By country

I try to read stories set in a variety of different places.  Here are all the fiction books I've read and reviewed by country.

Argentina
The Buenos Aires Quintet by Manuel Vazquez Montalban ***.5
The Secrets in Their Eyes by Eduardo Sacheri ****.5
Sweet Money by Ernesto Mallo *****
Needle in a Haystack by Ernesto Mallo ****

Australia
The Rules of Backyard Cricket by Jock Serong *****
Peepshow by Leigh Redhead ***.5
The Dunbar Case by Peter Corris *** 
Nice Try by Shane Maloney ***.5
A Decline in Prophets by Sulari Gentill **** 
Prime Cut by Alan Carter ***
The Holiday Murders by Robert Gott ****
Black Wattle Creekby Geoffrey McGeachin ***.5
Diggers Rest Hotelby Geoffrey McGeachin ****.5
Roll With It by Nick Place ***.5
The Low Roadby Chris Womersley ****
White Dog by Peter Temple *****
A Few Right Thinking Men by Sulari Gentill ***.5
The Brush Off by Shane Maloney ****.5
Gunshot Road by Adrian Hyland *****
Vodka Doesn't Freeze by Liah Giarrantano ****
Dead Set by Kel Robertson ****
Truth by Peter Temple ****
Blood Moon by Gary Disher **
Diamond Dove by Adrian Hyland *****
The Build Up by Philip Gwynne ***
Stiff by Shane Maloney ***

Austria
A Death in Vienna by Frank Tallis ****
Brenner and God by Wolf Haas **.5
The Vienna Assignment by Olen Steinhauer ****

Belguim
No Sale by Patrick Conrad ****

Botswana
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith ***.5
A Deadly Trade by Michael Stanley ***

Brazil
Hotel Brasil by Frei Betto ****.5
Buried Strangers by Leighton Gage ***
Blood of the Wicked by Leighton Gage ****.5
The Silence of the Rain by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza ****

Cambodia
Ghost Money by Andrew Nette ***.5

Canada
One or The Other by John McFetridge ***.5
A Little More Free by John McFetridge ****
Sign of the Cross by Anne Emery ***
Lunenburg by Keith Baker **.5
Buffalo Jump by Howard Shrier ***.5
Black Rock by John McFetridge ****.5
The Safe Word by Karen Long ***
White Heat by M.J. McGrath *****
Still Life by Louise Penny ***.5
The Main by Trevanian ****.5
Dirty Sweet by John McFetridge ****

China
A Loyal Character Dancer by Qui Xiaolong ***
The Eye of Jade by Diane Wei Liang ***
Death of a Red Heroine by Qui Xiaolong ***

Columbia
The Informers by Juan Gabriel Vásquez ***

Czech Republic
Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr ***.5
HHhH by Laurent Binet ***

Cuba
Havana Fever by Leonardo Padura ***

Denmark
Disgrace by Jussi Adler-Olsen ***
Mercy by Jussi Adler-Olsen ****.5
The Serbian Dane by Leif Davidsen ***

Eygpt
The Ghost Runner by Parker Bilal **** 
The Golden Scales by Parker Bilal ***.5
Dogstar Rising by Parker Bilal ****

England
Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch *****
After the Fire by Jane Casey ****

The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor ***.5
The Dead of Winter by Rennie Airth ***
A Deadly Thaw by Sarah Ward ***.5
The Long Firm by Jake Arnott ****

Bulldog Drummond by Sapper **
The Last Winter of Dani Lancing by P.D. Viner ****
The Intrusions by Shav Sherez ****.5
Exposure by Helen Dunmore *****
Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch ***5
The Methods of Sergeant Cluff by Gil North ****.5
The Piccadilly Murder by Anthony Berkeley ***.5
Season of Darkness by Maureen Jennings **.5
Original Skin by David Mark ***
Rough Treatment by John Harvey ***.5
Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm by Gil North ***
Streets of Darkness by AA Dhand ****
Darkside by Belinda Bauer  ****
A Killing Frost by R.D. Wingfield *****
Fool by Christopher Moore ***.5
My Kind of Justice by Col Bury ***.5
The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey **
Stalin’s Gold by Mark Ellis ***
A House of Knives by William Shaw ****
The Kill by Jane Casey ***
Tell No Tales by Eva Dolan ****
Eleven Days by Stav Sherez *****
Slow Horses by Mick Herron ****
A Song from Dead Lips by William Shaw ****
In Bitter Chill by Sarah Ward ***.5
Princes Gate by Mark Ellis ***.5
Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy Sayers ***
Easy Streets by Bill James ***
The Detective Branch by Andrew Pepper ****
The Interrogator by Andrew Williams ***
The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie ***.5
Vinnie Got Blown Away by Jeremy Cameron ****
The Hanging Valley by Peter Robinson ***.5
Blacklands by Belinda Bauer ***.5
A Dark Redemption by Stav Sherez ****
Angels Passing by Graham Hurley ****.5
The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L Sayers *****
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene ****
Red Joan by Jennie Rooney *****
The Yard by Alex Grecian ***
Enter a Murderer by Ngaio Marsh ***.5
The Stranger You Know by Jane Casey *****
The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths **
A Willing Victim by Laura Wilson ****.5
The Late Greats by Nick Quantrill ***.5
Bad Penny Blues by Cathi Unsworth **** 
Long Way Home by Eva Dolan *****
Crossword Ends in Violence (5) by James Cary ***.5
Gently Floating by Alan Hunter ***
Dark Winter by David Mark ***.5
Dead Lions by Mick Herron ****.5
A Private Business by Barbara Nadel ****
All the Lonely People by Martin Edwards ***.5
Broken Dreams by Nick Quantrill ***
Dead Man's Time by Peter James ***
Icelight by Aly Monroe ****.5
Last Rights by Barbara Nadel ***
The Reckoning by Jane Casey ***.5
The Riot by Laura Wilson ***.5
We Are the Hanged Man by Douglas Lindsay *****
The Envoy by Edward Wilson *****
Midnight Fugue by Reginald Hill ****.5
A Lily of the Field by John Lawton ****.5
Restless by William Boyd ****
The Moving Toyshop by Edmund Crispin ****
Last Seen Wearing by Colin Dexter ****
Bad Traffic by Simon Lewis ****
Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie ***.5
Where the Devil Can't Go by Anya Lipska ***.5
Tollesbury Times Forever by Stuart Aylis ***.5
Crime at Christmas by C.H.B. Kitchin ***
The Last Detective by Peter Lovesey ***
Kiss Me Quick by Danny Miller ***
The Janus Stone by Elly Griffiths ***
Call for the Dead by John Le Carre ****
Death Toll by Jim Kelly ***.5
The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths ****
1974 by David Peace ****.5
Stratton's War by Laura Wilson ***
The Burning Girl by Mark Billingham ***
He Died With His Eyes Open by Derek Raymond ****
Dirty Old Town by Nigel Bird ****
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson ***.5
London Boulevard by Ken Bruen ****
Saturday's Child by Ray Banks****
Old Flames by John Lawton ***
The Herring Seller's Apprentice by L.C. Tyler **
Frost at Christmas by R.D. Wingfield ****
The Small Back Room by Nigel Balchin ****
The Price of Darkness by Graham Hurley ****
Winter Frost by R.D. Wingfield ****
Stop Me by Richard Jay Parker ***
Black Out by John Lawton ****

Estonia
When the Doves Disappeared by Sofi Oksanen *****

Faroes
The Blood Strand by Chris Ould ****.5

Finland
Dark As My Heart by Antti Tuomainen ***
The Defenceless by Kati Hiekkapelto ***.5
To Steal Her Love by Matti Joensuu ****.5

France
Murder in the Marais by Cara Black ***
Nazis in the Metro by Didier Daeninckx **.5
Summertime, All the Cats are Bored by Philippe Georget ***
The Panda Theory by Paschal Garnier ***.5
Total Chaos by Jean-Claude Izzo ***.5
Pietr the Latvian by Georges Simenon ***
A Death in Bordeaux by Allan Massie ***
Bed of Nails by Antonin Varenne ****
The Dark Angel by Dominique Sylvain ***
Goshawk Squadron by Derek Robinson ****
The Imitation of Patsy Burke by John J Gaynard ****
Death on the Marias by Adrian Magson ***.5
The Somme Stations by Andrew Martin ***.5
Black Diamond by Martin Walker **.5
Brodeck's Report by Phillipe Claudel *****
The Good Thief's Guide to Paris by Chris Ewan ****
Badfellas by Tonino Benacquista ***
Have Mercy on Us All by Fred Vargas ***

Germany
Babylon Berlin by Volker Kutscher ***

The Divided City by Luke McCallin ****.5
Stasi Wolf by David Young **.5
Pavel and I by Dan Vyleta ****
The Nuremberg Enigma by Yves Bonavero **.5
Black Ice by Hans Werner Kettenbach ***
Murderer in the Ruins by Cay Rademacher ***
A Small Town in Germany by John Le Carre ****.5
Stasi Child by David Young ****
Lehrter Station by David Downing ***.5
Werewolf by Matthew Pritchard ***.5
Rosa by Jonathan Rabb ****.5
Potsdam Station by David Downing ****
The Spring of Kasper Meier by Ben Fergusson ***
A Night of Long Knives by Rebecca Cantrell *** 
Stettin Station by David Downing ***.5
The Good German by Joseph Kanon ****
The Murder Farm by Andrea Maria Schenkel ***
Tretjak by Max Landorff ***.5
The Killing of Emma Gross by Damien Seaman ****.5
Silesian Station by David Downing ****.5
The Sleepwalkers by Paul Grossman ***
If the Dead Rise Not by Philip Kerr ****
Zoo Station by David Downing ***
A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca Cantrell ***
Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada *****

Greece
The Silver Stain by Paul Johnston ****
Ashes by Sergios Gakas ****.5
The Whispers of Nemesis by Anne Zouroudi ***
Crime Always Pays by Declan Burke ****.5

Hungary
The Man Who Went Up in Smoke by Maj Sjowall and Pers Wahloo ****

Iceland
Oblivion by Arnaldur Indridason ***.5
Reykjavik Nights by Arnaldur Indridason ****
My Soul to Take by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ***.5
Season of the Witch by Arni Thorarinsson **.5
Strange Shores by Arnaldur Indridason ***
Where the Shadows Lie by Michael Ridpath ***
The Hitman's Guide to Housecleaning by Hallgrimur Helgason ***.5
Black Skies by Arnaldur Indridason ***
Outrage by Arnaldur Indridson ****
Frozen Out by Quentin Bates **.5
Hypothermia by Arnaldur Indridason *****
Operation Napoleon by Arnaldur Indridason ***
Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdardottir ***

India
Mrs D'Silva Detective Instincts and the Shaitan of Calcutta by Glen Peters ***

Ireland
A Savage Hunger by Claire McGowan ***
There’s Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty ***** 
Silence by Anthony Quinn ****
The Day That Never Comes by Caimh McDonnell *****
Holding by Graham Norton ***
A Man With One of Those Faces by Caimh McDonnell ****
The Silent Dead by Claire McGowan ****.5
Hurt by Brian McGilloway ***
Elegy for April by Benjamin Black ****
Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty ****.5
Snapshots by Michael O'Higgins ****
The Last Four Days of Paddy Buckley by Jeremy Massey ***
Unholy Ground by John Brady ****.5
Border Angels by Anthony Quinn ***.5
Little Girl Lost by Brian McGilloway ****
Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKinty ****
The Dead Ground by Claire McGowan ****.5
Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent ****.5
The Blood Dimmed Tide by Anthony Quinn ***.5

In The Morning I'll Be Gone by Adrian McKinty *****
Another Case in Cowtown by Mel Healy ***
Keep Away From Those Ferraris by Pat Fitzpatrick *****
Disappeared by Anthony Quinn ****.5
Corridors of Death by Ruth Dudley Edwards **** 
All the Dead Voices by Declan Hughes ****
Darkhouse by Alex Barclay *****
Broken Harbour by Tana French ***
The Silver Swan by Benjamin Black ***.5
Bogmail by Patrick McGinley ***.5
Crocodile Tears by Mark O'Sullivan ****.5
Echoland by Joe Joyce ***
I Hear Sirens in the Street by Adrian McKinty ****
Irregulars by Kevin McCarthy ****.5
Little Criminals by Gene Kerrigan *****
Once in Another World by Brendan John Sweeney *****
Ratlines by Stuart Neville *****
The Deal by Michael Clifford ***
The Devil I know by Claire Kilroy ****
The Guts by Roddy Doyle ***.5
The Lost by Claire McGowan ***.5
The Nameless Dead by Brian McGilloway *****
The Point by Gerard Brennan *****
The Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty *****
Ghost Town by Michael Clifford ****.5
Red Ribbons by Louise Phillips ***.5
Slaughter's Hound by Declan Burke ***.5
A June of Ordinary Murders by Conor Brady ***.5
Black Sheep by Arlene Hunt ***.5
The Eighty Five Billion Euro Man by Donal Conaty ***
Bloodland by Alan Glynn ****
Winterland by Alan Glynn *****
City of Bohane by Kevin Barry **.5
Absolute Zero Cool by Declan Burke *****
The Dramatist by Ken Bruen ****.5
Headbanger by Hugo Hamilton ***
The Rage by Gene Kerrigan *****
A Stone of the Heart by John Brady ****.5
Falling Glass by Adrian McKinty ***.5
Peeler by Kevin McCarthy ****
Orchid Blue by Eoin McNamee ***
Taken by Niamh O'Connor ***
Collusion by Stuart Neville ****.5
The Big O by Declan Burke ****
The Day of the Jack Russell by Colin Bateman ****
Gallows Lane by Brian McGilloway ***.5
The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Samson ***
Hand in the Fire by Hugo Hamilton ***
The American Envoy by Garbhan Downey ***
Dark Times in the City by Gene Kerrigan ***
The Twelve by Stuart Neville ****

