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message 1: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (last edited May 28, 2020 01:35AM) (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Winter Challenge. 1st June to 31st August 2020


The children at the Booktown Preschool are busy playing hide and seek. Do you have time to join in the fun?
We are trying to find Michael, Kate, Amy, Jack, Will, Daniel, David, Jane, Harry, Joe, Helen, Eve, Peter, James, and Ruth

Choose books where you can find their names either
* spelled out in the title or in the author's name e.g. Long roAd to MercY
* or it is the author's name e.g. Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
* or a character in the book e.g. Truth and Lies(DI Amy Wine)

You are allowed other versions of the same names ( e.g. Joe could be Joey or Joseph)

How many can you find?
Easy Challenge : Five books
Hard Challenge: Ten books
You are Amazing Challenge: All of them! That's fifteen books but remember you do have three months to read them

All books MUST be from our chosen genres of crime, mystery, thriller and suspense.
And don't forget our guidelines HERE



Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level:
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message 3: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (last edited Aug 28, 2020 04:34PM) (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: All of them
15/15


1. Michael. Author's name. When She Was Good by Michael Robotham 5 stars 16/6/20
2. Kate. Authors name. Deception by Gaslight by Kate Belli 4 stars 13/8/20
3. Amy. In the title. A Study in Murder by Callie Hutton4 stars 14/6/20
4. Jack. Character. The Guards by Ken Bruen 4 stars 20/8/20
5. Will. In the title. Killer Twist by C.A. Larmer 3 stars 21/7/20
6. Daniel. (Dan). In the title The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn 4 stars 12/7/20
7. David. Author's name. Walk the Wire David Baldacci 4 stars 14/7/20
8. Jane. Character. Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie 4 stars 11/8/20
9.Harry. Character. The Black Box by Michael Connelly 4 stars 27/8/20
10. Joe. In the author's name. The Book of Souls by James Oswald 4 stars 7/7/20
11. Helen. Character. Hide and Seek by M.J. Arlidge 4 stars 4/7/20
12. Eve. Character. Apprentice in Death J.D. Robb 5 stars 5/6/20
13. Peter. Author's name. The Fourth Sacrifice by Peter May 3 stars 25/8/20
14. James. Author's name. Fox Hunt by James Phelan 4 stars 22/8/20
15. Ruth. Author's name. A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell 5 stars 26/6/20

When She Was Good (Cyrus Haven, #2) by Michael Robotham Deception by Gaslight (A Gilded Gotham Mystery #1) by Kate Belli A Study in Murder (A Victorian Book Club Mystery #1) by Callie Hutton The Guards (Jack Taylor, #1) by Ken Bruen Killer Twist (Ghostwriter Mystery #1) by C.A. Larmer The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn Walk the Wire (Amos Decker #6) by David Baldacci Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple, #1) by Agatha Christie The Black Box (Harry Bosch, #16; Harry Bosch Universe, #24) by Michael Connelly The Book of Souls (Inspector McLean, #2) by James Oswald Hide and Seek (Helen Grace, #6) by M.J. Arlidge Apprentice in Death (In Death, #43) by J.D. Robb The Fourth Sacrifice (China Thrillers, #2) by Peter May Fox Hunt (Lachlan Fox, #1) by James Phelan A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell


message 4: by Brenda, Suspense lover! (last edited Jul 31, 2020 04:42PM) (new)

Brenda | 9629 comments Mod
Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: All of them!!
15/15


Choose books where you can find their names either
* spelled out in the title or in the author's name e.g. Long roAd to MercY
* or the author's name e.g. Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
* or a character in the book e.g. Truth and Lies(DI Amy Wine)

Searching for: Michael, Kate, Amy, Jack, Will, Daniel, David, Jane, Harry, Joe, Helen, Eve, Peter, James, and Ruth

#1 Peter - in the title A Spell for Trouble by Esme Addison 4s 5/6/20
#2 Daniel - in the author's name Belinda Bauer - Exit 5s 24/6/20
#3 Joe - in the author's name Jeffrey B. Burton - The Finders 5s 19/6/20
#4 Michael - author's name Michael Robotham - When She Was Good 5s 21/7/20
#5 James - in the author's name J.M. Dalgliesh - One Lost Soul 5s 7/6/20
#6 Eve - character Eve Dallas Golden in Death by J.D. Robb 5s 31/7/20
#7 Will - in the author's name Anna Willett - Savage Bay Nightmare 5s 7/6/20
#8 Helen - in the title The Night Whistler by Greg Woodland 5s 23/7/20
#9 Ruth - in the title Murder on the Oxford Canal by Faith Martin 3s 6/6/20
#10 Jane - in the author's name Jill Paterson - Deadly Investment 4s 25/6/20
#11 Kate - in the title Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell 3s 17/6/20
#12 Jack - character Jack McEvoy Fair Warning by Michael Connelly 5s 3/6/20
#13 Amy - in the author's name (also a character) Peter May - Lockdown 5s 14/6/20
#14 David - character Beware the Past by Joy Ellis 5s 17/6/20
#15 Harry - in the title Murder at the Playhouse by Helena Dixon 5s 18/6/20

