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message 1: by Nell (last edited Sep 11, 2016 07:30AM) (new)

Nell | 1172 comments Cozy Themes:
2/16/12 to 7/31/12

#1 British - English -
Evan's Gate (Constable Evans, #8) by Rhys Bowen Evan Blessed (Constable Evans, #9) by Rhys Bowen A Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin, #19) by M.C. Beaton

Evan's Gate by Rhys Bowen
Evan Blessed by Rhys Bowen
A Spoonful of Poison by M.C. Beaton

#2 Historical/Period -
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5) by Arthur Conan Doyle Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight Mystery, #14) by Victoria Thompson
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (& British)
Murder on Fifth Avenue by Victoria Thompson

#3 Animals -
Murder Past Due (Cat in the Stacks, #1) by Miranda James Tiger's Palette (Caroline Canfield Mysteries, #1) by Jacqueline Fiedler
Murder Past Due by Miranda James
Tiger's Palette by Jacqueline Fiedler

#4 Culinary/Cooking -
A Sheetcake Named Desire (A Piece of Cake Mystery, #1) by Jacklyn Brady I Scream, You Scream (A Mystery A La Mode, #1) by Wendy Lyn Watson The Diva Digs Up the Dirt (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #6) by Krista Davis
A Sheetcake Named Desire by Jacklyn Brady
I Scream, You Scream by Wendy Lyn Watson (& holiday)
The Diva Digs Up the Dirt by Krista Davis (& animals)

#5 Paranormal -
Tempest in the Tea Leaves (A Fortune Teller Mystery, #1) by Kari Lee Townsend Who Do, Voodoo? (A Mind for Murder, #1) by Rochelle Staab Brownies and Broomsticks (A Magical Bakery Mystery, #1) by Bailey Cates
Tempest in the Tea Leaves by Kari Lee Townsend
Who Do, Voodoo? by Rochelle Staab
Brownies and Broomsticks by Bailey Cates (& culinary)

#6 Vacation Mysteries/Exotic Locations -
Naughty in Nice (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #5) by Rhys Bowen The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #13) by Alexander McCall Smith The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall
Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen (& historical)
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection by Alexander McCall Smith (Botswana)
The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: by Tarquin Hall (India)(& paranormal)

#7 Holidays -
Cake on a Hot Tin Roof (A Piece of Cake Mystery #2) by Jacklyn Brady Home Fires (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #6) by Margaret Maron Baby Doll Games (Sigrid Harald, #5) by Margaret Maron
Cake on a Hot Tin Roof by Jacklyn Brady (Mardi Gras)
Home Fires by Margaret Maron (4th of July)
Baby Doll Games by Margaret Maron (Halloween)

#8 Hobbies -
Dire Threads (Threadville Mystery, #1) by Janet Bolin A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square, #1) by Lorraine Bartlett The Right Jack (Sigrid Harald Mystery #4) by Margaret Maron
Dire Threads by Janet Bolin
A Crafty Killing by Lorraine Bartlett (& holidays)
The Right Jack by Margaret Maron

#9 Professions/Careers/Jobs/Occupations -
Choke by Kaye George But I Wouldn't Want to Die There (Jenny Cain, #8) by Nancy Pickard Grace Under Pressure (Manor House Mystery #1) by Julie Hyzy Grace Interrupted (Manor House Mystery, #2) by Julie Hyzy Mama Does Time (A Mace Bauer Mystery, #1) by Deborah Sharp Killer Market (Deborah Knott Mysteries #5) by Margaret Maron Death in Blue Folders (Sigrid Harald Mystery #3) by Margaret Maron
Choke by Kaye George (waitress)
But I Wouldn't Want To Die There by Nancy Pickard (foundation director)
Grace Under Pressure and Grace Interrupted by Julie Hyzy (curator)
Mama Does Time by Deborah Sharp (wildlife gamekeeper)
Killer Market by Margaret Maron (judge)
Death in Blue Folders by Margaret Maron (lawyer)

#10 Senior Slueths -
Trouble In The Town Hall (Dorothy Martin, #2) by Jeanne M. Dams Biggie and the Poisoned Politician (Biggie Weatherford, #1) by Nancy Bell
Trouble in the Town Hall by Jeanne M. Dams (& British)
Biggie and the Poisoned Politician: A Mystery by Nancy Bell


message 9: by Nell (last edited Mar 14, 2022 03:50AM) (new)

Nell | 1172 comments Agatha Award Finalists/Winners

2021:
Cajun Kiss of Death
Watch Her
The Madness of Crowds
Her Perfect Life
Symphony Road: A Shane Cleary Mystery
Murder at Mallowan Hall
Clark and Division
The Bombay Prince
Death at Greenway
The Devil's Music
The Turncoat's Widow
A Dead Man's Eyes
Arsenic and Adobo
Murder in the Master: A Chesapeake Bay Mystery
Mango, Mambo, and Murder

Cajun Kiss of Death (Cajun Country Mystery #7) by Ellen Byron
Watch Her (Hester Thursby Mystery, #3) by Edwin Hill The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #17) by Louise Penny Her Perfect Life by Hank Phillippi Ryan Symphony Road A Shane Cleary Mystery by Gabriel Valjan The Turncoat's Widow (Revolutionary War Mysteries #1) by Mally Becker A Dead Man's Eyes (Lisa Jamison, #1) by Lori Duffy Foster Arsenic and Adobo (Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery, #1) by Mia P. Manansala Murder in the Master A Chesapeake Bay Mystery by Judy L. Murray Mango, Mambo, and Murder (A Caribbean Kitchen Mystery, #1) by Raquel V. Reyes Murder at Mallowan Hall (Phyllida Bright Mystery #1) by Colleen Cambridge Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara The Bombay Prince (Perveen Mistry #3) by Sujata Massey Death at Greenway by Lori Rader-Day The Devil's Music (Company Files, #3) by Gabriel Valjan


2020:
The Gift of the Magpie
Murder in the Bayou Boneyard
From Beer to Eternity
*All the Devils Are Here
The Lucky One
*The Last Mrs. Summers
The Fate of a Flapper
A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder
A Spell for Trouble
Winter Witness
Derailed
*Murder at the Mena House
Murder Most Sweet

From Beer to Eternity (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mystery #1) by Sherry Harris Murder at the Mena House (A Jane Wunderly Mystery #1) by Erica Ruth Neubauer Murder Most Sweet (A Bookish Baker Mystery #1) by Laura Jensen Walker A Spell for Trouble (An Enchanted Bay Mystery #1) by Esme Addison
Winter Witness (Batavia-on-Hudson Mystery Book #1) by Tina deBellegarde Derailed (A Kelly Pruett Mystery) by Mary Keliikoa Murder in the Bayou Boneyard (Cajun Country Mystery #6) by Ellen Byron
The Gift of the Magpie (Meg Lanslow, #28) by Donna Andrews All the Devils Are Here (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #16) by Louise Penny The Lucky One by Lori Rader-Day The Last Mrs. Summers (Her Royal Spyness, #14) by Rhys Bowen The Fate of a Flapper (The Speakeasy Murders #2) by Susanna Calkins A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder (Countess of Harleigh Mystery, #3) by Dianne Freeman

