{read in 2009}

  1. Monster Blood Tattoo: Foundling - D. M. Cornish
  2. The Patisseries of Paris - Jamie Cahill
  3. Markets of Paris - Dixon Long
  4. The Grand Sophy - Georgette Heyer
  5. My Family and Other Animals - Gerald Durrell
  6. Colossus of Maroussi - Henry Miller
  7. The Man Who Went up in Smoke - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  8. The Man on the Balcony - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  9. Truly Wilde - Joan Schenkar
  10. The Laughing Policeman - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  11. The Fire Engine That Disappeared - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  12. March Violets - Philip Kerr
  13. The Pale Criminal - Philip Kerr
  14. A German Requiem - Philip Kerr
  15. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
  16. The Three Evangelists - Fred Vargas
  17. Auschwitz - Laurence Rees
  18. Outsider in Amsterdam - Janwillem van de Wetering
  19. Tumbleweed - Janwillem van de Wetering
  20. Regarding the Pain of Others - Susan Sontag
  21. The Corpse on the Dike - Janwillem van de Wetering
  22. Death of a Hawker - Janwillem van de Wetering
  23. The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett
  24. Tears of Autumn - Charles McCarry
  25. Guilt about the Past - Bernhard Schlink
  26. The Japanese Corpse - Janwillem van de Wetering
  27. Pickled, Potted and Canned: The Story of Food Preserving - Sue Shephard
  28. The Necropolis Railway - Andrew Martin
  29. This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War - Drew Gilpin Faust {REVIEW}
  30. The Secret Lovers - Charles McCarry
  31. Have Mercy on Us All - Fred Vargas
  32. The Chalk Circle Man - Fred Vargas
  33. The Last Supper - Charles McCarry
  34. The Thoughtful Dresser - Linda Grant
  35. Ransom - David Malouf
  36. Murder at the Savoy - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  37. Eating for England - Nigel Slater
  38. An Alphabet for Gourmets - M. F. K. Fisher
  39. The Locked Room - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  40. The Abominable Man - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  41. Cop Killer - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  42. The Terrorists - Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  43. The Famous Cases of Dr. Thorndyke - R. Austin Freeman
  44. Singled Out - Virginia Nicholson
  45. Murder in Belleville - Cara Black
  46. To War with Whitaker: The Wartime Diaries of the Countess of Ranfurly 1939-1945 {REVIEW}
  47. The Shanghai Murders - David Rotenberg
  48. The Women in Black - Madeleine St. John
  49. Jade Lady Burning- Martin Limón {REVIEW}
  50. Some Country Houses and Their Owners - James Lees-Milne {REVIEW}
  51. Death at Wentwater Court - Carola Dunn
  52. The Winter Garden Mystery - Carola Dunn
  53. The Blackpool Highflyer - Andrew Martin
  54. Messenger of Truth - Jacqueline Winspear
  55. Murder in the Sentier - Cara Black
  56. The Tiger in the Smoke - Margery Allingham
  57. Murder in the Bastille - Cara Black
  58. The Blond Baboon - Janwillem van de Wetering
  59. The Maine Massacre - Janwillem van de Wetering
  60. The Mind-Murders - Janwillem van de Wetering
  61. The Little Stranger - Sarah Waters
  62. The Greek Doctor's Bride - Margaret Barker
  63. Henrietta's War - Joyce Dennys
  64. The House in Paris - Elizabeth Bowen
  65. Between the Woods and the Water - Patrick Leigh Fermor
  66. The Sorrows of an American - Siri Hustvedt
  67. The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding - Agatha Christie
  68. The Man in the Brown Suit - Agatha Christie
  69. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters - Ben H. Winters
  70. Once in Vienna - Vicki Baum
  71. Biggles Fails to Return - W. E. Johns 
Books in red are by Australian or semi-Australian authors.

