The Malta Independent 21 September 2017, Thursday

Books

'I Know a Secret' slowly unfolds in unexpected ways

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 12:18 Last update: about 23 days ago

Tess Gerritsen brings back Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles to tackle another baffling mystery in "I Know a Secret: a Rizzoli & Isles Novel," weaving a...

Crime thriller by Jo Nesbo keeps readers guessing

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 12:18 Last update: about 23 days ago

It all starts with a Tinder date in a bar appropriately called Jealousy and ends with death on an ice-covered fjord. In between, "The Thirst," the latest Harry Hole crime thriller by Jo Nesbo, is...

Vassallo Group history in new publication

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 11:47 Last update: about 22 days ago

Nazzareno Vassallo, chairman of Vassallo Group has recently presented the President of Malta, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca with a copy of Vision - Valuing the Past, Building the Future which Vassallo...

Connelly cements reputation as master of crime fiction

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 12:16 Last update: about 23 days ago

Michael Connelly leaves the world of Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller to start a new series featuring Detective Renee Ballard, a strong-willed woman forced into the grinding night shift. When most...

Release of Shortlist of National Book Prize 2017

Monday, 28 August 2017, 14:27 Last update: about 22 days ago

The National Book Council announces that the adjudication board of the 2017 edition of National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize (for books published in 2016) has selected and communicated the...

'Wonderlandscape' tells story of Yellowstone National Park

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 15:05 Last update: about 30 days ago

John Clayton explores the vast historical and cultural history of one of the most popular national parks to uncover why Yellowstone is so beloved in "Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park and the...

'The Blinds' moves at brisk pace

Friday, 25 August 2017, 15:04 Last update: about 30 days ago

The prison system - and how to treat incarcerated criminals - has always been problematic, no matter the plan. Adam Sternbergh's imaginative "The Blinds" doesn't solve the problem but offers an...

'Pantsuit Nation' book seeks to tap energy of Facebook group

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 15:04 Last update: about 30 days ago

It began with a simple text message conversation, the morning after the third presidential debate in October, and a whimsical idea. How about wearing a pantsuit to the polls, Libby Chamberlain...

Karin Slaughter's 'Good Daughter' has solid plot

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 15:03 Last update: about 30 days ago

Each Quinn sister, in her own way, tries to be the good daughter but neither of these complicated, often prickly, women has come to terms with the horrific crime that changed their lives in Karin...

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