2019:
*The Long Call
Fatal Cajun Festival
Fair Game
A Better Man
*One Night Gone
Murder Once Removed
When it's Time for Leaving
Staging Is Murder
Love and Death Among the Cheetahs
Murder Knocks Twice
A Dream of Death

Love and Death Among the Cheetahs (Her Royal Spyness #13) by Rhys Bowen Fatal Cajun Festival (Cajun Country Mystery #5) by Ellen Byron Murder Knocks Twice (Speakeasy Mystery #1) by Susanna Calkins
When it's Time for Leaving by Ang Pompano Staging Is Murder (Laura Bishop Mystery) by Grace Topping One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski Murder Once Removed (Ancestry Detective #1) by S.C. Perkins A Better Man (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #15) by Louise Penny A Dream of Death (Kate Hamilton Mysteries #1) by Connie Berry The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1) by Ann Cleeves
Fair Game (Zoe Chambers Mystery) by Annette Dashofy

2018:
*Mardi Gras Murder
Cry Wolf
Kingdom of the Blind
Trust Me
Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding
*The Widows of Malabar Hill
Murder on Union Square
*A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder
Little Comfort
What Doesn't Kill You
*Curses, Boiled Again!

A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder (Countess of Harleigh Mystery, #1) by Dianne Freeman Curses, Boiled Again! (A Lobster Shack Mystery #1) by Shari Randall Murder on Union Square (Gaslight Mystery, #21) by Victoria Thompson Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding (Her Royal Spyness #12) by Rhys Bowen Mardi Gras Murder (Cajun Country Mystery, #4) by Ellen Byron
Trust Me by Hank Phillippi Ryan The Widows of Malabar Hill (Perveen Mistry, #1) by Sujata Massey Kingdom of the Blind (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #14) by Louise Penny
Little Comfort (Hester Thursby Mystery, #1) by Edwin Hill Cry Wolf (Zoe Chambers Mysteries #7) by Annette Dashofy

2017:
Death Overdue
A Cajun Christmas Killing
No Way Home
Take Out
*Glass Houses
*In Farleigh Field
Murder in an English Village
Called to Justice
The Paris Spy
Dangerous to Know
The Plot Is Murder
*Hollywood Homicide
Protocol

A Cajun Christmas Killing (Cajun Country Mystery #3) by Ellen Byron Death Overdue (The Haunted Library Mysteries, #1) by Allison Brook Murder in an English Village (Beryl and Edwina Mystery #1) by Jessica Ellicott Called to Justice (Quaker Midwife Mystery, #2) by Edith Maxwell
Glass Houses (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #13) by Louise Penny In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen Dangerous to Know (Lillian Frost & Edith Head #2) by Renee Patrick Protocol (A Maggie O'Malley Mystery #1) by Kathleen Valenti The Plot Is Murder (Mystery Bookshop, #1) by V.M. Burns Hollywood Homicide (Detective by Day, #1) by Kellye Garrett No Way Home (Zoe Chambers Mysteries, #5) by Annette Dashofy The Paris Spy (Maggie Hope, #7) by Susan Elia MacNeal Take Out by Margaret Maron

2016:
Body on the Bayou
Quiet Neighbors
*A Great Reckoning
Iced Under
Say No More
Whispers Beyond the Veil
Murder in Morningside Heights
Terror in Taffeta
Murder in G Major
*The Semester of Our Discontent
Design for Dying
Delivering the Truth
Decanting a Murder

Body on the Bayou (Cajun Country Mystery, #2) by Ellen Byron Iced Under (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #5) by Barbara Ross Murder in G Major (Gethsemane Brown Mysteries, #1) by Alexia Gordon Whispers Beyond the Veil (A Change of Fortune Mystery, #1) by Jessica Estevao Murder in Morningside Heights (Gaslight Mystery, #19) by Victoria Thompson Terror in Taffeta (Kelsey McKenna Destination Wedding Mysteries #1) by Marla Cooper The Semester of Our Discontent (Lila Maclean Academic Mystery #1) by Cynthia Kuhn Delivering the Truth (Quaker Midwife Mystery, #1) by Edith Maxwell
Quiet Neighbors by Catriona McPherson A Great Reckoning (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #12) by Louise Penny Design for Dying (Lillian Frost & Edith Head, #1) by Renee Patrick Say No More (Jane Ryland, #5) by Hank Phillippi Ryan Decanting a Murder (A Sommelier Mystery #1) by Nadine Nettmann

2015:
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue
Bridges Burned
*Long Upon the Land
The Nature of the Beast
What You See
Malice at the Palace
*Dreaming Spies
Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante
Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman
MacDeath
Just Killing Time
Plantation Shudders
*On the Road with Del and Louise

Murder on Amsterdam Avenue (Gaslight Mystery, #17) by Victoria Thompson Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman (Lady Montfort Mystery, #1) by Tessa Arlen Plantation Shudders (Cajun Country Mystery, #1) by Ellen Byron Malice at the Palace (Her Royal Spyness, #9) by Rhys Bowen MacDeath (An Ivy Meadows Mystery, #1) by Cindy Brown Bridges Burned (Zoe Chambers Mysteries, #3) by Annette Dashofy
On the Road with Del and Louise A Novel in Stories by Art Taylor Just Killing Time (Clock Shop Mystery, #1) by Julianne Holmes Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante (Maggie Hope Mystery, #5) by Susan Elia MacNeal What You See (Jane Ryland, #4) by Hank Phillippi Ryan Long Upon the Land (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #20) by Margaret Maron The Nature of the Beast (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #11) by Louise Penny Dreaming Spies (Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, #13) by Laurie R. King


message 10: by Nell (last edited May 31, 2021 02:19PM) (new)

Nell | 1172 comments Agatha Awards - *Winners & Finalists

2014:
The Good, the Bad, and the Emus
A Demon Summer
Designated Daughters
The Long Way Home
*Truth Be Told
*Queen of Hearts
Murder in Murray Hill
An Unwilling Accomplice
Finding Sky
Circle of Influence
*Well Read, Then Dead
Tagged for Death
Murder Strikes a Pose

Circle of Influence (Zoe Chambers Mysteries, #1) by Annette Dashofy Tagged for Death (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery #1) by Sherry Harris Well Read, Then Dead (A Read 'Em and Eat Mystery, #1) by Terrie Farley Moran Murder in Murray Hill (Gaslight Mystery, #16) by Victoria Thompson The Good, the Bad, and the Emus (Meg Langslow, #17) by Donna Andrews A Demon Summer (Max Tudor #4) by G.M. Malliet Queen of Hearts (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #8) by Rhys Bowen Finding Sky (Nicki Valentine Mystery, #1) by Susan O'Brien
Designated Daughters (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #19) by Margaret Maron The Long Way Home (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #10) by Louise Penny Truth Be Told (Jane Ryland) by Hank Phillippi Ryan An Unwilling Accomplice (Bess Crawford, #6) by Charles Todd Murder Strikes a Pose (Downward Dog Mystery, #1) by Tracy Weber

