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Get to the Point, Book Reviews: The Absent One, by Jussi Adler-Olsen

This is a regular, but not frequent, blog series entitled Get to the Point, Book Reviews.

Book Review Rules:
1. Get to the point. 733 more words

I Wanna Know Why*

Murder is a very drastic step to take, and it’s not one that most people take lightly. So, it’s interesting to speculate on why a person who wouldn’t ordinarily harm anyone takes a life. 892 more words


I'm Going Back to Work Tomorrow*

Getting back to work after taking some time off, especially for illness, can be a challenge. For one thing, there’s the matter of getting back into a routine. 1,104 more words


And Your Plan Just Fell Apart*

We’ve all read accounts of real and fictional abductions. Sometimes they’re undertaken for money, sometimes for other reasons. And there are many, many crime novels that involve that plot point. 903 more words

Agatha Christie

Palm Springs Review: 'The Purity of Vengeance'

Already the highest-grossing Danish film ever — with each of its predecessors following closely behind — “The Purity of Vengeance” is the fourth adaptation of Jussi Adler-Olsen’s hugely popular “Department Q” novels about a Copenhagen cold-case police unit. 860 more words


I Depend on You*

In many crime novels, there’s a main sleuth (usually, but not always, the protagonist), and an assistant/second-in-command. The main sleuth is usually the one who puts the major pieces of the puzzle together and solves the case. 1,020 more words


Open Your Mind*

A recent powerful post from Marina Sofia at Finding Time to Write has got me thinking about the dangers of arrogance about one’s point of view and perspective. 1,143 more words

Agatha Christie