The Law of Innocence, by Michael Connelly

The law of innocence, novel

Michael Connelly is not an author who beats around the bush when it comes to presenting a plot. In its inexhaustible wellspring of resources and imagination, precision ties it all together with that hook-and-loop efficiency from the first page. This time we go back with ...

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The Borrowed Names, by Alexis Ravelo

Writing a crime novel like Alexis Ravelo is doing something more sophisticated or profound. It is not about discovering the murderer or enjoying the strange morbidity of crime. Not at least as a single essence. It is about a narrative capacity comparable to that Victor of the Tree always committed ...

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Blind hook, by Antonio Flórez Lagez

For the layman it seems as if we see the seaports of so many places as a duty free for large drug shipments. Much of legend and some reality. That is, the equivalent to the percentage of seizures over the total arrivals that finally circulate. Because yes, the ...

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Buried Truths, by Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt

In the Bergman 7 series there is a happy concert by a Hjorth and a Rosenfeldt delighted to have found each other as well as eager to build their independent literary careers. A full-blown creative paradox that underpins the success of criminal psychiatrist Sebastian Bergman. We talk about …

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Urgent causes, by Paula Leonor Rodríguez

A central nucleus on which the plots are woven as in a sinuous evolution between the predestined and the most absolute chance capable of changing everything. An interesting idea to compose a novel between noir and suspense that awakens that feeling that coincidences, ...

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Die in November, by Guillermo Galván

November is a month for few things, a time of transition. The typical month in which even the big platforms need to invent a black day to be able to sell a broom. But there was a time when even November was a good month for anything. I mean …

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The House of Voices, by Donato Carrisi

The good old Donato Carrisi always delights us with hybrids between enigmas and crimes, a kind of mystery genre that ends up breaking like a full-blown noir. The miscegenation is always a success when it is possible to combine the best of each part. And of course, as one leaves ...

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The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau, by Graeme Macrae Burnet

A black novel as strange as it is suggestive. A recent crime that little by little is introducing us into the psyche of the police and of a suspect as a disconcerting network that unites the existence of both. The death of Adèle, the woman of unattainable promises appears like that withered horizon ...

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