2013:
Clammed Up
Pagan Spring
How the Light Gets In
Through the Evil Days
*The Wrong Girl
Murder in Chelsea√√
Heirs and Graces
*A Question of Honor
Board Stiff
Front Page Fatality
*Death al Dente

Murder in Chelsea (Gaslight Mystery, #15) by Victoria Thompson Clammed Up (Maine Clambake Mystery, #1) by Barbara Ross Board Stiff (Elliott Lisbon Mystery #1) by Kendel Lynn Heirs and Graces (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #7) by Rhys Bowen Pagan Spring (Max Tudor #3) by G.M. Malliet
A Question of Honor (Bess Crawford, #5) by Charles Todd Front Page Fatality (Nichelle Clarke Crime Thriller, #1) by LynDee Walker Through the Evil Days (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #8) by Julia Spencer-Fleming Death Al Dente (A Food Lovers' Village Mystery, #1) by Leslie Budewitz The Wrong Girl (Jane Ryland, #2) by Hank Phillippi Ryan How the Light Gets In (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #9) by Louise Penny

2012:
Murder on Fifth Avenue
The Diva Digs Up the Dirt
A Fatal Winter
The Buzzard Table
*The Beautiful Mystery
The Other Woman
*Lowcountry Boil
Faithful Unto Death
Iced Chiffon
A Killer Read
The Edge of Nowhere
The Twelve Clues of Christmas
Elegy for Eddie
An Unmarked Grave

Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight Mystery, #14) by Victoria Thompson The Diva Digs Up the Dirt (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #6) by Krista Davis Lowcountry Boil (A Liz Talbot Mystery, #1) by Susan M. Boyer Faithful Unto Death by Stephanie Jaye Evans The Twelve Clues of Christmas (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #6) by Rhys Bowen Iced Chiffon (Consignment Shop Mystery, #1) by Duffy Brown A Fatal Winter (Max Tudor #2) by G.M. Malliet
A Killer Read (Ashton Corners Book Club Mystery #1) by Erika Chase The Edge of Nowhere (Saratoga Woods, #1) by Elizabeth George Elegy for Eddie (Maisie Dobbs, #9) by Jacqueline Winspear An Unmarked Grave (Bess Crawford, #4) by Charles Todd The Other Woman (Jane Ryland, #1) by Hank Phillippi Ryan The Buzzard Table (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #18) by Margaret Maron The Beautiful Mystery (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #8) by Louise Penny

2011:
Choke
Tempest in the Tea Leaves
Dire Threads
*Learning to Swim
Who Do, Voodoo?
*Naughty in Nice
A Lesson in Secrets
*Three-Day Town
The Real Macaw
A Trick of the Light

Choke (Imogene Duckworthy Mystery #1) by Kaye George Tempest in the Tea Leaves (A Fortune Teller Mystery, #1) by Kari Lee Townsend Dire Threads (Threadville Mystery, #1) by Janet Bolin Naughty in Nice (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #5) by Rhys Bowen Who Do, Voodoo? (A Mind for Murder, #1) by Rochelle Staab The Real Macaw (Meg Langslow, #13) by Donna Andrews
Learning to Swim (Troy Chance, #1) by Sara J. Henry A Lesson in Secrets (Maisie Dobbs, #8) by Jacqueline Winspear Three-Day Town (Deborah Knott Mysteries #17; Sigrid Harald #9) by Margaret Maron A Trick of the Light (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #7) by Louise Penny

2010:
Stork Raving Mad
The Scent of Rain and Lightning
*Bury Your Dead
*The Long Quiche Goodbye
Murder at the PTA
Diamonds for the Dead
Maid of Murder

Stork Raving Mad (Meg Langslow #12) by Donna Andrews Murder at the PTA (Beth Kennedy #1) by Laura Alden Maid of Murder (India Hayes, #1) by Amanda Flower
The Scent of Rain and Lightning by Nancy Pickard The Long Quiche Goodbye (A Cheese Shop Mystery, #1) by Avery Aames Diamonds for the Dead by Alan Orloff Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #6) by Louise Penny

2009:
*The Brutal Telling
The Cold Light of Mourning
For Better, For Murder
In the Shadow of Gotham

The Cold Light of Mourning (A Penny Brannigan Mystery #1) by Elizabeth J. Duncan For Better, for Murder (Broken Vows, #1) by Lisa Bork
The Brutal Telling (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #5) by Louise Penny In the Shadow of Gotham (Simon Ziele, #1) by Stefanie Pintoff

2008:
Paper, Scissors, Death
I Shall Not Want
*The Cruelest Month
Buckingham Palace Gardens

Paper, Scissors, Death (Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-n-Craft Mystery, #1) by Joanna Campbell Slan I Shall Not Want (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #6) by Julia Spencer-Fleming The Cruelest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #3) by Louise Penny Buckingham Palace Gardens (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, #25) by Anne Perry

2007:
Hard Row
*A Fatal Grace
Murder with Reservations

Hard Row (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #13) by Margaret Maron A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #2) by Louise Penny Murder with Reservations (Dead-End Job Mystery, #6) by Elaine Viets

2006:
*The Heat of the Moon
*The Virgin of Small Plains
The Saddlemaker's Wife
Consigned to Death
Messenger of Truth

The Heat of the Moon (Rachel Goddard Mystery #1) by Sandra Parshall The Saddlemaker's Wife (Ruby McGavin, #1) by Earlene Fowler
The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard Consigned to Death (A Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery #1) by Jane K. Cleland Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs, #4) by Jacqueline Winspear

2005:
Rituals of the Season
Pardonable Lies
*The Body in the Snowdrift
Trouble in Spades

Rituals of the Season (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #11) by Margaret Maron
Pardonable Lies (Maisie Dobbs, #3) by Jacqueline Winspear The Body in the Snowdrift (Faith Fairchild, #15) by Katherine Hall Page Trouble in Spades (A Nina Quinn Mystery, #2) by Heather Webber

2004:
*Birds of a Feather
High Country Fall
By a Spider's Thread
Arson and Old Lace
I Dreamed I Married Perry Mason
*Dating Dead Men
The Clovis Incident

High Country Fall (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #10) by Margaret Maron
Dating Dead Men by Harley Jane Kozak Birds of a Feather (Maisie Dobbs, #2) by Jacqueline Winspear By a Spider's Thread (Tess Monaghan #8) by Laura Lippman Arson and Old Lace (Far Wychwood, #1) by Patricia Harwin I Dreamed I Married Perry Mason (A Cece Caruso Mystery, #1) by Susan Kandel The Clovis Incident (A Sasha Solomon Mystery #1) by Pari Noskin Taichert

