All Time Reading List

Mystery Readers Group-List of All Books Discussed-1995-2012

After discussing the book of the month, the group rates the quality of the writing (w) an over-all
perception of the book (r) on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being highest.  The numbers listed here are the group average score.

 

Albert, Susan Wittig               Thyme of death                                   2005                3.8

Atkinson, Kate                        Case histories                                      2012

Bannister, Jo                           Taste for burning                                 2002                7.1

Barclay, Linwood                   No time for goodbye                          2012

Barnes, Linda                          Trouble of fools                                  2001                7.94

Barr, Nevada                           Endangered species                            1999                7

Beaton, M. C.                         Death of a village                                2011                w5.8 /r5.5

Billingham, Mark                    Sleepyhead                                          2006                w6.7/r6

Black, Veronica                      Vow of silence                                    2002                6.6

Bland, Eleanor T.                    Dead time                                           1997               

Block, Lawrence                     Burglar who painted like Mondrian    1999

Block, Lawrence                     Dance at the slaughter house              1995

Booth, Stephen                       Black dog                                            2004                6.6

Blunt, Giles                             Forty words for sorrow                       2011                w6.9 / r6.8

Bowen, Rhys                          Evan help us                                        2002                7

Box, C. J.                                Open season                                        2003                9

Bradley, Alan                          Sweetness at the bottom of the pie     2010

Brett, Simon                            Mrs. Pargeter’s plot                             1999                4.5

Bruen, Ken                              The guards                                          2007                w8.1/r5.6

Buchanan, Edna                      Miami, it’s murder                              2001                7.83

Burke, Alafair                         Judgment calls                                                2007                w7.6/r7.3

Burke, James                           Black cherry blues                               2000                7

Camilleri, Andrea                    The terra-cotta dog                             2005

Cannell, Dorothy                    Widow’s club                                      2000                5.6

Carlon, Patricia                       Whispering wall                                  1999                6.5

Carter, Charlotte                     Coq au vin                                           2003                4.5

Child, Lee                               Killing floor                                        2004                7.9

Christie, Agatha                      Caribbean mystery                              1996

Chrodorov, Jerome                 Talent for murder                                1998                8.2

Church, James                         Corspe in the Koryo                            2008                w5.3/r3.8

Coben, Harlan                         Final detail                                          2003                7.8

Cody, Liza                              Bucket nut                                          2002                6

Collins, Max Allan                  True detective                                     2004                5.16

Connelly, Michael                   Black echo                                          2000                8

Constantine, K.C.                   Always a body to trade                      1997               

Cornwell, Patricia                   Postmortem                                         1995   

Cotterill, Colin                        The coroner’s lunch                             2007                w8.75/8.27

Crais, Robert                           Demolition angel                                 2005

Crider, Bill                              Death by accident                               2001                7

Crombie, Deborah                   A share in death                                  2007                w5.8/r5.1

Cross, Amanda                       Players come again                              2001                2.4

Crumley, James                       The last good kiss                               2006                w7.8/r3.75

Davidson, Diane Mott                        Catering to nobody                             2000                7.8

De Castrique, Mark                 Dangerous undertaking                       2008

Derleth, August                      Adventure of the black narcissus        1997

Dibdin, Michael                      Cosi fan tutti                                       1999                4.5

Donis, Casey                           The drop edge of yonder                    2008

Doyle, Arthur Conan              Adventure of the purloined periapt    1997               

Dunning, John                         Bookman’s wake                                2000                9

Eccles, Majorie                        Last nocturne                                      2011                w6.8/r5

Elkins, Aaron                          Make no bones                                    2001                6.5

Elroy, James                            Black Dahlia                                       1999                6.16

Ernst, Kathleen                       Old world murder                               2012

Estleman, Loren                      Sugartown                                           2007                w7.5/r7

Evanovich, Janet                     One for the money                              1997               

Ferrars, E. X.                           Hobby of murder                                2002                6

Fowler, Christopher                White corridor                                     2008

Francis, Dick                           Dead cert                                            1996               

French, Tana                           The faithful place                                2012

George, Anne                          Murder on a girl’s night out                2003                8

George, Elizabeth                   Great deliverance                                1995               

Gerritsen, Tess                        The surgeon                                         2011                w7.9 / r8.6

Gilbert, Michael                      Black seraphim                                    1996

Gill, Bartholomew                  Death on a cold, wild river                 2002                5.2

