Category Archives: Dan Waddell

Books of the Month – October 2011

I didn’t manage a lot of reviewing in October but was lucky enough to have a couple of 5-star reads which means Book of the month is a difficult choice so I’m not going to make it. Tom Franklin‘s Crooked Letter, Crooked … Continue reading

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Review: Blood Atonement by Dan Waddell

Blood Atonement is the second book in Dan Waddell’s series featuring English genealogist Nigel Barnes, who once again teams up with police who are investigating a current crime which has links to the past. The book opens with police called … Continue reading

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Crime Fiction Alphabet: G is for Genealogists

In my years working as an archivist I came across a lot of genealogists looking for convicts in their family tree (it had become fashionable in Australia to be able to trace one’s roots back to the era when the … Continue reading

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Review: The Blood Detective by Dan Waddell

The Blood Detective is this month’s selection for my face to face crime fiction bookclub and is by another new (to me) author. Among the mutilations found on body in London is an alpha-numeric sequence scratched into the person’s chest. … Continue reading

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