2003:
Mumbo Gumbo
*Letter From Home
Shop Till You Drop
Dealing in Murder
Murder Off Mike
O' Artful Death

Letter From Home by Carolyn G. Hart
Shop Till You Drop (Dead-End Job Mystery, #1) by Elaine Viets Mumbo Gumbo (Madeline Bean, #5) by Jerrilyn Farmer Dealing in Murder (A Molly Doyle Mystery #1) by Elaine Flinn Murder Off Mike (Talk Radio Mystery #1) by Joyce Krieg O' Artful Death (Sweeney St. George #1) by Sarah Stewart Taylor

2002:
*You've Got Murder
The Body in the Bonfire
How to Murder a Millionaire

You’ve Got Murder (Turing Hopper, #1) by Donna Andrews The Body in the Bonfire (Faith Fairchild, #12) by Katherine Hall Page How to Murder a Millionaire (Blackbird Sisters Mystery, #1) by Nancy Martin

2001:
Arkansas Traveler
The Bride's Kimono

Arkansas Traveler (Benni Harper, #8) by Earlene Fowler The Bride's Kimono (Rei Shimura #5) by Sujata Massey

2000:
*Storm Track
Killer Wedding
The Floating Girl
Death Dances to a Reggae Beat
Three Dirty Women and the Garden of Death

Storm Track (Deborah Knott Mysteries #7) by Margaret Maron Three Dirty Women and the Garden of Death by Julie Wray Herman Death Dances to a Reggae Beat (Kelly Ryan #1) by Kate Grilley
Killer Wedding (Madeline Bean, #3) by Jerrilyn Farmer The Floating Girl (Rei Shimura #4) by Sujata Massey

1999:
*Mariner's Compass
Death on the River Walk
In Big Trouble
The Flower Master
Revenge of the Gypsy Queen

Mariner's Compass (Benni Harper, #6) by Earlene Fowler Death on the River Walk (Henrie O, #5) by Carolyn G. Hart The Flower Master by Sujata Massey In Big Trouble by Laura Lippman Revenge Of The Gypsy Queen (Tracy Eaton #1) by Kris Neri

1998:
*Butcher's Hill
Home Fires
Dove in the Window
*The Doctor Digs a Grave
Tiger's Palette

Tiger's Palette (Caroline Canfield Mysteries, #1) by Jacqueline Fiedler Home Fires (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #6) by Margaret Maron
Dove in the Window (Benni Harper, #5) by Earlene Fowler Butcher's Hill (Tess Monaghan, #3) by Laura Lippman The Doctor Digs a Grave (Dr. Fenimore, #1) by Robin Hathaway

1997:
Dreaming of the Bones
Goose in the Pond
*The Devil in Music
*The Salaryman's Wife
Dead Body Language

Dreaming of the Bones (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #5) by Deborah Crombie Goose in the Pond (Benni Harper, #4) by Earlene Fowler The Devil in Music (Julian Kestrel Mysteries, #4) by Kate Ross The Salaryman's Wife by Sujata Massey Dead Body Language (Connor Westphal, #1) by Penny Warner

1996:
Biggie and the Poisoned Politician
Kansas Troubles
The Grass Widow

Biggie and the Poisoned Politician (Biggie Weatherford, #1) by Nancy Bell
Kansas Troubles (Benni Harper, #3) by Earlene Fowler The Grass Widow by Teri Holbrook

1995:
Twilight
A Far and Deadly Cry
Murder in Scorpio

Twilight by Nancy Pickard A Far and Deadly Cry by Teri Holbrook Murder in Scorpio (Elizabeth Chase, #1) by Martha C. Lawrence

1994:
The Beekeeper's Apprentice
One for the Money

The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1) by Laurie R. King One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich

1993:
*Track of the Cat
A Share in Death
Death Comes As Epiphany

A Share in Death (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #1) by Deborah Crombie
Track of the Cat (Anna Pigeon, #1) by Nevada Barr Death Comes As Epiphany (Catherine LeVendeur, #1) by Sharan Newman

1992:
*Bootlegger's Daughter (r)√
Decked
Seneca Falls Inheritance

Bootlegger's Daughter (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #1) by Margaret Maron
Decked (Regan Reilly Mysteries, #1) by Carol Higgins Clark Seneca Falls Inheritance (Glynis Tryon, #1) by Miriam Grace Monfredo

1991:
*Just Desserts
Zero at the Bone

Just Desserts (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #1) by Mary Daheim Zero at the Bone by Mary Willis Walker

1990:
Real Murders
The Face of a Stranger

Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden, #1) by Charlaine Harris
The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, #1) by Anne Perry

1989:
Corpus Christmas
The Sirens Sang of Murder

Corpus Christmas (Sigrid Harald, #6) by Margaret Maron The Sirens Sang of Murder (Hilary Tamar, #3) by Sarah Caudwell


message 11: by Nell (last edited Sep 18, 2021 01:16PM) (new)

Nell | 1172 comments Edgar, Mary Higgins Clark & Sue Grafton Awards: *Winners & Finalists:
WTR= 97


2021
🌟 When No One is Watching
MHC:
Death of an American Beauty
The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne

When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole
Death of an American Beauty (Jane Prescott, #3) by Mariah Fredericks The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne by Elsa Hart

2020:
Grand Master: Barbara Neely
Blanche on the Lam (Blanche White #1) by Barbara Neely Blanche Among the Talented Tenth (Blanche White #2) by Barbara Neely Blanche Cleans Up (Blanche White #3) by Barbara Neely Blanche Passes Go (Blanche White #4) by Barbara Neely

American Spy
MHC:
One Night Gone
Sue Grafton:
🌟Borrowed Time
The Alchemist's Illusion
Girl Gone Missing
The Missing Ones

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski
Borrowed Time (Cass Raines, #2) by Tracy Clark The Alchemist's Illusion (An Accidental Alchemist Mystery #4) by Gigi Pandian Girl Gone Missing by Marcie R. Rendon The Missing Ones (Hester Thursby Mystery #2) by Edwin Hill

2019:
A Treacherous Curse
Where the Crawdads Sing
MHC:
A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder
A Death of No Importance
*The Widows of Malabar Hill

A Treacherous Curse (Veronica Speedwell, #3) by Deanna Raybourn A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder (Countess of Harleigh Mystery, #1) by Dianne Freeman Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
A Death of No Importance (Jane Prescott, #1) by Mariah Fredericks The Widows of Malabar Hill (Perveen Mistry, #1) by Sujata Massey

2018:
*Bluebird, Bluebird
In Farleigh Field

Bluebird, Bluebird (Highway 59, #1) by Attica Locke In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen

2017
MHC:
Quiet Neighbors
The Shattered Tree
Say No More

Quiet Neighbors by Catriona McPherson The Shattered Tree (Bess Crawford, #8) by Charles Todd Say No More (Jane Ryland, #5) by Hank Phillippi Ryan

