Friday, January 1, 2016

Read 2016




 January 

  1. Watches of the Night by Sally Wright (kindle) 4****
  2. The Lake House by Kate Morton (nccls) 4.5****
  3. Murder Freshly Baked by Vannetta Chapman (kindle) 3.5*** $1.99
  4. Joy by Celina Grace (kindle)  3***
  5. Death at the Manor by Celina Grace (kindle) 3***
  6. In this Hospitable Land by Lynmar Brock  Jr. (kindle) 3***  $.87
  7. Aunt Bessie Enjoys by Diane Xarissa (kindle) 3*** $2.99
  8. Due North by Melanie Jackson ( kindle ) 2**
  9. Tempest in the Tea Room by Libi Astaire (kindle) 2** 
  10. Aunt Bessie Finds by Diane Xarissa (kindle)  3.5*** $2.99u
  11. A Slice of Murder by Kathy Hunter ( kindle ) 1*
  12. California Schemin' by Kate George ( nook) 2**
  13. Starlight on Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs (ccls/digital) 4****
  14. Granny Smith Investigates by G.M. Dobbs (kindle) 3***
  15. Stars over Sunset Boulevard by Susan Meissner (pb) 3***
  16. Portrait of a Gossip by Melanie Jackson (kindle) 2.5**
  17. Aunt Bessie Goes by Diane Xarissa ( kindle )  $2.99

