All Summers End, by Beñat Miranda

all summers end

Ireland entrusts its summer to a Gulf Stream capable of reaching those British latitudes, like a strange marine spectrum, with much more pleasant temperatures than any other region in the area. But make no mistake, that Irish summer also has its dark side among the inexhaustible greenery of …

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The flame of Phocaea, of Lorenzo Silva

The flame of Phocaea, of Lorenzo Silva

There comes a time when the writer's creativity is unleashed. to the good of Lorenzo Silva gives him the opportunity to present novelties of historical fiction, essays, crime novels and other memorable collaborative works such as his latest four-handed novels with Noemi Trujillo. But he never hurts to recover...

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3 best John Connolly books

Books by John Connolly

Having your own stamp is a guarantee of success in any creative field. John Connolly's narrative offers peculiarities never seen before in the noir genre. The image of his detective Charlie Parker accompanies his foray into this black-police genre of which he has made his subgenre. It is true that other authors ...

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3 best books by Per Wahlöö and Maj Sjöwall

Sjowall and wahloo books

In the for my strange art of four-hand writing (a formula perfectly exploited today by Alexander Ahndoril and Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril under the pseudonym Lars Kepler), we found two other Swedes who were able to set the tone for the success of the Kepler Well, they were the ...

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3 best Jeffery Deaver books

In the field of thriller or the most intense suspense, Jeffery Deaver is the best dancer, almost always. I am referring above all to the imposed rate. A frenetic cadence I bet pulled from a post-writing task itself. Deaver finishes his story and prepares for the screening, ...

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Death in Santa Rita, by Elia Barceló

Novel Death in Santa Rita

The detective genre can offer pleasant surprises in that kind of reinvention that invokes literature from its very essence towards narrative evolution. Even more so if at the helm of the voyage we find an author like Elia Barceló. Once it is assumed that every reinvention brings surprise and new powers...

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Mrs. March by Virginia Feito

Novel Mrs. March

When a new author like Virginia Feito is compared to Patricia Highsmith, responsibility hangs like a sword of Damocles waiting for the general criticism of the readers to end up sentencing the matter. Ratifying the correct comparison, as the idea is pointing out as this work spreads, supposes …

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The castle of Barbazul, by Javier Cercas

The castle of Barbazul, by Javier Cercas

The most unexpected hero of a detective genre who looks in the mirror of Vázquez Montalbán. Because Melchor Marín is a reincarnation, with its due space-time-plot variations, of that Pepe Carvalho who led us through gloomy offices or among the darkest nights in Barcelona. Javier Cercas extends ...

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3 best books by Franck Thilliez

Franck Thilliez books

Franck Thilliez is one of those young authors who are in charge of revitalizing a very particular genre. The neopolar, a subgenre of French crime novels, was born back in the 70s. For me it is an unfortunate label, like so many others. But humans are like that, to rationalize and classify it ...

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Craig Russell's Top 3 Books

Craig Russell Books

Without the noise of other authors with greater international recognition, the Scotsman Craig Russell continues his literary career full of very interesting detective novels with historical foothills. In many of his novels, almost always starring Commissioner Fabel or Detective Lennox, this author is able to materialize ...

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Slaves of Desire, by Donna Leon

Slaves of Desire, by Donna Leon

The American writer Donna Leon owes her narrative glory to her fascination with Venice. Twenty-some years after starting to pull the thread of his first plot by Commissioner Brunetti through the city of canals, the indicated thread has made Venice a huge tapestry of cases. A coexistence ...

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