Begins July. Full summer, hellish heat wave. Even more ideal environment for crime, although better to read about it. Genre fans always appreciate new products. Here are the ones for each month. We have the new surname already every time more classics and Bannalec or Fitzek and authors revelation like the british Knox and Harper and the Swedish Bagstam.
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The case of the castle of Comper - Jean-Luc Bannalec
Jörg Bonn is the real name behind the pseudonym with whom this author signs his works alemán who lives between his native country and French Brittany. Hence its most famous creature is a Gallic commissioner, Georges Dupin. This is his seventh case set again in the woods of Brittany.
We are at late summer and a series of murders of some of the older experts in the legend of King Arthur leads Commissioner Dupin and his team of collaborators to the forest of Broceliande. From what they say there, that land of ancient castles and ancient traditions is the last fairyland what's in the world. So the question is, what do scientists know about the recent excavations in the forest and why do they refuse to speak?
The night of the eight - Sebastian Fitzek
Other very popular German author Who tops the sales charts in that country is Sebastian Fitzek. This new proposal is that of a very special contest where each participant has written a name on a piece of paper. But there will only be one chosen and that night the winner will not be protected by law: everyone can kill him without having any punishment. In addition, the murderer takes a reward of ten million euros. The question is to imagine that you are the chosen one.
Deadly smile - Joseph Knox
This English writer had a great debut with Sirens, where he introduced us to the chaotic detective from Manchester Aidan waits. He goes back to work the night shift and a call leads him to the Palace Hotel, an old building now abandoned. There is the corpse of a man: they have cut all the labels of the clothes and, in addition, seems to smile.
Waits has also meddled in a sexual blackmail case and he has earned the hatred of an alt-right journalist. The detective will try to find out the identity of the man with that deadly smile, but he does not know that someone is inquiring into his own.
Deadly testimony - Anna Bågstam
Swedish Anna Bagstam it has become the umpteenth new phenomenon of the Nordic crime novel. Following the successful fashion of the female lead and seemingly idyllic village where a chilling crime turns everything upside down, it has carved a hole on that top.
Takes us to that place, lerviken, the ideal fishing village on the shores of the Baltic to which you return Harriet Westerberg to work with the local police and being close to his sick father. Almost at the same time the body of Laura andersson brutally stabbed and with his eyelids open, taped up.
When Harriet begins to investigate she will realize that the lies around the case are more and more. And it is possible that the murderer is someone she knows.
Wild nature - Jane Harper
Harper got a huge success international with A year of drought , and now he's back with this suspenseful story set in the australian forests.
The protagonist is Federal Agent Aaron Falk, which returns to Melbourne after a hard stay in his hometown. You are investigating a case of money laundering on a large scale and learns of the disappearance of Alice Russell, key witness in him. Alice was in the depths of the Australian bush, where she was participating in a corporate retreat. He was participating in an activity that took place in that inhospitable place.
Falk will have to enter that territory and will also discover that Alice was a cruel and insensitive woman that he had made numerous enemies in his colleagues.