A Spell for Trouble (An Enchanted Bay Mystery #1) by Esme Addison Exit by Belinda Bauer The Finders (Mace Reid K-9 Mystery, #1) by Jeffrey B. Burton When She Was Good (Cyrus Haven, #2) by Michael Robotham One Lost Soul (Hidden Norfolk Murder Mystery #1) by J.M. Dalgliesh Golden in Death (In Death, #50) by J.D. Robb Savage Bay Nightmare (Lucy Hush series #3) by Anna Willett The Night Whistler by Greg Woodland Murder on the Oxford Canal (DI Hillary Greene, #1) by Faith Martin Deadly Investment (Alistair Fitzjohn, #5) by Jill Paterson Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell Fair Warning (Jack McEvoy #3) by Michael Connelly Lockdown by Peter May Beware the Past (DCI Matt Ballard, #1) by Joy Ellis Murder at the Playhouse (A Miss Underhay Mystery #3) by Helena Dixon


message 5: by Anastasia (last edited Aug 03, 2020 01:35PM) (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 754 comments Looks fun! I'll give it a go

Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020


1.Michael (authors name) The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly finished 06/06/2020 5 stars
2.Kate (authors name) Dead and Breakfast by Kate Kingsbury finished 03/06/2020 3 stars
3.Amy (name in title) Deadly Summer by Denise Grover Swank finished 09/06/2020 4 stars
4.Jack (character) Fair Warning by Michael Connelly #3 Jack McEvoy series finished 07/07/2020 5 stars
5.Will (name in title) Tilt-a-Whirl by Chris Grabenstein finished 01/07/2020 5 stars
6.Daniel (name in title) Murder In Thrall by Anne Cleeland finished 19/06/2020 3 stars
7.David (authors name) Open and Shut by David Rosenfelt finished 18/06/2020 3 stars
8.Jane (Character) Death by Tiara by Laura Levine finished 03/08/2020 4 stars
9.Harry (character) Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly finished 16/06/2020 5 stars
10.Joe ( in authors name) Blood Test by Jonathan Kellerman finished 12/07/2020 3 stars
11.Helen (in authors name) Over the Edge by Jonathan Kellerman finished 18/07/2020 4 stars
12.Eve (character) Connections in Death by J.D. Robb Eve Dallas finished 28/07/2020 5 stars
13.Peter (in title) The Clutter Corpse by Simon Brett finished 17/07/2020 3 stars
14.James (Character) Suspect by Robert Crais #1 Scott James series finished 15/06/2020 5 stars
15.Ruth (name in title) Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal finished 26/06/2020 3 stars

1. The Gods of Guilt (Mickey Haller, #5; Harry Bosch Universe, #25) by Michael Connelly 2. Dead and Breakfast (Merry Ghost Inn, #1) by Kate Kingsbury 3. Deadly Summer (Darling Investigations #1) by Denise Grover Swank 4. Fair Warning (Jack McEvoy, #3; Harry Bosch Universe, #33) by Michael Connelly 5. Tilt-a-Whirl (John Ceepak Mystery, #1) by Chris Grabenstein 6. Murder In Thrall (New Scotland Yard/Doyle and Acton, #1) by Anne Cleeland 7. Open and Shut (Andy Carpenter #1) by David Rosenfelt 8. Death by Tiara (A Jaine Austen Mystery #13) by Laura Levine 9. Two Kinds of Truth (Harry Bosch, #20; Harry Bosch Universe, #30) by Michael Connelly 10. Blood Test (Alex Delaware, #2) by Jonathan Kellerman 11. Over the Edge (Alex Delaware, #3) by Jonathan Kellerman 12. Connections in Death (In Death, #48) by J.D. Robb 13. The Clutter Corpse by Simon Brett 14. Suspect (Scott James & Maggie, #1) by Robert Crais 15. Mr. Churchill's Secretary (Maggie Hope Mystery, #1) by Susan Elia MacNeal


message 6: by Kylie (last edited Jun 18, 2020 03:25AM) (new)

Kylie D | 347 comments Wow, what a great challenge! I'll start with easy and see how I go. I'll look up some books on the weekend :)

Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: Easy
6/5


*Joe (character)- The Long Shadow by Anne Buist 4 stars 7/6/20
*Ruth (in title)- In the Barren Ground by Loreth Anne White 4 stars 9/6/20
*Jack (in title)- Cactus Jack: A Novel by Brad Smith 3 stars 13/6/20
*Daniel (character)- Nightingale House by Steve Frech 4 stars 16/6/20
*Peter (in title)- Murder on a Mississippi Steamboat by Leighann Dobbs 3 stars 2/6/20
*Amy (in author's name)- Swansong by Damien Boyd 4 stars 17/6/20

The Long Shadow by Anne Buist In the Barren Ground by Loreth Anne White Cactus Jack A Novel by Brad Smith Nightingale House by Steve Frech Murder on a Mississippi Steamboat by Leighann Dobbs Swansong (DI Nick Dixon #4) by Damien Boyd


message 7: by Kylie H (last edited Aug 26, 2020 03:33AM) (new)

Kylie H | 879 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: Easy
5/5


* Harry (character) - Phantom by Jo Nesbø 4★
* Eve (in title) - Evil Games by Angela Marsons 4★
* Michael (author) - When She Was Good by Michael Robotham 4★
* Kate (author) - Deception by Gaslight by Kate Belli 4★
* Peter (author) - Freeze Frame by Peter May 4★

Phantom (Harry Hole, #9) by Jo Nesbø Evil Games (D.I. Kim Stone, #2) by Angela Marsons When She Was Good (Cyrus Haven, #2) by Michael Robotham Deception by Gaslight (A Gilded Gotham Mystery #1) by Kate Belli Freeze Frame (Enzo Files, #4) by Peter May


message 8: by Lee at ReadWriteWish (last edited Jul 23, 2020 03:53AM) (new)

