Six Shooter Mystery Challenge 2022



 Six Shooter Mystery Challenge
Hosted By: Rick Mills
Official Challenge/Reporting Page 
Dates: Dec. 25, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2022

Challenge Details/Summary:
Goal is to shoot (read) six mysteries by the same target (author). 1 notch on your gun for each target completed. 
Mystery books read prior to December 25, 2021 are "carried over" and indicated with (past)

My goal: Complete 5 targets 

Completed Targets:

  1. Rowling, J.K. ~ 1 Target
  2. Shelton, Paige ~ 1 Target
  3. Blake, Heather ~ 1 Target
  4. Adams, Ellery ~ 1 Target
  5. Kappes, Tonya ~ 1 Target

My Targets/Shots:

Abbott, Victoria

  1. The Christie Curse (Book Collector #1) ~ 5/20

Adams, Ellery

  1. Murder in the Mystery Suite (Book Retreat #1) (past)
  2. Murder in the Paperback Parlor (Book Retreat #2) (past)
  3. Murder in the Secret Garden (Book Retreat #3) (past)
  4. Murder in the Locked Library (Book Retreat #4) (past)
  5. The Secret, Book, & Scone Society (Secret, Book & Scone Society #1) ~ 5/7
  6. The Whispered Word (Secret, Book, & Scone Society #2) ~ 5/30
  • TARGET COMPLETED 6/30
Adler, Elizabeth
  1. Please Don't Tell ~ 5/22
Akunin, Boris
  1. The Winter Queen (Erast Fandorin #1) ~ 2/19
Albert, Susan Wittig 
  1. The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree (Darling Dahlias #1) ~ 4/30
Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn
  1. Lies Like Wildfires ~ 5/26
Ames, Jonathan
  1. You Were Never Really Here (past)
Andrews, Liz S.
  1. The Mist Rises Over Notchey Creek (Harley Henrickson #1) (past)
  2. The Ghost of Notchey Creek (Harley Henrickson #2) (past)
Arden, Katherine
  1. Small Spaces (Small Spaces #1) ~5/11
Baker, Bree (Julie Anne Lindsey)
  1. Live and Let Chai (Seaside Cafe #1) (past)
  2. No Good Tea Goes Unpunished (Seaside Cafe #2) ~ 4/8
  3. Tide and Punishment (Seaside Cafe #3) ~ 5/29

