The Best British Crime/Mystery Fiction
For the best crime/mystery novels set in Britain.
101 Among the Mad (Maisie Dobbs...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 8,153 ratings
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102 Thirteen Steps Down
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 1,987 ratings
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103 Evil Under the Sun (Hercule...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 21,303 ratings
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104 Death of a Peer (Roderick A...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 4,332 ratings
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105 The Virgin in the Ice (Chro...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,755 ratings
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106 The Chemistry of Death (Dav...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 6,765 ratings
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107 The Naming of the Dead (Ins...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 4,853 ratings
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108 The Lake of Darkness
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 569 ratings
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109 Beneath the Skin
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 2,643 ratings
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110 Pig Island
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3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 2,944 ratings
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111 The Strange Case of Dr. Jek...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 58,896 ratings
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112 Where Memories Lie (Duncan ...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 3,488 ratings
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113 The Leper of Saint Giles (C...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 5,612 ratings
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114 Innocent Blood
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,664 ratings
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115 Death Comes for the Fat Man...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 1,973 ratings
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116 The Girl Who Played with Fi...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 455,246 ratings
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117 The Hanging Garden (Inspect...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 5,008 ratings
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118 The Moving Toyshop (Gervase...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,031 ratings
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119 Sacrifice
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 3,108 ratings
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120 Clouds of Witness (Lord Pet...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 8,827 ratings
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121 Road Rage (Inspector Wexfor...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 1,707 ratings
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122 Careless in Red (Inspector ...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8,634 ratings
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123 Monk's Hood (Chronicles of ...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 4,260 ratings
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124 Broken Skin (Logan McRae, #3)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,654 ratings
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125 What Was She Thinking? [Not...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 10,514 ratings
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126 Let it Bleed (Inspector Reb...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 5,711 ratings
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127 Exit Music (Inspector Rebus...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 7,222 ratings
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128 Suspect (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 3,681 ratings
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129 Dark Blood (Logan McRae, #6)
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 1,881 ratings
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130 The Minotaur
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 1,487 ratings
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131 Sovereign (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 7,744 ratings
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132 Fleshmarket Close (Inspecto...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 5,162 ratings
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133 Dying Light (Logan McRae, #2)
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,034 ratings
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134 Atonement
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 279,269 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 — 17,811 ratings
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136 Hallowe'en Party (Hercule P...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 11,528 ratings
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137 Northanger Abbey
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 161,649 ratings
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138 Death of a Gentle Lady (Ham...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 2,385 ratings
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139 Dark Fire (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 8,929 ratings
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140 The Crossing Places (Ruth G...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 7,075 ratings
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140 Awakening
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,223 ratings
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142 A Tale of Two Cities
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 521,181 ratings
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143 A Mind to Murder (Adam Dalg...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5,019 ratings
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144 Flesh House (Logan McRae, #4)
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 2,249 ratings
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145 The Four Last Things (Roth,...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 365 ratings
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146 Wednesday's Child (Inspecto...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,941 ratings
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147 Still Midnight (Alex Morrow...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 2,335 ratings
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148 Anna's Book
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,740 ratings
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149 This Body of Death (Inspect...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10,049 ratings
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150 The Blood-Dimmed Tide (John...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,106 ratings
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151 Mourn Not Your Dead (Duncan...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,329 ratings
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152 Cold Is The Grave (Inspecto...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,445 ratings
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153 Blind Eye (Logan McRae, #5)
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 2,308 ratings
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154 In Pale Battalions
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,243 ratings
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155 The Bridesmaid
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 973 ratings
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156 Into the Blue
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 1,185 ratings
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157 Last Bus to Woodstock (Insp...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 6,094 ratings
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158 Birds of a Feather (Maisie ...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 11,712 ratings
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159 Last Seen Wearing (Inspecto...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 2,626 ratings
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160 St. Peter's Fair (Chronicle...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 3,916 ratings
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161 The Brimstone Wedding
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,360 ratings
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161 Leave the Grave Green (Dunc...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,492 ratings
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163 What Angels Fear (Sebastian...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 5,318 ratings
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164 Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 9,438 ratings
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165 A Fatal Verdict (The Trials...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 157 ratings
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166 Revelation (Matthew Shardla...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 8,954 ratings
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167 The Documents in the Case
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 2,596 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 — 11,119 ratings
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169 Close To Home (Inspector Ba...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,111 ratings
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170 A Necessary End (Inspector ...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,750 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 — 24,724 ratings
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172 Lonely Hearts (Charlie Resn...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 804 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 — 2,119 ratings
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174 Why Mermaids Sing (Sebastia...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 3,325 ratings
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175 Shatter (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 3,282 ratings
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176 A Red Herring Without Musta...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 18,408 ratings
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177 Dialogues of the Dead (Dalz...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 919 ratings
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178 Murder in Mesopotamia (Herc...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 16,000 ratings
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179 The Valley of Fear (Sherloc...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 11,875 ratings
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180 After the Funeral (Hercule ...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 10,501 ratings
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181 Five Little Pigs (Hercule P...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 14,367 ratings
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182 The Red House Mystery
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 3,257 ratings
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183 Brother Cadfael's Penance (...
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184 Artists in Crime (Roderick ...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 3,730 ratings
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184 Piece Of My Heart (Inspecto...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 2,070 ratings
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186 The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 2,082 ratings
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187 The Shape of Snakes
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 2,687 ratings
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188 Brideshead Revisited
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 54,395 ratings
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189 What Came Before He Shot He...
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3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 5,108 ratings
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190 The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilo...
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191 Before I Go To Sleep
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 114,218 ratings
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192 All My Enemies (Brock & Kol...
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193 Catch Me When I Fall
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194 The First Inspector Morse O...
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195 Callander Square (Charlotte...
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196 Talking to Strange Men
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197 The Secret History
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198 The Thin Woman (Ellie Haske...
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198 The Burning
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200 Cat Among the Pigeons (Herc...
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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.
Forgetful!




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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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erm Olsen is Danish and folks, Steig Larsson was Swedish


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


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