    {READ IN 2018}

    • FEBRUARY
    • 30.
    • 29.
    • 28.
    • 27.
    • 26. The Grave's a Fine & Private Place - Alan Bradley
    • 25. This is What Happened - Mick Herron
    • 24. London Rules - Mick Herron
    • 23. The Third Eye - Ethel Lina White
    • 22. Thrice the Brindled Cat Hath Mewed - Alan Bradley
    • 21. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust - Alan Bradley
    • 20. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches - Alan Bradley
    • 19. Speaking from Among the Bones - Alan Bradley
    • JANUARY
    • 18. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman
    • 17. Miss Ranskill Comes Home - Barbara Euphan Todd
    • 16. The Long Arm of the Law - Martin Edwards (ed.)
    • 15. Nobody Walks - Mick Herron
    • 14. The Talented Mr Ripley - Patricia Highsmith
    • 13. Portrait of a Murderer - Anthony Gilbert
    • 12. Murder is a Waiting Game - Anthony Gilbert
    • 11. Tenant for the Tomb - Anthony Gilbert
    • 10. Death Wears a Mask - Anthony Gilbert
    • 9. Night Encounter - Anthony Gilbert
    • 8. The Visitor - Anthony Gilbert
    • 7. The Looking Glass Murder - Anthony Gilbert
    • 6. The Voice - Anthony Gilbert
    • 5. The Fingerprint - Anthony Gilbert
    • 4. Ring for a Noose - Anthony Gilbert
    • 3. No Dust in the Attic - Anthony Gilbert
    • 2. Uncertain Death - Anthony Gilbert
    • 1. She Shall Died - Anthony Gilbert