Gilpatrick, Noreen                  Piano man                                           1996               

Grabenstein                             Tilt-A-Whirl                                        2008

Graves, Sarah                          Dead cat bounce                                 2010                w6.9 / r6.6

Greeley, Andrew                    Happy are the clean of heart               2001                5.6

Gruley, Bryan                         Starvation lake                                    2011                w7.7 / r7.45

Gunn, Elizabeth                      Six-pound walleye                              2003                7

Hall, James                              Magic city                                           2008                w7.2/r7

Hamilton, Steve                      Cold day in paradise                           2004                5.66

Hammer, Richard                    CBS murders                                      1998                4.6

Harris, Charlaine                     Grave sight                                          2007                w6.2/r6.6

Harrison, Jamie                       Blue deer thaw                                    2003                4.7

Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia          Killing time                                         1999                8.8

Hart, Caroline                         Little class on murder                         1998               

Hart, Erin                                Haunted ground                                  2006                w8/r8

Hart, Roy                                Seascape with dead figures                2002                6.3

Harvey, John                           Off minor                                            1995               

Hiaasen, Carl                           Strip tease                                           1995               

Highsmith, Patricia                 Talented Mr. Ripley                            1996               

Hillerman, Tony                      Thief of time                                       1995               

Hirahara, Naomi                      Summer of the big bachi                     2010                w3.3 / r2.4

Hirschfeld, Corson                  Aloha, Mr. Lucky                               2003                4.6

Houston, Victoria                   Dead angler                                         2005                7

Hyzy, Julie                              State of the onion                               2010                w8.6 / r8.5

James, bill                                Top banana                                          2002                4

James, P.D.                             Unsuitable job for a woman                1998                8

Johansen, Iris                          Killing game                                        2008                w6.5/r6

Johnson, Craig                        Cold dish                                            2010                w7.8 / r8.4

Keene, Carolyn                       Case of the floating crime                   1997

Keene, Carolyn                       Mystery of the tolling bell                  1997

Kellerman, Faye                      Ritual bath                                          2001

Kellerman, Jesse                      Trouble                                                2008                w2/r1.2

Kemelman, Harry                    Friday the Rabbi slept late                  1996

Kienzle, William                     Rosary murders                                   2001                7.6

King, Laurie                            Grave talent                                        2004                8.33

Kling, Christine                       Surface tension                                   2006                w4.9/r5

Knopf, Chris                           Last Refuge                                        2008

Koryta, Michael                      So cold the river                                  2010                w7.2m / r5.8

Krueger, Wm. Kent                Iron lake                                              2003                8

Landay, William                     Defending Jacob                                 2012

Larson, Erik                            Devil in the White City                       2011

L’Engle, Madeleine                Wrinkle in time                                   1997

Lehane, Dennis                       Mystic River                                       2003                8

Leonard, Elmore                     La Brava                                             1996

Lescroart, John                        Dead Irish                                           2005                6.5

Lippman, Laura                       Charm city                                          2006

Logue, Mary                           Blood country                                     2001                7.1

Lovesey, Peter                                    Bloodhounds                                      2002                6.9

Lovesey, Peter                                    Upon a dark night                               1999                8.5

Lutz, Lisa                                The Spellman files                               2008

MacDonald, Ross                   Far side of the dollar                           1998                7.3

Maitland, Barry                       Marx sisters                                         2005

Maron, Margaret                     Bootlegger’s daughter                                    1997

Maron, Margaret                     Killer market                                       1997

Maron, Margaret                     Shooting at loons                                1997

Maron, Margaret                     Southern discomfort                           1997

Maron, Margaret                     Up jumps the devil                              1997

Marsh, Ngaio                          Light thickens                                     2007                w5.9/r5

Massey, Sujata                        Salaryman’s wife                                2004                6.75

McBain, Ed                             Cop hater                                            1998                6.9

McBain, Ed                             Heat                                                    1998                5.6

McBain, Ed                             Nocturne                                             1998                6.1

McDermid, Val                       The distant echo                                  2007                w7.9/r7.4

McGown, Jill                          Murder at the old vicarage                  2002                7.8

McKevett,  G.A.                     Just desserts                                        2006                w4.6/r5.25

McKinlay, Jenn                       Buttercream bump off                                    2012

Meier,l Leslie                          Wicked witch murder                         2011

