The Best British Crime/Mystery Fiction
For the best crime/mystery novels set in Britain.
101 In the Woods (Dublin Murder...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 109,302 ratings
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102 The Chemistry of Death (Dav...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 6,502 ratings
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103 The Naming of the Dead (Ins...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 4,737 ratings
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104 Beneath the Skin
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 2,557 ratings
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105 The Virgin in the Ice (Chro...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 3,616 ratings
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106 Pig Island
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3.26 of 5 stars 3.26 avg rating — 2,849 ratings
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107 The Strange Case of Dr. Jek...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 58,442 ratings
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108 Where Memories Lie (Duncan ...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 3,344 ratings
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109 Innocent Blood
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,593 ratings
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110 The Hollow (Hercule Poirot,...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 8,004 ratings
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111 The Lake of Darkness
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 547 ratings
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112 A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlo...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 122,821 ratings
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113 Death Comes for the Fat Man...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,927 ratings
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114 The Girl Who Played with Fi...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 444,988 ratings
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115 Evil Under the Sun (Hercule...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 20,824 ratings
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116 The Hanging Garden (Inspect...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 4,853 ratings
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117 Sacrifice
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 2,972 ratings
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118 Clouds of Witness (Lord Pet...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 8,466 ratings
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119 The Leper of Saint Giles (C...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,392 ratings
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120 Road Rage (Inspector Wexfor...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 1,660 ratings
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121 Careless in Red (Inspector ...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8,447 ratings
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122 Monk's Hood (Chronicles of ...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 4,078 ratings
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123 Broken Skin (Logan McRae, #3)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,566 ratings
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124 What Was She Thinking? [Not...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 10,182 ratings
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125 The Moving Toyshop (Gervase...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,921 ratings
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126 Let it Bleed (Inspector Reb...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 5,559 ratings
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127 Exit Music (Inspector Rebus...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 7,030 ratings
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128 Suspect (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 3,518 ratings
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129 Dark Blood (Logan McRae, #6)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,808 ratings
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130 The Minotaur
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 1,451 ratings
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131 Sovereign (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 7,392 ratings
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132 Fleshmarket Close (Inspecto...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 5,054 ratings
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133 Dying Light (Logan McRae, #2)
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 2,926 ratings
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134 Atonement
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 272,646 ratings
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135 To Say Nothing of the Dog (...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 17,339 ratings
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136 Northanger Abbey
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 157,096 ratings
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137 Death of a Gentle Lady (Ham...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,312 ratings
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138 Dark Fire (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 8,532 ratings
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139 The Crossing Places (Ruth G...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 6,607 ratings
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140 A Tale of Two Cities
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 511,126 ratings
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141 A Mind to Murder (Adam Dalg...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 4,793 ratings
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142 Flesh House (Logan McRae, #4)
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 2,140 ratings
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143 The Four Last Things (Roth,...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 352 ratings
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144 Hallowe'en Party (Hercule P...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 10,912 ratings
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145 Wednesday's Child (Inspecto...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,857 ratings
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146 Still Midnight (Alex Morrow...
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 2,249 ratings
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147 Anna's Book
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,701 ratings
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148 Awakening
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 2,128 ratings
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149 This Body of Death (Inspect...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 9,771 ratings
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150 The Blood-Dimmed Tide (John...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,062 ratings
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151 Mourn Not Your Dead (Duncan...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,197 ratings
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152 Cold Is The Grave (Inspecto...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 2,361 ratings
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153 Blind Eye (Logan McRae, #5)
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 2,222 ratings
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154 In Pale Battalions
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,203 ratings
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155 The Bridesmaid
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 962 ratings
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156 Into the Blue
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,159 ratings
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157 Last Bus to Woodstock (Insp...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 5,900 ratings
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158 Birds of a Feather (Maisie ...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 11,263 ratings
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159 Last Seen Wearing (Inspecto...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,519 ratings
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160 St. Peter's Fair (Chronicle...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 3,768 ratings
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161 The Brimstone Wedding
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 1,318 ratings
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161 Leave the Grave Green (Dunc...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,362 ratings
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163 What Angels Fear (Sebastian...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 5,138 ratings
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164 Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot...
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 9,191 ratings
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165 A Fatal Verdict (The Trials...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 149 ratings
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166 Revelation (Matthew Shardla...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 8,651 ratings
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167 The Documents in the Case
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 2,486 ratings
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168 At Bertram's Hotel (Miss Ma...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 10,824 ratings
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169 Close To Home (Inspector Ba...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 2,038 ratings
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170 A Necessary End (Inspector ...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,683 ratings
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171 The Weed That Strings the H...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 23,959 ratings
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172 Lonely Hearts (Charlie Resn...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 768 ratings
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173 The Tiger in the Smoke (Alb...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,041 ratings
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174 Why Mermaids Sing (Sebastia...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 3,215 ratings
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175 Shatter (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 3,169 ratings
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176 A Red Herring Without Musta...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 17,762 ratings
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177 Dialogues of the Dead (Dalz...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 886 ratings
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178 Five Little Pigs (Hercule P...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 13,821 ratings
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179 The Red House Mystery
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 3,184 ratings
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180 Brother Cadfael's Penance (...
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181 Artists in Crime (Roderick ...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 3,593 ratings
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181 Piece Of My Heart (Inspecto...
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183 The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
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184 The Shape of Snakes
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 2,635 ratings
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185 Brideshead Revisited
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 53,075 ratings
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186 What Came Before He Shot He...
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3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 5,024 ratings
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187 The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilo...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 6,286 ratings
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188 Before I Go To Sleep
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 107,687 ratings
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189 All My Enemies (Brock & Kol...
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190 Catch Me When I Fall
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 1,669 ratings
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191 The First Inspector Morse O...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 145 ratings
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192 Callander Square (Charlotte...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 4,555 ratings
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193 Talking to Strange Men
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 373 ratings
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194 The Secret History
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195 Murder in Mesopotamia (Herc...
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196 The Thin Woman (Ellie Haske...
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196 The Burning
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 1,983 ratings
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198 Cat Among the Pigeons (Herc...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 13,290 ratings
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199 The Killing Doll
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199 The Valley of Fear (Sherloc...
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☯Bettie☯ Canary wrote: "Still no book found like it doesn't exist. This is getting to be a real problem for me."

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Bettie wrote: "Canary wrote: "Still no book found like it doesn't exist. This is getting to be a real problem for me."

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Thanks Bettie! I am giving up for now as tired.




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Carol wrote: "I see I'm going to have to read some PD James and search for more Norah Lofts."

A NL is on the way. ;-)
It seems I have read the Moonstone but not certain.
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*Kashi* This list is quite useful. Can't wait to start reading some of this books.


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Andrea Clark Does anyone read Michael Robotham? Without question, he is my current favorite.


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Lexie Conyngham And Clare O'Beara is Irish ... some blurring here?


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