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The Rosary Girls - Richard Montanari

Advantages: This novel has some nice touches.
Disadvantages: None

This is the first book of Richard Montanari’s that I’ve read and I must say I enjoyed it very much and plan to read more. The strapline “Only a killer hears their prayers” sets the tone perfectly, as this is to be a serial killing spree with a religious m ...

MrBrightside002 20.04.2014 · Read full review
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A Baltic Mystery

Advantages: Intriguing central character; interesting locations; good tempo
Disadvantages: Terrible type-setting; some incredible elements

When the two men washed up on the Swedish coast in a life raft turn out to be Latvians, Inspector Kurt Wallander hopes it will be a simple matter of passing the investigation over to Major Liepa, his Latvian counterpart asked to come to help with the case ...

fizzytom 01.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Dogs of Riga - Henning Mankell

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The Dogs of Riga- Wallander is back

Advantages: Good storyline and interesting facts about Latvia demonstrated
Disadvantages: Not much suspence or tension created compared to other works by Mankell

The Dogs of Riga (Hundarna i Riga) is the second book out of nine in the Kurt Wallander detective series by Henning Mankell. This crime novel series follows investigations led by Inspector Kurt Wallander of the Ystad police department, which is a small t ...

emzipops86 02.05.2006 · Read full review
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Split Personality

Advantages: A police-procedural novel and an international thriller.
Disadvantages: A police-procedural novel and an international thriller.

...I share a taste for detective fiction with the local librarian. "Have you tried Henning Mankell?" she asked. "His Kurt Wallander makes Inspector Morse look positively optimistic!" I couldn't wait. An unmarked life raft is washed up on Wallander's ...

SueMagee 07.02.2006 · Read full review
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The Colour is purple

Advantages: Wonderful story, superbly written.
Disadvantages: Too graphic at the Morgue

Synopsis of the book: Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is finally returning home. After almost 18 years in Edinburgh he is returning to the Isle of Lewis where he was born. However he has no desire to go back he is required because of a murder that h ...

CPTDANIELS 22.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Black House - Peter May

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