February
  1. The Curious Case of the Black Swan Song by Andrea Frazer (kindle) 3***
  2. Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer (nook) 4****
  3. A Place Called Freedom by Ken Follett (pb) 3.5***
  4. The Innocents by Francesca Segal (pb) 2**
  5. East Coast Toast by  Walker Newton (kindle) 2.5**
  6. Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer (nccls) 4****
  7. Roselli's Gold by Michael Parker ( kindle ) 3***
  8. Aunt Bessie's Holiday by Diane Xarissa (kindle) 3***  $2.99 
  9. Second Honeymoon by James Patterson (nccls) 3.5 * * * 
  10. Best Kept Secrets by Jeffrey Archer ( nccls ) 3.5***
  11. Geared for the Grave by Duffy Brown (kindle)  3.5*** $ 1.99
  12. Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer (nccls) 4****
  13. Not a Suspicious Death by Amanda Glenn (kindle) 2**
March
  1. Mightier than the Sword by Jeffrey Archer (nccls) 4****
  2. Alex Cross's Trial by James Patterson (hc) 2**
  3. Devonshire Scream by Laura Childs (nccls) 3***
  4. A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmundson (kindle) 3.5 ***  $2.00
  5. Double Fudge Brownie Murder by Joanne Fluke (nccls/digital) 3***
  6. A Question of Inheritance by Elizabeth Edmundson (kindle)  3.5*** $ 2.00
  7. X by Sue Grafton (nccls) 4****
  8. Christmas on Candy Cane Lane by Sheila Roberts (nccls digital) 3***
  9. A Holiday Yarn by Sally Goldenbaum   (nccls) 4****
  10. The Heart of Heathley House by Ruby Loren ( kindle ) 3*** $2.99
  11.  All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani (ccls/digital) 2.5**
  12. The Leaves of Llewellyn Keep by Ruby Loren (kindle) 2**
  13. The Snow of Severley Castle by Ruby Loren ( kindle ) 2.5**
  14. The Little Beach Bakery by Jenny Colgan  (ccls/digital 4****
  15. The Frost of Friston Manor by Ruby Loren ( kindle ) 3***
  16. The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver (nccls/digital)  2**
  17. The Irish Cream Killer by Summer Prescott (kindle) 3***
  18. The Gin and Chowder Club by Nan Rossiter   (nccls)  4****
  19. Strawberry  Cream Murder by Susan Gillard (kindle ) 3***
  20. Murder at the Lighthouse by Frances Evesham  (kindle ) 3***
  21. The English German Girl by Jake Wallis Simons   (nccls) 4****
  22. A Dyeing Shame by Elizabeth Spann Craig (kindle) 3.5***
  23. The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach  by Pam Jenoff  (nccls) 3***
    April
    1. A Date to Die For by Kathryn Long (nook)  2**
    2. The First 48 by Tim Green (hc) 3***
    3. Perfect Family by Pam Lewes (hc) 2**
    4. Goodbye, Piccadilly by Cynthia Harrod-Eargles ( nccls ) 4****
    5. Death to Go by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles ( nccls ) 3.5***
    6. The Last Noel by Michael Malone ( nook ) 3***
    7. Play Dirty by Sandra Brown ( pb ) 3***
    8. Ghost Wanted by Carolyn Hart (ccls/digital) 3***
    9. The Gauguin Connection (Genevieve Lenard bk 1) by Estelle Ryan  (nook) 2.5**
    10. Photo Finished by Laura Childs (nccls/digital) 3***
    11. The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson  (nccls) 4****
    12. The New Hope by Robyn Carr (ccls/digital) 4****
    May
    1. Scones and Death in the Cricket Pavilion by Phil Church (kindle) 3***
    2. The Funeral Dress by Susan Gregg Gilmore (pb) 4****
    3. Robbery, Murders and Cups of Tea by Phil Church ( kindle ) 3***
    4. Summer at the Little Beach Street Bakery bJenny Colgan ( nccls ) 4****
    5. Christmas Crumbles by M.C. Beaton (nccls/digital) 4****
    6. The Woman in Blue by Elly Griffiths (nccls) 3***
    7. Murder on the Rocks  (Boddington Bay  Bk 1) by Lucinda D. Davis (kindle) 2**
    8. The Blackhouse (Lewis trilogy #1) by Peter May (nccls/digital) 3***
    9. Power, Wealth and Murder by Summer Prescott (kindle) 2**
    10. The Prime Minister's Secret Agent by Susan Elia MacNeal (nccls/digital) 3***
    11. Scam (Stanley Hastings myst bk 12 by Parnell Hall (kindle) 2**
    12. The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer (hc) 4****
    13. The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan ( nccls / digital ) 4****
    14. Retirement can Be Murder by Susan Santangelo ( kindle )  3***
    15. Murder at the Bed and Breakfast by Diane Harman  (kindle ) 2***
    16. Shallow Waters by Rebecca Bradley (kindle ) 4****
    17. No Greater Sacrifice by John C. Stipe (kindle)
    June
    1. The Quarryman's Daughter Tracie Peterson ( pb) 2.5**
    2. One Hoof in the Grave by Carolyn McSparren (kindle) 2.5**
    3. Stalker by Faye Kellerman (hc) 4****
    4. Ransom for a Russian Prince by Donna Nitz Muller (kindle) 3***
    5. (The) Quilt Ripper by Mary Devlin Lynch and Debbie Devlin Zook (kindle ) 4****
    6. Tapas,  Carrot Cake and a Corpse by Sherri Bryan  (kindle ) 2.5**
    7. Dishing the Dirt by M.C. Beaton (ccls/digital) 3***
    8. River of No Return by Bee Ridgeway (arc) 2**
    9. The First Directive by Joseph D. McNamara (pb) 3***
    10. Death Runs Adrift by Karen MacInerney (nccls) 3***
    11. Aunt Bessie Invites  by Diane Xarissa (kindle) 4**** $2.99
    12. A Hearse of a Different Color by Tim Cockey (nccls/hc)  3***
    13. Musseled Out by Barbara Ross (nccls/pb) 3.5***
    14. All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank (nccls/hc ) 4****
    15. Buffalo Bill's Dead Now by Margaret Coel (nccls) (hc) 3***
    16. Mary Mary by James Patterson ( hc )  3***
    17. Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams (nccls/digital) 3***
    18. Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross pb (nccls/pb)  3.5***
    19. The Island House by Nancy Thayer  (nccls/hc) 3***
    20. A Clubbable Woman by Reginald (nccls/hc)  2.5**
    21. Murder on the Hour by Elizabeth Duncan  (nccls/hc)
    July
    1. Christmas at Rosie Hopkin's Sweetshop by Jenny Colgan (nook) $2.99
    2. Vanishing Time by Katharine Britton  (kindle ) 3***  $2.99
    3. Vanilla Beaned by Jenn McKinlay (pb) 3***
    4. The Murder Road by Stephen Booth ( kindle )  4**** $2.99  
    5. Pretty is as Pretty Dies by Elizabeth Spann Craig (nccls/pb) 3.5***
    6. Antiques Flee Market by Barbara Allan  (nccls/hc) 3***
    7. Prayers for the Dead by Faye Kellerman ( pb) 3***
    8. The Death of an Ambitious Woman by Barbara Ross  (nccls/hc) 3.5***
    9. Killing Custer by Margaret Coel  (nccls/hc) 4****
    10. The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna (nccls/pb) 4****
    11. Murder in the Air by Marilyn Levinson  (kindle) 3***
    12. The House by the Lake by Ella Carey (kindle) 2.5** $4.99
    13. Wildest Dreams by Robyn Carr  (ccls /digital) 4****
    14. Aunt Bessie Joins by Diane Xarissa  (kindle) 3.5*** $2.99
    15. Rosemary's Gravy by Melissa Miller (kindle) 4****
    16. A Husband for Margaret by Ruth Ann Nordin (nook) 1*
    17. Missing Joseph by Elizabeth George (pb) 2**
    18. Tricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich (ccls/digital) 4****
    19. Murder Al Dente: A Southern Pasta Shop Mystery (bk 1) by Jennifer L. Hart $.99
    20. The Marble Mask by Archie Mayer (hc) 2**
    21. Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich (ccls/audio)