Baldacci, David

  1. A Minute to Midnight (Altee Pine) (past)
  2. Daylight (Altee Pine) (past)
  3. Zero Day (John Puller #1) (past)
  4. The Forgotten (John Puller #2) 12/29/21
  5. The Escape (John Puller #3) 7/24
Barrett, Lorna
  1. Murder Is Binding (Booktown #1) ~ 7/1
Black, Cara
  1. Three Hours in Paris ~ 12/26/21
Black, Teri Bailey 
  1. Girl At The Grave ~ 6/13
Blackwell, Juliet (Julie Goodson-Laws, and Hailey Lind)
  1. Secondhand Spirits (Witchcraft Mystery #1) ~ 6/12
  2. If Walls Could Talk (Haunted Home Renovations #1) ~ 7/19
  3. Dead Bolt (Haunted Home Renovations #2) ~ 8/1
Blake, Heather (Heather Webber)
  1. A Potion to Die For (Magic Potion #1) (past)
  2. One Potion in the Grave (Magic Potion #2) (past)
  3. It Takes a Witch (Wishcraft #1) (past)
  4. A Witch Before Dying (Wishcraft #2) (past)
  5. The Good, The Bad, & The Witchy (Wishcraft #3) ~ 4/17
  6. The Goodbye Witch (Wishcraft #4) ~ 5/1
  • Target Complete 5/1/22
  1. Some Like it Witchy (Wishcraft #5) ~ 5/21
Block, Lawrence
  1. The Topless Tulip Caper (Chip Harrison #4) ~ 4/22
Bond, Stephanie
  1. Body Movers (Body Movers #1) ~ 1/8
  2. 2 Bodies For The Price Of 1 (Body Movers #2) ~ 3/27
  3. Party Crashers (Body Movers #0.5) ~ 7/16
Bradley, Alan
  1. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce #7) (past)
  2. Thrice the Brindled Cat Hath Mew'd (Flavia de Luce #8) (past)
  3. The Grave's A Fine And Private Place (Flavia de Luce #9) ~ 4/21
  4. The Golden Tresses of the Dead (Flavia de Luce #10) ~ 7/2
Brown, Fredric 
  1. The Far Cry 2/11
Brown, Sandra
  1. Chill Factor (past)
Cahoon, Lynn (aka. Lynn Collins)
  1. Guidebook to Murder (Tourist Trap #1) (past)
  2. Mission to Murder (Tourist Trap #2)(past)
  3. If the Shoe Kills (Tourist Trap #3) (past)
  4. Mother's Day Mayhem (Tourist Trap #6.5) ~ 5/17
Carr, Lauren
  1. A Reunion to Die For (Joshua Thornton #2) (past)
Cates, Bailey
  1. Brownies and Broomsticks (Magical Bakery #1) ~ 5/16
Chesterton, G.K.
  1. The Blue Cross (Father Brown) (past)
  2. The Flying Stars (Father Brown) (past)
Christensen, Rachelle J.
  1. Diamond Rings Are Deadly Things (Wedding Planner Mysteries #1) ~ 4/20
  2. Veils and Vengeance (Wedding Planner #2) ~ 5/6
Christie, Agatha
  1. The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1) (past)
  2. Jane in Search of a Job (past)
Clark, Mary Higgins
  1. Daddy's Little Girl (past)
  2. I've Got My Eyes On You ~ 6/5
  3. A Stranger Is Watching ~ 7/7
Cleeves, Ann
  1. Raven Black (Shetland Island #1) ~ 6/9
  2. White Nights (Shetland Island #2) ~ 7/9
Connelly, Michael
  1. Blue on Black (Harry Bosch #14.5) ~ 5/28
Cornwell, Patricia
  1. Cruel and Unusual (Kay Scarpetta #4) (past)
Daheim, Mary
  1. The Alpine Xanadu (Emma Lord #24) (past)
Davidson, Kenley
  1. Goldheart (Andari Chronicles #2) (past)
  2. Pirouette (Andari Chronicles #3) (past)
Donnelly, Jennifer
  1. Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book (past)
Duncan, Lois
  1. I Know What You Did Last Summer (past)
  2. Killing Mr. Griffin (past)
Dunn, Carola
  1. Manna From Hades (Cornish #1) (past)
  2. A Colourful Death (Cornish #2) (past)
  3. Valley of the Shadow (Cornish #3) (past)
  4. Buried in the Country (Cornish #4) (past)
Evanovich, Janet
  1. Pros and Cons (Fox & O'Hare #0.5) (past)
  2. The Heist (Fox & O'Hare #1) ~ 3/31
  3. The Chase (Fox & O'Hare #2) ~ 4/26
  4. The Job (Fox & O'Hare #3) ~ 5/19
Finn, A.J. (Daniel Mallory)
  1. The Woman in the Window (past)
Fisher, Tarryn
  1. The Wrong Family (past)
  2. The Wives(past)
Flagg, Fannie
  1. I Still Dream About You ~ 7/30
Flower, Amanda
  1. Assaulted Caramel (Amish Candy Shop #1) curr. reading
Fluke, Joanne (Joanne Fischmann)
  1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen #1) (past)
  2. Strawberry Shortcake Murder (Hannah Swensen #2) (past)
  3. Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen #3) (past)
  4. Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen #4) (past)
Flynn, Gillian
  1. Dark Places (past)
  2. Gone Girl (past)
  3. Sharp Objects (past)
  4. The Grownup (past)
French, Tana
  1. The Witch Elm (past)
  2. The Searcher (past)
  3. In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad #1) (past)
  4. The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad #2) 1/16
  5. Faithful Place (Dublin Murder Squad #3) 7/22
Gates, Eva
  1. By Book or By Crook (Lighthouse Library #1) (past)
  2. Booked for Trouble (Lighthouse Library #2) (past)
  3. Reading Up A Storm (Lighthouse Library #3) (past)
Hahn, Chanda
  1. Of Beast and Beauty (Daughters of Eville #1)
Hannah, Sophie
  1. A Game For All the Family (past)
  2. Perfect Little Children (past)
Harris, Thomas
  1. Red Dragon ~ 6/27
Hepworth, Sally
  1. The Mother-in-Law (past)
  2. The Family Next Door (past)
  3. The Mother's Promise (past)
  4. The Good Sister (past)
Holmes, Bobbi (aka Anna J. McIntyre)
  1. The Ghost of Valentine Past (Haunting Danielle #7) (past)
  2. The Ghost From the Sea (Haunting Danielle #8) (past)
  3. The Ghost and the Mystery Writer (Haunting Danielle #9) (past)
Hughes, Dorothy B.
  1. The So Blue Marble (Griselda Satterlee #1) ~ 4/25
Innes, Louise R. (aka Louise Rose-Innes)
  1. Death at a Country Mansion (Daisy Thorne #1) (past)
Ireland, Justina
  1. Ophie's Ghosts ~ 3/29
Jackson, Shirley
  1. We Have Always Lived In The Castle ~ 6/26
James, P.D.
  1. Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales (past)

