Thursday, January 5, 2012

A-Z Mystery Challenge 2012

Once again I'm signing up for The A-Z Mystery Author Challenge sponsored by Michelle at Red Headed Book Child.

Here are the RULES:

  • Challenge runs from January 1 - December 31, 2012. Sign up ends February 1, 2012.
  • Each letter represents the last name of the mystery author. G= for Sue Grafton.
  • You decide your level.
  • Mystery genre can include Cozy, Suspense, Thriller, or Noir. All Adult novels please.
  • Sign up on Mr. Linky.
  • Write a post about this challenge and what letters you want to read. You can list the authors you choose or do it as you go.
  • When you post your reviews, mention this challenge and link back to this sign up post.
  • New button will be available that will have my new blog address on it. Feel free to grab this one for now!
  • Review Posts
I had a ton of fun with it last year--and even made it through the entire alphabet. It was pretty difficult for me to find an "X" author that I thought I might enjoy, so I don't know if I'll make it all the way through again or not. We'll see.

But for now I am officially signing up for letters A-M. I will list the books as I read them below:

A: A Sprig of Sea Lavender by J. R. L. Anderson (3/31/12)
B: Dekok & Murder on the Menu by A. C. Baantjer (7/13/12)
C: The Problem of the Green Capsule by John Dickson Carr (1/7/12)
D: Nothing Can Rescue Me by Elizabeth Daly (2/18/12)
E: Five Passengers from Lisbon by Mignon G Eberhart (3/11/12)
F: The Fleet Street Murders by Charles Finch 9/1/12)
G: A Slip of the Tong by Charles Goodrum (6/3/12)
H: The Doctor Dines in Prague by Robin Hathaway (3/12/12)
I: A Good Death by Elizabeth Ironside (3/28/12)
J: Murder at the MLA by D J H Jones(10/3/12)
K: Garden of Malice by Susan Kenney (5/21/12)
L: Murder Has Its Points by Richard & Frances Lockridge (1/2/12)
M: The Necropolis Railway by Andrew Martin (9/7/12)


N: The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson (6/17/12)
O: Cover Up by Anthony Oliver (12/6/12)
P: A Spark of Death by Bernadette Pajer (2/19/12)
Q: The Devil to Pay by Ellery Queen (5/6/12)
R: A Sleeping Life by Ruth Rendell (10/8/12)
S: The Fire Engine That Disappeared by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö (4/9/12)
T: O' Artful Death by Sarah Stewart Taylor (6/20/12)
U: The Bone Is Pointed by Arthur W Upfield (11/16/12)
V: The Three Evangelists by Fred Vargas (12/15/12)
W: The Key by Patricia Wentworth (8/5/12)
X: Nantucket Soap Opera by S. F. X. Dean (3/20/12)
Y: The Anatomy of Death by Felicity Young (8/10/12)
Z: Murder at the Portland Variety by M. J. Zellnik (7/29/12)


Michelle (Red Headed Book Child) said...

Thanks again for participating Bev! You did awesome last year!

Marce said...

You rock Bev, I completed the challenge also but only went for A-I, this year I'm doing J-P.