Click on titles for book reports or book notes. If more than one book by an author, they are listed in alphabetical order, not publication or series order. 

2023 - No longer going to note if a reread- more simplification


Peter Abrahams
Echo Falls series
Behind The Curtain - book 2
Down The Rabbit Hole - book 1
Into The Dark - book 3

Glynn Marsh Alam
Luanne Fogerty series
Dive Deep and Deadly - book 1

Matthew Algeo
Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure

Margery Allingham
Albert Campion series
Mystery Mile - book 2

Sally Andrew
Tannie Maria series
Recipes for Love and Murder - book 1 

Michiko Aoyama
What you are looking for is in the library

Kathi Appelt
Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers

Robert Arbor and Katherine Whiteside
Joie de Vivre

Ann Arnold
The Adventurous Chef: Alexis Soyer

Harriette Ashbrook
Spike Tracy series
A Most Immoral Murder - book 4
Murder Comes Back - book 6
Murder Makes Murder - book 5
The Murder of Cecily Thane - book 1
The Murder of Sigurd Sharon - book 3
The Murder of Steven Kester - book 2

Stacey D. Atkinson

Richard and Florence Atwater
Mr. Popper's Penguins


Nicholson Baker
A Box of Matches

Faith Baldwin
Mavis of Green Hill

Elizabeth Bard
Lunch in Paris

Raffaela Barker
Green Grass

John Barlow
LS9 series
Father and Son - book 2
Hope Road - book 1

Robert Barnard
The Skeleton In The Grass

Luke Barr
Provence 1970

Lorna Barrett
Booktown series
Murder is Binding - book 1

Dave Barry
The Shepherd, The Angel, and Walter The Christmas Miracle Dog

Allison Hoover Bartlett
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

Nicholas A. Basbanes
Cross of Snow
A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Quentin Bates
Sergeant Gunnhildur series
Frozen Assets

Joan Bauer
Best Foot Forward
Rules of the Road

M.C. Beaton
Hamish Macbeth series
Death of a Chimney Sweep - book 26
Death of a Gentle Lady - book 24
Death of a Maid - book 23
Death of a Witch - book 25

Ilene Beckerman
The Smartest Woman I Know

Brendan Behan
After the Wake

Quentin Bell and Virginia Nicholson
Charleston: A Bloomsbury house and garden

George Bellairs
Thomas Littlejohn series
Death in Dark Glasses - book 17
Death Sends For the Doctor - book 27
The Dead Shall Be Raised aka Murder Will Speak - book 3 - read again 11/22
The Murder of a Quack - book 4

James R. Benn
Billy Boyle World War II Mystery series
Billy Boyle - book 1
The First Wave - book 2

Martha Bergland
A Farm Under A Lake
Idle Curiosity

Ellen Perry Berkeley (editor)
At Grandmother's Table

Pierre Berton
The Secret World Of Og

Earl Derr Biggers
Fifty Candles
The Agony Column
Seven Keys to Baldpate

Charlie Chan series
Behind That Curtain - book 3
Charlie Chan Carries On - book 5
The Black Camel - book 4
The Chinese Parrot - book 2
The House Without a Key - book 1
Keeper of the Keys - book 6

Maeve Binchy
Evening Class
Heart and Soul
Minding Frankie
Nights of Rain and Stars
Scarlet Feather
This Year It Will Be Different
Whitethorn Woods

Jeanne Birdsall
Penderwicks series
The Penderwicks - book 1
The Penderwicks at Point Mouette - book 3
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street - book 2

David Bishop
The Complete Inspector Morse

Nicholas Blake
Nigel Strangeways series
The Widow's Cruise - book 13

Roy Blount, Jr.
Alphabet Juice

Deborah Blum
The Poisoner's Handbook

Michael Bond
A Bear Called Paddington

Alice K. Boatwright
Ellie Kent series
Under an English Heaven - book 1
What Child is This? - book 2

Hal Borland
This Hill, This Valley

Lucy M. Boston
Green Knowe series
The Children of Green Knowe - book 1

Jacqueline and Lee Bouvier
One Special Summer

Hilary Boyd
Thursdays in the Park

Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Lady Audley's Secret

Alan Bradley
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Rick Bragg
The Most They Ever Had
The Prince Of Frogtown

Susan Branch
A Fine Romance
Home For Christmas
Martha's Vineyard Isle of Dreams
The Fairy Tale Girl

Christianna Brand
Inspector Cockrill series
Heads You Lose - book 1

Marilyn and Sheila Brass
Heirloom Baking with the Brass Sisters

Maeve Brennan
The Springs of Affection
Stories of Dublin

Jimmy Breslin
The Good Rat

Simon Brett
Fethering series
The Stabbing in the Stables - book 7

Ann Bridge
Julia Probyn series
The Lighthearted Quest - book 1

Julie Brinckloe

Margaret Wise Brown
Little Fur Family

Ken Bruen
Jack Taylor series
The Guards - book 1

Gesine Bullock-Prado
My Life from Scratch

Susan Jackson Bybee
Even If the Sky Falls Down

Paula Byrne
Kick: The True Story of JFK's Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth

Shaun Bythell
Confessions of a Bookseller
The Diary of a Bookseller


Elizabeth Cadell
Waynes of Wood Mount series
Six Impossible Things - book 3
The Blue Sky of Spring - book 2
The Lark Shall Sing - book 1

Julie Campbell
Trixie Belden series
The Red Trailer Mystery - book 2
The Secret of the Mansion - book 1

Michael Campling
Devonshire Mysteries series
A Study in Stone - book 1
Murder Between the Tides - book 3
Valley of Lies - book 2

Brady Carlson
Dead Presidents

Heron Carvic
Miss Seeton series
Miss Seeton Draws the Line - book 2
Picture Miss Seeton - book 1

David Casarett
Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency
Murder at the House of Rooster Happiness - book 1

Sarah Challis
Blackthorn Winter

C.S. Challinor
Christmas Is Murder

Roz Chast
Can't we talk about something more PLEASANT?