Lee at ReadWriteWish (leeatreadwritewish) | 190 comments Level Easy: 5/5

1. The Last Sister by Kendra Elliot - Kate in the name of author Read 11th June 3 1/2 out of 5
2. When She Was Good by Michael Robotham - author Michael Read 10th July 5 out of 5
3. Across the Water by Ingrid Alexandra - Daniel in the name of the author Read 9th June 1 1/2 out of 5
4. The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver - Amy in the name of the book Read 23rd July 3 out of 5
5. Bye Bye Baby by Fiona McIntosh - Jack is main character Read 2nd July 3 out of 5

The Last Sister (Columbia River, #1) by Kendra Elliot When She Was Good (Cyrus Haven, #2) by Michael Robotham Across the Water by Ingrid Alexandra The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver Bye Bye Baby by Fiona McIntosh


message 9: by Trevor (last edited Jul 25, 2020 05:54PM) (new)

Trevor | 172 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: Hard
10/10


1) Eve (in title) - In Darkness Visible by Tony Jones - 4★
2) Harry (character Harry Palmer) - The Ipcress File by Len Deighton - 4★
3) Helen (in author's name) - Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell - 4★
4) Jack (character Jack Went) - The Nowhere Child by Christian White - 4★
5) James (author's name) - Unnatural Causes by P.D. James - 3★
6) Joe (character Joey Proctor) - The Drowning by J.P. Smith - 4★
7) Kate (in title) - Paris in the Dark by Robert Olen Butler - 4★
8) Michael (character Mick Goodenough) - The Night Whistler by Greg Woodland - 4★
9) Peter (in title) - Preservation by Jock Serong - 4★
10) Ruth (in title) - The Human Factor by Graham Greene - 5★

In Darkness Visible by Tony Jones The Ipcress File by Len Deighton Faceless Killers (Kurt Wallander, #1) by Henning Mankell The Nowhere Child by Christian White Unnatural Causes (Adam Dalgliesh, #3) by P.D. James The Drowning by J.P. Smith Paris in the Dark (Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller, #4) by Robert Olen Butler The Night Whistler by Greg Woodland Preservation by Jock Serong The Human Factor by Graham Greene


message 10: by Jane (last edited Aug 19, 2020 12:40AM) (new)

Jane | 132 comments Wow what a 'novel' idea!! Great idea moderators and thanks for picking 'Eve'!

Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
15/15 COMPLETED - 19-AUG-2020


1. Michael (author) - Fair Warning by Michael Connelly 5*
2. Kate (character) - Side Effects by Michael Palmer 4*
3. Amy (in title) - Tamam Shud: The Somerton Man Mystery by Kerry Greenwood 3*
4. Jack (author) - Hunter by Jack Heath 4*
5. Will (character)- The Guilty by David Baldacci 3*
6. Daniel (in authors name) - The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan 5*
7. David (author) - Total Control by David Baldacci 5*
8. Jane (in title) - Journey of the Pharaohs by Clive Cussler 4*
9. Harry (in title) - Arson at the Art Gallery by Grace York 4*
10. Joe (character) - Dark Edges by Catherine Lee 4*
11. Helen (in title) - Thereby Hangs a Tail by Spencer Quinn 3*
12. Eve (character) - Festive in Death by J.D. Robb 4*
13. Peter (author) - Find Them Dead: A Roy Grace Novel 16 by Peter James 4*
14. James (author) - The Damage Done by James Oswald 4*
15. Ruth (in title) - Without a Trace by Nora Roberts 3*

Fair Warning (Jack McEvoy, #3; Harry Bosch Universe, #33) by Michael Connelly Side Effects by Michael Palmer Tamam Shud The Somerton Man Mystery by Kerry Greenwood Hunter (Timothy Blake #2) by Jack Heath The Guilty (Will Robie, #4) by David Baldacci The Scholar (Cormac Reilly, #2) by Dervla McTiernan Total Control by David Baldacci Journey of the Pharaohs (NUMA Files, #17) by Clive Cussler Arson at the Art Gallery (Getaway Bay Cozy Mystery Series #1) by Grace York Dark Edges (A Cooper & Quinn Mystery #5) by Catherine Lee Thereby Hangs a Tail (A Chet and Bernie Mystery, #2) by Spencer Quinn Festive in Death (In Death, #39) by J.D. Robb Find Them Dead (Roy Grace, #16) by Peter James The Damage Done (Inspector McLean, #6) by James Oswald Without a Trace (The O'Hurleys, #4) by Nora Roberts


message 11: by Janine (last edited Aug 08, 2020 05:32PM) (new)

Janine (janineor) | 640 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: All of them
15/15

