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Crime recommendation for DH

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wheresmyliveship Sat 01-Oct-16 16:30:26

DH had read about five books in his life until he read the Robert Galbraith books and he is now a convert (at last). Since reading those, he has read and loved Stieg Larsson's trilogy and is about to start the next one (that someone else has written from Larsson's notes). I was wondering what I can buy him for his birthday he could move on to next. Recommendations gratefully received!

highlandcoo Sat 01-Oct-16 17:53:48

Try I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

Also Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

The Lewis Trilogy by Peter May, set in the Hebrides, is brilliant.

Also Robert Goddard writes very readable mysteries. I remember In Pale Battalions as particularly good.

And he might like the Shardlake series, by CJ Sansom, set in Tudor London.

wheresmyliveship Sat 01-Oct-16 18:03:17

Awesome, thank you! Will look them up now smile

outofdepth Sat 01-Oct-16 21:22:09

RD Wingfield 'Frost' series - excellent and the banter between the characters is great.

Wisteria1979 Sat 01-Oct-16 21:25:10

If he enjoys Scandi crime them the kepler books are great. Hard to put down but a bit grim.

Vvlgari Sat 01-Oct-16 21:25:33

John Connelly Charlie Parker series.

Nicci French

Alex Marwood

Tana French Dublin murder squad

Big recommendations for all of the above.

cdtaylornats Sat 01-Oct-16 21:30:23

Quintin Jardines Skinner series - great read following the assistant chief constable of Edinburgh and his team.

fatowl Sun 02-Oct-16 16:41:59

My dh is enjoying the Ann cleeves Shetland books

I'd second shardlake

SenecaFalls Sun 02-Oct-16 16:44:49

Ian Rankin's Inspector Rebus series, set in Edinburgh. The very best of "Tartan Noir."

NeverEverAnythingEver Mon 03-Oct-16 20:04:02

The Martin Beck books.

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