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Wednesday, April 2 2008

Another Thing to Fall by Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman continues to excel at contemporary mysteries that are, at the same time, well-grounded in the old-fashioned private detective genre.


Wednesday, December 5 2007

Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

In contrast with, say, The Da Vinci Code's continuous allegro vivace, with every chapter a cliffhanger, Last Rituals proceeds at just the right tempo: moderato.


Wednesday, November 14 2007

Murder most patient: Crime-novel success at 60 and up


Tuesday, September 11 2007

The Engagement by Georges Simenon

It is a mark of Simenon's artistry that he can devise so compelling a tale out of such unappealing material.


Tuesday, July 31 2007

Britain’s best literary detective is back


Wednesday, July 25 2007

Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Murder and Betrayal by Ann Rule

True-crime author's lethal weapon: the indelible image.


Friday, June 29 2007

Killing’s not the key to these Swedish novelists

the aftermath of murder is what absorbs these writers


Tuesday, June 26 2007

Love Kills and Ghostwalk


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