The Shape of the Ruins – Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Have you ever had that moment when reading a conspiracy theory when you were on the verge of being convinced? This book pulls it off not once, but twice. It is a fascinating work of fiction that grows out of reality. A book that will have you checking facts, while it holds you in its …

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The Liar’s Daughter – Claire Allan

A book that seems to be positioned as crime fiction, but turns out to be a suffocating family drama with a murder thrown in. A story of complex family relations, seemingly resolved when the family dispersed, but brought back to life when everyone had to once again come together in a small Derry house. Once …

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Srebrne Skrzydła/Silver Tears – Camilla Läckberg

This is another Christmas gift from my Bigger Half, because he, correctly, assumed that I’d like the first one The Gilded Cage and would immediately like to jump to the second part of the story of Faye Adelheim. Without going into too much detail, in case you haven’t read the first part, Faye got her …

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The Naming of the Dead – Ian Rankin

My chaotic relationship with Inspector Rebus continues. This is also the last of my October Cyprus vacation crime-reading spree. The others were: The Winner by David Baldacci, Camino Island by John Grisham, Run Away by Harlan Coben, Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré (who sadly recently passed away), The Whistler by John Grisham and In The Woods by Tana French. October …

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