Tag Archives: Hans Olav Lahlum

The Anthill Murders (2017) by Hans Olav Lahlum

Source: Review Copy (Mantle) This is the fifth book in Lahlum’s Kolbjorn Kristiansen (K2) and Patricia Borchmann series. I initially got a bit perplexed by this read, as based on a quote about the series on the dustjacket I assumed … Continue reading

Posted in In the dock | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Tuesday Night Bloggers: Favourite Historical Novels and Writers

This week for the Tuesday Night Bloggers’ month long look at History and Mystery I decided to share with you some of my favourite historical novels and writers. Some of these will probably be familiar to you as my personal … Continue reading

Posted in Tuesday Night Bloggers | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Book of the Month: September 2016

This month’s reads have featured a return to a lot of familiar faces as I began the month with Henry Wade’s The Verdict of You All (1926) and continued my exploration of Molly Thynne’s work reading The Case of Sir … Continue reading

Posted in Book of the Month | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Another Addictive Read by Hans Olav Lahlum: Chameleon People (2016) (trans. Kari Dickson)

Source: Review Copy (Mantle – Pan Macmillan) It is probably fair to say that this is the book I have been looking forward to the most this year, being a major fan of Lahlum’s K2 series. Chameleon People (2016) is … Continue reading

Posted in In the dock | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Book of the Month: June 2016

I haven’t read as many books as I normally do this month, but the quality of the books has been fairly high overall. This being the case I have three separate award categories for this month’s Book of the Month. … Continue reading

Posted in Book of the Month | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The Human Flies (2010) by Hans Olav Lahlum

For those of you who have been reading my blog for a while, you’ll probably be aware that Hans Olav Lahlum is one of my favourite living authors. Lahlum is the author of the K2 series, which is set in … Continue reading

Posted in In the dock | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Deadly Dinner Parties

Spoiler warning: For readers who haven’t read Christie’s 4:50 from Paddington and Lord Edgware Dies I would avoid section one of this post. Not everyone is a fan of dinner parties. They can be incredibly stressful for the host and/or … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

My Favourite Books of 2015

2015 is drawing to a close, so I decided to look at some of my favourite books that I have enjoyed the most this year. To avoid repetition I have discounted December as I shall also be doing a Book … Continue reading

Posted in Book of the Month | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

My 100th Post!!!

I was quite surprised when a few days ago I realised I was nearing my 100th post. Since starting my blog in June, it seems I have reviewed 67 novels, 1 play, 4 books about detective fiction and 4 crime … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Exclusive Interview with Hans Olav Lahlum

“All taken together I guess the book writer can be found somewhere in between K2 and Patricia. All three of us are absolutely necessary for this series to work out.” Two weeks ago I reviewed the latest novel to be … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments