The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Alienist by Caleb CarrThe Historian by Elizabeth KostovaThe Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónMistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Best Historical Mystery
16th out of 1,060 books — 2,889 voters
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyThe Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. KingMaisie Dobbs by Jacqueline WinspearSilent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn
Favorite Historical Mystery Series
5th out of 706 books — 725 voters

Silent in the Grave by Deanna RaybournWhat Angels Fear by C.S. HarrisAnd Only to Deceive by Tasha AlexanderCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersThe Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry
Regency and Victorian Mysteries
1st out of 270 books — 215 voters
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Best Historical Fiction
240th out of 4,863 books — 18,945 voters

One for the Money by Janet EvanovichThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersChocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne FlukeThe Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
Cozy Mystery Series
68th out of 538 books — 1,571 voters
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieOne for the Money by Janet EvanovichDeath on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Best Detective/Mystery Series
101st out of 1,232 books — 1,518 voters

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieAngels & Demons by Dan BrownRebecca by Daphne du MaurierIn Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Best Crime & Mystery Books
371st out of 4,900 books — 10,919 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenOutlander by Diana GabaldonDevil in Winter by Lisa KleypasJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëGone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Favorite Historical Romance Novels
222nd out of 2,249 books — 4,259 voters

Silent in the Grave by Deanna RaybournThe Anatomist's Wife by Anna Lee HuberAnd Only to Deceive by Tasha AlexanderSoulless by Gail CarrigerCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
Victorian/Regency Female Sleuths/Mysteries
1st out of 63 books — 45 voters
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Moonstone by Wilkie CollinsThe Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry
Victorian Mysteries
7th out of 100 books — 150 voters

The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. KingSilent in the Grave by Deanna RaybournThe Yard by Alex GrecianThe Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry
Victorian and Regency Mystery Novels
3rd out of 181 books — 84 voters
The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel FaberFingersmith by Sarah WatersPossession by A.S. ByattA Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayTipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
Best Victorian Historical Fiction Set In Britain
30th out of 178 books — 458 voters

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline WinspearThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyThe Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. KingCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersSilent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn
Historical Mysteries and Thrillers Featuring Women
5th out of 120 books — 82 voters
Rebecca by Daphne du MaurierJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëDracula by Bram StokerMateguas Island by Linda  WatkinsWuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Best Gothic Novels/Suspense Novels
28th out of 288 books — 337 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Best Books of the Decade: 2000s
586th out of 4,956 books — 24,417 voters
Outlander by Diana GabaldonThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Best Historical Fiction Set in UK and Ireland
108th out of 954 books — 973 voters

Silent in the Grave by Deanna RaybournCocaine Blues by Kerry GreenwoodDeath at Victoria Dock by Kerry GreenwoodThe Green Mill Murder by Kerry GreenwoodThe Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry
Sleuths in Silks
1st out of 88 books — 21 voters
City of Bones by Cassandra ClareHush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTwilight by Stephenie MeyerLast Sacrifice by Richelle Mead
Character You Most Want to Sleep With
460th out of 3,192 books — 4,365 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTwilight by Stephenie MeyerOutlander by Diana GabaldonCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareVampire Academy by Richelle Mead
My Dream Leading Men...
333rd out of 1,994 books — 2,249 voters
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettWolf Hall by Hilary MantelThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakBring Up the Bodies by Hilary MantelWorld Without End by Ken Follett
Most Brilliant Historical Novels in the past 30 yrs
185th out of 607 books — 593 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. Rowling
Best Series Books
92nd out of 873 books — 749 voters
Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsFingersmith by Sarah WatersThe Seance by John HarwoodThe Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
Spunky Victorian Girls in Trouble
14th out of 65 books — 26 voters

Blood on the Snow by David        CookThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryThe Red Queen by Philippa GregoryThe White Queen by Philippa GregoryHeart of Oak by David        Cook
Amazing Historical Fiction
17th out of 182 books — 74 voters
One for the Money by Janet EvanovichChocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne FlukeAbby Cooper, Psychic Eye by Victoria LaurieThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithMurder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
Best Cozy Mystery Series
485th out of 1,059 books — 1,226 voters

Gone Girl by Gillian FlynnMe Before You by Jojo MoyesThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakOrphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
2014: What the Over 35's Are Reading
1219th out of 2,391 books — 529 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenOutlander by Diana GabaldonDevil in Winter by Lisa KleypasGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
My Favourite Historical Romance
398th out of 1,356 books — 1,762 voters

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyOne for the Money by Janet EvanovichMurder With Peacocks by Donna AndrewsThe Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. KingA Fatal Grace by Louise Penny
Agatha Mystery Award Nominees and Winners
54th out of 128 books — 66 voters

The Secret Adversary by Agatha ChristieThe Cater Street Hangman by Anne PerryThe Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. KingCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersA Share in Death by Deborah Crombie
Mysteries with Married Couples or Permanent Partners
11th out of 48 books — 28 voters
Magic Bites by Ilona AndrewsNaked in Death by J.D. RobbAngels' Blood by Nalini SinghOne Grave at a Time by Jeaniene FrostHalfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Romance series with one couple
56th out of 92 books — 70 voters

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