Tag Archives: mystery writers

“Hotel California in Missouri!”

While traveling over last few years we’ve noticed that some of the Motels/Hotels are getting weather beaten and are showing their age. Rumors are circulating that some “Motel Chains” sell them to low end motel operators that spruce them up … Continue reading

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Author Update: Icelandic and Scandinavian Writers, Arnaldur Indridason

Crime Thrillers! One of the best Icelandic Authors, Arnaldur Indridason  has written 12 crime thrillers about Reykjavik, Iceland  including Jar City and Reykjavik Nights. Recently he started a new series of books about war-time (WWII) in Reykjavik during and after … Continue reading

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Origin/Dan Brown/Book Review

WOW! I RARELY SAY THIS ABOUT A BOOK WITH SUCH EMPHASIS! BUT WOW! 632 Pages of pure enjoyment! After you read it:      1. You’ll be sorry the book has ended but glad to get to the                                             ending. … Continue reading

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TV Reviews/Update Late Summer

In this vast wasteland of Summer TV…….amid the reruns of reruns of reruns a few of the newer shows have stood out with a possibility of becoming regulars with season renewals as rewards. As my readers know I tend to … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: John Grisham/The Rooster Bar

And yet another book by John Grisham AND the first one I didn’t enjoy reading! HOW CAN THAT BE POSSIBLE? I asked myself that……………I didn’t like the subject matter, I didn’t like the characters, I didn’t like the whole story line! It … Continue reading

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Camino Island, John Grisham book review

A sleepy little resort town in Florida, quiet, reserved completely off the radar for drama and excitement………..until some mistakes and miscues elsewhere in the world pinpoint Santa Rosa as the center of the action! Grisham builds the main players in … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Writers, Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo ROSEANNA, 1st in a series (Martin Beck)

Looking back 50 years, this series of murder mysteries started with ROSEANNA introducing Martin Beck, First Detective Inspector in 10 books about police crime stories that are respectfully known as “The Story of Crime”. Many people as I enjoy reading … Continue reading

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Gunnar Staalesen..Scandinavian Authors Update

Varg means Wolf……… Continue reading

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John Grisham/Kristina Ohlsson USA/Scandinavian Book News/Reviews

GRISHAM does it again! And new author (to me) Kristina Ohlsson, initial blockbuster! John Grisham…….THE WHISTLER, another great mystery by one of the best! This one is about a really bad judge and Native American Indians building a casino in … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Writers Update: Mari Jungstedt….A Darker Sky

Like I’ve said before, “Just as I think I’ve found the last great Scandinavian writer”…….another one or two or three pop up! Incredible! AND true! After reading 10 of Mari Jungstedt’s books about Gotland………….I got a notice/Amazon that a new … Continue reading

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