Sunday, April 08, 2012

New Reviews: Chattam, Goddard, Hochgatterer, Kerr, Leon, McGuire, Nesser, Tremayne, Wareham & New Competition

New month, new competition time. During April you can enter a competition to win a copy of Julia Crouch's Every Vow You Break. There are no geographical restrictions.

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Here are this week's reviews:
I recently reviewed on the blog Maxime Chattam's novella, Carnage, tr. Isabel Reid and Emily Boyce which is about school massacres in New York;

Geoff Jones reviews the new title from Robert Goddard Fault Line set in Cornwall and Capri;

Lynn Harvey reviews the paperback release of Paulus Hochgatterer's The Sweetness of Life, tr. Jamie Bulloch, the first in the Austrian "Kovacs and Horn" series;

Laura Root reviews Philip Kerr's latest Bernie Gunther novel, Prague Fatale stating that it's "quite simply, an excellent novel";

Michelle Peckham reviews Donna Leon's Beastly Things, the twenty-first outing for Venice policeman Brunetti;

Terry Halligan reviews Matt McGuire's debut, set in Belfast, Dark Dawn writing that the lead character "O'Neill is a great creation";

Maxine Clarke reviews Hakan Nesser's latest Van Veeteren (and team) Hour of the Wolf, tr. Laurie Thompson which she highly recommends;

Sister Fidelma's has her twentieth adventure in Peter Tremayne's Behold a Pale Horse reviewed here by Amanda Gillies

and Lizzie Hayes recommends Evonne Wareham's debut novel, Never Coming Home to those who like romance along with a good mystery.
Previous reviews can be found in the review archive.

Forthcoming titles can be found by author or date or by category, here and new titles by Aifric Campbell, Kate Darby, Matthew Dunn, Sam Eastland, Ewart Hutton, Michael Marshall, Val McDermid, Shirley McKay, Louise Millar, Denise Mina, Niamh O'Connor, Marco Vichi, Voss & Edwards and Tom Winship have been added to these pages this week.

1 comment:

Margot Kinberg said...

Karen - Thanks as ever for this roundup. There are some compelling reads here, certainly. I very much want to read the new Nesser and I do like Sister Fidelma :-).