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Titles Reviewed by Karen Meek

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EURO CRIME REVIEWS BY KAREN MEEK

VARIOUS - Mini Scandi Crime Reviews (on the Euro Crime blog)

ANTHOLOGY - The Father Paolo Baldi Mysteries: Death Cap & Devil take the Hindmost (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

Crime Express Novellas: 'Trouble in Mind' by John Harvey, 'Claws' by Stephen Booth, 'The Mentalist' by Rod Duncan

Crime Express Novellas: 'The Okinawa Dragon' by Nicola Monaghan, 'The Quarry' by Clare Littleford


ANTHOLOGY - The Father Paolo Baldi Mysteries: Death Cap & Devil take the Hindmost (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

ADLER-OLSEN, JUSSI - Disgrace (on the Euro Crime blog)

AIRTH, RENNIE - River of Darkness

ANDERSON, LIN - Blood Red Roses (audio book)

ANDERSON, LOUISE - Perception of Death (audio book)

ASHTON, DAVID - The Inspector McLevy Mysteries: Servant of the Crown & The Picture of Innocence (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

ATHERTON, NANCY - Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well (on the Euro Crime blog)

AYKOL, ESMAHAN - Baksheesh (on the Euro Crime blog)


BEATON, M C - Agatha Raisin and a Spoonful of Poison

BEATON, M C - Agatha Raisin and Kissing Christmas Goodbye

BEATON, M C - Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came

BEATON, M C - Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet

BEATON, M C - Death of a Gentle Lady

BEATON, M C - Death of a Policeman (on the Euro Crime blog)

BEATON, M C - Death of a Valentine (on the Euro Crime blog)

BEATON, M C - Death of a Witch

BENACQUISTA, TONINO - Badfellas

BOLITHO, JANIE - Ripe for Revenge

BOLTON, S J - Sacrifice (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

BOURLAND, FABRICE - The Dream Killer of Paris (on the Euro Crime blog)

BOWEN, RHYS - Evans Above

BRANDRETH, GYLES - Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

BRETT, SIMON - Blotto, Twinks and the Dead Dowager Duchess (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

BRETT, SIMON - Blotto, Twinks and the Ex-King's Daughter (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

BRETT, SIMON - Death on the Downs

BRETT, SIMON - The Torso in the Town (audio book)

BRIGHTWELL, EMILY - The Inspector and Mrs Jeffries (on the Euro Crime blog)

BRINDLEY, LOUISE - Tantalus (audio book)

BRUEN, KEN - Cross

BRUEN, KEN - Priest

BURKE, BOB - The Third Pig Detective Agency

BURLEY, W J - A Taste of Power (audio book)


CAHOON, LYNN - Guidebook to Murder (on the Euro Crime blog)

CAMILLERI, ANDREA - The Treasure Hunt (tr. Stephen Sartarelli) (on the Euro Crime blog)

CAMILLERI, ANDREA - Excursion to Tindari

CAMILLERI, ANDREA - The Patience of the Spider

CAMILLERI, ANDREA - The Scent of the Night

CAMILLERI, ANDREA - The Treasure Hunt (on the Euro Crime blog)

CAMILLERI, ANDREA - The Wings of the Sphinx

CAMILLERI, ANDREA; LUCARELLI, CARLO & DE CATALDO, GIANCARLO - Judges (tr. Joseph Farrell, Alan Thawley and Eileen Horne) (on the Euro Crime blog)

CARLOTTO, MASSIMO - The Colombian Mule

CARLOTTO, MASSIMO - The Goodbye Kiss

CAROFIGLIO, GIANRICO - A Walk in the Dark

CAROFIGLIO, GIANRICO - Involuntary Witness

CARR, MARGARET - Blindman's Bluff (audio book)

CARRISI, DONATO - The Whisperer

CARTER, MAUREEN - Bad Press

CHATTAM, MAXIM - The Cairo Diary

CHATTAM, MAXIME - Carnage (on the Euro Crime blog)

CHILD, LEE - Persuader

CHILD, LEE - Without Fail

CHRISTIE, AGATHA - The Capture of Cerberus & The Incident of the Dog's Ball (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

CLEVERLY, BARBARA - The Ellie Hardwick Mysteries (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

CONNELLY, MICHAEL - The Crossing (on the Euro Crime blog)

CONNOLLY, JOHN - Every Dead Thing

CONNOR, JOHN - Phoenix (audio book)

CONRAD, PATRICK - No Sale (on the Euro Crime blog)

COOPER, BRIAN - The Norfolk Triangle

CREED, ADAM - Willing Flesh

CURZON, CLARE - Guilty Knowledge

CUTLER, JUDITH - Power Games (audio book)