Italy
The Detour by Andromeda Romano-Lax ****
The Few by Nadia Dalbuono ***
A Dark Song of Blood by Ben Pastor ***.5
A Private Venus by Giorgio Scerbanenco ****
I Will Have Vengeance by Maurizio De Giovanni ****
Blood from a Stone by Donna Leon ***
Liar Moon by Ben Pastor ****
The Dance of the Seagull by Andrea Camilleri ***.5
Day After Day by Carlo Lucarelli ***.5
A Death in Tuscany by Michele Giuttari ***
White Death by Tobias Jones ***.5
The Fatal Touch by Conor Fitzgerald ***.5
The Goodbye Kiss by Massimo Carlotto ****
Via Delle Oche by Carlo Lucarelli ****
Almost Blue by Carlo Lucarelli ***.5
Criminal Summer by Luigi Guicciardi ***
And Then You Die by Michael Dibdin **.5
The Damned Season by Carlo Lucarelli ***
The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri ****
Carte Blanche by Carlo Lucarelli ****
August Heat by Andrea Camilleri ***

Japan
Parade by Shuichi Yoshida ***
Villain by Shuichi Yoshida *****
Shinjuku Shark by Arimasa Osawa **

Korea
Slicky Boys by Martin Limon **.5 
Jade Lady Burning by Martin Limon ****
M*A*S*H by Richard Hooker ****

Kyrgyzstan
A Killing Winter by Tom Callaghan ****

Laos
Thirty-Three Teeth by Colin Coterill ****.5
Anarchy and Old Dogs by Colin Cotterill ***
The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Coterill ****.5
Disco for the Departed by Colin Cotterill ****

Liberia
Bound by Secrecy by Vamba Sherif ***

Malta
The Information Officer by Mark Mills **.5

Mexico
The Hot Country by Robert Olen Butler ***

Netherlands
The Harbour Master by Daniel Pembrey ***
A Long Silence by Nicolas Freeling **
The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam by Chris Ewan ****

Norway
The Human Flies by Hans Olav Lahlum ***.5
Dregs by Jorn Lier Horst ***.5
Calling Out For You by Karin Fossum ****
Closed for Winter by Jorn Lier Horst ****.5
Black Seconds by Karin Fossum ****
Norwegian by Night by Derek B Miller ****
The Devil's Star by Jo Nesbo ***

Palenstine
The Grave in Gaza by Matt Beynon Rees *****
The Samaritan's Secret by Matt Beynon Rees ***.5
The Collaborator of Bethlehem by Matt Benyon Rees *****

Papua New Guinea
The Sun is God by Adrian McKinty ***.5

Poland
Entanglement by Zygmunt Miloszewski ***
Lumen by Ben Pastor ***.5
The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst ***
Death in Breslau by Marek Krajewski ***

Russia
The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith ***
The Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko ****
City of Thieves by David Benioff ****.5
A Gentle Axe by R.N. Morris ****
The Winter Queen by Boris Akunin ***
Tatiana by Martin Cruz Smith ***
Cross of Iron by Willi Heinrich ***** 

