2021 Medical Examiner Mystery Reading Challenge

 


Medical Examiner Mystery Reading Challenge
Hosted By: Rick Mills

Official Challenge Page
Dates: Jan 1 - Dec 24, 2021


Summary of Rules/Details:
Read a murder mystery. Note the victim(s) and cause(s) of death.  Report them on a "Death Certificate".  You get a "Toe Tag" for each victim. The victim must have name and cause of death to count. 

WARNING ~ SPOILER ALERT:  I have removed the victim names, however, there are still spoiler alerts for some victims.  Read at your own risk!!!

My List:   

If the Shoe Kills (Tourist Trap Mysteries #3) ~ Lynn Cahoon ~ 3/11
  • Shot with hand gun ~ 1

The Ghost of Marlow House (Haunting Danielle #1) ~ Bobbi Holmes ~ 3/15
  • Hung/murdered ~ 1
  • Hit by car ~ 1
  • Shot with handgun ~ 1
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Other/natural ~ 1
The Ghost Who Loved Diamonds (Haunting Danielle #2) ~ Bobbi Holmes ~ 3/19
  • Hung/murdered ~ 1
  • Other/natural ~ 1
  • Plane accident ~ 3
  • Car accident ~ 1
  • Hit on head w/blunt object ~ 1
The Ghost Who Wasn't (Haunting Danielle #3) ~ Bobbi Holmes
  1. Hung/murdered ~ 1
  2. Other/natural ~ 2
  3. Hit by car ~ 2
Long Road to Mercy (Altee Pine #1) ~ David Baldacci
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Hit ~ 1
A Minute to Midnight (Altee Pine #2) ~ David Baldacci
  • Asph ~ 2
  • Drowning ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Shot ~ 4
Daylight (Altee Pine #3) ~ David Baldacci
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Shot ~ 7
  • Stab ~ 2
Watching You ~ Lisa Jewell
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1
Chill Factor ~ Sandra Brown
  • Asph ~ 3
  • Shot ~ 1
The Mother-in-Law ~ Sally Hepworth
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Other ~ 1
Where the Crawdads Sing ~ Delia Owens
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Other/natural ~ 1 
The Searcher ~ Tana French
  • Fell/Hit his head ~ 1
Live and Let Chai (Seaside Cafe Mystery #1) ~ Bree Baker
  • Overdose/poisoned ~ 2
Death of a Mad Hatter (Hat Shop Mystery #2) ~ Jenn McKinley
  • Poisoned ~ 1
The Ghost Who Wanted Revenge (HD #4) ~ Bobbi Holmes
  • Shot ~ 1 
  • Hit on head with blunt object ~ 1

Speaking From Among the Bones (Flavia de Luce #5) ~ Alan Bradley
  • Asp ~ 1 
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Shot ~ 2
  • Other ~ 4
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen #1) ~ Joanne Fluke
  • Shot ~ 2

Goldheart (The Andria Chronicles #2) ~ Kenley Davidson 
  • Fire ~ 1
  • Other/Disease/Natural ~ 1
The Wrong Family ~ Tarryn Fisher
  • Asph ~ 1 (important to story, but not sure if it counts)
  • Shot ~ 5
  • Other ~ 1
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (HP #1) ~ J.K. Rowling
  • Other/beheaded ~ 1
  • Other/natural ~ 1
  • Other/Magical Curse ~ 7
The Desolations of Devil's Acre (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #6) ~ Ransom Riggs
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Fall ~ 2
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 2
  • Other ~ 6
The Ghost of Halloween Past (HD #5) ~ Bobbi Holmes (Currently Reading)
  • Shot ~ 2
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Fall/Other (car went off cliff) ~ 1
  • Other ~ 1
A Colourful Death (Cornish Mystery #2) ~ Carola Dunn
  • Stab ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
By Book or By Crook (Lighthouse Library #1) ~ Eva Gates 
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1
  • Other ~ 2
Strawberry Shortcake Murder (Hannah Swensen #2) ~ Joanne Fluke
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Shot ~ 1
  • Other ~ 2
Pirouette (Andari Chronicles #3) ~ Kenley Davidson
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Other ~ 2

The Family Upstairs ~ Lisa Jewell
  • Poison ~ 4
  • Stab ~ 2
  • Other ~ 1
Then She Was Gone ~ Lisa Jewell
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Other ~ 3

The Ghosts of Notchey Creek ~ Liz S. Andrews
  • Asph ~ 4
  • Hit ~ 2
  • Other ~ 4
The Mist Rises Over Notchey Creek ~ Liz S. Andrews
  • Drowning ~ 2
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Fire ~ 1
  • Hit ~ 3
  • Shot ~ 1
  • Other ~ 4
A Wee Murder in My Shop (Scotshop #1) ~ Fran Stewart 
  • Hit ~ 2
  • Other ~ 6
Pros and Cons (Fox and O'Hare #0.5) ~ Janet Evanovich
  • Shot ~ 1
The Eye of Apollo (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton
  • Fall ~ 1
Sins of Prince Saradine (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1
The Queer Feet (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton
  • Other (Stroke) ~ 1 NO NAME ~ Doesn't count   
The Secret Garden (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Other (Beheaded) ~ 2
The Ghost Who Came For Christmas (HD #6) ~ Bobbi Holmes ~ 6/8
  • Drowning ~ 1
  • Fall ~ 3
  • Hit ~ 2
  • Poison ~ 2
  • Other ~ 6
The Ghost Of Valentine Past (HD #7) ~ Bobbi Holmes ~ 6/10
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 3
  • Shot ~ 2
  • Stab ~ 1
  • Other ~ 4

