Faithful Place – Tana French

My Rating – 4.75/5 Summary – Twenty two years after Rosie Daly left her family and took off for England, her suitcase is found in a dilapidated house in the same neighbourhood. Detective Frank Mackey, Rosie’s boyfriend with whom she had planned a new life in England is forced to come back to the place…

The White Lioness – Henning Mankell

My Rating – 4/5 Summary – Louise Akerblom, a happily married mother of two disappears. There is no apparent reason for her disappearance and from the very beginning Wallander smells that something is terribly wrong with this case. Then a house near the area where Louise was last thought to be explodes and police find…

Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell

My Rating – 3.5/5 Summary – An elderly couple is murdered in Lunnarp, a small village in the south of Sweden. The crime is gruesome, filled with unwarranted violence and smells of hate and revenge. Inspector Kurt Wallander is investigating the case and the only clue is a single word uttered by the dying woman.…

This Is Where I Leave You – Jonathan Tropper

My Rating – 4/5 Summary – Judd Foxman’s life is a complete mess. In the mid-thirties, his marriage has failed after he found his wife in a compromising position with his boss, has no job now and his father is dead. To make the matter worse, he is supposed to sit Shiva, the seven days…

The Devotion of Suspect X – Keigo Higashino

My Rating – 4/5 Source – Review copy from blogadda.com Summary – Yasuko, a single mother murders her ex-husband Togashi in a fit of rage. It’s a crime of passion and she wants to give herself up. But Ishigami, her neighbour and a brilliant mathematician has other plans. Secretly in love with Yasuko, he invents…

Baltimore Blues – Laura Lippman

My Rating – 3.25/5 Summary – In Baltimore, even though someone is murdered every day, the murder of Michael Abramowitz causes quite flutters. Michael was infamous as a brash public defender. He was notorious for helping killers and rapists go scot free. So when Police catch the culprit almost immediately, everybody is happy. But Tess…

In the Woods – Tana French

My Rating – 5/5 Summary – On a summer evening in 1984, three best friends; Peter Savage, Jamie Rowan and Adam Ryan, 12 year olds from the neighbourhood of Knocknaree near Dublin went in the woods to play. But Peter and Jamie never came back. Adam was found later with slashes across his T-shirt and…