Beth Chatto and Christopher Lloyd
Dear Friend and Gardener

Susan Cheever
American Bloomsbury

Gail Chislett
The Rude Visitors

Agatha Christie
4.50 From Paddington - Miss Marple
A Caribbean Mystery - Miss Marple
A Murder is Announced - Miss Marple
A Pocketful of Rye - Miss Marple
At Bertram's Hotel - Miss Marple
Cards on the Table - Hercule Poirot and Colonel Race
Crooked House
Dead Man's Folly - Hercule Poirot
Dead Man's Mirror - Hercule Poirot
Death in the Clouds - Hercule Poirot
Death On The Nile - Hercule Poirot and Colonel Race
Destination Unknown
Dumb Witness - Hercule Poirot
Five Little Pigs - Hercule Poirot
Hercule Poirot's Christmas - Hercule Poirot
Hickory Dickory Dock - Hercule Poirot
Lord Edgware Dies - Hercule Poirot
Mrs. McGinty's Dead - Hercule Poirot
Murder in Mesopotamia - Hercule Poirot
Murder in the Calais Coach - Hercule Poirot
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe - Hercule Poirot
Parker Pyne Investigates
Peril at End House - Hercule Poirot
Poirot Investigates - Hercule Poirot
Poirot's Early Cases - Hercule Poirot
Problem at Pollensa Bay - stories, two of which feature Hercule Poirot
Sad Cypress - Hercule Poirot
Sleeping Murder - Miss Marple
Sparkling Cyanide - Colonel Race
Taken at the Flood - Hercule Poirot
Ten Little Indians
The ABC Murders - Hercule Poirot
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding - Hercule Poirot
The Big Four - Hercule Poirot
The Body in the Library - Miss Marple
The Hollow - Hercule Poirot
The Man in the Brown Suit - Colonel Race
The Mirror Crack'd - Miss Marple 
The Moving Finger - Miss Marple
The Murder at the Vicarage - Miss Marple
The Murder on the Links - Hercule Poirot
The Mysterious Affair At Styles - Hercule Poirot
The Mysterious Mr. Quin - Harley Quin and Mr. Satterthwaite
The Mystery of the Blue Train - Hercule Poirot
The Secret of Chimneys - Superintendent Battle
The Seven Dials Mystery - Superintendent Battle
The Sittaford Mystery
They Came To Baghdad
Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

Jill Ciment
Heroic Measures

Mary Higgins Clark
No Place Like Home

Molly Clavering
Because of Sam
Dear Hugo
Mrs Lorimer's Quiet Summer aka Mrs Lorimer's Family
Susan Settles Down

Beverly Cleary
Dear Mr. Henshaw
Henry Huggins

Ann Cleeves
A Bird in the Hand - book 1 in the George and Molly Palmer-Jones

Laurie Colwin

Libby Cone
War On The Margins

Sheila Connolly
County Cork mystery series
A Turn for Bad - book 4
An Early Wake - book 3
Buried in a Bog - book 1
Cruel Winter - book 5
Fatal Roots - book 8
Many A Twist - book 6
Scandel in Skibbereen - book 2
The Lost Traveller - book 7
Tied Up With A Bow - book 6.5

Claire Cook
Best Staged Plans

Caroline B. Cooney
What Child Is This

Lettice Cooper
The New House

Matthew Costello (with Neil Richards)
Mydworth mystery series
A Little Night Murder - book 2
A Shot in the Dark - book 1 

Colin Cotterill
Dr. Siri Paiboun series
Anarchy and Old Dogs - book 4
Disco for the Departed - book 3
The Coroner's Lunch - book 1
The Merry Misogynist - book 6
Thirty-Three Teeth - book 2
Curse of the Pogo Stick - book 5

Cleo Coyle
Coffeehouse Mystery series
A Brew to a Kill - book 11
Billionaire Blend - book 13
Dead Cold Brew - book 16
Dead to the Last Drop - book 15
Decaffeinated Corpse - book 5
Espresso Shot - book 7
French Pressed - book 6
Holiday Buzz - book 12
Holiday Grind - book 8
Latte Trouble - book 3
Murder By Mocha - book 10
Murder Most Frothy - book 4
On What Grounds - book 1
Once Upon a Grind - book 14
Roast Mortem - book 9
Through the Grinder - book 2

Alisa Craig 
Madoc and Janet Rhys series
A Pint of Murder - book 1

Elizabeth Spann Craig
Village Library mysteries
Borrowed Time - book 3
Checked Out - book 1
Overdue - book 2

Helen Cresswell
The Bagthorpe series
Ordinary Jack - book 1

Freeman Wills Crofts
The Cask

Inspector French series
Mystery in the Channel - book 7
The Starvel Hollow Tragedy - book 3

Deborah Crombie
Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series
A Bitter Feast - book 18
A Finer End - book 7
A Share in Death - book 1
All Shall Be Well - book 2
And Justice There is None - book 8
Dreaming of the Bones - book 5
In a Dark House - book 10
Kissed a Sad Goodbye - book 6
Leave the Grave Green - book 3
Mourn Not Your Dead - book 4
Necessary As Blood - book 13
No Mark Upon Her - book 14
Now May You Weep - book 9
The Garden of Lamentations - book 17
The Sound of Broken Glass - book 15
To Dwell in Darkness - book 16
Water Like a Stone - book 11
Where Memories Lie - book 12

Marion Cunningham
Lost Recipes


Katharine D'Souza
Deeds Not Words
Park Life

Kathi Daley
Inn at Holiday bay series
Answers in the Attic - book 4
Boxes in the Basement - book 1
Letters in the Library - book 2
Message in the Mantle - book 3
Haunting in the Hallway - book 5

Paula Deen

Vicki Delany
Constable Molly Smith series
In the Shadow of the Glacier - book 1
Winter of Secrets - book 3
Valley of the Lost book 2

