Cyr, his wife Hero, and their infant son come to
Ayleswick-on-Teme, England to bring a gift to the grandmother of a
deceased friend of his, but he is immediately swept up into helping to
solve the mystery of a dead visitor to the village found lying in a field.
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