2016
*The Sympathizer

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

2015:
This Dark Road to Mercy
Murder at the Brightwell
*Dry Bones in the Valley

Murder at the Brightwell (Amory Ames Mystery, #1) by Ashley Weaver This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
Dry Bones in the Valley (Henry Farrell, #1) by Tom Bouman

2014
*Ordinary Grace
How the Light Gets In
Reconstructing Amelia
The Resurrectionist

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger How the Light Gets In (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #9) by Louise Penny Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight The Resurrectionist by Matthew Guinn

2013:
*The Other Woman (MHC)
Gone Girl
The Edge of Nowhere
The Map of Lost Memories
Mr. Churchill's Secretary
The Gods of Gotham
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay Mr. Churchill's Secretary (Maggie Hope Mystery, #1) by Susan Elia MacNeal
The Other Woman (Jane Ryland, #1) by Hank Phillippi Ryan The Edge of Nowhere (Saratoga Woods, #1) by Elizabeth George Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn The Gods of Gotham (Timothy Wilde, #1) by Lyndsay Faye Devil in the Grove Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King

2012:
*MHC: Learning to Swim

Learning to Swim (Troy Chance, #1) by Sara J. Henry

2011:
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter√√
*The Lock Artist
MHC: Live to Tell

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton Live to Tell (Live to Tell #1) by Wendy Corsi Staub

2010:
*In the Shadow of Gotham
Black Water Rising
The Girl She Used to Be
A Bad Day for Sorry
The Weight of Silence
A Beautiful Place To Die

Black Water Rising by Attica Locke The Girl She Used to Be by David Cristofano A Bad Day for Sorry (Bad Day, #1) by Sophie Littlefield The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf In the Shadow of Gotham (Simon Ziele, #1) by Stefanie Pintoff A Beautiful Place to Die (Detective Emmanuel Cooper, #1) by Malla Nunn

2007:
The Pale Blue Eye
Gentlemen and Players
The Virgin of Small Plains
The King of Lies
Holmes on the Range
A Field of Darkness
The Deep Blue Alibi

Holmes on the Range (Holmes on the Range, #1) by Steve Hockensmith
The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard The King of Lies by John Hart A Field of Darkness (Madeline Dare, #1) by Cornelia Read The Deep Blue Alibi (Solomon vs. Lord, #2) by Paul Levine

2005:
Evan's Gate
Out of the Deep I Cry
By a Spider's Thread
MHC:
Perfect Sax
Murder in a Mill Town
The Drowning Tree

Evan's Gate (Constable Evans, #8) by Rhys Bowen
Out of the Deep I Cry (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #3) by Julia Spencer-Fleming By a Spider's Thread (Tess Monaghan #8) by Laura Lippman Perfect Sax (Madeline Bean, #6) by Jerrilyn Farmer Murder in a Mill Town (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, #2) by P.B. Ryan The Drowning Tree by Carol Goodman

2004:
Southland
MHC:
The Samurai's Daughter
The Body in the Lighthouse

Southland by Nina Revoyr The Body in the Lighthouse (Faith Fairchild Mysteries, #13) by Katherine Hall Page The Samurai's Daughter by Sujata Massey

2003:
Savannah Blues
Open and Shut
City of Bones
MHC: The Truth Hurts

City of Bones (Harry Bosch #8; Harry Bosch Universe, #10) by Michael Connelly Savannah Blues (Weezie and Bebe Mysteries, #1) by Mary Kay Andrews Open and Shut (Andy Carpenter #1) by David Rosenfelt The Truth Hurts (Marie Lightfoot, #3) by Nancy Pickard

2002:
Tell No One
Open Season

Tell No One by Harlan Coben Open Season (Joe Pickett #1) by C.J. Box

2001:
*The Bottoms
A Dangerous Road
The Whole Truth
*A Conspiracy of Paper
Killing Kin
MHC: Plain Truth

Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale The Whole Truth (Marie Lightfoot, #1) by Nancy Pickard A Conspiracy of Paper (Benjamin Weaver, #1) by David Liss A Dangerous Road (Smokey Dalton, #1) by Kris Nelscott Killing Kin by Chassie West

2000:
*The Skull Mantra
*Fulton County Blues
In Big Trouble
River of Darkness

The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan, #1) by Eliot Pattison Fulton County Blues (Sunny Childs Mystery, #2) by Ruth Birmingham In Big Trouble by Laura Lippman River of Darkness (John Madden, #1) by Rennie Airth

1999:
Atlanta Graves
Butcher's Hill
Zen Attitude

Atlanta Graves (Sunny Childs Mystery, #1) by Ruth Birmingham Butcher's Hill (Tess Monaghan, #3) by Laura Lippman Zen Attitude (Rei Shimura, #2) by Sujata Massey

1998:
Dreaming of the Bones
A Crime in the Neighborhood
*Charm City

Dreaming of the Bones (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #5) by Deborah Crombie A Crime in the Neighbourhood by Suzanne Berne Charm City (Tess Monaghan #2) by Laura Lippman

1997:
*The Chatham School Affair
With Child
Pentecost Alley
The Grass Widow

The Chatham School Affair by Thomas H. Cook With Child (Kate Martinelli, #3) by Laurie R. King Pentecost Alley (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, #16) by Anne Perry The Grass Widow by Teri Holbrook

1996:
*Penance
Murder in Scorpio

Penance (Holland Taylor, #1) by David Housewright Murder in Scorpio (Elizabeth Chase, #1) by Martha C. Lawrence

1995:
One for the Money
*Final Appeal
*The Red Scream
Suspicion of Innocence

One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich Final Appeal by Lisa Scottoline The Red Scream (Molly Cates, #1) by Mary Willis Walker Suspicion of Innocence (Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana #1) by Barbara Parker

1994:
*Sculptress
Wolf in the Shadows
*A Grave Talent
Criminal Seduction
The Ballad Of Rocky Ruiz
Everywhere That Mary Went

The Ballad of Rocky Ruiz (Luis Montez, #1) by Manuel Ramos The Sculptress by Minette Walters Wolf in the Shadows (Sharon McCone #13) by Marcia Muller A Grave Talent (Kate Martinelli, #1) by Laurie R. King Criminal Seduction by Darian North Everywhere That Mary Went (Rosato & Associates, #1) by Lisa Scottoline

1993:
*Bootlegger's Daughter
*The Black Echo
*A Cold Day for Murder

Bootlegger's Daughter (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #1) by Margaret Maron
The Black Echo (Harry Bosch, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #1) by Michael Connelly A Cold Day For Murder (Kate Shugak, #1) by Dana Stabenow

1992:
Prior Convictions
Zero at the Bone

Prior Convictions (Willa Jansson, #4) by Lia Matera Zero at the Bone by Mary Willis Walker

1991:
*New Orleans Mourning

New Orleans Mourning (Skip Langdon, #1) by Julie Smith

1990:
*The Last Billable Hour
*Black Cherry Blues

The Last Billable Hour by Susan Wolfe Black Cherry Blues (Dave Robicheaux, #3) by James Lee Burke

