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Monday, 31 December 2018

Books Read During 2018

This selection includes titles read, listened to or abandoned, to cover a Brtish Based Mystery Road Trip.
The titles and ratings of 215 of those books are listed on my other blog
Cover Images of 233 books in 2018.
YOUR 2018 BOOKS
  • The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
  • A False Mirror by Charles Todd
  • Affairs at Thrush Green by Miss Read
  • Duplicate Death by Georgette Heyer
  • Died in the Wool by Ngaio Marsh
  • The Invisible Child by Katherine Paterson
  • Tied Up In Tinsel by Ngaio Marsh
  • The Courts of the Morning by John Buchan
  • The Mission Walker by Edie Littlefield Sundby
  • Why Shoot a Butler? by Georgette Heyer
  • Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer
  • The Corinthian by Georgette Heyer
  • A Lonely Death by Charles Todd
  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  • The Raphael Affair by Iain Pears
  • The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory
  • Dealing with People You Can't Stand, Revised and Expanded Thi... by Rick Brinkman
  • Piercing the Darkness by Frank E. Peretti
  • Royal Escape by Georgette Heyer
  • The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
  • The Yellow Face by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Out of the Past by Patricia Wentworth
  • Prayers for Sale by Sandra Dallas
  • The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony
  • Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub
  • Legacy of the Dead by Charles Todd
  • The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva
  • The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
  • Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva
  • The Autobiography of George Muller by George Müller
  • As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner
  • Summerhills by D.E. Stevenson
  • Hustlers, Rogues & Bubble Boys by Graeme Hunt
  • Someday the Rabbi Will Leave by Harry Kemelman
  • The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barret Barrett 1... by Robert Browning
  • Ivory Dagger, The by Patricia Wentworth
  • Lonesome Road by Patricia Wentworth
  • The Four Graces by D.E. Stevenson
  • The Way Mum Does It by Alexandra O'Brien
  • Thursday the Rabbi Walked Out by Harry Kemelman
  • Kindred by Steve  Robinson
  • If I Run by Terri Blackstock
  • A Child's Anthology of Poetry by Elizabeth Hauge Sword
  • Birds, Beasts and Relatives by Gerald Durrell
  • Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  • Lady Of Quality by Georgette Heyer
  • Churchill by David Cannadine
  • I'd Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel
  • The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • A Forgotten Place by Charles Todd
  • The Murder Stone by Charles Todd
  • Amberwell by D.E. Stevenson
  • Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin
  • The Shoe Box by Francine Rivers
  • Cotillion by Georgette Heyer
  • The Bees by Laline Paull
  • Unveiled by Francine Rivers
  • The Realms Thereunder by Ross Lawhead
  • Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles
  • The Quiet Gentleman by Georgette Heyer
  • Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • Watchers of Time by Charles Todd
  • Gazebo, The by Patricia Wentworth
  • Poison in the Pen by Patricia Wentworth
  • Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas
  • The Reluctant Detective by Martha Ockley
  • The Love That I Have by James Moloney
  • Keto Slow Cooker & One-Pot Meals by Martina Šlajerová
  • Appleby and the Ospreys by Michael Innes
  • Prince Philip by Nigel Cawthorne
  • Behold, Here's Poison by Georgette Heyer
  • Man of Two Tribes by Arthur W. Upfield
  • A Man Lay Dead by Ngaio Marsh
  • The Cat Who Tailed a Thief by Lilian Jackson Braun
  • The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews
  • The Card by Arnold Bennett
  • The Last Queen of England by Steve  Robinson
  • Overture to Death by Ngaio Marsh
  • Death in a White Tie by Ngaio Marsh
  • The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
  • Artists in Crime by Ngaio Marsh
  • No Shred of Evidence by Charles Todd
  • The Mountains Have a Secret by Arthur W. Upfield
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • Miss Silver Intervenes by Patricia Wentworth
  • Duplicate Death by Georgette Heyer
  • The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • Miss Kopp's Midnight Confessions by Amy  Stewart
  • They Found Him Dead by Georgette Heyer
  • To Destroy You Is No Loss by Joan D. Criddle
  • Latter End by Patricia Wentworth
  • Sprig Muslin by Georgette Heyer
  • The Dog Who Was There by Ron Marasco
  • Charity Girl by Georgette Heyer
  • Rocket Men by Robert Kurson
  • A Fearsome Doubt by Charles Todd
  • Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie
  • A Pocketful of Rye by Agatha Christie
  • The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne
  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • And There Was Light by Jacques Lusseyran
  • Dominion by C.J. Sansom
  • Farther Afield by Miss Read
  • Black Sheep by Georgette Heyer
  • The Chinese Shawl by Patricia Wentworth
  • The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • The Benevent Treasure by Patricia Wentworth
  • The Clock Strikes Twelve by Patricia Wentworth
  • The Watsons/Sanditon by Jane Austen
  • All Roads Lead to Austen by Amy Elizabeth Smith
  • The Watsons by Jane Austen
  • A Matter of Justice by Charles Todd
