Why Did You Lie? by Yrsa Sigurdadottir
Mar31

Why Did You Lie? by Yrsa Sigurdadottir

I was lent Why Did You Lie? by a friend who shares a very similar taste in books to me. She told me it was one of the best thrillers she’d ever read, so I had very high expectations. And I wasn’t disappointed. Why Did You Lie? is set in Iceland (and translated from Icelandic) and tells three seemingly unconnected stories. There’s the four strangers stranded in a small lighthouse on a rock, running out of food and not...

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The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo
May10

The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo

This is the third Harry Hole book by Jo Nesbo I have read and I have enjoyed them all. On the cover, Jo Nesbo is described as The next Stieg Larsson, which I think is a little unfair. Yes, Stieg Larsson is amazing and The Girl.. books are still some of the best I have ever read, but Jo Nesbo is brilliant too. And subtly different. His books are crime novels without the neo-Nazi stuff which is fundamental to the Larsson novels. The...

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