DAHL, ARNE - Bad Blood (on the Euro Crime blog)

DAHL, ARNE - The Blinded Man (on the Euro Crime blog)

DAHL, K O - The Fourth Man

DAVIDSEN, LEIF - The Serbian Dane

DAVIS, LINDSEY - The Silver Pigs (audio book)

DE CATALDO, GIANCARLO (ED.) - Crimini

DE SANTIS, PABLO - Voltaire's Calligrapher

DIBDIN, MICHAEL - Back to Bologna (Audio Book)

DURBRIDGE, FRANCIS - Paul Temple and the Madison Mystery (audio book)

DURBRIDGE, FRANCIS - Tim Frazer Again (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)


EDWARDS, MARTIN - The Arsenic Labyrinth

EDWARDS, MARTIN - The Cipher Garden

EDWARDS, MARTIN - The Serpent Pool (on the Euro Crime blog)

EDWARDSON, AKE - Never End

ENGER, THOMAS - Burned

ERIKSSON, KJELL - The Cruel Stars of the Night

ERIKSSON, KJELL - The Hand that Trembles

ETCHELLS, OLIVE - Footprints of the Devil

ETCHELLS, OLIVE - No Corners for the Devil

EVANS, GERALDINE - Dying for You

EVANS, GERALDINE - Love Lies Bleeding


FERRANTE, ELENA - Troubling Love

FOIS, MARCELLO - The Advocate

FORBES, ELENA - Die With Me

FORSYTHE, MALCOLM - The Book Lady (audio book)

FOSSUM, KARIN - Bad Intentions

FOSSUM, KARIN - The Caller

FOSSUM, KARIN - Calling Out For You

FOSSUM, KARIN - The Drowned Boy (tr. Kari Dickson) (on the Euro Crime blog)

FOSSUM, KARIN - He Who Fears The Wolf (audio book)

FOSSUM, KARIN - I Can See in the Dark (tr. James Anderson) (on the Euro Crime blog)

FOSSUM, KARIN - In the Darkness(on the Euro Crime blog)

FOSSUM, KARIN - When the Devil Holds the Candle (audio book)

FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER - Bryant & May off the Rails (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER - The Seventy-Seven Clocks (audio book)

FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER - Ten-Second Staircase (audio book)

FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER - The Water Room (audio book)

FOX, KATHRYN - Skin and Bone

FRENCH, NICCI - Secret Smile (audio book)- Review is on the Mystery Women site.


GAKAS, SERGIOS - Ashes

GARNIER, PASCAL - How's the Pain? (on the Euro Crime blog)

GERHARDSEN, CARIN - The Gingerbread House(on the Euro Crime blog)

GILLIES, ANDREA - The White Lie (on the Euro Crime blog)

GLAUSER, FRIEDRICH - The Chinaman

GLAUSER, FRIEDRICH - Fever

GOMEZ-JURADO, JUAN - The Traitor's Emblem

GORDON-SMITH, DOLORES - Mad About the Boy?

GRAY, ALEX - Never Somewhere Else (audio book)

GUTTRIDGE, PETER - Foiled Again


HAAS, WOLF - Brenner and God (on the Euro Crime blog)

HARVEY, JOHN - Darkness and Light

HAYDER, MO - Pig Island

HERVEY, EVELYN (H R F KEATING writing as) - Into the Valley of Death (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

HEWSON, DAVID - A Season for the Dead (Audio book)

HIGASHINO, KEIGO - The Devotion of Suspect X

HIGASHINO, KEIGO - Salvation of a Saint (on the Euro Crime blog)

HILL, SUZETTE A - A Load of Old Bones

HILL, TOBIAS - The Cryptographer (audio book)

HOLT, ANNE - Death in Oslo

HOLT, ANNE - Death of the Demon (tr. Anne Bruce) (on the Euro Crime blog)

HOLT, ANNE - The Final Murder

HOLT, ANNE - Punishment

HORST, JORN LIER - Dregs (on the Euro Crime blog)

HUMPHREYS, JAMES - Sleeping Partner


INDRIDASON, ARNALDUR - Voices


JACKSON, L M - A Most Dangerous Woman

JACKSON, L M - The Mesmerist's Apprentice

JACKSON, LEE - The Welfare of the Dead (audio book)

JOENSUU, MATTI - The Priest of Evil

JONASSON, RAGNAR - Snowblind (tr. Quentin Bates) (on the Euro Crime blog)

JOSS, MORAG - Funeral Music

JUNGERSEN, CHRISTIAN - The Exception


KAABERBOL, LENE & FRIIS, AGNETE - The Boy in the Suitcase (on the Euro Crime blog)

KAABERBOL, LENE & FRIIS, AGNETE - Invisible Murder (on the Euro Crime blog)

KASASIAN, M R C - The Curse of the House of Foskett

KASASIAN, M R C - The Mangle Street Murders (on the Euro Crime blog)

KEATING, H R F - A Detective at Death's Door - Review is on the Reviewing the Evidence site.