  • The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer
  • Evelina by Fanny Burney
  • Proof of Guilt by Charles Todd
  • The Wonderful MR Willughby by Tim Birkhead
  • The Watersplash by Patricia Wentworth
  • Left to Tell by Immaculée Ilibagiza
  • The Fingerprint by Patricia Wentworth
  • The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa
  • The Toll-Gate by Georgette Heyer
  • Novel Destinations by McKenna Schmidt Shannon
  • A Red Boyhood by Anatole Konstantin
  • Lola Dutch by Kenneth Wright
  • Torty and the Soldier by Jennifer Beck
  • The Anzac Violin by Jennifer Beck
  • Elizabeth the Queen by Sally Bedell Smith
  • False Colours by Georgette Heyer
  • The Red Door by Charles Todd
  • Death in the Stocks by Georgette Heyer
  • A Death in the Dales by Frances Brody
  • The Silent Pool by Patricia Wentworth
  • The Confession by Charles Todd
  • North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape
  • A Cold Treachery by Charles Todd
  • Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes
  • The Case Is Closed by Patricia Wentworth
  • Hunting Shadows by Charles Todd
  • A Fine Summer's Day by Charles Todd
  • Racing the Devil by Charles Todd
  • The Foundling by Georgette Heyer
  • The Listerdale Mystery by Agatha Christie
  • Waves of Mercy by Lynn Austin
  • Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
  • First Lady by Sonia Purnell
  • While We're Far Apart by Lynn Austin
  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
  • Miss Silver Comes to Stay by Patricia Wentworth
  • The Gate Keeper by Charles Todd
  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
  • Miss Seeton Sings by Heron Carvic
  • A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Buried in the Country by Carola Dunn
  • Valley of the Shadow by Carola Dunn
  • Unashamed by Francine Rivers
  • The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
  • The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn
  • The Unexpected Guest by Charles Osborne
  • Life Application Study Bible KJV by Anonymous
  • The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie
  • Battles at Thrush Green by Miss Read
  • Sister Eve, Private Eye by Lynne Hinton
  • The Unknown Ajax by Georgette Heyer
  • Why Didn't They Ask Evans? by Agatha Christie
  • Time and Tide by Peter Grainger
  • The Talisman Ring by Georgette Heyer
  • Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie
  • The Rags of Time by Peter   Grainger
  • To Die but Once by Jacqueline Winspear
  • The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
  • Venetia by Georgette Heyer
  • First Catch Your Weka by David Veart
  • A Long Shadow by Charles Todd
  • Hidden Places by Lynn Austin
  • Frederica by Georgette Heyer
  • The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah
  • The Reluctant Widow by Georgette Heyer
  • The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Persons of Interest by Peter   Grainger
  • Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • An Accidental Death by Peter Grainger
  • A Pattern of Lies by Charles Todd
  • The Maharani's Pearls by Charles Todd
  • A Colourful Death by Carola Dunn
  • The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd
  • P.D. James BBC Radio Drama Collection by P.D. James
  • The Alington Inheritance by Patricia Wentworth
  • Evans Above by Rhys Bowen
  • Landmarks Of Britain by Amy Williams
  • Mr. Reginald Peacock's Day by Katherine Mansfield
  • The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
  • A Casualty of War by Charles Todd
  • The Bettencourt Affair by Tom Sancton
  • Footsteps in the Dark by Georgette Heyer
  • Dead Man's Mirror by Agatha Christie
  • Knit Together by Debbie Macomber
  • Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha Christie
  • An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd
  • Suggestible You by Erik Vance
  • Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
  • Anna Where Are You by Patricia Wentworth
  • An Unmarked Grave by Charles Todd
  • Overture to Death by Ngaio Marsh
  • A Bitter Truth by Charles Todd
  • Rethinking School by Susan Wise Bauer
  • An Impartial Witness by Charles Todd
  • Damsel in Distress by Carola Dunn
  • A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie
  • Death in a White Tie by Ngaio Marsh
  • A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd
  • Murder on the Flying Scotsman by Carola Dunn
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
  • Listening Valley by D.E. Stevenson
  • In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear
  • Gray Matter by David I. Levy
  • Young Mrs Savage by D.E. Stevenson
  • Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
  • The Third Man Factor by John Geiger
  • Manna from Hades by Carola Dunn
  • When Sorry Isn't Enough by Gary Chapman
  • Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar
  • In Sheep's Clothing by George K. Simon Jr.
  • News from Thrush Green by Miss Read
  • A House in Sicily by Daphne Phelps
  • Picture Miss Seeton by Heron Carvic
  • Death in the Stocks by Georgette Heyer
  • Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret by F. Howard Taylor

The number beside each book is my personal rating for the book, or audiobook, at the time of reading with the range being:

(1) = would not recommend,

(2) = some interesting aspects but not one of my recommended reads,

(3) = would recommend.

(4) = Really good, enjoyable, (or worthy) read, would definitely recommend

(5) = Excellent book, highly recommend