Review: Shadow – Karin Alvtegen

Discovering Scandinavian crime novels can be quite an eye-opener, once you get past Girl With a Dragon Tattoo.  There are just so many fine writers out there whose complex plotting and characterisation is the equal of any of more well-known English-speaking authors.

Shadow, by Karin Alvtegen is an example of a book that only a [...]

Springtime and Scandinavian crime

Its such a relief to be finally coming out of winter. I enjoy Britain’s changing seasons, winter included, but there’s something about February which generates a longing for warmer days and a bit of sunshine. Now at last we seem to have turned the corner – and it happened around the Vernal Equinox as well [...]