    August
    1. The Retribution by Val McDermid  (nook ) 2**
    2. Firecrackered: An Essie Cobb mystery by Patricia Rockwell  3*** $2.99
    3. The Deal by Sabin Willett (pb) 3***
    4. Killer Road Trip  (sweet southern sleuths bk 5) by Hope Callaghan (kindle) **
    5. Snobbery with Violence by Marion Chesney (nccls) ***
    6. Here's to Us by Elin Hilderbrand  (ccls/audio) **
    7. Degree of Guilt by Richard North Patterson ( pb ) 3***
    8. The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett (nccls) 3***
    9. The Successor by Stephen W. Frey (nccls) 4****
    10. Executive Privilege by Philip Margolin  (nook) 3***
    11. The Last Telegram by Liz Trenow (nccls/digital) 5*****
    12. Talking God by Tony Hillerman (pb) 2.5**
    13. The) Unburied Dead by Douglas Lindsay (kindle) 2**
    14. Pagan Spring by G.M. Malliet (nccls/audio) 3.5***
    15. The Girl at the Lion D'or by Sebastian Faulks (nccls/pb) 2**
    16. The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee  (ccls/digital) 4****
    17. The Body in the Wardrobe by Katherine Hall Page (nccls/digital) 3***
    18. Memories from Cherry Harvest by Amy Wachspress (nccls/pb) 2**


    September
    1. Songbird by Laci Barry Post (kindle)  2**  $3.79
    2. The Serpents Trail by Sue Henry (nccls/hc) 3***
    3. Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton (nccls/hc) 2.5**
    4. Miss Julia Inherits a Mess by Ann B. Ross  (ccls/digital) 2**
    5. Aunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure by Nancy Atherton  (ccls/digital) 3***
    6. The Tooth of Time by Sue Henry (nccls/hc) 4****
    7. A Certain Age by Beatriz Williams ( ccls/digital) 3***
    8. Death with a Cherry on Top (twisted sisters ice cream bk 1 by Molly Dox 2.5**
    9. The Rule of Nine by Steve Martini (nccls/hc)3***
    10. Vanilla Baked Murder by Tom Soule ( kindle ) 2**
    11. Mistletoe and Murder (Presley Thurman myst bk 5 by Laina Turner (kindle) 1*
    12. Peppermint Pandemonium by Constance Barker (kindle) 2.5**
    13. A Death in Tuscany by Jennifer L Jennings ( kindle ) 3***
    14. Straight into Darkness by Faye Kellerman (pb)  4****
    15. Miz Scarlet and the Holiday Houseguest by Sara Barton (kindle) 2.5**
    16. Manitou Canyon by William Kent Kreuger (nccls/hc) 4****
    17. Antiques Knock-Off by Barbara Allan (nccls/hc) 3***
    18. At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen (nccls/digital) 3.5***
    19. Mira's Cozy Birthday by Annette Morgan (kindle) 2**
    20. Sunshine Beach by Wendy Wax (nccls/hc) 4****
    21. Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield (nccls/digital)  4****
    22. Dying in the Wool by Frances Brody ( nccls / digital ) 3***
    23. Murder Makes a Claim by Gillian Larkin (kindle) 2**
    24. Pistachio Lemon Glazed Murder (donut hole myst bk 12) by Susan Gillard 2**
    25. Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah (nccls/hc) 5*****
    26. Flight Patterns by Karen White (ccls/digital)
    27. Traveling Teas shop by Belinda Jones (nccls/pb) 
    28. Sick of Shadows by Marion Chesney  (nccls/hc)




    October 
    1. Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon bt Nancy Atherton  (nccls/hc)
    2. Eternal Murder by Matthew Ismail  1947 Istanbul (nook? 12
    3. A Plot to Die For by C.A. Larmer  $.99 
    4. Supreme Betrayal by Steve Nyman  (nook 11)
    5. Mirror Ball Man by Joel Brown (New Eng. murder) (kindle 12) summer chall
    6. Bound to Die: Strawberry Shores myst (bk 1) by Mak K. Hans (British) 146 pgs
    7. Murder at Zero Hour by Paul Westwood  (kindle )
    8. First There is a River by Kathy Steffen (kindle)
    9. Waiter, There's a Clue in my Soup by Camille Laguire?
    10. A Shiver at Twilight by Erica Quinn 
    11. Druids Daughter by Jean Hart Stewart (kindle)
    12. No Sin in the House of Death by Tim M. Raymond (kindle)
    13. Bubba and the Missing Woman by C.L Bevill (kindle) $.99
    14. We Never Lost Hope: A Holocaust Memoir by Naomi Litvin (kindle) not sure I have
    15. The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan (nccls) on hold
    16. British Manor Murder by Leslie Meier (nccls) on hold
    November

    1. Among the Wicked by Linda Castillo  ( ccls/digital) on hold
    2. A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (nccls) On hold
    3. Winter Storms by Elin Hilderbrand (nccls) On hold
    4. Davids Brides of Amish Country/An Amish Christmas/The Christmas Quilt/A Hope Springs Christmas by Patricia Davids 570 pgs
    5. An Appalachian Christmas by Irene Brand (kindle) $.99 (pt of Love Finds you under the Mistletoe)
    6. A Marriage Carol by Chris Fabry, Gary Chapman (kindle)


    December
    1. December Dread by Jess Louery (kindle)
    2. (A) Christmas Wedding to Die for by Pat Amsden (kindle)





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