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Only Genes in this Icelandic Bank

Advantages: Interesting cultural aspect to the plot, different setting
Disadvantages: Cliched detective, starts slowly

A man is found dead in his Reykjavik flat in suspicious circumstances and Detective Erlendur is called in to investigate. He doesn’t have much to go on – just an old photograph he finds hidden in a chest of drawers and a cryptic message left beside the bo ...

fizzytom 07.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Tainted Blood - Arnaldur Indridason

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Carry On Up The Khyber

Advantages: Great setting, interesting characters
Disadvantages: A bit cliched in places.

...A long time ago in a land far away The time is 1910, the place is India’s North Western Frontier - although strictly speaking under 21st century geography, we’d now call that the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. It’s a wild and isolated place peopled by d ...

koshkha 15.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Damascened Blade - Barbara Cleverly

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