Marion Dell and Marion Whybrow
Remembering St Ives

Joyce Dennys
Henrietta's War

Susan Denyer
At Home With Beatrix Potter

Tomie dePaola
Christmas Remembered

Traci DePree
Dandelions In A Jelly Jar

Tatiana de Rosnay
Sarah's Key

Anita Desai
The Artist of Disappearance

Colin Dexter
Inspector Morse series
Last Bus to Woodstock - book 1
Last Seen Wearing - book 2
The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn - book 3

Gioia Diliberto
Hadley - hc
Paris Without End - pb
Same book- different titles

K.B. Dixon
The Ingram Interview

Ivan Doig
Morrie Morgan series
The Whistling Season - book 1
Work Song - book 2

Monty Don
My family and other dogs

O. Douglas
Jane's Parlour
Olivia In India
Penny Plain
Pink Sugar
The House That is Our Own

Siobhan Dowd
Bog Child
The London Eye Mystery

Brendan DuBois
Lewis Cole series

Black Tide - book 2
Blood Foam - book 9
Buried Dreams - book 5
Dead Sand - book 1
Deadly Cove - book 7
Fatal Harbor - book 8
Killer Waves - book 4
Primary Storm - book 6
Shattered Shell - book 3
Storm Cell - book 10

Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other Animals


Kim Edwards
The Lake of Dreams

Martin Edwards
Lake District Mystery series
The Coffin Trail - book 1

Phil Edwards
The Jake Russo series
Dead Air Can Kill You - book 3
Death by Gumbo - book 2
Lights! Camera! Murder! - book 5
Retirement Can Be Murder - book 1
The Show Must Go Wrong - book 4

Tim Egan
Dodsworth series
Dodsworth in Paris - book 2

Deby Eisenberg
Pictures of the Past

Jessica Ellicott
Beryl and Edwina mystery series
Murder in an English Village - book 1

Elizabeth Enright
Melendy series
The Four-Story Mistake - book 1
The Saturdays - book 2

Nora Ephron
I Feel Bad About My Neck


Elizabeth Fair
A Winter Away

Barry Fantoni
Harry Lipkin, Private Eye

Elizabeth Fair
The Native Heath

Joseph Jefferson Farjeon
Mystery in White

M.A.C. Farrant
My Turquoise Years
The Secret Lives of Litterbugs: and Other (True) Stories

Jessica Fechtor
Stir: My Broken Brain and The Meals That Brought Me Home

Katie Fforde
A Secret Garden

Fannie Flagg
Elmwood Springs series
Can't Wait to Get to Heaven - book 3
Standing in the Rainbow - book 2
The Whole Town's Talking - book 4 
Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! - book 1

A Redbird Christmas

Sid Fleischman
The Abracadabra Kid

Shamini Flint
Inspector Singh Investigates series
A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul - book 2
A Calamitous Chinese Killing - book 6
A Curious Indian Cadaver - book 5
A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree - book 4
A Frightfully English Execution - book 7
A Most Peculiar Malaysian Mystery - book 1
Singapore School of Villainy - book 3

Lynn Florkiewicz
Lord James Harrington series
Lord James Harrington and the New Year's Eve Mystery - book 11
The Spring Mystery - book 2
The Summer Mystery - book 3
The Winter Mystery - book 1

Christopher Fowler
Bryant and May series
Full Dark House - book 1
The Water Room - book 2

Laurie Frankel
This  Is How It Always Is

Benedict and Nancy Freedman
Mrs. Mike

Castle Freeman, Jr.
Spring Snow

R. Austin Freeman
Dr. Thorndyke series
John Thorndyke's Cases - book 2
The Eye of Osiris - book 3
The Mystery of 31 New Inn - book 4
The Red Thumb Mark - book 1
The Singing Bone - book 5

Paul French
Midnight in Peking

Tana French
Dublin Murder Squad series
In The Woods - book 1

Robert Frost, illus. by Susan Jeffers
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

M.E. Furman, illus. by Susan Gal
A World of Cookies For Santa


Kathryn O. Galbraith
Arbor Day Square
Planting the Wild Garden

Paul Gallico
The Snow Goose

John Galsworthy
The Forsyte Saga
In Chancery - book 2
Indian Summer of a Forsyte - an "interlude" between book 1 and 2, what might now be called 1.5 (55 pages long)
The Man of Property - book 1
To Let - book 3

The Forsyte Saga: A Modern Comedy
Swan Song - book 3
The Silver Spoon - book 2
The White Monkey - book 1
A Silent Wooing - "interlude" much shorter than Indian Summer of a Forsyte
between The White Monkey and The Silver Spoon
Passers By - "interlude" between The Silver Spoon and Swan Song

Ramin Ganeshram
Stir It Up!

Alan Garner
The Owl Service

Helen Garner
The Spare Room

Frances Garrood
Ruth Robinson's Year of Miracles

Lisa Genova
Still Alice

Adele Geras
Apricots At Midnight

Stella Gibbons
The Swiss Summer

Michael Gilbert

Inspector Hazlerigg series
Close Quarters - book 1

Patrick Petrella series
Blood and Judgement - book 1

Calder and Behrens series
Game Without Rules (stories) 

Short Stories
Anything for a Quiet Life: And Other New Mystery Stories

Dorothy Gilman
A Nun in the Closet 

Mrs. Pollifax series
A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax - book 4
Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha - book 7
Mrs. Pollifax on the China Station - book 6
Mrs. Pollifax on Safari - book 5
The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax - book 2
The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax - book 3
The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax - book 1

Bruce Goldfarb
18 Tiny Deaths
The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

Catherine Goldhammer
Still Life With Chickens

Allegra Goodman
Kaaterskill Falls
Paradise Park

Melissa Ann Goodwin
The Christmas Village

Elizabeth Goudge
The Scent of Water

Kerry Greenwood
Phryne Fisher series
Cocaine Blues - book 1

John Grisham
Skipping Christmas

Alan Glynn

Elizabeth Goudge
The Scent of Water

Anna Katharine Green
Ebenezer Gryce series
That Affair Next Door - book 7; and book 1 in the Amelia Butterworth series
The Leavenworth Case - book 1