1989:
A Radical Departure
A Thief of Time
A Great Deliverance

A Great Deliverance (Inspector Lynley, #1) by Elizabeth George A Radical Departure (Willa Jansson Mystery, #2) by Lia Matera
A Thief of Time (Navajo Mysteries, #8) by Tony Hillerman

1988:
A Trouble of Fools

A Trouble of Fools by Linda Barnes

1986:
*The Suspect

The Suspect (Paperback) by L.R. Wright

1984:
The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

1974:
*Dance Hall of the Dead

Dance Hall of the Dead (Leaphorn & Chee, #2) by Tony Hillerman

1973:
Tied Up In Tinsel

Tied Up In Tinsel by Ngaio Marsh

1972:
The Fly on the Wall

The Fly on the Wall by Tony Hillerman

1971:
Many Deadly Returns
The Blessing Way

Many Deadly Returns by Patricia Moyes
The Blessing Way (Leaphorn & Chee, #1) by Tony Hillerman

1967:
Killer Dolphin

Killer Dolphin (Roderick Alleyn, #24) by Ngaio Marsh

1965:
*The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré

1956
*Beast in View

Beast in View by Margaret Millar


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Nell | 1172 comments Sherlock Holmes Challenge
4/1/12 to 10/1/12

1. Sherlock HolmesDeath of a Butterfly by Margaret Maron
& Slow Dollar by Margaret Maron

2. Dr. John H. WatsonOne Coffee With by Margaret Maron
& Murder on the Flying Scotsman by Carola Dunn

3. 221 B Baker StreetMurder on Fifth Avenue by Victoria Thompson
& Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn
& The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn

4. LondonA Spoonful of Poison by M.C. Beaton

5. Books - The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

6. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection by Alexander McCall Smith

7. SmokingThe Right Jack by Margaret Maron
& - Storm Track by Margaret Maron

8. DrugsKiller Market by Margaret Maron
& Requiem for a Mezzo by Carola Dunn

9. Deductive ReasoningBiggie and the Poisoned Politician: A Mystery by Nancy Bell
& Uncommon Clay by Margaret Maron

10. DisguiseBaby Doll Games by Margaret Maron
& - The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall

11. Forensic ScienceI Scream, You Scream by Wendy Lyn Watson
& - Death in Blue Folders by Margaret Maron

12. Deerstalker hat & capeTrouble in the Town Hall by Jeanne M. Dams
& - Mama Rides Shotgun by Deborah Sharp

13. Dr. MoriartyEvan Blessed by Rhys Bowen
& - A Crafty Killing by Lorraine Bartlett


Evan Blessed (A Constable Evans Mystery, #9) by Rhys Bowen A Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin, #19) by M.C. Beaton The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes #5) by Arthur Conan Doyle Trouble in the Town Hall (Dorothy Martin, #2) by Jeanne M. Dams I Scream, You Scream (A Mystery A La Mode, #1) by Wendy Lyn Watson Cake on a Hot Tin Roof (A Piece of Cake Mystery #2) by Jacklyn Brady The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #13) by Alexander McCall Smith Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #14) by Victoria Thompson Mama Rides Shotgun (A Mace Bauer Mystery #2) by Deborah Sharp Killer Market (Deborah Knott Mysteries #5) by Margaret Maron Biggie and the Poisoned Politician A Mystery by Nancy Bell One Coffee With (Sigrid Harald Mystery #1) by Margaret Maron A Crafty Killing (A Victoria Square Mystery #1) by Lorraine Bartlett Death of a Butterfly (Sigrid Harald Mystery #2) by Margaret Maron Death in Blue Folders (Sigrid Harald Mystery #3) by Margaret Maron The Right Jack (Sigrid Harald Mystery #4) by Margaret Maron The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall Baby Doll Games  by Margaret Maron Death at Wentwater Court (Daisy Dalrymple, #1) by Carola Dunn The Winter Garden Mystery (Daisy Dalrymple, #2) by Carola Dunn Requiem for a Mezzo (Daisy Dalrymple, #3) by Carola Dunn Murder on the Flying Scotsman (Daisy Dalrymple, #4) by Carola Dunn Storm Track (Deborah Knott Mysteries #7) by Margaret Maron Uncommon Clay (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #8) by Margaret Maron Slow Dollar (Deborah Knott Mysteries #9) by Margaret Maron


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Nell | 1172 comments Read the Rainbow!
July 1 - Sep 30

Red
Death of a Butterfly by Margaret Maron
The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: From the Files of Vish Puri by Tarquin Hall

Orange
Since the Surrender by Julie Anne Long

Yellow
A Crafty Killing by Lorraine Bartlett (bldg, spine & back cover)

Green
Summer in the South: A Novel by Cathy Holton
The Peach Keeper: A Novel by Sarah Addison Allen

Blue
Death in Blue Folders by Margaret Maron
Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn

Violet
The Diva Digs Up the Dirt by Krista Davis (& spine)
The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn

Death of a Butterfly (Sigrid Harald Mystery #2) by Margaret Maron The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall Since the Surrender (Pennyroyal Green, #3) by Julie Anne Long A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square, #1) by Lorraine Bartlett Summer in the South by Cathy Holton The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen Death at Wentwater Court (Daisy Dalrymple, #1) by Carola Dunn Death in Blue Folders (Sigrid Harald Mystery #3) by Margaret Maron The Diva Digs Up the Dirt (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #6) by Krista Davis The Winter Garden Mystery (Daisy Dalrymple, #2) by Carola Dunn


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Nell | 1172 comments Clue Board Game Challenge:
August 13, 2012 to September 6, 2013

Clue Characters:
Read a book where someone on the cover is wearing (or is predominently dressed in) the same color clothes as the clue character. Read one book for each person.

Miss Scarlet - As The Pig Turns by M.C. Beaton
Colonel Mustard - Holmes on the Range by Steve Hockensmith
Mrs. White - The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Mr. Green - The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn
Mrs. Peacock (a blue piece) - Scoop to Kill by Wendy Lyn Watson
Professor Plum - Requiem for a Mezzo by Carola Dunn

The Winter Garden Mystery (Daisy Dalrymple, #2) by Carola Dunn Requiem for a Mezzo (Daisy Dalrymple, #3) by Carola Dunn As the Pig Turns (Agatha Raisin, #22) by M.C. Beaton The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart Scoop to Kill (A Mystery a La Mode, #2) by Wendy Lyn Watson Holmes on the Range by Steve Hockensmith

Weapons:
Read a book where either one of the following weapons is pictured on the cover, specifically named in the title, or was used to murder someone in the book. Read one book for each weapon.