The Twelfth Department by William Ryan ****
Zugzwang by Ronan Bennett ***
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith ***
The Cleansing Flames by R.N. Morris ***
The Red Coffin by Sam Eastland **.5
The Bloody Meadow by William Ryan ***.5
The Holy Thief by William Ryan *****
People Who Walk in Darkness by Stuart Kaminsky **.5

Seychelles
Journey to Death by Leigh Russell **.5

Scotland
Pilgrim Soul by Gordon Ferris ****
Out of Bounds by Val McDermid ****
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet ***
The Malice of Waves by Mark Douglas-Home ****
Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin ****
The Long Glasgow Kiss by Craig Russell ****.5
Strange Loyalties by William McIlvanney *****
Lennox by Craig Russell ****
Natural Causes by James Oswald ****
Blue Lightning by Ann Cleeves ****
Pandaemonium by Christopher Brookmyre **** 
Red Bones by Ann Cleeves ***.5
Southsiders by Nigel Bird ***
The Papers of Tony Veitch by William McIlvanney *****
Bitter Water by Gordon Ferris *** 
Laidlaw by William McIlvanney *****
The Barber Surgeon's Hairshirt by Douglas Lindsay ***
The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcom Mackay ***
The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home *****
The Woman Who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home ***
Blood Tears by Michael J Malone *****
Standing in Another Man's Grave by Ian Rankin ****.5
The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson by Douglas Lindsay ****.5
White Nights by Ann Cleeves ****
The Black House by Peter May ***
The Hanging Shed by Gordon Ferris ****
Garnethill by Denise Mina ***
Raven Black by Ann Cleeves ****.5
The Complaints by Ian Rankin ****
Old Dogs by Donna Moore ****
Paying For It by Tony Black ***
Go to Helena Handbasket by Donna Moore *****
All the Colours of the Town by Liam McIlvanney ***

South Africa
Cobra by Deon Meyer ****
Blessed are the Dead by Malla Nunn *****
7Days by Deon Meyer *****
Let the Dead Lie by Malla Nunn ****
The Steam Pig by James McClure ****
Ishmael Toffee by Roger Smith *****
Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer ****.5
Wake Up Dead by Roger Smith *****
Devil's Peak by Deon Meyer ****.5
Mixed Blood by Roger Smith *****
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes ***.5
A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn ****.5
Killer Country by Mike Nicols ***.5

Spain
Dog Day by Alicia Giménez Bartlett ***
Death of a Nationalist by Rachel Pawel ***
The Maze of Cadiz by Aly Monroe ***.5
Or The Bull Kills You by Jason Webster ***
Water-Blue Eyes by Domingo Villar ***

Sweden
The Dying Detective by Leif G.W. Persson ****
The Fire Engine That Disappeared by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo ***
The Laughing Policeman by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo *****
The Hidden Child by Camilla Lackberg ****.5
Exposed by Liza Marklund ****
The Man on the Balcony by Majs Sowall and Pers Wahloo ****
The Savage Altar by Asa Larsson ****
The Quarry by Johan Theorin ***.5
Borkmann's Point by Hakan Nesser ***
Roseanna by Maj Sjowall and Pers Wahloo ****

Thailand
Salty by Mark Haskell Smith ***
Behind the Night Bazaar by Angela Savage ***.5
A Nail Through the Heart by Tim Hallinan ***
Killed at the Whim of a Hat by Colin Cotterill **
The Big Mango by Jake Needham***.5
Bangkok Tattoo by John Burdett ***

Turkey
The Gigolo Murder by Mehmet Murat Somer ****
Istanbul Puzzle by Laurence O'Bryan ***

Istanbul Passage by Joseph Kanon *****

Ukraine
Tin Sky by Ben Pastor ***
Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov ***

