Kurzrezensionen: Lemaitre, Pelecanos, Lancet, Sundstol

Marilyn Stasio reviews „Alex“ by the fashionable French author Pierre Lemaitre, „The Double“ by George Pelecano, „Japantown“ by Barry Lancet and „The Land of Dreams“ by Vidar Sundstol.

Kurzrezensionen: Grafton, Lawton, Faye, Indridason

This time Marilyn Stasio reviews „W is for Wasted“ by Sue Grafton (still settled the materialistic 1980s), „Then We Take Berlin“ by John Lawton, „Seven for a Secret“ by Lyndsay Faye and „Black Skies“ by Arnaldur Indridason.

Artikel: Criminal Record

Marilyn Stasio has now been on the case for 25 years. In Sept 1988 Stasio took over the Crime column from her predecessor, Newgate Callendar. She’s been grading detective work ever since.

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Rezensionen: Pochoda, Burke, James, Walker

Marilyn Stasio reviews some of the most interesting new crim novels including Ivy Pochoda’s „Visitation Street“, James Lee Burke’s „Light of the World“, Bill James’s „Play Dead“ and James Lee Burke’s latest novel „The Devil’s Cave“.

Rezensionen: Glatt, Coonts, Aspe, Page, Longworth

Marilyn Stasio reviews John Glatt’s „The Prince of Paradise“, Deborah Coonts‘ „Lucky Bastard“, Pieter Aspe’s „The Square of Revenge“, Katherine Hall Page’s „The Body in the Piazza“ and M. L. Longworth’s „Dead in the Vines“.

Rezensionen: Perry, Morrell, R.B. Chesterton, Mapstone

Marilyn Stasio reviews several new crime novels like Anne Perry’s „Midnight at Marble Arch,“ David Morrell’s „Murder as a Fine Art,“ R. B. Chesterton’s „The Darkling“ and David Mapstone’s „The Night Detectives.“

Rezensionen: Link, Lovesey, Kerr, Mishani

Marilyn Stasio on some of the most interesting new-releases in Crime Writing, like Charlotte Link’s „The Other Child,“ Peter Lovesey’s new novel „The Tooth Tattoo,“ Philip Kerr’s „A Man Without Breath“ and D. A. Mishani „The Mising File.“

Kurzrezensionen: Donna Leon, Lisa Ballantyne, Jo Bannister, C. J. Box

Marilyn Stasio reviews Donna Leons newest novel „The Golden Egg,“ Lisa Ballantyne’s jolting first novel „The Guilty One,“ Jo Bannister’s „Deadly Virtues“ and C. J. Box’s new wilderness adventure „Breaking Point.“

Rezensionen: Stephan Talty, Becky Masterman, Lachlan Smith, Frank Bill

Marilyn Stasio reviews for the New York Times Stephan Talty’s first thriller, „Black Irish“, Becky Masterman’s debut novel „Rage Against the Dying“, Lachlan Smith’s „Bear is Broken“, and „Donnybrook“ by Frank Bill.

Rezensionen: Perry, Soderberg, Black, Pyper

Marilyn Stasio reviews four of the most recent thriller publications: Thomas Perry’s „The Boyfriend,“ Alexander Soderberg’s „The Andalucian Friend,“ Cara Black’s „Murder Below Montparnasse“ and Andrew Pyper’s „The Demonologist“.

Kurzrezensionen: Hobbs, Mina, Todd, Cotterill

Marilyn Stasio presents recent crime fiction, including Roger Hobbs’s „Ghostman“, Denise Mina’s „Gods and Beasts“, Charles Todd’s „Proof of Guilt“, and Colin Cotterill’s „The Woman Who Wouldn’t Die“.

Rezensionen: Rankin, Crais, Dorsey and Plötzsch

Marilyn Stasio has read „Standing in Another Man’s Grave“, by Ian Rankin (again with his incorruptible but moody hero, John Rebus), „Suspect“, by Robert Crais, „The Riptide Ultra-Glide“, by Tim Dorsey and „The Beggar King“, by Oliver Plötzsch.

Rezensionen: Joyce Carol Oates, Waren Ellis, Sue Grafton, Peter Robinson

Marily Stasio on: „Daddy Love“ by Joyce Carol Oates („Oates is a mind-reader who writes psychological horror stories about seriously disturbed minds“), „Gun Machine“ by Warren Ellis, „Kinsey and me“ by Sue Grafton and „Watching the Dark“ by Peter Robinson.

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Rezensionen: Connelly, Finch, Hallinan, Jennings

Marilyn Stasio has read „Black Box“ by Michael Connelly, „A Death in the Small Hours“ by Charles Finch, „Crashed“ by Timothy Hallinan and „Beware This Boy“ by Maureen Jennings.

Rezensionen: May, Coleman, Maron, Hill

Marilyn Stasio reviews this time: „The Blackhouse“ by Peter May, „Gun Church“ by Reed Farrel Coleman, „The Buzzard Table“ by Margaret Maron and „A Question of Identity“ by Susan Hill.

Rezensionen: Robotham, Cornwell, Mayor, Kaaberbol, Friis

This time Marilyn Stasio talks about: Michael Robotham: „Say you’re sorry“, Patricia Cornwell: „The bone bed“, Archer Mayor: „Paradise City“, Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis: „Invisible Murder“.

Rezensionen: Attica Locke, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Christobel Kent, Laura Lippman

This time Marilyn Stasio talks about Attica Locke: „The Cutting Season“, Jussi Adler-Olsen: „The Absent One“, Christobel Kent: „The Dead Season“, Laura Lippman: „And When She Was Good“.

Rezensionen: Linwood Barclay, Lee Child, Michael Kardos, Cornelia Read

Marilyn Stasio reviews Linwood Barclay’s „Trust Your Eyes,“  Lee Child’s “ A Wanted Man“, Michael Kardos’s first novel “ The Three-Day Affair“ and Cornelia Read’s new mystery „Valley of Ashes“.

Rezension: Ginger Strand: „Killer on the Road“

In 1958 America’s first highway killer, 19-year-old Charles Starkweather jumped into his ­secondhand Ford with his 14-year-old girlfriend and hit the road on a killing spree that began in Nebraska, ended in Wyoming and left 10 people dead.

Rezensionen: Rendell, Penny, Perry, Arsenault

Marilyn Stasio on these new novels: „The St. Zita Society“ by Ruth Rendell, „The Beautiful Mystery“ by Louise Penny, „A Sunless Sea“ by Anne Perry and „Miss Me When I’m Gone“ by Emily Arsenault.

Rezensionen: Karin Fossum, Chelsea Cain, Benjamin Black, Michael Koryta

Thrillers not so thrilling lately? Serial killers too silly? Police detectives too sensitive? Wondering where all the tough guys went? Marilyn Stasio on new novels by Karin Fossum, Chelsea Cain, Benjamin Black and Michael Koryta.

Rezensionen: French, Verdon, Kellerman, Castro, Owen

Marilyn Stasio on: „Broken Harbor“ by Tana French; „Let the Devil Sleep“ by John Verdon, a tricky whodunit; „Potboiler“ by Jesse Kellerman, a parody of offbeat thrillers; „Hell or High Water“, Joy Castro’s first novel; and „Orgeon Hill“ by Howard Owen.