1. Michael - Fair Warning by Michael Connelly (Author) READ 21/7/20 4*
2. Kate - The Last Sister by Kendra Elliot (Author) READ 13/6/20 3*
3. Amy - Sleep with the Lights On by Maggie Shayne (Author) READ 12/7/20 3*
4. Jack - Chosen To Die by Lisa Jackson (Author) READ 26/6/20 3*
5. Will - Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain (Title) READ 14/6/20 4*
6. Daniel - Prince of Fire by Daniel Silva (Author) READ 16/7/20 3*
7. David - Revenge by James Patterson (Character) READ 23/7/20 4*
8. Jane - Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie (Character) READ 4/7/20 3*
9. Harry - The Redeemer by Jo Nesbø (Character) READ 1/8/20 3*
10. Joe - Say You're Sorry by Michael Robotham (Character) READ 18/6/20 4*
11. Helen - Murder at Enderley Hall by Helena Dixon (Title and Author) READ 18/7/20 3*
12. Eve - Evil Games by Angela Marsons (Title) READ 22/7/20 4*
13. Peter - Desperate Creed by Alex Kava (Title) READ 16/6/20 4*
14. James - The Jester by James Patterson (Author) READ 23/6/20 3*
15. Ruth - Before She Was Found by Heather Gudenkauf (Author) READ 3/7/20 3*

Fair Warning (Jack McEvoy, #3; Harry Bosch Universe, #33) by Michael Connelly The Last Sister (Columbia River, #1) by Kendra Elliot Sleep with the Lights On (Brown and de Luca #1) by Maggie Shayne Chosen To Die (Alvarez & Pescoli, #2) by Lisa Jackson Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain Prince of Fire (Gabriel Allon, #5) by Daniel Silva Revenge by James Patterson Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple, #1) by Agatha Christie The Redeemer (Harry Hole, #6) by Jo Nesbø Say You're Sorry (Joseph O'Loughlin #6) by Michael Robotham Murder at Enderley Hall (A Miss Underhay Mystery #2) by Helena Dixon Evil Games (D.I. Kim Stone, #2) by Angela Marsons Desperate Creed (Ryder Creed #5) by Alex Kava The Jester by James Patterson Before She Was Found by Heather Gudenkauf


message 12: by Tien (last edited Aug 08, 2020 11:26PM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 131 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: All of them
9/15

1. Michael: (author)
The Crossing (Taylor Bridges series #1) by B. Michael Radburn
🗸 2. Kate: (title) Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin -Read 06/02
3. Amy: (author) Girl Waits with Gun (Kopp Sisters #1) by Amy Stewart
🗸 4. Jack: (MC) The Visitor (Jack Reacher #4) by Lee Child -Read 06/19
🗸 5. Will: (title) Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina & Ezekiel Kwaymullina -Read 07/09
6. Daniel: The Rook (The Checquy Files #1) by Daniel O'Malley
7. David: (author) A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine #2) by David Baldacci
🗸 8. Jane: (MC) Midnight Rainbow (Rescues #1) by Linda Howard -Read 07/27
🗸 9. Harry: (title) The Mousse Wonderful Time of Year (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #10) by H.Y. Hanna -Read 06/16
🗸 10. Joe: (title) Plain Jeopardy (Apple Creek #7) by Alison Stone -Read 07/24
🗸 11. Helen: (title) The Smell of the Night (Commissario Montalbano #6) by Andrea Camilleri -Read 06/19
12. Eve: (title)
🗸 13. Peter: (author) Jack Maggs by Peter May -Read 07/23
14. James: (author) Dead Tomorrow (Roy Grace #5) by Peter Carey
🗸 15. Ruth: (title) Apple Strudel Alibi (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #8) by H.Y. Hanna -Read 06/08

The Crossing (Taylor Bridges series #1) by B. Michael Radburn Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart The Visitor (Jack Reacher, #4) by Lee Child All This I Will Give to You by Dolores Redondo A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine, #2) by David Baldacci Midnight Rainbow by Linda Howard The Mousse Wonderful Time of Year (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries, #10) by H.Y. Hanna Plain Jeopardy by Alison Stone The Smell of the Night (Inspector Montalbano, #6) by Andrea Camilleri Jack Maggs by Peter Carey Dead Tomorrow (Roy Grace, #5) by Peter James Apple Strudel Alibi (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #8) by H.Y. Hanna


message 13: by Carolyn (last edited Aug 22, 2020 11:57PM) (new)

Carolyn | 1443 comments Another great challenge Mods!!

Winter Challenge: Hide and Seek
Level: Hard 15/ 15 books

✔ Michael: author When She Was Good by Michael Robotham 4★
✔ Kate: author One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson 4★
✔ Amy: author The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel 5★
✔ Jack: character His & Hers by Alice Feeney 5★
✔ Will: character Broken by Karin Slaughter 3.5★
✔ Harry author: The Deepest Grave by Harry Bingham 5★
✔ Eve: character Memory in Death by J.D. Robb 4★
✔ Peter: character Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch 4★
✔ James: author The Coast-to-Coast Murders by James Patterson & J.D. Barker 5★
✔ Ruth: character The Snowdonia Killings by Simon McCleave 4★
✔ Joe: character The Split by Sharon J. Bolton 5★
✔ Daniel: character The Cumal Files by James Keegan 2.5★
✔ David: character Flesh House Stuart MacBride 5★
✔ Helen: character The Darkest Evening by Ann Cleeves 5★
✔ Jane: character 4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie 4★

When She Was Good (Cyrus Haven, #2) by Michael Robotham One Good Turn (Jackson Brodie, #2) by Kate Atkinson The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel His & Hers by Alice Feeney Broken (Will Trent, #4) by Karin Slaughter The Deepest Grave (Fiona Griffiths, #6) by Harry Bingham Memory in Death (In Death, #22) by J.D. Robb Lies Sleeping (Rivers of London, #7) by Ben Aaronovitch The Coast-to-Coast Murders by James Patterson
The Snowdonia Killings (DI Ruth Hunter #1) by Simon McCleave The Split by Sharon J. Bolton The Cumal Files (The Dan Porter series, #1) by James Keegan Flesh House (Logan McRae, #4) by Stuart MacBride The Darkest Evening (Vera Stanhope, #9) by Ann Cleeves 4 50 from Paddington (Miss Marple, #8) by Agatha Christie


message 14: by PattyMacDotComma (last edited Aug 04, 2020 05:54AM) (new)