Kerry Greenwood
Phryne Fisher series
Cocaine Blues - book 1

Cecil Freeman Gregg
Inspector Cuthbert Higgins
The Murder on the Bus - book 4

John Grisham
Rogue Lawyer

Karen Gundersheimer
Happy Winter


Robin Ha
Almost American Girl

Donald Hall
Essays After Eighty
Ox-Cart Man

Tarquin Hall
Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator series
The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken - book 3
The Case of the Love Commandos - book 4
The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing - book 2
The Case of the Missing Servant - book 1

Helene Hanff
84, Charring Cross Road
Q's Legacy
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street

H.Y. Hanna
Oxford Tea Room mysteries
A Scone to Die For - book 1
All-butter Shortdead - prequel
Another Ones Bites the Crust - book 7
Apple Strudel Alibi - book 8
Four Puddings and a Funeral - book 6
Muffins and Mourning Tea - book 5
Tea With Milk and Murder - book 2
Till Death Do Us Tart - book 4
The Dough Must Go On - book 9
The Mousse Wonderful Time of the Year - book 10
Two Down, Bun To Go - book 3

English Cottage Garden mysteries
Deadhead and Buried - book 1
Doom and Blue - book 3
Silent Bud Deadly - book 2

Tender mysteries
Tender Betrayal - book 3
Tender Deceit - book 1
Tender Treachery - book 2

Marc Hamer
Spring Rain

Cyril Hare
An English Murder (aka The Christmas Murder)

Francis Pettigrew series
Tragedy at Law - book 1
With A Bare Bodkin - book 2

Inspector Mallett series
Tenant for Life -book 1

Meena Harris, illus. by Ana Ramirez Gonzalez
Kamala and Maya's Big Idea

Carolyn G. Hart
Death on Demand series
Death on Demand - book 1

Jessie Hartland
Bon Appétit!

Ben Hartley
Dear Susan   Letters to a Niece

Gerald Helferich
High Cotton

Edward Hemingway and Mark Bailey
Hemingway and Bailey's Bartending Guide To Great American Writers

Gay Hendricks and Tinker Lindsay
Tenzing Norbu series
The Broken Rules of Ten - prequel 
The First Rule of Ten - book 1
The Second Rule of Ten - book 2

James Herriot
All Creatures Great and Small 
All Things Bright and Beautiful 
All Things Wise and Wonderful
Every Living Thing
The Lord God Made Them All

Eric Hill
Spot series
Spot's First Christmas
Spot's First Easter

Reginald Hill
Dalziel and Pascoe series
A Clubbable Woman - book 1
An Advancement Of Learning - book 2
An April Shroud - book 4
Ruling Passion - book 3

Susan Hill
Howards End is on the Landing - first reading
Howards End is on the Landing - second reading
Jacob's Room is Full of Books
The Magic Apple Tree
Through the Garden Gate
Through the Kitchen Window

Russell Hoban
A Baby Sister For Frances
A Birthday For Frances
Bedtime For Frances
Bread and Jam For Frances
  read again 2/20

Lois Hole
I'll Never Marry a Farmer

Hazel Holt
Mrs. Malory series
Death Among Friends - book 9
Mrs. Malory and No Cure For Death - book 16
Mrs. Malory and the Fatal Legacy - book 10
Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder - book 4
Mrs. Malory and the Only Good Lawyer - book 8
Mrs. Malory: Death of a Dean - book 7
Mrs. Malory Investigates - book 1
Mrs. Malory's Shortest Journey - book 3
Murder on Campus - book 5
Superfluous Death - book 6
The Cruellest Month - book 2

Nick Hornby
The Polysyllabic Spree

Anthony Horowitz
Alex Rider series

Detective Daniel Hawthorne series
The Sentence is Death - book 2
The Word is Murder - twice book 1

A.E. Housman
A Shropshire Lad

Elizabeth Howard
Queen Anne's Lace and Wild Blackberry Pie

William Dean Howells
Christmas Every Day and Other Stories

Anita Hughes
Christmas in London

Kiku Hughes

Shirley Hughes
Lucy & Tom
At Christmas

Alan Hunter
Chief Superintendent Gently series
Gently by the Shore - book 2
Gently Does It - book 1
Gently Down the Stream - book 3
Landed Gently - book 4

Jorey Hurley

John D. Husband
Maggie Again


Arnaldur Indridason
Reykjavik Murder Mysteries series
Arctic Chill - book 5
Hypothermia - book 6
Jar City - book 1
Silence of the Grave - book 2
The Draining Lake - book 4
Voices - book 3

Susan Isaacs
Past Perfect

Frances Itani
Remembering the Bones


Jeremy Jackson
The Cornbread Book

Dorothy James
A Place To Die

P.D. James
Christopher Jennison
All Aboard for Christmas

Cindy Jenson-Elliot
Weeds Find a Way

Sarah Jio
The Violets of March

Ragnar Jonasson
Dark Iceland series
Nightblind - book 2
Snowblind - book 1

Rachel Joyce
The Music Shop


Mildred Armstrong Kalish
Little Heathens

Jan Karon
Father Tim series
Home To Holly Springs - book 1

Mitford series
Shepherds Abiding - book 8
Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good - book 10

Jonathan Kauffman
Hippie Food

Brian Kavanagh
Belinda Lawrence Murder Mystery series
Capable of Murder - book 1

Midge Ellis Keeble
Tottering In My Garden

Harry Kemelman
Rabbi Small series
Conversations with Rabbi Small - book 8
Friday the Rabbi Slept Late - book 1
Monday the Rabbi Took Off - book 4
One Fine Day the Rabbi Bought a Cross - book 10
Sunday the Rabbi Stayed Home -book 3
Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry - book 2
Someday the Rabbi Will Leave - book 9
The Day the Rabbi Resigned - book 11
Tuesday the Rabbi Saw Red - book 5
That Day the Rabbi Left Town - book 12
Thursday the Rabbi Walked Out - book 7
Wednesday the Rabbi Got Wet - book 6

Senator Edward M. Kennedy
My Senator and Me

Vaseem Khan
Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation series
The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown - book 2
The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra - book 1