    {READ IN 2017}

    • DECEMBER
    • 134. Third Crime Lucky - Anthony Gilbert
    • 133. Death Takes a Wife - Anthony Gilbert
    • 132. Death Against the Clock - Anthony Gilbert
    • 131. Give Death a Name - Anthony Gilbert
    • 130. Riddle of a Lady - Anthony Gilbert
    • 129. And Death Came Too - Anthony Gilbert
    • 128. Snake in the Grass - Anthony Gilbert
    • 127. Footsteps Behind Me - Anthony Gilbert
    • 126. Miss Pinnegar Disappears - Anthony Gilbert
    • 125. Lady-Killer - Anthony Gilbert
    • 124. A Nice Cup of Tea - Anthony Gilbert
    • 123. Die in the Dark - Anthony Gilbert
    • 122. Death in the Wrong Room - Anthony Gilbert
    • 121. The Spinster's Secret - Anthony Gilbert
    • 120. Lift up the Lid - Anthony Gilbert
    • 119. Don't Open the Door - Anthony Gilbert
    • 118. The Black Stage - Anthony Gilbert
    • 117. A Spy for Mr Crook - Anthony Gilbert
    • 116. The Scarlet Button - Anthony Gilbert
    • 115. He Came by Night - Anthony Gilbert
    • 114. Something Nasty in the Woodshed - Anthony Gilbert
    • NOVEMBER
    • 113. Death in the Blackout - Anthony Gilbert
    • 112. The Woman in Red - Anthony Gilbert
    • 111. The Vanishing Corpse - Anthony Gilbert
    • 110. London Crimes - Martin Edwards (ed.)
    • 109. The Midnight Line - Anthony Gilbert
    • 108. The Clock in the Hatbox - Anthony Gilbert
    • 107. Dear Dead Woman - Anthony Gilbert
    • 106. The Bell of Death - Anthony Gilbert
    • 105. Treason in my Breast - Anthony Gilbert
    • 104. Murder has no Tongue - Anthony Gilbert
    • 103. The Man who Wasn't There - Anthony Gilbert
    • OCTOBER
    • 102. Murder by Experts - Anthony Gilbert
    • 101. The Perfect Murder Case - Christopher Bush
    • 100. The Plumley Inheritance - Christopher Bush
    • 99. Spy - Bernard Newman
    • 98. Cargo of Eagles - Margery Allingham & Philip Youngman Carter
    • 97. The Mind Readers - Margery Allingham
    • SEPTEMBER
    • 96. The China Governess - Margery Allingham
    • 95. Hide My Eyes - Margery Allingham
    • 94. The Beckoning Lady - Margery Allingham
    • 93. The Tiger in the Smoke - Margery Allingham
    • 92. More Work for the Undertaker - Margery Allingham
    • 91. Coroner's Pidgin - Margery Allingham
    • 90. Traitor's Purse - Margery Allingham
    • 89. The Fashion in Shrouds - Margery Allingham
    • 88. The Case of the Late Pig - Margery Allingham
    • 87. Dancers in Mourning - Margery Allingham
    • AUGUST
    • 86. Flowers for the Judge - Margery Allingham
    • 85. Death of a Ghost - Margery Allingham
    • 84. Sweet Danger - Margery Allingham
    • 83. Police at the Funeral - Margery Allingham
    • 82. Look to the Lady - Margery Allingham
    • 81. Mystery Mile - Margery Allingham
    • 80. The Crime at Black Dudley - Margery Allingham
    • 79. The White Cottage Mystery - Margery Allingham
    • 78. Murder Underground - Mavis Doriel Hay
    • 77. No Man's Land - David Baldacci
    • 76. The Escape - David Baldacci
    • 75. The Forgotten - David Baldacci
    • 74. Zero Day - David Baldacci
    • JULY
    • 73. Pilgrim's Rest - Patricia Wentworth
    • 72. The Case is Closed - Patricia Wentworth
    • 71. The Watersplash - Patricia Wentworth
    • 70. Lonesome Road - Patricia Wentworth
    • 69. The Listening Eye - Patricia Wentworth
    • 68. Through the Wall - Patricia Wentworth
    • 67. Out of the Past - Patricia Wentworth
    • 66. Mistress - Amanda Quick
    • 65. The Black Widow - Daniel Silva
    • 64. The Narrow - Michael Connelly
    • 63. The Poet - Michael Connelly
    • 62. The Visitor - Lee Child
    • 61. No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories - Lee Child
    • JUNE
    • 60. The Queen's Accomplice - Susan Elia MacNeal
    • 59. Mrs Roosevelt's Confidante - Susan Elia MacNeal
    • 58. The PM's Secret Agent - Susan Elia MacNeal
    • 57. His Majesty's Hope - Susan Elia MacNeal
    • 56. Princess Elizabeth's Spy - Susan Elia MacNeal
    • 55. Mr Churchill's Secretary - Susan Elia MacNeal
    • 54. A Lesson in Secrets - Jacqueline Winspear
    • 53. Hit & Run - Lawrence Block
    • 52. Hit Parade - Lawrence Block
    • 51. Hit List - Lawrence Block
    • 50. Six Were Present - E. R. Punshon
    • 49. Triple Quest - E. R. Punshon
    • MAY
    • 48. Dark is the Clue - E. R. Punshon
    • 47. Brought to Light - E. R. Punshon
    • 46. Strange Ending - E. R. Punshon
    • 45. The Attending Truth - E. R. Punshon
    • 44. The Golden Dagger - E. R. Punshon
    • 43. The Secret Search - E. R. Punshon
    • 42. Spook Street - Mick Herron
    • 41. Real Tigers - Mick Herron
    • 40. Dead Lions - Mick Herron
    • 39. Slow Horses - Mick Herron
    • APRIL
    • 38. Everybody Always Tells - E. R. Punshon
    • 37. So Many Doors - E. R. Punshon
    • 36. The Girl with All the Gifts - M. R. Carey
    • 35. A Scream in Soho - John G. Brandon
    • 34. A Murder is Arranged - Basil Thomson
    • 33. The Milliner's Hat Mystery - Basil Thomson
    • 32. Who Killed Stella Pomeroy? - Basil Thomson
    • 31. The Dartmoor Enigma - Basil Thomson
    • 30. The Case of the Dead Diplomat - Basil Thomson
    • 29. The Case of Naomi Clynes - Basil Thomson
    • 28. Richardson Scores Again - Basil Thomson
    • 27. A Deadly Thaw - Sarah Ward
    • MARCH
    • 26. The Spy Paramount - E. Phillips Oppenheim
    • 25. The Great Impersonation - E. Phillips Oppenheim
    • 24. Ragdoll - Daniel Cole
    • 23. The Case of Sir Adam Braid - Molly Thynne
    • 22. The Ministry of Fear - Graham Greene
    • 21. The Draycott Murder Mystery - Molly Thynne
    • 20. The Murder on the Enriqueta - Molly Thynne
    • 19. The Nowhere Man - Gregg Hurwitz
    • 18. He Dies and Makes No Sign - Molly Thynne
    • FEBRUARY
    • 17. Death in the Dentist's Chair - Molly Thynne
    • 16. The Crime at the 'Noah's Ark' - Molly Thynne
    • 15. Harriet the Spy - Louise Fitzhugh
    • 14. Night School - Lee Child
    • 13. The Dancing Bear - Frances Faviell
    • 12. The Reluctant Cannibals - Ian Flitcroft
    • 11. Fear Stalks the Village - Ethel Lina White
    • 10. The Plot - Irving Wallace
    • JANUARY
    • 9. Understood Betsy - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
    • 8. Give the Devil his Due - Sulari Gentill
    • 7. A Murder Unmentioned - Sulari Gentill
    • 6. Dead Until Dark - Charlaine Harris
    • 5. Gentlemen Formerly Dressed - Sulari Gentill
    • 4. While She Sleeps - Ethel Lina White
    • 3. A Chelsea Concerto - Frances Faviell
    • 2. Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul - H. G. Wells
    • 1. Heft - Liz Moore