KEPLER, LARS - The Nightmare (on the Euro Crime blog)

KNOX, ANNIE - Paws for Murder (on the Euro Crime blog)

KERNICK, SIMON - Severed

KOPPEL, HANS - She's Never Coming Back

KRAJEWSKI, MAREK - Death in Breslau

KRAJEWSKI, MAREK - Phantoms of Breslau


LACKBERG, CAMILLA - The Drowning (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

LACKBERG, CAMILLA - The Gallows Bird (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

LACKBERG, CAMILLA - The Ice Princess

LACKBERG, CAMILLA - The Stonecutter (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

LALBEHARRY, MARK - The Simian Curve

LE CARRE, JOHN - The Russia House (radio drama) (on the Euro Crime blog)

LENNON, PATRICK - Corn Dolls

LIANG, DIANE WEI - The Eye of Jade

LINSCOTT, GILLIAN - Blood on the Wood (Audio Book)

LIVERSIDGE, BILL - A Half Life of One (reviewed by Maxine Clarke)

LONDON, COLETTE - Criminal Confections (on the Euro Crime blog)

LUCARELLI, CARLO - Carte Blanche

LUCARELLI, CARLO - The Damned Season


MCGREGOR, ALEXANDER - Lawless

MCPHERSON, CATRIONA - After the Armistice Ball

MAGNAN, PIERRE - Death in the Truffle Wood

MALLO, ERNESTO - Needle in a Haystack

MALLO, ERNESTO - Sweet Money

MANCHETTE, JEAN-PATRICK - The Prone Gunman

MANKELL, HENNING - An Event in Autumn (tr. Laurie Thompson (on the Euro Crime blog)

MANKELL, HENNING - The Fifth Woman (audio book)

MANKELL, HENNING - The Troubled Man (on the Euro Crime blog)

MANLOW, JAMES - Attraction - Review is on the Reviewing the Evidence site.

MANOTTI, DOMINIQUE - Dead Horsemeat

MARKLUND, LIZA - The Bomber (audio book)

MARSTON, EDWARD - The Railway Detective (audio book)

MARTIN, JULIA WALLIS - Dancing with the Uninvited Guest (audio book)

MASTERS, PRISCILLA - River Deep (audio book)

MEYER, DEON - Devil's Peak (audio book)

MINA, DENISE - The Field of Blood

MOODY, SUSAN - Grand Slam (audio book)

MORGAN, FIDELIS - The Ambitious Stepmother (audio book) - Review is on the Mystery Women site.

MURPHY, MARGARET - Weaving Shadows

MURPHY, MARGARET - The Dispossessed

MURPHY, THERESA - The Honey Gatherers - Review is on the Mystery Women site.


NABB, MAGDALEN - The Innocent

NADEL, BARBARA - A Passion for Killing (audio book)

NELDER, GEOFF - Escaping Reality

NESBO, JO - Blood on Snow (tr. Neil Smith) (on the Euro Crime blog)

NESBO, JO - The Leopard

NESBO, JO - Police (tr. Don Bartlett) (on the Euro Crime blog)

NESBO, JO - Phantom (on the Euro Crime blog)

NESBO, JO - The Redbreast

NESSER, HAKAN - Borkmann's Point

NESSER, HAKAN - The Mind's Eye

NESSER, HAKAN - The Return

NEWLAND, COURTTIA - The Dying Wish

NORMAN, ANDREAS - Into a Raging Blaze (tr. Ian Giles) (on the Euro Crime blog)


O'BRIEN, MARTIN - Jacquot and The Waterman

O'CONNOR, ED - The Yeare's Midnight

O'FLYNN, CATHERINE - What Was Lost

OHLSSON, KRISTINA - Silenced (on the Euro Crime blog)

OHLSSON, KRISTINA - Unwanted


PAROT, JEAN-FRANCOIS - The Saint-Florentin Murders

PARSONS, JULIE - Eager to Please

PATTERSON, JAMES & ELLIS, DAVID - Murder House: Part One (on the Euro Crime blog)

PATTERSON, JAMES & ELLIS, DAVID - Murder House: Part Two (on the Euro Crime blog)