PattyMacDotComma | 573 comments EASY for me. (I like to note Aussie authors when I remember.)
5/5

1. Amy (in title) Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith READ 4★
2. Will (in title) Missing William Tyrrell by AA Caroline Overington READ 4★
3. Kate (character) A Murder Unmentioned by AA Sulari Gentill READ 5★
4. Eve (in title) Revelation by C.J. Sansom READ 5★
5. Ruth (character) A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny READ 4.5★

Morality for Beautiful Girls (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #3) by Alexander McCall Smith Missing William Tyrrell by Caroline Overington One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow by Olivia Hawker Revelation (Matthew Shardlake #4) by C.J. Sansom A Great Reckoning (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #12) by Louise Penny


message 15: by Bea (last edited Aug 28, 2020 02:37AM) (new)

Bea | 275 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: Easy (5)
0/15


Although I planned lots of the books, I only expect to read on the easy level.

Choose books where you can find their names either
* spelled out in the title or in the author's name e.g. Long roAd to MercY
* or it is the author's name e.g. Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
* or a character in the book e.g. Truth and Lies(DI Amy Wine)

√1. Michael (author): Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham Read 8/17/20 - 4*
√2. Kate (author): Maggie for Hire by Kate Danley Read 8/2/20 - 4*
√3. Amy (spelled in title): Murder Any Witch Way: A Brimstone Bay Paranormal Cozy Mystery by N.M. Howell (A in any, M in murder, and Y in way) Read 8/11/20 - 4*
4. Jack (MC): Girl Jacked by Christopher Greyson [Jack Stratton series]
5. Will (MC): Triptych by Karin Slaughter [Will Trent series]
6. Daniel (author): The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva
√7. David (MC): Flower Net by Lisa See (David Stark = MC) Read 8/28/20 - 4*
8. Jane (author): The Lost Man by Jane Harper
9. Harry (MC): The Black Echo by Michael Connelly
10. Joe (found in title): Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley
11. Helen (author): The Sisterhood by Helen Bryan
√12. Eve (spelled out in title): Crossing Over Easy by Nova Nelson (E in easy, V &E in over) Read 8/25/20 - 4*
13. Peter (author): I'll Keep You Safe by Peter May
14. James (author): Never Never by James Patterson
15. Ruth (author): From Doon With Death by Ruth Rendell


message 16: by Heather (last edited Aug 15, 2020 01:56AM) (new)

Heather | 42 comments Library is set to reopen on the 2nd of June so here is my selection
Easy (at the moment)
1. Jane (Rizzoli)
I Know A Secret by Tess Gerritsen
4 ❄
2. Will (Trent)
The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter
5 ❄
3. David (Morrell)
Ruler of the Night by David Morrell
5 ❄
4. Peter (Pierre Lemaitre)
Blood Wedding by Pierre Lemaitre
5 ❄
5. James (Macklin)
Trouble In Paradise by Robert B. Parker
4 ❄
I Know A Secret (Rizzoli & Isles, #12) by Tess Gerritsen The Last Widow (Will Trent, #9) by Karin Slaughter Ruler of the Night (Thomas De Quincey #3) by David Morrell Blood Wedding by Pierre Lemaitre Trouble In Paradise (Jesse Stone, #2) by Robert B. Parker


message 17: by Sarah (last edited Aug 31, 2020 07:06AM) (new)

Sarah | 238 comments Hi Phrynne, I'd love to join. I'll start with Easy and hope I get some accommodating character names!
Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: Amazing
Progress: 15/15

1. Michael: Lost by Michael Robotham AA (6/8) 4* (Author's Name)
2. Kate: Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza (30/6) 3.5* (Character - Kate Marshall)
3. Amy: An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks (20/8) 4* (Contained within Title)
4. Jack: Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg (29/6) 3.5* (Character - Jack Sheppard)
5. Will: The Guest List by Lucy Foley (3/8) 4* (Character - Will Slater)
6. Daniel: The Body in the Dales by J.R. Ellis (14/6) 3.5* (Contained within Title)
7. David: The Calling of the Grave by Simon Beckett (Character - David Hunter) (3/7) 4.5*
8. Jane: The Lost Man by Jane Harper AA (6/6) 5* (Author's name)
9. Harry: Knife by Jo Nesbø (31/8) 5* (Character - Harry Hole)
10. Joe: You by Caroline Kepnes (12/6) 3* (Character - Joe Goldberg)
11. Helen: Booked For Murder by Val McDermid (Character - Helen Christie) (16/6) 4*
12. Eve: Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham AA (Character - Evie Cormac) (25/7) 4.5*
13. Peter: Rules for Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson (Author's Name) (10/8) 3.5*
14. James: The Quartet Murders by J.R. Ellis (27/6) 4* (Character - DCI Jim Oldroyd)
15. Ruth: The House at Sea's End by Elly Griffiths (Character - Ruth Galloway) (22/7) 4*
Lost (Joe O'Loughlin #2) by Michael Robotham Nine Elms (Kate Marshall, #1) by Robert Bryndza An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg Genesis (Will Trent, #3) by Karin Slaughter The Body in the Dales (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries, #1) by J.R. Ellis The Calling of the Grave (David Hunter, #4) by Simon Beckett The Lost Man by Jane Harper Knife (Harry Hole, #12) by Jo Nesbø You (You, #1) by Caroline Kepnes Booked For Murder (Lindsay Gordon, #5) by Val McDermid Good Girl, Bad Girl (Cyrus Haven, #1) by Michael Robotham Rules for Perfect Murders (Malcolm Kershaw, #1) by Peter Swanson The Quartet Murders (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries, #2) by J.R. Ellis The House at Sea's End (Ruth Galloway, #3) by Elly Griffiths


message 18: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 754 comments Can the name be the characters surname?


