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message 1: by Carol/Bonadie (new)

Carol/Bonadie (bonadie) | 7808 comments 1 - Mr. Mercedes: Stephen King (4 votes)

2 - Tie: (3 votes each)

Cop Town - Karin Slaughter
Deadline - John Sandford
Field of Prey - John Sandford
The Burning Room - Michael Connelly

3 - Tie: (2 votes each)

Faithful Place - Tana French.
Natchez Burning - Greg Iles.
Playing with Fire - J.J. Cook
Revival - Stephen King
Suspect - Robert Crais
The Goodbye Witch - Heather Blake

4. Honorable Mention: 1 vote each

A Tough Nut to Kill - Elizabeth Lee
Amazon Burning - Victoria Griffith
Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well - Nancy Atherton
Black List - Brad Thor
Blood, Ash, and Bone - Tina Whittle
Bloom and Doom - Beverly Allen
Bombproof - Michael Robotham
Bone Deep - Randy Wayne White
Broken Harbour - Tana French.
Bury Your Dead - Louise Penny
Crashed - Tim Hallinan
Dark Times in the City - Gene Kerrigan
Death Spiral: A Faith Flores Science Mystery - Janie Chodosh
Devil's Peak - Deon Meyer
Fear Nothing - Lisa Gardner
Gods of Guilt - Michael Connelly
Gone Baby Gone - Dennis Lehane
Home of the Braised - Julie Hyzy
Horns - Joe Hill
In The Bleak Midwinter - Julia Spencer-Fleming
King and Maxwell - David Baldacci
Last Stop Klindenspiel - Marta Tandori
Life or Death - Michael Robotham
Little Green: An Easy Rawlins Mystery - Walter Mosley
Mission to Paris - Alan Furst
Ordinary Grace - William Kent Krueger
Personal - Lee Child
Rose Gold - Walter Mosley
Second Watch - J.A. Jance
Shadow of Night - Deborah Harkness.
Shining Girls - Lauren Beukes
Sniper's Honor - Stephen Hunter
SYCAMORE ROW - John Grisham
Terminal City - Linda Fairstein
That Night - chevy stevens
The Barkeep - William Lashner
The Cold Dish - Craig Johnson
The Dawn Patrol - Don Winslow
The Drop - dennis lehane
The Face-Changers - Thomas Perry
The Fallen Angel - Daniel Silva
The Gods of Guilt - Michael Connelly
The Heist - Daniel Silva
The Jefferson Key - Steve Berry
The Jerusalem diamond - Noah Gordon
The Marco Effect - Jussi Adler-Olsen.
The Nightmare - Lars Kepler.
The Purification Ceremony - Mark T. Sullivan
The Purity of Vengeance - Jussi Adler-Olsen.
THE QUIET GAME - Greg Iles
The Racketeer - John Grisham
The Secret Place - Tana French
The Seven Perfumes of Sacrifice - Amy Logan
The Silkworm - Robert Galbraith
The Wolf in Winter - John Connolly
Think of a Number - John Verdon.
Those Who Wish Me Dead - Michael Koryta
Wayfaring Stranger - James Lee Burke
We Were Liars - E Lockhart


message 2: by LizH (new)

LizH (liz_h) | 955 comments Love the diversity!


message 3: by Ann (new)

Ann (annrumsey) | 14285 comments Wow, Carol! This is a work of art and so well organized. I love that we can see all of the nominations, alphabetical too. You are amazing! I could use this as a guide to reading for quite a long while, all recommended by our group, nice!
Mr Mercedes on top is nice too. I'll start another thread about some Mr Mercedes news I saw from Stephen King the other day.
Thank you!!


message 4: by Sherry (new)

Sherry  | 3586 comments great job, carol. thanks so much for organizing this- and for the new books to add to the tbr pile!


message 5: by Carol/Bonadie (new)

Carol/Bonadie (bonadie) | 7808 comments It was fun to do, and I've got a system now.

I found myself wanting to go back and comment/ask questions about what people had readc as I was doing it, but that would have distracted me so I didn't. Maybe I'll try to remember what my questions were now.


message 6: by Carol/Bonadie (new)

Carol/Bonadie (bonadie) | 7808 comments oh and on some of them people only put the title, so if the book wasn't familiar to me I looked it up in Amazon. Hope I got them all right!


message 7: by Merrilee in AZ (new)

Merrilee in AZ | 1113 comments Great job, thanks


message 8: by Frances (new)

Frances A great list of books, and many I will be adding to my shelf to read.


message 9: by Amy (new)

Amy | 1342 comments Good job Carol. Thanks.


message 10: by Melodie (new)

Melodie (melodieco) | 3598 comments Good job, and during your birthday month, too!


message 11: by Donnajo (new)

Donnajo | 3490 comments I was bad never went and checks my lists but love seeing the outcome
Thanks carol.


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