Mary Killen and Giles Wood
The Diary of Two Nobodies

Laurie R. King
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series
Beekeeping for Beginners - book 10.5 (novella/short story)
Locked Rooms - book 8

T E Kinsey
Lady Hardcastle series
A Picture of Murder - book 4
A Quiet Life in the Country - book 1
Christmas at the Grange - short story/novella - book 3.5
Death Around the Bend - book 3
Death Beside the Seaside - book 6
In the Market For Murder - book 2
The Burning Issue of the Day - book 5
The Fatal Flying Affair - book 7

Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl
Hawai'i Mystery series
Murder Casts a Shadow - book 1

Maxine Kumin
The Pawnbroker's Daughter

Andrey Kurkov
Death and the Penguin

Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Nova Scotia


Jhumpa Lahiri
The Namesake

Rita Lakin
Gladdy Gold series
Getting Old Is A Disaster - book 5
Getting Old Is Criminal - book 3
Getting Old Is Murder - book 1
Getting Old Is The Best Revenge - book 2
Getting Old Is To Die For - book 4

Jane Langton
Homer Kelly series
Dark Nantucket Noon - book 2
Dead as a Dodo - book 12
Divine Inspiration - book 10
Emily Dickinson is Dead - book 5
God in Concord - book 9
Good and Dead - book 6
Murder at Monticello - book 15
Murder at the Gardner - book 7
Natural Enemy - book 4
The Dante Game - book 8
The Escher Twist - book 16
The Face on the Wall - book 13
The Shortest Day - book 11
The Memorial Hall Murder - book 3
The Thief of Venice - book 14
The Transcendental Murder - book 1

Erik Larson
The Splendid and the Vile

Phyllida Law
How Many Camels Are There in Holland?
Notes to my mother-in-law

Heather Lende
Find the Good
If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name
Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs

Madeleine L'Engle
Austin Family series
The Twenty-Four Days Before Christmas - a picture book in the series

Pat Leuchtman
The Roses at the End of the Road

Sherry Lewis
Fred Vickery series
No Place for Death - book 3
No Place for Memories - book 6
No Place for Secrets - book 1
No Place for Sin - book 5
No Place for Tears - book 4
No Place Like Home - book 2

Roselle Lim
Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Dearly Beloved
The Unicorn & Other Poems

Reeve Lindbergh
Forward From Here
Moving To The Country
My Hippie Grandmother
No More Words
Two Lives

E.C.R. Lorac
Robert Macdonald series
Bats in the Belfry - book 12
Death Came Softly - book 23
Fell Murder - book 25
Fire in the Thatch - book 27
Murder by Matchlight - book 26
Murder in the Mill-Race  - book 37 
   aka Speak Justly of the Dead
Rope's End Rogues' End - book 22
Murder in Vienna - book 42

Sharon Lovejoy
A Blessing Of Toads

Maud Hart Lovelace
Betsy-Tacy series
Betsy-Tacy - book 1
Betsy-Tacy and Tib - book 2

Deep Valley books
Carney's House Party


Robin MacArthur
Half Wild
Heart Spring Mountain

Hilary Macaskill
Virginia Woolf At Home

Karen MacInerney
Gray Whale Inn series

Achored Inn - book 10
Brush With Death - book 5
Berried to the Hilt - book 4
Claws for Alarm - book 8
Dead and Berried - book 2
Death Runs Adrift - book 6
Murder on the Rocks - book 1
Murder Most Maine - book 3
Scone Cold Dead - book 9
Whale of a Crime - book 7

Dewberry Farm series
Killer Jam - book 1

Snug Harbor series
A Killer Ending - book 1
Inked Out - book 2

Ben Macintyre
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

Denis MacKail
Greenery Street

Charlie Mackesy
The Boy, the mole, the fox and the Horse

Charlotte MacLeod
Professor Peter Shandy series
Rest You Merry - book 1
The Luck Runs Out - book 2

Susan Elia MacNeal
Mr. Churchill's Secretary

Val McDermid
Kate Brannigan series
Dead Beat - book 1

Alice McDermott
Someone: A Novel

Stephen McGann
Doctor Turner's Casebook

Stuart McLean
The Morningside World of Stuart McLean

John McPhee
The Crofter & The Laird

G.M. Malliet
St. Just series
Death of a Cozy Writer - book 1

Henning Mankell
Kurt Wallander series
Faceless Killers - book 1
The Dogs Of Riga - book 2

Ngaio Marsh
Inspector Alleyn series
A Man Lay Dead - book 1

Francine Mathews
Jack 1939

Peter May
The Lewis Trilogy
The Blackhouse - book 1

Maile Meloy
Janie Scott and Benjamin Burrows series
The Apothecary - book 1

Karen Baugh Menuhin
Heathcliff Lennox series
Murder at Melrose Court - book 1
The Black Cat Murders - book 2
The Curse of Braeburn Castle - book 3

Wendy Mitchell
Somebody I used to know
What I wish people knew about dementia

J.R. Moehringer
The Tender Bar

Deborah Moggach
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne Shirley series
Anne of Green Gables - book 1

Kilmeny of the Orchard

Vicky Moon
The Private Passion of Jackie Kennedy

Lorna Nicholl Morgan
Another Little Christmas Murder

Charlotte Moore
George and Sam

Meg Mitchell Moore
The Arrivals - reread August 2022

Jan Morris
In My Mind's Eye

John Mortimer
Rumpole series
A Rumpole Christmas - reread November 2017
Rumpole Rests His Case

Sayaka Murata
Convenience Store Woman

Jack Murray
Lord Kit Aston 
The Affair of the Christmas Card Killer


Robert Nathan
The Bishop's Wife

Edith Nesbit
The Railway Children

Juliet Nicolson
The Perfect Summer

Marie Nightingale
Out of Nova Scotia Gardens

Joan Russell Noble
Recollections Of Virginia Woolf


Jane O'Connor
Fancy Nancy series
Fancy Nancy - book 1

Catherine O'Flynn
Mr. Lynch's Holiday
What Was Lost

Stewart O'Nan
Emily, Alone - reread finished 8/20/19
Henry, Himself
Last Night at the Lobster
The Circus Fire