message 19: by Kerri (last edited Aug 29, 2020 11:29PM) (new)

Kerri | 71 comments Something different, nice one mods. I'm not sure what level yet, I'll add more as I read
Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: All of them
15/15

1. Michael Author name When She Was Good by Michael Robotham
2. Katie Character The Bright Forever by Lee Martin
3. Amy Character The Secret by the Lake by Louise Douglas
4. Jack Character The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka
5. Will Title How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst
6. Daniel Title The Killings at Badger's Drift by Caroline Graham
7. David Author Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
8. Jane Author Write About Me by Melissa-Jane Pouliot
9. Harry Character The Two O'Clock Boy by Mark Hill
10. Joe Title Joe Victimby Paul Cleave
11. Helen Character Love Me Not by M.J. Arlidge
12. Eve Title The House on Seventh Street by Karen Vorbeck Williams
13. Peter Title The Experiment of Dreams by Brandon Zenner
14. James character Under the Dome by Stephen King
15. Ruth character The House at Sea's End by Elly Griffiths

When She Was Good (Cyrus Haven, #2) by Michael Robotham The Bright Forever by Lee Martin The Secret by the Lake by Louise Douglas The Last Place You Look (Roxane Weary, #1) by Kristen Lepionka How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst The Killings at Badger's Drift (Chief Inspector Barnaby #1) by Caroline Graham Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann Joe Victim (Cleaner, #2) by Paul Cleave The Two O'Clock Boy (DI Ray Drake, #1) by Mark Hill Love Me Not (Helen Grace, #7) by M.J. Arlidge The House on Seventh Street by Karen Vorbeck Williams The Experiment of Dreams by Brandon Zenner The House at Sea's End (Ruth Galloway, #3) by Elly Griffiths


message 20: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Sarah wrote: "[I'm happy to submit to Judges' ruling on this one - 3 people have it tagged as "Mystery" on Goodreads, although it is primarily Historical Fiction. "

It has an element of mystery Sarah and I am feeling generous this morning - so my ruling is yes:)


message 21: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Anastasia wrote: "Can the name be the characters surname?"

I guess you are thinking of something like James so yes it can.


message 22: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼Welcome to the challenge. Names are all linked to here.👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼


message 23: by Zoey (last edited Aug 09, 2020 06:19PM) (new)

Zoey  (rozannen) | 141 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level:Easy
5/5

Kate - (Character) Hushabye by Celina Grace 3★
Jack - (Character) Killing Floor by Lee Child 4★
Will - (in title) Two Little Girls In Blue by Mary Higgins Clark 4★
Eve - (in title) The One You Love by Paul Pilkington 2★
Peter - (Author) The Blackhouse by Peter May 5★

Hushabye (Kate Redman Mysteries, #1) by Celina Grace Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1) by Lee Child Two Little Girls In Blue by Mary Higgins Clark The One You Love (Emma Holden Suspense Mystery, #1) by Paul Pilkington The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilogy, #1) by Peter May


message 24: by Donna R (last edited May 22, 2020 03:47PM) (new)

Donna R (goodreadscomuser_ainsco) | 8 comments Winter Hide n Seek


Michael in title: Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St Olaf's Church by Indrek Hargla
Kate Kathy in title: Kittyhawk Down by Garry Disher
Amy in authors name: The Second Death Of Goodluck Tinubu by Michael Stanley
Jack a character in: The Secret Of Spiggy Holes by Enid Blyton
Will in authors name: The Ox-Bow Incident byWalter Van Tilburg Clark
Daniel in authors name: Ocean Sea by Alessandro Baricco
David author: Zoo Station by David Downing
Jane author: The Dry by Jane Harper
Harry protagonist of: The Bat by Jo Nesbo
Joe in authors name: Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates
Helen in title: The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld
Eve in authors name: The Valley by Steve Hawke
Peter in title and a character of: The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow
James or Jim in authors name: A Necessary Evil by Abir Mukherjee
Ruth in title: Truth by Peter Temple

Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St Olaf's Church by Indrek Hargla Kittyhawk Down (Inspector Challis, #2) by Garry Disher The Second Death Of Goodluck Tinubu (Detective Kubu, #2) by Michael Stanley The Secret Of Spiggy Holes (Enid Blyton's Secret Island Series) by Enid Blyton The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark Ocean Sea by Alessandro Baricco Zoo Station (John Russell, #1) by David Downing The Dry (Aaron Falk, #1) by Jane Harper The Bat (Harry Hole, #1) by Jo Nesbø Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates The Child Finder (Naomi Cottle, #1) by Rene Denfeld The Valley by Steve Hawke The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow A Necessary Evil (Sam Wyndham, #2) by Abir Mukherjee Truth (Broken Shore #2) by Peter Temple


message 25: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼Linked to here👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼


message 26: by Mari (last edited Aug 06, 2020 04:15AM) (new)

