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Bluebird, Bluebird

Written by Attica Locke — Trust Attica Locke to write something timely, urgent and true about troubled race relations in present-day America. As she has said in interviews, she wrote Bluebird, Bluebird before President Trump’s election, an event which has changed the book without her…
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The Drowned Boy

Karin Fossum’s latest case for Inspector Sejer is the case of a little boy with Down’s Syndrome who has drowned, apparently, in a pond near his parents’ home. But forensics prove that he didn’t drown in the pond but elsewhere, while his mother swears it…
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The Drowned Boy

Written by Karin Fossum, translated by Kari Dickson — In Norway, Karin Fossum is regarded as the queen of crime fiction and with The Drowned Boy she proves just what a powerful writer she is. This is the 11th outing for Chief Inspector Konrad Sejer, and…
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Confessions

Written by Kanae Minato, translated by Stephen Snyder – You never quite know what to expect when you pick up a Japanese crime fiction novel. There is no theme or style that dominates, so you might get a methodical police procedural, or a twisted psychological…
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