Review: The City of Shadows by Michael Russell

Esta entrada es bilingüe, para ver la versión en castellano desplazarse hacia abajo Avon, 2012. (Kindle Edition). 606 KB. ISBN-13: 978-1847563460. ASIN: B007WOC3EI. 432 pages. The City of Shadows takes place in the mid-30s of the last century. Specifically in late 1934 and during 1935, after a first chapter that unfolds during the 31st International … Continue reading “Review: The City of Shadows by Michael Russell”

Review: Where The Shadows Lie by Michael Ridpath

Esta entrada es bilingüe, para ver la versión en castellano desplazarse hacia abajo Corvus, 2010. Kindle edition (983 KB). First published in the UK in 2010 by Corvus, an imprint of Grove Atlantic Ltd. ASIN: B003Y3BLL2. ISBN: 978-1-848-87746-7. Pages 351. Publisher’s description Amid Iceland’s wild, volcanic landscape, rumours swirl of an eight-hundred-year old manuscript inscribed … Continue reading “Review: Where The Shadows Lie by Michael Ridpath”

Barcelona Shadows (Original Title: La mala dona) by Marc Pastor

Marc Pastor (Barcelona, 1977) is a Spanish writer who holds a degree in Criminology and Criminal Policy. He works for the Mossos d’Esquadra, the Catalan police force in the scientific squad, and is also the author of four novels, Montecristo (Proa, 2007), La mala dona (La Magrana, 2008), L’any de la plaga (La Magrana, 2010) … Continue reading “Barcelona Shadows (Original Title: La mala dona) by Marc Pastor”

My Favourite Reads In 2014

Here are my favourite reads in 2014.  I’ve read a total of 67 crime fiction books this year, a number that’s pretty consistent with my reading average for the last five years. I’ve split them in two groups, contemporary and classic. (All titles in no particular order) In the first group: Rubbernecker(Bantam Press, 2013) by … Continue reading “My Favourite Reads In 2014”

New To Me Authors April-June 2014

During the last quarter I read six books by new to me authors The City of Shadows (Avon, 2012) by Michael Russell (A+) I Am Pilgrim (Transworld Publishers, 2013) by Terry Hayes (C) The Silence of the Rain (Henry Holt and Co., 2013) Translated by Benjamin Moser, 2002. Original title: O silêncio da chuva, 1996 … Continue reading “New To Me Authors April-June 2014”