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Death by aircon - Fargo season 3

The best things come in threes, don’t they? This month we’ve had Bosch season 3 launch on Amazon, Hinterland season 3 on BBC and the iPlayer, and the 10-episode third season of Fargo has just launched in the United States. Created by Noah Hawley, and…
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Freefall

Written by Brian Lutterman — Pen Wilkinson has appeared in two previous books in this contemporary amateur sleuth series, and author Brian Lutterman gets points for creating a protagonist who uses a wheelchair. Pen works in the US Attorney’s office in Los Angeles, so does…
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Interview: Tami Hoag

Tami Hoag is the best-selling American author of a number of mystery/thriller series. Her recent novel The Bitter Season is the sixth featuring Minneapolis police detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska. It’s a book with great energy, moving through the two parallel stories – a member of the…
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The Bitter Season

Written by Tami Hoag — The Bitter Season is Hoag’s latest crime thriller featuring the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based team of police detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska. This time, the pair is split up, because Liska has opted to join a new cold case unit, hoping…
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NTN: The Life We Bury

Written by Allen Eskens — The Life We Bury is Allen Eskens’ first novel, but you’d really never know it, from prose that approaches the poetic, to the carefully constructed mystery within. It’s only been a month since 21-year-old Joe Talbert left his Austin, Minnesota…
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Ordinary Grace

It’s the summer of 1961 in the small town of New Bremen, Minnesota. William Kent Kreuger’s story concerns the Drum family, but more particularly the brothers Frank and Jake. Their idyllic summer is blighted by the discovery of first one, and then another, body. These…
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The Cold Nowhere

Written by Brian Freeman — In a rickety frame house, at the end of a track, hidden deep in the Minnesota woods, a six-year-old cowers under the porch. Above her, behind her, all around her, she can hear the screams of a woman being butchered….
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Ordinary Grace

Written by William Kent Krueger — William Kent Krueger is already well known for his Cork O’Conner mystery series, but he has given us something a little bit different in Ordinary Grace. It’s the summer of 1961 in the small town of New Bremen, Minnesota, where…
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