Dagger/Knife - Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer
Candlestick - High Country Fall by Margaret Maron
Revolver - Winter's Child by Margaret Maron
Rope - Slow Dollar by Margaret Maron
& Ghost a la Mode by Sue Ann Jaffarian
Poison (spin-off) - Devil's Trumpet by Mary Freeman
Wrench/Spanner - Fatal Fixer-Upper by Jennie Bentley

Slow Dollar (Deborah Knott Mysteries #9) by Margaret Maron High Country Fall (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #10) by Margaret Maron Ghost a la Mode (A Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery, #1) by Sue Ann Jaffarian Winter's Child (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #12) by Margaret Maron Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer Devil's Trumpet (Gardening Mystery, #1) by Mary Freeman Fatal Fixer-Upper (A Do-It-Yourself Mystery, #1) by Jennie Bentley

Rooms:
Read a book with one the following rooms pictured on the cover, specifically named in the title, or featured prominently in the plot. The room doesn't have to be the main place the story takes place. If an entire scene takes place in the room, then it's enough to qualify. Choose 5 of the 10.

Kitchen - Storm Track by Margaret Maron
& - The Body in the Big Apple by Katherine Hall Page
Ballroom - Stork Raving Mad by Donna Andrews (& poison)
Conservatory or Spa - Finger Lickin' Dead by Riley Adams
Dining Room - Rituals of the Season by Margaret Maron
Billard Room - Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer
Library - Rest You Merry by Charlotte MacLeod
Study - Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn
Hall - A Fatal Twist of Lemon by Patrice Greenwood
Lounge - Murder on the Flying Scotsman by Carola Dunn
Cellar/Stairs - Busy Body by M.C. Beaton

Death at Wentwater Court (Daisy Dalrymple, #1) by Carola Dunn Murder on the Flying Scotsman (Daisy Dalrymple, #4) by Carola Dunn Storm Track (Deborah Knott Mysteries #7) by Margaret Maron Rituals of the Season (Deborah Knott Mysteries, #11) by Margaret Maron A Fatal Twist of Lemon by Patrice Greenwood Rest You Merry (Professor Peter Shandy Mystery #1) by Charlotte MacLeod Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer The Body in the Big Apple (Faith Fairchild, #10) by Katherine Hall Page Busy Body (Agatha Raisin, #21) by M.C. Beaton Stork Raving Mad (Meg Langslow #12) by Donna Andrews Finger Lickin' Dead (A Memphis BBQ Mystery #2) by Riley Adams


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Nell | 1172 comments Paranormal Mysteries
Ghosts:

Ghost a la Mode by Sue Ann Jaffarian√
An Uninvited Ghost by E.J. Copperman
Sketch Me If You Can by Sharon Pape
Haunting Jordan by P.J. Alderman

Ghost a la Mode (A Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery, #1) by Sue Ann Jaffarian An Uninvited Ghost (A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, #2) by E.J. Copperman Sketch Me If You Can (A Portrait of Crime Mystery, #1) by Sharon Pape Haunting Jordan (Port Chatham Mystery #1) by P.J. Alderman

Series:

Nancy Atherton, Aunt Dimity:
Aunt Dimity's Good Deed (Aunt Dimity, #3) by Nancy Atherton Aunt Dimity Digs In (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #4) by Nancy Atherton Aunt Dimity's Christmas (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #5) by Nancy Atherton
Aunt Dimity's Good Deed

Casey Daniels, Pepper Martin:
Don of the Dead (Pepper Martin, #1) by Casey Daniels

Jana Deleon, Ghost-in-law:
Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, #1) by Jana Deleon Mischief in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, #2) by Jana Deleon
Trouble in Mudbug

Alice Kimberly, The Haunted Bookshop:
Haunted Bookshop

Carolyn Hart, Bailey Ruth
Bailey Ruth

Juliet Blackwell, Haunted Home Renovation
Haunted House

Carolyn Haines, Sarah Booth Delaney
Sarah Booth Delaney


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Nell | 1172 comments Sally Goldenbaum
Featured Author Feb '16

Seaside Knitters:
Death By Cashmere
Patterns in the Sand
Moon Spinners
A Holiday Yarn

Death By Cashmere (Seaside Knitters, #1) by Sally Goldenbaum Patterns in the Sand (Seaside Knitters Mystery, #2) by Sally Goldenbaum
Moon Spinners (Seaside Knitters, #3) by Sally Goldenbaum A Holiday Yarn by Sally Goldenbaum


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Nell | 1172 comments TCF You Have The Right To Remain Silent
Year Long Challenge - 1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Lifer: 3 books per category / 8 categories
Life Without Parole: 16 categories

Progress:
Books read - 59/30
Categories - 18/8+

Masters of Murder - A book written by a master of the Genre - Edgar Grand Master Award
1) Agatha Christie, Endless Night - 10/23/14
2) P.D. James, Death Comes to Pemberley

Endless Night by Agatha Christie Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James

Watching the Detectives - The central character is a member of the police.
1) Dead Men Don't Ski by Patricia Moyes 1/18/14
2) Death of a Hussy by M.C. Beaton 1/26/14
3) Many Deadly Returns by Patricia Moyes 3/15/14
4) Every Broken Trust by Linda Rodriguez - 8/21/14
5) Every Hidden Fear by Linda Rodriguez - 8/25/14

Dead Men Don't Ski by Patricia Moyes Death of a Hussy (Hamish Macbeth, #5) by M.C. Beaton Many Deadly Returns by Patricia Moyes Every Broken Trust by Linda Rodriguez Every Hidden Fear by Linda Rodriguez

Outside The Law - The central character is not a member of the police.
1) A Covent Garden Mystery by Ashley Gardner 4/19/14
2) The Diva Wraps It Up by Krista Davis 12/28/14
3) Eggsecutive Orders by Julie Hyzy 11/15/14

A Covent Garden Mystery (Captain Lacey, #6) by Ashley Gardner Eggsecutive Orders (A White House Chef Mystery, #3) by Julie Hyzy The Diva Wraps It Up (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #8) by Krista Davis

From Page to Screen - A book that has been (or is being) adapted for the Movies or TV
1) Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult - 9/15/14
2) Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James - 10/31/14
3) Endless Night by Agatha Christie - 10/23/14

Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James Endless Night by Agatha Christie

Oh, Mr Serial Killer - start a new series
1) Cloche and Dagger by Jenn McKinlay 3/27/14
2) Sex, Murder And A Double Latte by Kyra Davis - 5/23/14
3) Books Can Be Deceiving by Jenn McKinlay - 9/06/14

Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay Sex, Murder And A Double Latte (A Sophie Katz Murder Mystery, #1) by Kyra Davis Books Can Be Deceiving (Library Lover's Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay

We Meet Again - Next in a series
1) Damsel in Distress by Carola Dunn 1/23/14
2) Death of a Perfect Wife by M.C. Beaton 1/24/14
3) Mama Pursues Murderous Shadows by Nora DeLoach 6/26/14

Damsel In Distress (Daisy Dalrymple, #5) by Carola Dunn Death of a Perfect Wife (Hamish Macbeth, #4) by M.C. Beaton Mama Pursues Murderous Shadows by Nora DeLoach

