North of the border
They include one novel in which "The frenetic world of rock music is combined with the tranquillity of the Irish countryside," another inspired by the unsolved murder of a pioneer in formal semantics, and a third that may interest readers who enjoy Shane Maloney's Murray Whelan novels.
There are also a violent novel with a highly evocative title and a bleak outlook on Northern Irish politics, the latest from a master of comic crime, and a book chosen to mark the tenth anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, a sign of respect for a crime novel, it seems to me.
The recommendations were for me, but I'm sure Gerard wouldn't mind if you looked into them, too. Thanks, Gerard, and may the wind always be at your back except when I'm approaching from the opposite direction.
(Map from CAIN Web Service)
© Peter Rozovsky 2008
Northern Ireland crime fiction