Kaminsky, Stuart M. 
  1. Bullet For A Star (Toby Peters #1) ~ 7/3
  2. Murder On The Yellow Brick Road (Toby Peters #2) ~ 7/3
Kappes, Tonya
  1. Beaches, Bungalows, & Burglaries (Campers & Criminals #1) ~ 1/3
  2. Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts (Campers & Criminals #2) ~ 4/6
  3. Forests, Fishing, & Forgery (Campers & Criminals #3) ~ 4/24
  4. Christmas, Criminals, & Campers (Campers & Criminals #4) ~ 4/24
  5. Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder (Campers & Criminals #5) ~ 4/24
  6. Canyons, Caravans, & Cadavers (Campers & Criminals #6) ~ 6/2
  • Target Complete 6/2
Lisbon, Zara
  1. Fake Plastic Girl 2/2
Marshall, Kate Alice
  1. Thirteens 1/10
McCullough, Joy
  1. Blood Water Paint 1/4
McKinlay, Jenn
  1. Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop #1) (past)
  2. Death of a Mad Hatter (Hat Shop #2) (past)
  3. At The Drop Of A Hat (Hat Shop #3) 8/4
  4. Copy Cap Murder (Hat Shop #4) 8/5
McMahon, Jennifer
  1. Promise Not To Tell ~ 4/23
McManus, Karen M.
  1. The Cousins ~ 1/19
  2. Two Can Keep A Secret ~ 3/30
  3. One Of Us Is Lying ~ 4/13
  4. One Of Us Is Next ~ 6/16
Meuleman, Sarah
  1. Find Me Gone ~ 6/25
Pandian, Gigi
  1. Under Lock and Skeleton Key (Secret Staircase #1) ~ 6/17
Patterson, James
  1. When the Wind Blows (When the Wind Blows #1) (past)
Queen, Ellery (aka Jack Vance)
  1. The Four Johns (Jack Vance) (past)
Rabbit Ears
  1. Squanto and the First Thanksgiving/The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Holiday Series Vol. 1) (past)
Richards, Natalie D. 
  1. Five Total Strangers ~ 1/7
Roberts, Nora (aka J.D. Robb, Eleanor Wilder)
  1. Carnal Innocence (past)
  2. Divine Evil (past)
  3. Hideaway (past)
  4. Under Currents (past)
  5. Blue Dahlia (In the Garden #1) (past)
Rowling, J.K.
  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (HP #1) (past)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (HP #2) (past)
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (HP #3) (past)
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (HP #4) (past)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (HP #5) (past)
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (HP #6) ~ 12/25/21
  • Target Completed 12/25/21 (counts on 2022)
  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallow (HP #7) ~ 2/9
St. James, Simone
  1. Lost Among the Living (past)
  2. The Haunting of Maddy Clare (past)
  3. The Broken Girls (past)
  4. The Other Side of Midnight (past)
  5. The Sun Down Motel ~ 7/26
Sefton, Maggie (aka Margaret Conlan)
  1. Knit One, Kill Two (Knitting #1)  (past)
  2. Needled To Death (Knitting #2) 7/11
  3. A Deadly Yarn (Knitting #3) 7/29
Shelton, Paige
  1. The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop #1) (past)
  2. Of Books and Bagpipes (Scottish Bookshop #2) (past)
  3. Lost Books and Old Bones (Scottish Bookshop #3) (past)
  4. The Loch Ness Papers (Scottish Bookshop #4) 1/2
  5. The Stolen Letter (Scottish Bookshop #5) 1/22
  6. Deadly Edition (Scottish Bookshop #6) 2/10
  • Target Completed 2/10
  1. To Helvetica And Back (Dangerous Type #1) 7/2
  2. Bookman Dead Style (Dangerous Type #2) 7/3
  3. Comic Sans Murder (Dangerous Type #3) 7/29
Slaughter, Karin
  1. The Mean Time (past)
  2. Undone (Will Trent #3) (past)
  3. Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes ~ 1/6
  4. False Witness ~ 1/12
  5. TripTych (Will Trent #1) ~ 6/19
Snicket, Lemony
  1. File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (All the Wrong Questions Files 1-6) 12/26/21
Stewart, Fran
  1. A Wee Murder in My Shop (ScotShop #1) (past)
  2. A Wee Dose of Death (ScotShop #2) (past)
  3. A Wee Homicide in the Hotel (ScotShop #3) (past)
Updale, Eleanor
  1. Montmorency (Montmorency #1) (past)
Van Gieson, Judith
  1. North of the Border (Neil Hamel #1) (past)
Watson, S.J.
  1. Final Cut (past)
  2. Before I Go To Sleep ~ 7/4
Watts, Lilian
  1. A Cue to A Kill (Theatrical Cozy) (past)
Whittle, Tina
  1. The Dangerous Edge of Things (Tai Randolph #1) (past)
  2. Darker Than Any Shadow (TR #2) 1/5
Xiaolong, Qiu
  1. Death of a Red Heroine (Inspector Chen #1) (past)
Yessayan, Raffi
  1. Eight in the Box (past)



3 comments:

  1. Congrats on your notch #3 (Heather Blake)! Those rollovers really count!

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  2. You just tied top place for number of shots (75)!

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  3. Two seconds after above comment, Colleen submitted a book and broke the tie!

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