2012 Challenges

This is just to keep track of where I am with the challenges for 2012. For more details, see this post.

The Global Reading Challenge: 3/7

  1. North America – World’s Greatest Sleuth by Steve Hockensmith
  2. Europe – The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux
  3. Asia – The Case Of The Man Who Died Laughing by Tarquin Hall

The Historical Fiction Challenge: 47/20

  1. A Tapestry of Murders by Paul Doherty
  2. World’s Greatest Sleuth by Steve Hockensmith
  3. Ashes of the Elements by Alys Clare
  4. Hue and Cry by Shirley McKay
  5. Enter Second Murderer by Alanna Knight
  6. Satan’s Fire by Paul Doherty
  7. A Spark of Death by Bernadette Pajer
  8. A Tournament of Murders by Paul Doherty
  9. The Eye of God by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty
  10. The Ambush of My Name by Jeffrey Marks
  11. The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg Cosy by James Anderson
  12. The Hanover Square Affair by Ashley Gardner
  13. The Grail Murders by Michael Clynes aka Paul Doherty
  14. The Apothecary Rose by Candace Robb
  15. The Devil’s Hunt by Paul Doherty
  16. Suffer Little Children by Peter Tremayne
  17. The House of Crows by Paul Harding aka Paul Doherty
  18. Quincannon’s Game by Bill Pronzini
  19. Wine of Violence by Priscilla Royal
  20. The Lord of Misrule by Paul Halter
  21. The Hangman’s Hymn by Paul Doherty
  22. The Midnight Man by Paul Doherty
  23. The Subtle Serpent by Peter Tremayne
  24. The Poison Maiden by Paul Doherty
  25. A Morbid Taste For Bones by Ellis Peters
  26. A Murder In Thebes by Anna Apostolou aka Paul Doherty
  27. The Eldamunde Cunningham Mysteries by J Conrad Beech
  28. The Horus Killings by Paul Doherty
  29. Dying In The Wool by Frances Brody
  30. Curse of the Pharoahs by Elizabeth Peters
  31. The Demon Archer by Paul Doherty
  32. Blood Line by Alanna Knight
  33. The Maze of Cadiz by Aly Monroe
  34. An Expert In Murder by Nicola Upson
  35. The Assassin’s Riddle by Paul Doherty
  36. The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Potzsch
  37. The Devil’s Domain by Paul Doherty
  38. Brighton Belle by Sara Sheridan
  39. Death In The Devil’s Den by Cora Harrison
  40. Bullet For A Star by Stuart Kaminsky
  41. The Dime Museum Murders by Daniel Stashower
  42. The Anubis Killings by Paul Doherty
  43. The Spider’s Web by Peter Tremayne
  44. A Brood of Vipers by Paul Doherty
  45. The Treason of the Ghosts by Paul Doherty
  46. Archie Meets Nero Wolfe by Robert Goldsborough
  47. The Gallows Murders by Paul Doherty

The Sort-Out-Your-Bibliographies Challenge – Ellery Queen: 2/12

  1. The Devil To Pay
  2. Cat of Many Tails

The Sort-Out-Your-Bibliographies Challenge – Sir Henry Merrivale: 2/6

  1. The Ten Teacups
  2. The Red Widow Murders

The Seek-Out-New-Writers Challenge: 23/20

Note that I’ve expanded this to include new writers to the blog rather than just to me, but have also increased the target to 20. I’m not included writers of novellas.

  1. Gaston Leroux
  2. Ed McBain
  3. Shirley McKay
  4. Herbert Resnicow
  5. Alanna Knight
  6. Dana Stabenow
  7. Bernadette Pajer
  8. Bill Pronzini
  9. James Finn Garner
  10. Philip DePoy
  11. Jeffrey Marks
  12. James Anderson
  13. Ashley Gardner aka Jennifer Ashley
  14. Candace Robb
  15. Joanne Fluke
  16. Karen MacInerney
  17. Louise Penny
  18. Priscilla Royal
  19. Tarquin Hall
  20. Mary Earnshaw
  21. Kay Mitchell
  22. Ben H Winters
  23. J Conrad Beech
  24. Frances Brody
  25. Elizabeth Peters
  26. Stephen Booth
  27. Aly Monroe
  28. Nicola Upson
  29. Casper Silk
  30. Oliver Potzsch
  31. Sara Sheridan
  32. Josephine Tey
  33. Cora Harrison
  34. Leslie Cookman
  35. Dorothy L Sayers
  36. Stuart Kaminsky
  37. Caroline Graham
  38. M V Carey
  39. Christopher Fowler
  40. Daniel Stashower
  41. Stuart MacBride
  42. Marsali Taylor
  43. Robert Goldsborough
  44. David Mark
  45. Fidelis Morgan

The Historical-Fiction-Extra Challenge: 16/20

  1. Paul Doherty
  2. Steve Hockensmith
  3. Alys Clare
  4. Shirley McKay
  5. Alanna Knight
  6. Bernadette Pajer
  7. Jeffrey Marks
  8. James Anderson
  9. Ashley Gardner aka Jennifer Ashley
  10. Candace Robb
  11. Peter Tremayne
  12. Bill Pronzini
  13. Priscilla Royal
  14. Paul Halter
  15. Ellis Peters
  16. J Conrad Beech

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