The Best British Crime/Mystery Fiction
For the best crime/mystery novels set in Britain.
101 The Chemistry of Death (Dav...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 6,392 ratings
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102 The Naming of the Dead (Ins...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 4,706 ratings
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103 Beneath the Skin
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 2,529 ratings
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104 The Virgin in the Ice (Chro...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 3,585 ratings
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105 Pig Island
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3.26 of 5 stars 3.26 avg rating — 2,819 ratings
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106 The Strange Case of Dr. Jek...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 64,513 ratings
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107 Where Memories Lie (Duncan ...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 3,276 ratings
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108 Innocent Blood
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,577 ratings
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109 The Hollow (Hercule Poirot,...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 7,901 ratings
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110 The Lake of Darkness
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 540 ratings
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111 Death Comes for the Fat Man...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,906 ratings
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112 Evil Under the Sun (Hercule...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 20,633 ratings
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113 The Hanging Garden (Inspect...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 4,791 ratings
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114 In the Woods (Dublin Murder...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 106,231 ratings
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115 Sacrifice
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 2,943 ratings
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116 Clouds of Witness (Lord Pet...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 8,389 ratings
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117 The Leper of Saint Giles (C...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,356 ratings
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118 Road Rage (Inspector Wexfor...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 1,641 ratings
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119 Careless in Red (Inspector ...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8,359 ratings
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120 Monk's Hood (Chronicles of ...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 4,028 ratings
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121 Broken Skin (Logan McRae, #3)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,523 ratings
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122 A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlo...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 120,739 ratings
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123 What Was She Thinking? [Not...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 10,064 ratings
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124 The Girl Who Played with Fi...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 441,298 ratings
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125 The Moving Toyshop (Gervase...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,896 ratings
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126 Let it Bleed (Inspector Reb...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 5,502 ratings
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127 Exit Music (Inspector Rebus...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 6,964 ratings
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128 Suspect (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 3,443 ratings
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129 Dark Blood (Logan McRae, #6)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,767 ratings
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130 Sovereign (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 7,289 ratings
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131 Fleshmarket Close (Inspecto...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 5,010 ratings
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132 Dying Light (Logan McRae, #2)
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 2,869 ratings
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133 To Say Nothing of the Dog (...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 17,154 ratings
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134 Northanger Abbey
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 155,159 ratings
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135 Death of a Gentle Lady (Ham...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,284 ratings
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136 Dark Fire (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 8,378 ratings
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137 The Crossing Places (Ruth G...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 6,511 ratings
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138 A Tale of Two Cities
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 507,639 ratings
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139 A Mind to Murder (Adam Dalg...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 4,738 ratings
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140 Flesh House (Logan McRae, #4)
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 2,113 ratings
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141 The Four Last Things (Roth,...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 346 ratings
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142 The Minotaur
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 1,440 ratings
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143 Atonement
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 270,088 ratings
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144 Hallowe'en Party (Hercule P...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 10,732 ratings
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145 Wednesday's Child (Inspecto...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,823 ratings
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146 Still Midnight (Alex Morrow...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 2,223 ratings
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147 Awakening
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 2,097 ratings
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148 This Body of Death (Inspect...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 9,557 ratings
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149 The Blood-Dimmed Tide (John...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,040 ratings
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150 Mourn Not Your Dead (Duncan...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,160 ratings
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151 Cold Is The Grave (Inspecto...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 2,324 ratings
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152 Blind Eye (Logan McRae, #5)
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 2,182 ratings
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153 In Pale Battalions
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,187 ratings
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154 The Weed That Strings the H...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 23,728 ratings
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155 A Red Herring Without Musta...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 17,541 ratings
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156 The Bridesmaid
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 959 ratings
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157 Into the Blue
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,138 ratings
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158 Last Bus to Woodstock (Insp...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 5,815 ratings
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159 Birds of a Feather (Maisie ...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 11,118 ratings
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160 Last Seen Wearing (Inspecto...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,481 ratings
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161 St. Peter's Fair (Chronicle...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 3,730 ratings
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162 Anna's Book
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,690 ratings
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163 The Brimstone Wedding
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,300 ratings
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163 Leave the Grave Green (Dunc...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,314 ratings
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165 What Angels Fear (Sebastian...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 5,080 ratings
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166 Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot...
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 9,079 ratings
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167 A Fatal Verdict (The Trials...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 147 ratings
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168 Revelation (Matthew Shardla...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 8,545 ratings
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169 The Documents in the Case
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 2,435 ratings
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170 At Bertram's Hotel (Miss Ma...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 10,726 ratings
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171 Close To Home (Inspector Ba...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,010 ratings
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172 A Necessary End (Inspector ...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,649 ratings
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173 Lonely Hearts (Charlie Resn...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 755 ratings
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174 The Tiger in the Smoke (Alb...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,019 ratings
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175 Why Mermaids Sing (Sebastia...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 3,169 ratings
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176 Shatter (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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177 Dialogues of the Dead (Dalz...
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178 Brother Cadfael's Penance (...
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179 Artists in Crime (Roderick ...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 3,545 ratings
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179 Piece Of My Heart (Inspecto...
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181 The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
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182 The Shape of Snakes
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183 What Came Before He Shot He...
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184 Brideshead Revisited
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184 The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilo...
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186 Before I Go To Sleep
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187 All My Enemies (Brock & Kol...
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188 Catch Me When I Fall
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189 The First Inspector Morse O...
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190 Callander Square (Charlotte...
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191 Talking to Strange Men
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192 Murder in Mesopotamia (Herc...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 15,434 ratings
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193 The Thin Woman (Ellie Haske...
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193 The Burning
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195 Cat Among the Pigeons (Herc...
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196 The Killing Doll
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196 The Valley of Fear
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198 The Black Cat (Richard Jury...
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199 The Little Wax Doll
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200 The Blood Doctor
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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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