USA
Whiskey River by Loren Estleman ****.5
Mortal Stakes by Robert B. Parker ****Kill the Next One by Federico Axat ***.5
Dead Skip by Joe Gores ****
Redemption Road by John Hart *****
Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb***
The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh *****
The Life We Bury by Allen Eskins ****.5
Willnot by James Sallis ***.5
Pleasantville by Attica Locke ****
The Whites by Richard Price ***.5
A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane ***.5
The Whisperers by John Connolly *****
Worst Enemies by Dana King ****.5
Night Passage by Robert Parker ***
Honky Tonk Samurai by Joe Lansdale ***
Canary by Duane Swierczynski ***
Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto ****.5
World of Trouble by Ben H Winters ****
The Getaway by Jim Thompson ***.5
The Music Lovers by Jonathan Valin ***
Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith ***.5
Rough Riders by Charlie Stella ****.5
Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich ****.5
The Instant Enemy by Ross Macdonald ****.5
Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbott ****
The Long-Legged Fly by James Sallis *****
Black Bear by Aly Monroe ***.5
Mangrove Squeeze by Laurence Shames ****
The Exterminators by Bill Fitzhugh ****
Deadlock by Sara Paretsky ***
In The Wind by Barbara Fister ****.5
The Godwulf Manuscript by Robert B Parker ****.5
The Long Home by William Gay ***
Stone Cold by CJ Box ***
A Fine Dark Line by Joe Lansdale *****
Land of Dreams by Vidar Sundstol ****
Fool Moon by Jim Butcher ***
The Circle by Dave Eggers ***.5
California Thriller by Max Byrd ***
Five Little Rich Girls by Lawrence Block *** 
 The Informant by Andrew Rosenheim ****
The Day the Music Died by Ed Gorman ***
The Dutch Shoe Mystery by Ellery Queen ***
The Vanished by Bill Pronzini ****.5
The Boy in the Snow by MJ McGrath **.5
Keystone by Peter Lovesey *** 
Bite Harder by Anonymous-9 ****
All God's Children by Arthur Lyons ***
Because the Night by James Ellroy ***
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ***
Pest Control by Bill Fitzhugh *****
I Married a Dead Man by Cornell Woodrich *****
The Red Right Hand by Joel Townsley Rogers ***
The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler *****
Little Caesar by W.R. Burnett ***.5
The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz ****
Hard Bounce by Todd Robinson  ****.5
Grind Joint by Dana King *****
Washington Shadow by Aly Monroe ***.5
The Carrier by Preston Lang ***.5
Dog On It by Spencer Quinn ****
Casual Rex by Eric Garcia ***.5
Briarpatch by Ross Thomas ***.5
Raylan by Elmore Leonard ***.5
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye by Horace McCoy ***.5
To Die in Beverly Hills by Gerald Petievich ****
Salt River by James Sallis *****
Crooked Little Vein by Warren Ellis ****
Bird Dog by Philip Reed ****.5
Night Moves by Randy Wayne White ***
Tropical Freeze by James W. Hall ***.5
Margin of Error by Edna Buchanan ***
Hurricane Punch by Tim Dorsey ***.5
Tropical Heat by John Lutz ***
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane ****.5
The Big Goodbye by Michael Lister ***
The Wrath of Angels by John Connolly ****
Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda ***** 
Beautiful, Naked and Dead by Josh Stallings ****
Black Irish by Stephan Talty ***.5
City of Heretics by Heath Lowrance ***.5
Countdown City by Ben Winters ***.5
Cripple Creek by James Sallis ***.5
Die a Little by Megan Abbott ****
Frank Sinatra in a Blender by Matthew McBride ***
Go With Me by Castle Freeman ****.5
Graveland by Alan Glynn *****
Hard Bite by Anonymous-9 *****
Home Invasion by Patti Abbott *****
Outerborough Blues by Andrew Cotto ****.5
Pale Horses by Nate Southard *****
Penance by Dan O'Shea ****
Piggyback by Tom Pitts ****.5
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline *****
Screwed by Eoin Colfer ***.5
Severance Package by Duane Swiercynski ****.5
The Big Gold Dream by Chester Himes ***
The Devil Doesn't Want Me by Eric Beetner ****.5
The Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley ***.5
The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye ****
The Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse by Victor Gischler ***
The Perfect Crime by Les Edgerton ***.5
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt ****
The Thicket by Joe Lansdale *****
The Third Rail by Michael Harvey **.5
Edge of Dark Water by Joe R Lansdale *****
Johnny Porno by Charlie Stella *****
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore *****