Mainely Murder - Mysteries set in Maine
1) Berried to the Hilt by Karen MacInerney - 1/02/14
2) Brush with Death by Karen MacInerney - 1/06/14
3) Clammed Up by Barbara Ross - 1/11/14
4) Boiled Over by Barbara Ross - 7/26/14

Berried to the Hilt (Gray Whale Inn Mystery, #4) by Karen MacInerney Brush with Death (The Gray Whale Inn Mysteries, #5) by Karen MacInerney Clammed Up (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #1) by Barbara Ross Boiled Over (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #2) by Barbara Ross

Once Upon a Crime - Historical Mystery
1) Dead in the Water by Carola Dunn - 2/01/14
2) Rattle His Bones by Carola Dunn - 2/10/14
3) To Davy Jones Below by Carola Dunn - 2/19/14
4) The Case of the Murdered Muckraker by Carola Dunn - 2/22/14

Dead in the Water (Daisy Dalrymple, #6) by Carola Dunn Rattle His Bones (Daisy Dalrymple, #8) by Carola Dunn To Davy Jones Below (Daisy Dalrymple, #9) by Carola Dunn The Case of the Murdered Muckraker (Daisy Dalrymple, #10) by Carola Dunn

And the Winner Is - Read a book that won a mystery award
1) A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash (New Blood Dagger Award) 3/20/14
2) Doing It at the Dixie Dew by Ruth Moose (Malice Domestic) 8/03/14
3) Buffalo West Wing by Julie Hyzy (Anthony Award) 11/24/14

A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash Doing It at the Dixie Dew (Dixie Dew Mystery, #1) by Ruth Moose Buffalo West Wing (A White House Chef Mystery, #4) by Julie Hyzy

Across the Pond - Great Britain (England, Wales or Scotland)
1) Styx and Stones by Carola Dunn - 2/05/14
2) Die Laughing by Carola Dunn - 2/27/14
3) A Mourning Wedding by Carola Dunn - 3/04/14
4) Fall of a Philanderer by Carola Dunn - 3/06/14

Styx and Stones (Daisy Dalrymple, #7) by Carola Dunn Die Laughing (Daisy Dalrymple, #12) by Carola Dunn A Mourning Wedding (Daisy Dalrymple, #13) by Carola Dunn Fall of a Philanderer (Daisy Dalrymple, #14) by Carola Dunn

Mind Your Own Business - entrepreneurs who solve mysteries on the side
1) Throw in the Trowel: A Flower Shop Mystery by Kate Collins 4/01/14
2) Grounds for Murder by Sandra Balzo 5/07/14
3) Death of a Mad Hatter by Jenn McKinlay 6/22/14

Throw in the Trowel (A Flower Shop Mystery, #15) by Kate Collins Grounds for Murder (Maggy Thorsen Mystery #2) by Sandra Balzo Death of a Mad Hatter (A Hat Shop Mystery, #2) by Jenn McKinlay

Holiday Homicide
1) Mistletoe and Murder by Carola Dunn (Christmas) 2/25/14
2) Arsenic and Old Cake by Jacklyn Brady (Memorial Day) 4/13/14
3) Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death by Denise Swanson (Easter) 4/27/14
4) Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti by Bailey Cates (Halloween) 10/15/14
5) Hail to the Chef by Julie Hyzy (Thanksgiving & Christmas season) 11/11/14

Mistletoe and Murder (Daisy Dalrymple, #11) by Carola Dunn Arsenic and Old Cake (A Piece of Cake Mystery, #3) by Jacklyn Brady Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death (Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery, #2) by Denise Swanson Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti (A Magical Bakery Mystery, #2) by Bailey Cates Hail to the Chef (A White House Chef Mystery, #2) by Julie Hyzy

Booked for Murder - Book themed
1) Due or Die by Jenn McKinlay - 9/12/14
2) Book, Line and Sinker by Jenn McKinlay - 9/19/14
3) Read It and Weep by Jenn McKinlay - 9/25/14

Due or Die (Library Lover's Mystery, #2) by Jenn McKinlay Book, Line and Sinker (Library Lover's Mystery, #3) by Jenn McKinlay Read It and Weep (Library Lover's Mystery, #4) by Jenn McKinlay

Aliases and Alibis - authors writing under pseudonyms
1) Pane of Death by Sarah Atwell aka Sheila Connolly - 7/20/14
2) It Takes a Witch by Heather Blake aka Heather Webber - 10/02/14
3) A Witch Before Dying by Heather Blake - 10/11/14
4) The Collector by Nora Roberts aka Eleanor Robertson - 5/29/14

The Collector by Nora Roberts Pane of Death (A Glassblowing Mystery, #2) by Sarah Atwell It Takes a Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery, #1) by Heather Blake A Witch Before Dying (A Wishcraft Mystery, #2) by Heather Blake

Hot and Bothered - Mystery set in a hot climate (South or Southwest)
1) Iced Chiffon by Duffy Brown (GA) 6/03/14
2) The Cakes of Wrath by Jacklyn Brady (LA) 7/07/14
3) Charms and Chocolate Chips by Bailey Cates (GA) - 10/20/14

Iced Chiffon (Consignment Shop Mystery, #1) by Duffy Brown The Cakes of Wrath (Piece of Cake Mystery, #4) by Jacklyn Brady Charms and Chocolate Chips (A Magical Bakery Mystery, #3) by Bailey Cates

International Intrigue :
1) Aunty Lee's Delights: by Ovidia Yu (Singapore) - 6/12/14
2) The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay (China, Vietnam & Cambodia) - 11/28/14
3) Gunpowder Plot by Carola Dunn (Great Britain) - 3/10/14

Gunpowder Plot (Daisy Dalrymple, #15) by Carola Dunn Aunty Lee's Delights (Singaporean Mystery #1) by Ovidia Yu The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Culinary Chicanery :
1) Affairs of Steak by Julie Hyzy 12/08/14
2) Fonduing Fathers by Julie Hyzy 12/16/14
3) Home of the Braised by Julie Hyzy 12/19/14

Affairs of Steak (A White House Chef Mystery, #5) by Julie Hyzy Fonduing Fathers (A White House Chef Mystery, #6) by Julie Hyzy Home of the Braised (A White House Chef Mystery, #7) by Julie Hyzy

Tickled to Death - mysteries that made me LOL
1) Board Stiff by Kendel Lynn - 3/24/14
2) Heirs and Graces by Rhys Bowen - 8/16/14
3) On Borrowed Time by Jenn McKinlay - 12/23/14

Board Stiff (An Elliott Lisbon Mystery, #1) by Kendel Lynn Heirs and Graces (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #7) by Rhys Bowen On Borrowed Time (Library Lover's Mystery #5) by Jenn McKinlay

Love You to Death (romance & suspense)
AAR[I]P - Senior Sleuths
Magick-al Mystery - paranormal (ghosts, witches, mystics)
Psyched - psychic detective
Murder in a Minor Key
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Get a Clue / Amateur Hour
Dead and Buried: gardening mystery
Thrilled to Death - suspense, thrillers


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