Mari | 42 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: 1st June to 31st August 2020
Level: Easy
6/6
Completed - 6th August

❄️ 1. Jack -
When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson (Character - Jackson Brodie) 04/06 ★★★★☆
❄️ 2. Jane - The Reckoning by Jane Casey (Author) 03/07 ★★★★
❄️ 3. Helen - False Step by Victoria Helen Stone (Author) 06/08 ★★★☆
❄️ 4. Eve - Judgement in Death by J.D. Robb (Character- Eve Dallas) 02/06 ★★★★
❄️ 5. Peter - Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson (Author) title of Australian release is ‘Rules for a Perfect Murder’ 26/07 ★★★★
❄️ 6. James - Never Never by James Patterson (Author) 12/06 ★★☆

When Will There Be Good News? (Jackson Brodie, #3) by Kate Atkinson The Reckoning (Maeve Kerrigan, #2) by Jane Casey False Step by Victoria Helen Stone Judgement in Death (In Death #11) by J.D. Robb Eight Perfect Murders (Malcolm Kershaw, #1) by Peter Swanson Never Never (Detective Harriet Blue, #1) by James Patterson


message 27: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼Welcome to the new challenge Mari! Your name is linked:)👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼


message 28: by Kerri_M (last edited Oct 04, 2020 01:11AM) (new)

Kerri_M | 689 comments Count me in please for EASY 5/5


Helen - The Long Way Home -/ Louise Penny name in book title ★★★★
Jack - Hunter - Jack Heath author 4/10/20 ★★★☆
Kate - Gone Missing - Linda Castillo character 27/7/20 ★★★★
Michael - Going Underground - Michael Leese author 26/9/20 ★★★
Peter - Blacklight Blue - Peter May author 12/6/20 ★★★★

The Long Way Home (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #10) by Louise Penny Hunter (Timothy Blake #2) by Jack Heath Gone Missing (Kate Burkholder, #4) by Linda Castillo Going Underground (Jonathan Roper Investigates, #1) by Michael Leese Blacklight Blue (Enzo Files, #3) by Peter May


message 29: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 238 comments Phrynne wrote: "It has an element of mystery Sarah and I am feeling generous this morning - so my ruling is yes:)

Thanks Phrynne! ❤


message 30: by Li'l Owl (last edited Aug 27, 2020 10:54AM) (new)

 Li'l Owl | 1064 comments Found all Five!

description
Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: June 1—August 31, 2020
Level: Easy
5/5


1. Amy
Truth and Lies by Caroline Mitchell 8/18/20 5★'s
⭐Character

2. Harry
A Hiss Before Dying by Rita Mae Brown 8/3/20 5★'s
⭐Character

3. Jack
Hangman by Jack Heath 6/27/20 3★'s
⭐Author

4. James
Cold as the Grave: Inspector McLean 9 by James Oswald 6/7/20 5★'s
⭐Author

5. Kate
Little Girls Sleeping by Jennifer Chase 7/4/20 5★'s
⭐Katie—Character

Truth and Lies (DI Amy Winter, #1) by Caroline Mitchell Amy
A Hiss Before Dying (Mrs. Murphy #26) by Rita Mae Brown Harry
Hangman by Jack Heath Jack
Cold as the Grave (Inspector McLean #9) by James Oswald James
Little Girls Sleeping (Detective Katie Scott, #1) by Jennifer Chase Kate


message 31: by Rhonda (last edited Aug 26, 2020 01:06AM) (new)

Rhonda Powling (bibliokat) | 102 comments Winter Challenge - Hide & Seek
Duration: June 1—August 31, 2020
15/15
"Found" CHARACTERS: Amy, Daniel, David, Eve, Harry, Helen, Jack, James, Jane, Joe, Kate, Michael, Peter, Ruth, Will

Amy . Character:Truth and Lies (DI Amy Winter #1) by Caroline Mitchell 4* Reviewed
Daniel . Character: Twenty-One Days (Daniel Pitt #1) by Anne Perry 4*
David . Character: (David Brock) The Promised Land (Brock and Kolla #13) by Barry Maitland 4*
Eve . Character: (Eve Dallas) Conspiracy in Death by J.D. Robb 3*
Harry . Character: (Harry Rayburn,) The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie 3*
Helen . Character Eeny Meeny (Detective Helen Grace #1) by M.J. Arlidge 3* Reviewed
Jack . Character: (Sgt Jack Woodford) Murder at the Old Vicarage (Lloyd & Hill #2) by Jill McGown 3* Reviewed
James . Character: The Ways of the World (James "Max" Maxted #1) by Robert Goddard 4* Reviewed
Jane . Character:(Jane Marple) 4:50 from Paddington (Miss Marple #8) by Agatha Christie 3*
Joe . Character: (Joe Molinari) The 20th Victim (Women's Murder Club #20) by James Patterson 4*
Kate . Character: Nine Elms (Kate Marshall, #1) by Robert Bryndza 4*
Michael . Character: (Michael Brock) The Street Lawyer by John Grisham 4* Reviewed
Peter . Character: Murder Must Advertise (Lord Peter Wimsey) by Dorothy L. Sayers 4*
Ruth . Character: The [bookcover:Murder in Friday StreetJanus Stone|6268632] (Ruth Galloway #2) by Elly Griffiths 4*
Will . Character (William Murdoch) Except the Dying (Murdoch Mysteries #1) by Maureen Jennings 4* Reviewed