Meyer, Deon                           Dead before dying                              2012

Mina, Denise                           Field of blood                                     2007                w7.2/r5.9

Mosley, Walter                        Devil in a blue dress                            1997

Muller, Marcia             Wolf in the shadows                           2000                6.1

Myers, Tamar                          Crepes of Wrath                                  2006                w2.7/r2.7

Nunn, Malla                            A beautiful place to die                      2012

O’Connell, Carol                     Mallory’s oracle                                  2000                6.1

O’Donnell, Lillian                   Good night to kill                               2000                8

O’Hehir, Diana                       Murder never forgets                          2008                w3.7/r3.4

Page, Katherine Hall               The body in the belfry                                    2007                w7.3/r7.25

Parish, P. J.                              Dark of the moon                                2004                7.46

Pelecanos, George                   Right as rain                                        2005

Penny, Louise                         Still life                                               2008

Perry, Anne                             Face of a stranger                                2010                w6.9 / r7.1

Peters, Elizabeth                     Night train to Memphis                       2000                5.66

Peters, Ellis                             Holy thief                                            1995

Pickard, Nancy                       I.O.U.                                                  1995

Pronzini & Muller                   Double                                                            1998                6.6

Qiu, Xiaolong                         Case of two cities                               2008                w3.4/r2.4

Quinn, Spencer                       Dog on it                                             2011                w6.5 / r6.9

Ramsay, Fred                          Artscape                                              2006                w7.2/r5.78

Rankin, Ian                             Black & blue                                       2002                3.8

Read, Cornelia                                    A field of darkness                             2008

Rees, Matt Beynon                 The collaborator of Bethlehem           2008

Reichs, Kathy                         Deja Dead                                           2000                6

Riordan, Rick                          Last king of Texas                              2003                7

Robb, J.D.                               Naked in death                                   2005

Robotham, Michael                 Suspect                                                2010                w8.4 / r8.1

Roosevelt, Elliott                    Murder and the first lady                    2001                5.5

Roslund, Anders                     Three seconds                                     2012

Ross, Kate                               Broken vessel                                      2000                8.28

Rozan, S. J.                             Bitter feast                                          2003                8

Rowland, Laura Joh                Red chrysanthemum                           2008

Sayers, Dorothy                      Clouds of                                            1996

Scottoline, Lisa                       Moment of truth                                 2001                7.5

Sedley, Katie                          Death and the chapman                      1998                6.3

Seranella, Barbara                   No human involved                            2004                8.2

Shankman, Sarah                    I still miss my man but…                    2005

Sharp, Zoe                               First drop                                            2007                w7.8/ r8.6

Sidor, Steven                          Skin river                                             2006                w5.68/r3.9

Slan, Joanna Campbell            Paper, scissors death…                       2010                w5.2 / r5.7

Slaughter, Karen                     Blindsighted                                       2006                w6.3/r6.66

Smiley, Patricia                       False profits                                        2006                w6.26/r6.56

Spencer-Fleming, Julia            In the bleak midwinter                        2004                7.78

Stabenow, Dana                      Cold blooded business                        1999                7.25

Stanley, Michael                     Carrion Death                                     2011                w6.7 / r6.4

Steinhauer, Olen                     Bridge of sighs                                    2008                w5.85/r5.6

Stevens, Taylor                       The informationist                               2012

Swierczynski, Duane              The blonde                                          2010                w6.4 / r5.2

Todd, Charles                         A duty to the dead                             2012

Toll, Emily                              Murder will travel                               2008                w4.4/r4

Tope, Rebecca                         Dirty death                                          2004                6

Tracy, P. J.                              Monkeewrench                                   2008                w9.78/r9.8

Tremblay, Paul                        Little sleep                                          2011                w7.1 / r5.45

Upfield, Arthur                       Bone is pointed                                   1997

Viets, Elaine                            Shop till you drop                               2006                w5.9/r5.8

Waldman, Ayelet                    Nursery crimes                                    2005

Waterhouse, Jane                    Shadow walk                                      2005

Westlake, Donald                   Good behavior                                                1995

White, Stephen                       Privileged information                        2010                w5.5 / r5.4

Wilhelm, Kate                         Best defense                                       1997                w7.1 / r5.9

Woods, Paula                          Inner city blues                                   2004                6.1

Yorke, Margaret                      Serious intent                                      1999                6.9

 

 

 



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