Books Read in 2010

  1. Drood by Dan Simmons
  2. Invisible by Paul Auster
  3. Be Near Me by Andrew O’Hagan
  4. Let it Bleed by Ian Rankin
  5. Black and Blue by Ian Rankin
  6. Losing You by Nicci French
  7. The Music Room by William Fiennes (library book)
  8. The Pale Horse by Agatha Christie
  9. Can Any Mother Help Me? by Jenna Bailey – see also here
  10. Fallen Gods by Quintin Jardine (library book)
  11. The Hanging Garden by Ian Rankin
  12. The Hollow by Agatha Christie (library book)
  13. Not Safe After Dark and Other Works by Peter Robinson (short stories) (library book)
  14. The Warrior’s Princess by Barbara Erskine
  15. Dead Souls by Ian Rankin
  16. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey
  17. Poetic Lives: Shelley by Daniel Hahn
  18. A Fatal Inversion by Barbara Vine (library book)
  19. The Careful Use of Compliments by Alexander McCall Smith (library book)
  20. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? by Agatha Christie
  21. Dead in the Morning by Margaret Yorke (library book)
  22. Heartland by John MacKay (library book)
  23. A Loyal Character Dancer by Qiu Xiaolong (library book)
  24. Crime on the Move: the Official Anthology of the Crime Writers’ Association 2005, edited by Martin Edwards (library book) see also here
  25. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters (library book)
  26. Raven Black by Ann Cleeves (library book)
  27. Pariah by Dave Zeltserman (library book)
  28. The Widow’s Tale by Mick Jackson
  29. Hearts and Minds by Amanda Craig
  30. King Arthur’s Bones by The Medieval Murderers (library book)
  31. Semi-Detached by Griff Rhys Jones (library book) – see here and here for two quotations
  32. Faithful Unto Death by Caroline Graham
  33. Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie (library book)
  34. Take My Breath Away by Martin Edwards (library book)
  35. 100 Days on Holy Island: a Writer’s Exile by Peter Mortimer (library book)
  36. Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House by M C Beaton (library book)
  37. The Breaking Point: short stories by Daphne Du Maurier (library book)
  38. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  39. Revenge Served Cold by Jackie Fullerton
  40. The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison (library book)
  41. Snapped in Cornwall by Janie Bolitho (library book)
  42. Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days by Jared Cade
  43. The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie (library book)
  44. The Holly-Tree Inn by Charles Dickens
  45. Hector and the Search for Happiness by François Lelord
  46. The Right Attitude to Rain by Alexander McCall Smith (library book)
  47. The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths (library book)
  48. The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono (library book)
  49. Set in Darkness by Ian Rankin (a re-read)
  50. Bad Science by Ben Goldacre
  51. The Falls by Ian Rankin (a re-read)
  52. Resurrection Men by Ian Rankin
  53. The Border Line by Eric Robson (library book) – see also here
  54. A Question of Blood by Ian Rankin
  55. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
  56. A Dark-Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine (library book)
  57. The Body on the Beach by Simon Brett (library book)
  58. Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
  59. The Comfort of Saturdays by Alexander McCall Smith (library book)
  60. Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett
  61. The Gourmet by Muriel Barbery
  62. Fleshmarket Close by Ian Rankin
  63. Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
  64. The Serpent Pool by Martin Edwards
  65. The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
  66. The Tapestry of Love by Rosy Thornton
  67. 4.50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie
  68. Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer (library book)
  69. Seeking Whom He May Devour by Fred Vargas (library book)
  70. The Naming of the Dead by Ian Rankin
  71. Flodden by Niall Barr (library book)
  72. The Tent, the Bucket and Me by Emma Kennedy (borrowed)
  73. The Fall by Simon Mawer (library book)
  74. The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
  75. Blood Safari by Deon Meyer (library book)
  76. Heartstone by C J Sansom
  77. Quite Ugly One Morning by Christopher Brookmyre (borrowed)
  78. A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve (library book)
  79. Exit Music by Ian Rankin
  80. Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
  81. The Rain Before It Falls by Jonathan Coe (library book)
  82. A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie (library book)
  83. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday (Book Club book)
  84. A Detective at Death’s Door by H R F Keating (library book)
  85. Solar by Ian McEwan (library book)
  86. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  87. Missing Link by Joyce Holms (library book)
  88. The Turning of the Tide by Reginald Hill (library book)
  89. The Beacon by Susan Hill (library book)
  90. All Bones and Lies by Anne Fine (Book Club book)
  91. Two Moons by Jennifer Johnston
  92. Murder is Easy by Agatha Christie
  93. Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case by Agatha Christie
  94. Seeing Things: A Memoir by Oliver Postgate
  95. An Autobiography by Agatha Christie
  96. Frozen Moment by Camilla Ceder (library book)
  97. Where Three Roads Meet by Salley Vickers (library book)
  98. Reflex by Dick Francis
  99. In the Sign of the Bear by R D Symons
  100. The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse