The Nesting; a ghostly tale rich in Nordic folklore

How hauntingly beautiful is the cover of The Nesting, the new novel from acclaimed, award winning novelist C.J. Cooke. And you know what, the compelling story within the cover is just as haunting. Full of…

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Red Snow; suicide, murder and liquorice

Crikey – with a very public suicide, a cold-bloodied murder and a treacherous blizzard moving in, the isolated Swedish town of Gavrik is literally frozen in fear. Red Snow is the long-awaited sequel to Will…

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Evil Things; a new Nordic thriller

As a reader that loves Nordic noir and historic fiction, I was so excited to read Evil Things by Katja Ivar. I wasn’t disappointed. The added tension for gender equality that runs deep throughout this…

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In the Heat of the Moment: my review

As I love Nordic noir, when I got the opportunity to read In the Heat of the Moment, a crime thriller set in Sweden I grabbed it. This book is the fifth in the Sandhamn…

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Book group pick: Everything But The Truth

So we’ve recently read Everything But The Truth for our book group. I was planning to include it in a book group round up post; but this book just lured me in so much that…

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