Fintan O'Toole
We Don't Know Ourselves
A Personal History of Ireland

Yoko Ogawa
The Housekeeper and the Professor (also called The Gift of Numbers)

Baroness Orczy
Lady Molly of Scotland Yard
The Old Man in the Corner


Stuart Palmer
Hildegarde Withers series
Cold Poison - book 15
Four Lost Ladies - book 11
Miss Withers Regrets - book 9 - read again 10-11/22
Murder on the Blackboard - book 3 - read again 8/22
Murder on Wheels - book 2 - read again 9/22
Nipped in the Bud - book 14
The Cases of Hildegarde Withers - short stories from the 1930s and 1940s
The Green Ace - book 13
The Penguin Pool Murder - book 1- read again 8/22
The Puzzle of the Blue Banderilla - book 7
The Puzzle of the Happy Hooligan - book 8
The Puzzle of the Pepper Tree - book 4 - read again 9/22
The Puzzle of the Red Stallion - book 6 - read again 10/22
The Puzzle of the Silver Persian - book 5 - read again 10/22

Linda Sue Park
Bee-bim Bop!

Robert B. Parker
Edenville Owls

Marguerite Patten
We'll Eat Again

Philippa Pearce
Tom's Midnight Garden

Luke Pearson
Hilda and the Troll

Rachel Peden
Rural Free
Under Letter Topics - A Year with Gladys and Rachel

Stef Penney
The Invisible Ones

Louise Penny
Chief Inspector Gamache series
A Fatal Grace - book 2

Anne Perry
World War One series
No Graves As Yet - book 1

Elizabeth Peters
Amelia Peabody series
Crocodile on the Sandbank - book 1
A River in the Sky - book 19

Gervase Phinn
The Other Side of the Dales

Philippa Pearce
The Way to Sattin Shore

Rosamunde Pilcher
Flowers in the Rain & Other Stories
The Shell Seekers

Sheila Pim
A Brush With Death

Jocelyn Playfair
A House In The Country

Catherine Seiberling Pond
The Pantry

Beatrix Potter
A Journal

Alex Prud'Homme and Katie Pratt
France Is A Feast
The Photographic Journey Of Paul And Julia Child

E.R. Punshon
Bobby Owen series
Crossword Mystery - book 3
Death Among the Sunbathers - book 2
Death Comes to Cambers - book 6
Death of a Beauty Queen - book 5
Dictator's Way - book 10
Everybody Always Tells - book 27
Information Received - book 1
Mystery of Mr. Jessop - book 8
Mystery Villa - book 4
The Bath Mysteries - book 7
The Conqueror Inn - book 18
The Dusky Hour - book 9

Barbara Pym
An Unsuitable Attachment
Jane and Prudence


Ellery Queen
Calamity Town

Anna Quindlen
Adventures in Grandparenting
Miller's Valley
Still Life with Bread Crumbs

Anthony Quinn
Border Angels
Disappeared - second reading

Spencer Quinn
Chet and Bernie series
Dog On It - book 1
Thereby Hangs A Tail - book 2


E. and M.A. Radford
Doctor Harry Manson series
"Murder Isn't Cricket" - book 4
Murder Jigsaw - book 2
Who Killed Dick Whittington? - book 6

Sheila Radley
Inspector Quantrill series
Death In The Morning - book 1

Carroll Watson Rankin
Dandelion Cottage

Gwen Rawlings
The Pioneers of Inverness Township

Anne Raver
Deep in the Green

Miss Read
Fairacre series
Storm in the Village - book 3
Village Diary - book 2
Village School - book 1

Thrush Green series
 Battles at Thrush Green - book 4
Thrush Green - book 1
Winter in Thrush Green - book 2
News From Thrush Green - book 3

Ruth Rendell
Chief Inspector Wexford series
From Doon with Death - book 1
Sins of the Fathers - book 2

Diane Rehm
On My Own

Craig Rice
Home Sweet Homicide

Bill Richardson
Bachelor Brothers Bed and Breakfast

Barbara Robinson
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Peter Robinson
Inspector Banks series
A Necessary End - book 3
A Dedicated Man - book 2
Gallows View - book 1

Jans Ondaatje Rolls
The Bloomsbury Cookbook

Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life

Robert Rotenberg
Old City Hall series
Old City Hall - book 1

James Runcie
Grantchester Mystery series
Sidney Chambers and The Dangers of Temptation - book 5
Sidney Chambers and The Forgiveness of Sins - book 4
Sidney Chambers and The Persistence of Love - book 6
Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil - book 3
The Road to Grantchester - prequel

Richard Russo

Pam Munoz Ryan
Esperanza Rising

Cynthia Rylant
The Old Woman Who Named Things
Seven Poppleton books


William Saroyan
The Human Comedy

May Sarton
At Seventy

Dorothy L. Sayers
Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane series
Strong Poison - book 1

Peter Wimsey series
The Nine Tailors - book 11
The Unpleasantness At The Bellona Club - book 5

Toby Selda
Simply "Father"

Brian Selznick
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

Stefany Shaheen (with Mark Dagostino)
Elle & Coach

Terry Shames
Samuel Craddock series
A Deadly Affair at Bobtail Ridge - book 4
A Killing at Cotton Hill - book 1
An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock - book 6
Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek - book 3he Nine Tailors
The Last Death of Jack Harbin - book 2
The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake - book 5

Nancy Shaw
Sheep series
Sheep Out to Eat - book 4

Suzanne Strempek Shea
Sundays In America (Spring section - haven't finished the book)

Laurence Sheehan
Living With Dogs

R.C. Sherriff
The Fortnight In September

Nevil Shute
An Old Captivity
The Far Country

Elizabeth Silverthorne

Georges Simenon
A Maigret Christmas and Other Stories

Helen Simonson
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Michael Sims
The Story of Charlotte's Web

Alexander McCall Smith
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series

