Sunday, December 23, 2012

Completed Challenge: Vintage Mysteries

Yea!  Another challenge completed.  Just in the nick of time!



1. Murder by the Numbers: 8 books with a number in the title

1. The Seven Dials Mystery by Agatha Christie
2. Towards Zero by Agatha Christie
3. Thirteen at Dinner by Agatha Christie
4. The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart
5. Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie
6. The Big Four by Agatha Christie
7. Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie
8. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie


3. Occupational Hazards: 8 books with a "detective" who is not a P.I.; Police Officer; Official Investigator (Nurse Keate, Father Brown, Miss Marple, etc.)

1. The Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham
2. The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
3. The Mountain Cat Murders by Rex Stout
4. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
5. The Album by Mary Roberts Rinehart
6. The Yellow Room by Mary Roberts Rinehart
7. The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne
8. The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie


8. Golden Age Girls: 8 books by female authors OR 8 books with female detectives

1. The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
2. The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
3. The Confession & Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
4. The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
5. Pearls Before Swine by Margery Allingham
6. Black Plumes by Margery Allingham
7. Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
8. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie


9. Cherchez le Homme: 8 books by male authors OR 8 books with male detectives

1. The Silent Speaker by Rex Stout (Nero Wolfe)
2. If Death Ever Slept by Rex Stout (Nero Wolfe)
3. Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout (Nero Wolfe)
4. The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot)
5. The Golden Spiders by Rex Stout (Nero Wolfe)
6. The Labors of Hercules by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot)
7. The Sound of Murder by Rex Stout (Alphabet Hicks)
8. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes)



2 comments:

LM Preston said...

Oh my gosh! You go girl!

Ryan said...

Wow... You read more for this challenge than I did. Congrats! I wonder what you thought of The Red House Mystery. I'll have to see if you did a review on Goodreads.

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