Sunday, June 17, 2012

Challenge Complete: Criminal Plots II 2012

Jen over at hosted her Criminal Plots Reading Challenge for a second year. All I had to do was read six books this year in six predetermined criminal categories.  Mission accomplished! [Cue Mission Impossible theme music.] See below for the books I read to fulfill the challenge. For full details and to see about signing up click on the challenge link above. . 
1. Novel with a weapon in the title:
A Dram of Poison by Charlotte Armstrong (5/17/12)
2. Book published at least 10 years ago: The Black Seven by Carol Kendall, pub.1946 (1/29/12)

3. Book written by author from Indiana (the state I live in):
The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson (from Crawfordsville, IN) [6/17/12]
4. Book written by an author using a pen name:
The Morning After Death by Nicholas Blake (aka Cecil Day Lewis: Poet Laureate, Great Britain 1968-1972) [5/14/12]
5. Crime novel whose protagonist is the opposite gender of the author:
Nothing Can Rescue Me by Elizabeth Daly (protagonist--Henry Gamadge) [2/18/12]
6. Stand-alone novel by author who writes at least one series:
So Many Steps to Death (aka Destination Unknown) by Agatha Christie (Poirot series, Miss Marple series, etc) [5/25/12]

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