PATTERSON, JAMES & ELLIS, DAVID - Murder House: Part Three (on the Euro Crime blog)

PATTERSON, JAMES & ELLIS, DAVID - Murder House: Part Four (on the Euro Crime blog)

PATTERSON, JAMES & ELLIS, DAVID - Murder House: Part Five (on the Euro Crime blog)

PATTERSON, JAMES and MARKLUND, LIZA - Postcard Killers

PEREZ-REVERTE, ARTURO - Captain Alatriste (audio book)

PINEIRO, CLAUDIA - Thursday Night Widows

PLIMMER & LONG - Inside Track

POSADAS, CARMEN - The Last Resort

POULSON, CHRISTINE - Footfall

PRADO, BENJAMIN - Snow is Silent


REES, MATT - The Bethlehem Murders

REGAN, LINDA - Behind You! (audio Book)(on the Euro Crime blog)

REIG, RAFAEL - Blood on the Saddle

RENNICK, ROBERT - The Fallen

REICHS, KATHY - Bones in her Pocket (on the Euro Crime blog)

RIMINGTON, STELLA - Present Danger (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

ROBERTS, DAVID - A Grave Man

ROBINSON, PETER - In a Dry Season

ROOME, ANNETTE - Deceptive Relations (audio book)


SAVAGE, ANGELA - Behind the Night Bazaar (on the Euro Crime blog)

SIGURDARDOTTIR, YRSA - Ashes to Dust

SIGURDARDOTTIR, YRSA - My Soul to Take (on the Euro Crime blog)

SLAN, JOANNA CAMPBELL - Death of a Schoolgirl (on the Euro Crime blog)

SMITH, ALEXANDER MCCALL - The Double Comfort Safari Club (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

SMITH, ALEXANDER MCCALL - The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

SMITH, ALEXANDER MCCALL - The Miracle at Speedy Motors (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

SMITH, ALEXANDER MCCALL - Precious and the Monkeys (on the Euro Crime blog)

SOLANA, TERESA - A Shortcut to Paradise

SOLANA, TERESA - The Sound of One Hand Killing (on the Euro Crime blog)

SOMER, MEHMET MURAT - The Gigolo Murder

SOMER, MEHMET MURAT - The Prophet Murders

SPINDLER, CHRISTINE - The Rhythm of Revenge

SPINDLER, CHRISTINE - Faces of Fear

STAINCLIFFE, CATH - The Kindest Thing

STOCK, JON - Dead Spy Running (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

STOCK, JON - Dirty Little Secret (on the Euro Crime blog)

STOCK, JON - Games Traitors Play (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)


TEGENFALK, STEFAN - Anger Mode (on the Euro Crime blog)

TEMPLETON, ALINE - The Darkness and the Deep (audio book)

TEMPLETON, ALINE - Lamb to the Slaughter (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)

TEMPLETON, ALINE - Lying Dead (audio book)

TUOMAINEN, ANTTI - The Healer (on the Euro Crime blog)

TURSTEN, HELENE - The Torso

TYLER, L C - The Herring Seller's Apprentice

TYLER, L C - Ten Little Herrings(on the Euro Crime blog)


UPSON, NICOLA - An Expert in Murder

UPSON, NICOLA - Two For Sorrow (audio book) (on the Euro Crime blog)


VALLGREN, CARL-JOHAN - The Boy in the Shadows (tr. Rachel Willson-Broyles) (on the Euro Crime blog)

VAN DE WETERING, JANWILLEM - Just a Corpse at Twilight (audio book)

VARGAS, FRED - Seeking Whom He May Devour

VARGAS, FRED - This Night's Foul Work

VARGAS, FRED - The Three Evangelists

VARGAS, FRED - An Uncertain Place (on the Euro Crime blog)

VARGAS, FRED - Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand

VICHI, MARCO - Death in August

VON SCHIRACH, FERDINAND - The Collini Case (on the Euro Crime blog)


WAGNER, JAN COSTIN - Ice Moon

WAGNER, JAN COSTIN - Light in a Dark House (tr. Anthea Bell) (on the Euro Crime blog)

WAGNER, JAN COSTIN - Silence

WALTERS, MINETTE - The Chameleon's Shadow

WARD, SARAH - In Bitter Chill (on the Euro Crime blog)

WELLS, SHIRLEY - Into the Shadows

WHITELAW, STELLA - Veil of Death

WHITELEY, ALIYA - Light Reading

WINSPEAR, JACQUELINE - Birds of a Feather - Review is on the Over My Dead Body site.

WINSPEAR, JACQUELINE - Maisie Dobbs - Review is on the Over My Dead Body site.





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