The Mother's Promise ~ Sally Hepworth ~ 6/11
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Other ~ 6
One-Hit Wonder ~ Lisa Jewell ~ 6/12
  • Fire/Explosion ~ 4
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Other ~ 3
Booked For Trouble (LL #2) ~ Eva Gates ~ 6/12
  • Hit ~ 1
Manna From Hades (Cornish #1) ~ Carola Dunn ~ 6/14
  • Hit ~ 1
In the Woods (Dublin Murder #1) ~ Tana French ~ 6/20
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Other/Car Accident ~ 2
The Cracked Spine (Scottish Books #1) ~ Paige Shelton ~ 6/22
  • Hit ~ 1
Death at a Country Mansion (Daisy Thorne Mystery #1) ~ Louise R. Innes ~ 6/23
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1
Knit One, Kill Two (Knitting Mystery #1) ~ Maggie Sefton ~ 6/29
  • Asph ~ 2
  • Other/Cancer ~ 1

Reading Up A Storm (Lighthouse Library #3) ~ Eva Gates ~ 7/3
  • Stab ~ 1

A Potion To Die For (Magic Potion #1) ~ Heather Blake ~ 7/6
  • Poison ~ 3
  • Hit ~ 1
One Potion In The Grave (Magic Potion #2) ~ Heather Blake ~ 7/7
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 2
  • Other ~ 5
Daddy's Little Girl ~ Mary Higgins Clark ~ 7/13
  • Hit ~ 2
  • Other ~ 4
The Death in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce #6) ~ Alan Bradley ~ 7/16
  • Fall ~ 1
  • Hit ~ 2
  • Poison ~ 2
  • Other ~ 3
  • Unknown (clinical death/poison) ~ 24
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (HP#2) ~ J.K. Rowling ~ 7/21
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1
  • Other ~ 6
Guidebook to Murder (Tourist Trap #1) ~ Lynn Cahoon ~ 7/22
  • Fire ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Other ~ 5
The Good Sister ~ Sally Hepworth ~ 7/24
  • Drowning ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Other ~ 1
I Know What You Did Last Summer ~ Lois Duncan ~ 7/27
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Other ~ 1
A Wee Dose of Death (ScotShop #2) ~ Fran Stewart ~ 7/29
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1
  • Other ~ 2
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (HP #3) ~ J.K. Rowling ~ 8/1
  • Stab (mauled by fox) ~ 1
  • Other ~ 4
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (HP #4) ~ J.K. Rowling ~ 8/9
  • Other/Natural ~ 1
  • Other/Curse ~ 11
The Ghost From The Sea (Haunting Danielle #8) ~ Bobbi Holmes ~ 8/10
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Shot ~ 8
  • Other ~ 2
Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop Mystery #1) ~ Jenn McKinlay ~ 8/16
  • Poison ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (FdL #7) ~ Alan Bradley ~ 8/21
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Poison ~ 6
  • Shot ~ 1
  • Other ~ 2
The Ghost and the Mystery Writer (HD #9) ~ Bobbi Holmes ~ 8/31
  • Hit ~ 2
  • Poison ~ 2
  • Other ~ 6
The Three Tools of Death (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton ~ 8/31
  • Fall ~ 1
The Wrong Shape (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton ~ 8/31
  • Stab ~ 1
The Hammer of God (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton ~ 9/1
  • Hit ~ 1
The Invisible Man (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton ~ 9/2
  • Stab ~ 1
The Honour of Israel Gow ~ G.K. Chesterton ~ 9/2
  • Stab/Beheaded ~ 1
The Sign of the Broken Sword (Father Brown) ~ G.K. Chesterton ~ 9/5
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Shot ~ 1
  • Stab ~ 1

Mission to Murder (Tourist Trap Mystery #2) ~ Lynn Cahoon ~ 9/5
  • Other ~ 3

Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen #3) ~ Joanne Fluke ~ 9/8
  • Hit ~ 1
  • Shot ~ 1
  • Other ~ 4
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd (FdL #8) ~ Alan Bradley ~ 9/12
  • Asph ~ 2
  • Drowning ~ 1
  • Hit ~ 2
  • Stab ~ 1
Valley of the Shadow (Cornish #3) ~ Carola Dunn
  • Other ~ 2
Buried in the Country (Cornish #4) ~ Carola Dunn ~ 9/15
  • Drowning ~ 1
  • Hit ~ 1
It Takes A Witch (Witchcraft Mystery #1) Heather Blake ~ 9/18
  • Asph ~ 1
  • Other ~ 5



























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The Ghost Who Loved Diamonds
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The Ghost of Marlow House
really liked it
Absolutely loved this book. It caught my attention from the first page. Fabulous story of Danielle who inherits Marlow House from her Great Aunt. Danielle moves into the house along with her friend Lily, who is there to help get the ...
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Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book
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If the Shoe Kills
liked it
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The Book Thief
did not like it
With all the hype and rave about this book, I was really excited to dive in. Such a disappointment. If it wasn't for listening to it on an book, I would have given up on a long long time ago. The concept of the story sounds fascinating, ...
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