Truth and Lies (DI Amy Winter, #1) by Caroline Mitchell Twenty-One Days (Daniel Pitt, #1) by Anne Perry The Promised Land (Brock & Kolla #13) by Barry Maitland Conspiracy in Death (In Death, #8) by J.D. Robb The Man in the Brown Suit (Colonel Race, #1) by Agatha Christie ] Eeny Meeny (Helen Grace, #1) by M.J. Arlidge Murder at the Old Vicarage (Lloyd & Hill, #2) by Jill McGown
The Ways of the World (The Wide World Trilogy #1) by Robert Goddard 4 50 from Paddington (Miss Marple, #8) by Agatha Christie The 20th Victim (Women's Murder Club #20) by James Patterson Nine Elms (Kate Marshall, #1) by Robert Bryndza The Street Lawyer by John Grisham Murder Must Advertise (Lord Peter Wimsey, #10) by Dorothy L. Sayers ] The Janus Stone (Ruth Galloway, #2) by Elly Griffiths Except the Dying (Detective Murdoch, #1) by Maureen Jennings

Challenge for AUTHORS
Searching for 10 AUTHORS: Amy, Daniel, David, Harry, Helen, James, Kate, Michael, Peter, Ruth
Found: 10 AUTHORS: Amy, Daniel, David, Harry, Helen, James, Kate, Michael, Peter, Ruth

AMY: Murder in Friday Street (Marsh and Daughter Book 2) by Amy Myers 3*
DANIEL: The Heist by Daniel Silva 4*
DAVID: A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci 4*
HARRY: Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham 4*
HELEN: Above Suspicion by Helen MacInnes 4*
JAMES: Australian Code Breakers: Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich by James Phelps 4* Reviewed
KATE: From-The Damp Fedora by Kate Pilarcik (novella-130pgs) 4*
MICHAEL: The Poet by Michael Connelly 4*
PETER: Comeback by Peter Corris 4*
RUTH: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware 3* Reviewed

The Heist (Gabriel Allon, #14) by Daniel Silva A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine, #2) by David Baldacci Talking to the Dead (Fiona Griffiths, #1) by Harry Bingham Above Suspicion by Helen MacInnes Australian Code Breakers Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich by James Phelps The Poet (Jack McEvoy, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #5) by Michael Connelly Comeback (Cliff Hardy, #37) by Peter Corris The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware


message 32: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼 Welcome all! Names are linked to here 👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼


message 33: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (last edited May 28, 2020 01:39AM) (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Just to clear up a few areas of confusion we have written and implemented some useful guidelines for our challenges from now on. Check them out HERE


message 34: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 754 comments Would Jaine be OK to use for Jane


message 35: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Yes Anastasia:)


message 36: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 754 comments Phrynne wrote: "Yes Anastasia:)"

Thank you


message 37: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 754 comments Finished my first book 2.Kate (authors name) Dead and Breakfast by Kate Kingsbury Dead and Breakfast (Merry Ghost Inn, #1) by Kate Kingsbury
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 39: by Icewineanne (last edited Sep 29, 2020 07:16AM) (new)

Icewineanne | 147 comments I’m in for the easy challenge!

Kate - Death in Avignon by Serena Kent (author’s name)
Will - The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes (author’s name)
Jane - The Janus Stone: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 2 by Elly Griffiths (title)
Peter - Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor by Stephanie Barron (author’s name)
✅ Ruth - Murder on the Oxford Canal by Faith Martin (title) 4.5 ⭐️

Death in Avignon (Penelope Kite #2) by Serena Kent The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes The Janus Stone The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 2 by Elly Griffiths Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor (Jane Austen Mysteries, #1) by Stephanie Barron Murder on the Oxford Canal (DI Hillary Greene, #1) by Faith Martin


message 40: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (last edited Jun 05, 2020 02:49PM) (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Col wrote: "Michael,
Kate,
Amy,
"


👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼Welcome to the challenge Col. I have linked your post - looking forward to seeing your choices!👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼


message 41: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼Welcome to the challenge Anne:) Your did some clever work there finding some of those names in author's names! You are linked👭👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼


message 43: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
Good start Anastasia!


message 44: by PattyMacDotComma (new)

PattyMacDotComma | 573 comments AMY in the title. Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith is the third book in the much-loved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, and it was just as enjoyable as I expected.
Morality for Beautiful Girls (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #3) by Alexander McCall Smith 4★ My review of 'Morality'


message 45: by Phrynne, Mystery lover! (new)

Phrynne | 3772 comments Mod
It is a lovely series:)


Lee at ReadWriteWish (leeatreadwritewish) | 190 comments Just finished my first book for this challenge. Across the Water by Ingrid Alexandra

I'm afraid this book wasn't for me. 1 1/2 stars My questionable review is here.

Across the Water by Ingrid Alexandra


Lee at ReadWriteWish (leeatreadwritewish) | 190 comments Just finished The Last Sister by Kendra Elliot which has Kate in the name of the author.

Not too bad of a read. 3 1/2 stars My review is here

The Last Sister (Columbia River, #1) by Kendra Elliot


message 50: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 754 comments Finished 14.James (Character) Suspect by Robert Crais #1 Scott James series
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


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