The Distant Echo
Publish date: 2004
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
A big thank you to Moonlight Reader for yet another fun, inventive BookLikes game! I had a wonderful time, while also advancing -- though with decidedly fewer new reads than I'd origianlly been planning -- my two main reading goals for this year (classic crime fiction and books written by women). ...
Series: Inspector Karen Pirie #1 This book just felt long. We spent way too long in the 1970s when the original crime occurred, and it ended up feeling like wasted time because of the 25-year skip that happens almost 200 pages into it. Having finished the book, I can see why the author did it, but...
"He always liked the cemetery at dawn. Not because daybreak offered any promise of a fresh beginning, but because it was too early for there to be anyone else around. Even in the dead of winter, when the pale light was so late in coming, he could guarantee solitude. No prying eyes to wonder who he w...
bookshelves: spring-2011, mystery-thriller, britain-scotland Read from March 24 to 27, 2011 * blurb - 25 years on, police review the unsolved murder of a young woman in the snow - but is the killing over? Stars Jimmy Chisholm.
I've given one of Val McDermid's books another try , but once more it didn't happen for me. I think I'm off Val McDermid for good...Predictable from beginning to end. Without giving away any spoilers, I think it's safe to say that the culprit is quite obvious... What I really don't like about McDerm...
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