Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
12 Bloody Good Mysteries—Even for the Faint of Heart
Off the Shelf
By Emma Volk | Tuesday,
October 27, 2015
As the days get shorter and crisper I always find myself
gravitating toward suspenseful detective stories. Something about this genre
feels tailor-made for reading curled up with a blanket and a hot drink—but
sadistic murders and nonstop violence don’t really fit that cozy mood.
Looking to indulge in a bloody good
mystery this fall, rather than a bloody one? Check out our list of twelve
whodunits for when you want some good old-fashioned sleuthing sans the gore. READ