The Crow Trap – Ann Cleeves

It is the first book in the Vera Stanhope series. A rarity for me to actually start at the beginning. I have not seen the tv series either, so went into it not really knowing what to expect. Two years ago I read Cleeves' Raven Black which I enjoyed, despite seeing that episode earlier. You could say …

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The Hanging Garden – Ian Rankin

Another vacation and I'm back to Inspector Rebus. Reading the novels in haphazard order I landed on the 9th this time. As enjoyable as ever. This time Rebus officially is assigned a cold case, of a suspected Nazi criminal living in Edinburgh. After months of digging, and odd conversations with his suspect he is fed …

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