My February readings have been quite varied. My read of the month goes to a wonderful novella in the purest ‘noir’ by the sadly prematurely disappeared Pascal Garnier, The Islanders.
- Beast in View (Orion Books, 2011) First published in the USA in 1955 by Margaret Millar (A)
- Borderline (Transworld Digital, 2014) Translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith. First published in Sweden as Du gamla, du fria by Piratförlarget in 2011 by Liza Marklund (A)
- The Beckoning Lady (Vintage 2007) First published in Great Britain in 1955 by Chatoo & Windus by Margery Allingham (A)
- The Islanders (Gallic Books, 2014) Translated from the French by Emily Boyce. First published in France as Les Insulaires by Éditions Zulma in 2010, by Pascal Ganier (A+)