Storm Front by Jim Butcher *****
The Rocksburg Railroad Murders by K.C. Constantine ****.5
Dig Two Graves by Eric Beetner ****.5
The Pistol Poets by Victor Gischler ****.5
Cypress Grove by James Sallis ****
Money Shot by Christa Faust ****
Even Flow by Darragh McManus****
The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollack ****
The Last Policeman by Ben Winters ****
The Science of Paul by Aaron Philip Clark ****
The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson ****
Dead Harvest by Chris F Holm ****
Hill Country by R. Thomas Brown ****
Choke on Your Lies by Anthony Neil Smith ****
In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B Hughes ****
Cadaver Blues by J.E. Fishman ***.5
Nobody's Perfect by Donald Westlake ***.5
Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig ***.5
Shaman Pass by Stan Jones ***.5
The Black Box by Michael Connelly ***
Dust Devils by James Reasoner ***
The Shark Infested Custard by Charles Willeford ***
Star Island by Carl Hiassen ***
Head Games by Craig McDonald ***
The Dead Detective by William Heffernan ***
A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller **.5
The Killer is Dying by James Sallis ***
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin *****
LA Requiem by Robert Crais ****
Greenwich Killing Time by Kinky Friedman ****
Open Season by CJ Box ***.5
Every Shallow Cut by Tom Piccirilli ***
The Cleanup by Sean Doolittle ***.5
White Sky, Black Ice by Nathan Jones ****.5
Bury Me Deep by Megan Abbott ****.5
Pariah by Dave Zeltserman ****
Fun and Games by Duane Swierczynski ****
Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly **.5
The Deputy by Victor Gischler *****
Plugged by Eoin Colfer ****
The Saints of New York by RJ Ellory ***.5
Officer Down by Theresa Schwegel ****
Agent X by Noah Boyd **
Devil Red by Joe Lansdale ****.5
Slow Burn by G.M. Ford ***
30 For a Harry by Richard Hoyt ***.5
The Rainy City by Earl Emerson ***.5
Caught Stealing by Charlie Huston *****
Secret Dead Men by Duane Swierczynski *****
Miami Blues by Charles Willeford ***
The Ice Harvest by Scott Phillips ****
Tilt-a-Whirl by Chris Grabenstein ****
The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson ****.5
Gun Monkeys by Victor Gischler ***
Crimes in Southern Indiana by Frank Bill ****.5
The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Huston *****
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M Cain *****
Small Crimes by Dave Zeltserman *****
The Ones You Do by Daniel Woodrell *****
Vanilla Ride by Joe Lansdale *****
Expiration Date by Duane Swierczynski ****
Killer by Dave Zeltserman *****
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett *****
Isle of Joy by Don Winslow ****
The Last Good Kiss by James Crumley ****
Halo in Blood by John Evans/Howard Browne ****
South of no North by Charles Bukowski ****
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy ****.5
The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett ****
Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell ****
Tonight I Said Goodbye by Michael Koryta ****
Damnation Street by Andrew Klavan ****
Then Came The Evening by Brian Hart ****
Point Blank by Richard Stark****
Devil's Food by Anthony Bruno ****
The Song is You by Megan Abbott ****
Leather Maiden by Joe Lansdale ****
A Firing Offense by George Pelecanos ****
Grift Sense by James Swain ****
I, The Jury by Mickey Spillane***.5
Smoked by Patrick Quinlan ***.5
The Green Ripper by John D. Macdonald ***.5
The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly ***.5
The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza by Lawrence Block ***
Cogan's Trade by George V Higgins ***
Bad Things Happen by Harry Dolan ***
Fury by G.M. Ford ***
The Devil's Garden by Ace Atkins ***
Motor City Blue by Loren Estleman ***
The Fugitive Pigeon by Donald Westlake ***
Client by Parnell Hall**.5
Up in Honey's Room by Elmore Leonard **
The Wheelman by Duane Swierczynski *****
Calumet City by Charlie Newton ****
Walking the Perfect Square by Reed Farrel Coleman *****
The Lime Pit by Jonathan Valin ****
Satan's Lambs by Lynn Hightower ***
The Killing of Strangers by Jerry Holt **
The Irish Sports Pages by Les Roberts ***
Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell *****
The Devil Met a Lady by Stuart Kaminsky ****
The Rabbit Factory by Marshall Karp ****
The Reapers by John Connolly ***
Queenpin by Megan Abbott ****
Black Delta Night by Jessica Speart ***
The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke **
Fifty Grand by Adrian McKinty *****