Precious and Grace - book 17
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built - book 10
The Colors of All the Cattle - book 19
The Double Comfort Safari Club - book 11
The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe - book 15
The House of Unexpected Sisters - book 18
The Joy and Light Bus Company - book 22
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection - book 13
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon - book 14
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party - book 12
The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine - book 16

44 Scotland Street series
The World According To Bertie - book 4

Corduroy Mansions series
A Conspiracy of Friends - book 3
Corduroy Mansions - book 1
The Dog Who Came In From The Cold - book 2

Isabel Dalhousie series
A Distant View of Everything - book 11
The Charming Quirks of Others - book 7
The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday - book 5
The Forgotten Affairs of Youth - book 8
The Lost Art of Gratitude - book 6
The Perils of Morning Coffee - book 8.5 (novella)
The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds - book 9
The Novel Habits of Happiness - book 10

Precious Ramotswe series
The Great Cake Mystery - book 3

Trains and Lovers

Lee Smith
The Christmas Letters

Michael Smith
The Afternoon Tea Book

Zilpha Keatley Snyder
The Egypt Game

Natasha Solomons
The Song of Hartgrove Hall

Virginia Sorenson
Miracles on Maple Hill

Muriel Spark
A Far Cry from Kensington

Nancy Springer
Enola Holmes series
The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets - book 3
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline - book 5
The Case of the Left-Handed Lady - book 2
The Case of the Missing Marquess - book 1
The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan - book 4

Catherine Steadman
Something in the Water

Harriet Steel
Inspector de Silva series
Break from Nuala - book10
Christmas in Nuala - book 5
Dark Clouds Over Nuala - book 2
Fatal Finds in Nuala - book 4
High Wire in Nuala - book 9
Offstage in Nuala - book 3
Passage from Nuala - book 6
Rough Time in Nuala - book 7
Taken in Nuala - book 8
Trouble in Nuala - book 1

Triss Stein
Erica Donato series
Brooklyn Bones - book 1
Brooklyn Graves - book 2
Brooklyn Legacies - book 5
Brooklyn Secrets - book 3
Brooklyn Wars - book 4

Susie Steiner
DS Manon series
Missing, Presumed - book 1

D.E. Stevenson
Drumberley series
Music in the Hills - book 2
Shoulder the Sky - book 3
Vittoria Cottage - book 1 - read again 11/22

Ryddelton series
Celia's House - book 1 

Miss Buncle series 
Miss Buncle's Book

Spring Magic

The House on the Cliff

The Young Clementina

Sarah Stewart
The Library

Trenton Lee Stewart
Mysterious Benedict Society series
The Mysterious Benedict Society - book 1

Rex Stout
Nero Wolfe series
A Right To Die - book 40
And Be A Villain - book 13
Black Orchids - book 9
Fer-De-Lance - book1 
Not Quite Dead Enough - book 10
Over My Dead Body - book 7 
Please Pass the Guilt - book 45
Some Buried Caesar - book 6 
The League of Frightened Men - book 2
The Second Confession - book 15
The Silent Speaker - book 11
The Red Box - book 4 
The Rubber Band - book 3
Three Doors To Death - book 16 
Three Witnesses - book 27
Too Many Cooks - book 5 
Too Many Women - book 12
Trouble in Triplicate - book 14
Where There's A Will - book 8

Julia Strachey
Cheerful Weather For The Wedding

Noel Streatfeild

Susan Strickler
Impressionism Transformed

Elizabeth Strout
Olive Kitteridge

Julia Stuart
The Pigeon Pie Mystery

Durian Sukegawa
Sweet Bean Paste

Julie Summers
Stranger in the House

Ann Summerville
Lowenna Mystery series
A Graceful Death - book 1

Ann Swinfen
The Anniversary


Gladys Taber
Country Chronicle - posted  Winter 2019 - Autumn 2019 
Stillmeadow Daybook - Under Letter Topics - A Year with Gladys and Rachel
Stillmeadow Seasons
The Book of Stillmeadow - posted November 2017-October 2018

Candacy A. Taylor
Counter Culture: The American Coffee Shop Waitress

Elizabeth Taylor
In A Summer Season

Kathrine Kressmann Taylor
Address Unknown

Patrick Taylor
Irish Country series
An Irish Country Christmas - book 3
An Irish Country Doctor - book 1
An Irish Country Girl - book 4
An Irish Country Village - book 2

Phoebe Atwood Taylor
Asey Mayo Mystery series
Banbury Bog - book 13

Edwin Way Teale
Springtime In Britain

Annie Tempest
In the Garden with The Totterings

Aline Templeton
DI Marjory Fleming series
Cold in the Earth - book 1

Pamela Terry
Edward Speaks At Midnight

Josephine Tey
Alan Grant series
A Shilling for Candles - book 2
The Daughter of Time - book 5
The Franchise Affair - book 3
The Man in the Queue - book 1
To Love and Be Wise - book 4

Abigail Thomas
A Three Dog Life

Still Life at Eighty
the next interesting thing

Dylan Thomas
A Child's Christmas in Wales

Graham Thomas
Erskine Powell Mystery series
Malice in the Highlands - book 1

Mrs. Theodore Thomas (Rose Fay)
Our Mountain Garden

Basil Thomson
Inspector Richardson mystery series
A Murder is Arranged - book 8
Richardson's First Case - book 1
Richardson Scores Again - book 2
The Case of the Dead Diplomat - book 4
The Case of Naomi Clynes - book 3
The Dartmoor Enigma - book 5
The Milliner's Hat Mystery - book 7 - read again 9/22
Who Killed Stella Pomeroy - book 6

Kay Thompson

Rosy Thornton
The Tapestry of Love

Molly Thynne
The Crime at the 'Noah's Ark'
The Draycott Murder Mystery
The Murder on the Enriqueta

Alice Tilton (pen name for this series of Phoebe Atwood Taylor)
Leonidas Witherall mystery series 
Beginning with a Bash - book 1

