If The Dead Rise Not – Philip Kerr

My Rating –4/5 Summary – The sixth book in the Berlin Noir series is set in the flashback 1934. Kicked out from police force, Bernie is a house detective at Hotel Adlon. He gets mixed up with two of his hotel guests, an American gangster and a beautiful journalist. Events soon turn complicated and Bernie…

After a long hiatus..

It has been a long time since I posted and I was literally itching to put my fingers on keypad for last few days. Even though I did not write, I was quite busy reading some fantastic books over previous 3 months. In this post, I will briefly run through some of them. I brought…

I Am Pilgrim – Terry Hayes

My Rating –4.5/5 Summary – A woman is murdered in a decrepit hotel near ground zero. She has been robbed of her identity and with no way to find out who she is, detective Ben Bradley calls help of a man known as Pilgrim, a former intelligence officer, who is a ghost and does not…

The Dogs of Riga – Henning Mankell

My Rating – 3.25/5 Summary – An unmarked life raft containing two dead bodies is washed up on the shores near Ystad. Post mortem reveals that both men were killed after subjecting them to torture. Wallander is certain that this is one of those difficult cases that promise nothing but frustration and headache for the…