Wales
Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham ****.5
Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer *****
The Day Aberystwyth Stood Still by Malcolm Pryce ****
From Aberystwyth With Love by Malcolm Pryce ****
The Last Llanelli Train by Robert Lewis ***
The Unbearable Lightness of Being in Aberystwyth by Malcolm Pryce ****

Yugoslavia
The Pale House by Luke McCallin *****
The Man From Berlin by Luke McCallin ****

More than one country
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen **** (Vietnam, United States)
Flight from Berlin by David John *** (Germany, Britain)
Black Roses by Jayne Thynne *** (Britain, Germany)
Devastation Road by Jason Hewitt **** (Czechoslovakia, Germany)
Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith **** (Russia, United States)
Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear **.5 (England, Germany)
Journey into Fear by Eric Ambler *** (Turkey, Greece, Italy)
A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute ****.5 (Malaysia, England, Australia)
The Constant Soldier by William Ryan ****.5 (Germany/Poland, Russia)
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan ***** (Australia, Thailand)
Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian ***.5 (Gibraltar, Spain)
Masaryk Station by David Downing **** (Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia)
Epiphany Jones by Michael Grothaus ***.5 (USA, Mexico, Portugal, France)
The Other Side of Silence by Philip Kerr **** (France, Germany)
The Man From Beijing by Henning Mankell ** (Sweden, China, England, Zimbabwe, Mozambique)
Mr Midshipman Hornblower by C.S. Forester ***.5 (England, France, Spain)
Billy Boyle by James Benn *** (England, Norway)
The Whitehall Mandarin by Edward Wilson *** (England, US, Cuba, Russia, Vietnam)
Dark Star by Alan Furst ****.5 (Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Poland and Russia)
The Peripheral by William Gibson ***** (USA, England)
The Girl in Berlin by Elizabeth Wilson *** (England, Germany)
Royal Flash by George Fraser Macdonald ***.5 (England, Germany)
The Lady from Zagreb by Philip Kerr **** (Germany, Yugoslavia, Switzerland)
Runaway by Peter May ***.5 (Scotland, England)
The General Danced at Dawn by George Macdonald Fraser *** (India, Eygpt, Palenstine, Scotland)
The Midnight Swimmer by Edward Wilson **** (Germany, England, US, Cuba)
Flashman by George Macdonald Fraser **** (England, Scotland, India, Afganistan)
The Bellini Card by Jason Goodwin *** (Turkey, Italy)

Night Soldiers by Alan Furst **** (Bulgaria, Russia, Spain, France, Czechoslavakia, Hungary)
All Fun and Games Until Someone Loses an Eye by Christopher Brookmyre **** (Scotland/France)

To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway *** (Cuba, USA)
Entry Island by Peter May *** (Canada, Scotland)
A Man Without Breath by Philip Kerr *** (Germany, Poland)
The City of Strangers by Michael Russell ***** (Ireland, USA)
Down Among the Dead Men by Ed Chatterton **** (England, USA)
Hour of the Cat by Peter Quinn **** (USA, Germany)
In Search of Klingsor by Jorgi Volpi **** (Germany, USA)
Love Songs from a Shallow Grave by Colin Cotterill ***** (Laos, Cambodia)
Missing in Rangoon by Christopher G. Moore ***.5 (Thailand, Burma)
Ostland by David Thomas ***** (Germany, Ukraine)
Six Bad Things by Charlie Huston **** (Mexico, USA)
The Darkling Spy by Edward Wilson ****.5 (England, Germany)
Then We Take Berlin by John Lawton ***.5 (England, Germany)
Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd *** (Austria, England)
The City of Shadows by Michael Russell ***** (Ireland, Germany)
A Dark Place to Die by Ed Chatterton **** (England, Australia)
Kingdom of Shadows by Alan Furst **** (France, Belgium, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia
The Trinity Six by Charles Cumming ***.5 (England, Austria)
The Last Sunrise by Robert Ryan *** (Burma, China, India)
Incompetence by Rob Grant *** (Italy, France, Austria)
The Vanishing Point by Val McDermid **.5 (England, Romania)
Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan ***** (Germany, France, USA)
Field Grey by Philip Kerr ***** (Cuba, France, Germany)
The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler **** (Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, France)
Instruments of Darkness by Robert Wilson ***.5 (Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria
Dead I May Well Be by Adrian McKinty ***** (USA, Mexico)
The Arms Maker of Berlin by Dan Fesperman *** (USA, Germany)
Trail of Blood by S.J. Rozan *** (USA, China)
The Foreign Correspondence by Alan Furst *****(Spain, France)

1 comment:

Kiwicraig said...

We need to get some New Zealand crime novels into your hands Rob! :) Nice list of reviews, great global spread.