Mary Lois Timbes and Robert E. Bell
Meet Me At The Butterfly Tree

Alan Titchmarsh
Fill My Stocking
Nobbut A Lad

Charles Todd
Bess Crawford Series
A Duty to the Dead - book 1
An Impartial Witness - book 2

Pamela Todd
Bloomsbury at Home

Rebecca Tope
Thea Osborne series
A Cotswold Killing - book 1

Toshikazu Kawaguchi
Before the Coffee Gets Cold series
Before the Coffee Gets Cold - book 1

Joanna Trollope

Debbie Tung
Book Love
Happily Ever After & Everything In Between
Quiet Girl in a Noisy World

Agnes Sligh Turnbull
Little Christmas

Helene Tursten
Inspector Huss series
Detective Inspector Huss - book 1
Night Rounds - book 2
The Golden Calf - book 5
The Torso - book 3

Victoria Twead
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools

Anne Tyler
A Spool of Blue Thread
Back When We Were Grownups
French Braid
If Morning Ever Comes
Noah's Compass
Redhead by the Side of the Road
The Amateur Marriage


Arthur Upfield
Inspector Bonaparte series
An Author Bites the Dust - book 11
Bony and the Black Virgin - book 24
Bony and the Kelly Gang - book 25
Bony and the Mouse - book 23
Bony Buys a Woman - book 22
Bushranger of the Skies - book 8
Cake in the Hatbox - book 19
Death of a Lake - book 18
Death of a Swagman - book 9
Mr. Jelly's Business - book 4
Murder Must Wait - book 17
The Barrakee Mystery - book 1
The Battling Prophet - book 20
The Bachelors of Broken Hill - book 14
The Bone is Pointed - book 6
The Clue of the New Shoe - book 15
The Devil's Steps - book 10
The Man of Two Tribes - book 21
The Mountains Have a Secret - book 12
The Widows of Broome - book 13
The Mystery of Swordfish Reef - book 7
The Sands of Windee - book 2
Winds of Evil - book 5
Wings Above the Diamantina - book 3

Lou Ureneck
Cabin: Two Brothers, A Dream, and Five Acres in Maine


Clare Vanderpool
Moon Over Manifest

Janwillem van de Wetering
Amsterdam Cops series
Outsider in Amsterdam - book 1

S.S. van Dine
Philo Vance Murder Cases
The Benson Murder Case - book 1

Radha Vatsal
Kitty Weeks Mystery series
A Front Page Affair - book 1
Murder Between the Lines - book 2

K. Velk
Up, Back, and Away

Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone

Jules Verne
Around the World in Eighty Days

Salley Vickers

Francis Vivian
Inspector Knollis series
Sable Messenger - book 2
The Death of Mr Lomas - book 1
The Threefold Cord - book 3

Sarah Vowell
The Partly Cloudy Patriot


Martin Walker
Bruno, Chief of Police series
A Market Tale - book 7.5 (novella/short story)
Black Diamond - book 3
Bruno, Chief of Police - book 1
Bruno and the Carol Singers - book 5.5 (novella/short story)
The Crowded Grave - book 4
The Dark Vineyard - book 2
The Devil's Cave - book 5
The Resistance Man - book 6

Charles Dudley Warner

Julie Wassmer
The Whitstable Pearl Mysteries
Disappearance at Oare - book 5
May Day Murder - book 3
Murder Fest - book 6
Murder-On-Sea - book 2
Murder on the Downs - book 7
Murder on the Pilgrims Way - book 4
Strictly Murder - book 8
The Whitstable Pearl Mystery - book 1

Winifred Watson
Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day

David Weale
Them Times

Ashley Weaver
Amory Ames series
Murder at the Brightwell - book 1

Jean Webster
Dear Enemy
The Four-Pools Mystery

Eudora Welty
One Writer's Beginnings
The Ponder Heart

Michael Lee West
Consuming Passions

Rebecca West
The Return of the Soldier

Cindy Wheeler
Marmalade series
Marmalade's Nap - book 2

E.B. White
Charlotte's Web

Karen White
Tradd Street series
The House on Tradd Street - book 1

Martha White, editor
E.B. White on Dogs

Ruth White
Belle Prater series
Belle Prater's Boy - book 1
The Search for Belle Prater - book 2
Way Down Deep

Michael and Jack Whitehall
Him and Me

Kate Whouley
Cottage For Sale, Must Be Moved

Kate Douglas Wiggin
The Old Peabody Pew

Meik Wiking
The Little Book of Hygge

Mo Willems
I Am Invited To A Party
I Really Like Slop
We Are In A Book

Elizabeth Winthrop
Counting On Grace
The Battle For The Castle
The Castle In The Attic

Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs series
A Dangerous Place - book 11
A Lesson in Secrets - book 8
A Sunlit Weapon - book 17
Among The Mad - book 6
An Incomplete Revenge - book 5
In This Grave Hour - book 13
Journey to Munich - book 12
Leaving Everything Most Loved - book 10
Messenger of Truth - book 4
The American Agent - book 15
The Consequences of Fear - book 16
The Mapping of Love and Death - book 7
To Die But Once - book 14

Mildred A. Wirt
Penny Parker series
Behind the Green Door - book 4
Clue of the Silken Ladder - book 5
Danger at the Drawbridge - book 3
The Secret Pact - book 6
The Tale of the Witch Doll - book 1
The Vanishing Houseboat - book 2

P.G. Wodehouse
Blandings Castle (same book as Blandings Castle and Elsewhere) re-read
Blandings Castle and Elsewhere
Leave it to Psmith
Something Fresh
Summer Lightning
The Clicking of Cuthbert and Other Golf Stories

Giles Wood (and Mary Killen)
The Diary of Two Nobodies

Monica Wood
When We Were The Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine

Virginia Woolf
The London Scene

Margaret Yorke
Patrick Grant series
Dead in the Morning - book 1
Silent Witness - book 2

Rob Young
Electric Eden


Farahad Zama
Marriage Bureau for Rich People series
The Marriage Bureau for Rich People - book 1

Michelle Zauner
Crying in H Mart

Jane Ziegelman
97 Orchard - An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement