Six Shooter Mystery Challenge 2024

 

 


Six Shooter Mystery Challenge
Hosted By: Rick Mills
Official Challenge/Reporting Page 
Dates: Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2024


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 Jan. 1, 2024 are "carried over" and indicated with (past year)

My goal: Complete 6 targets COMPLETED 6/14

Completed Targets:

  1. Beaton, M.C. 3/6/24
  2. Bond, Stephanie 3/12/24 
  3. Evanovich, Janet 3/26/24
  4. Albert, Susan Wittig 4/10/24
  5. Brennan, Allison 4/24/24
  6. Bond, Stephanie 6/14/24


My Targets/Shots: (name is linked to Fantastic Fiction website, and the "GR" is the GoodReads website)


Abbott, Victoria (pseudonym for Mary Jane Maffini & Victoria Maffini)

  1. The Christie Curse (Book Collector #1) ~ (2022)
  2. The Sayers Swindle (Book Collector #2) ~ (2022)

Adams, Ellery (aka Lucy Arlington)

  1. Murder in the Mystery Suite (Book Retreat #1) (2021)
  2. Murder in the Paperback Parlor (Book Retreat #2) (2021)
  3. Murder in the Secret Garden (Book Retreat #3) (2021)
  4. Murder in the Locked Library (Book Retreat #4) (2021)
  5. The Secret, Book, & Scone Society (Secret, Book & Scone Society #1) ~ (2022)
  6. The Whispered Word (Secret, Book, & Scone Society #2) ~ (2022)
  • TARGET COMPLETED 6/30/22

  1. Pies and Prejudice (Charmed Pie Shoppe #1) ~ (2022)
  2. Peach Pies and Alibis (Charmed Pie Shoppe #2) ~ (2022)
  3. The Whispering Word (SB&SS #2) ~ (2023)
  4. The Book Of Candlelight (SB&SS #3) ~ (2023)
  5. Ink & Shadows (SB&SS #4) ~ (2023)
  6. The Vanishing Type (SB&SS #5) ~ (2023)
  • Target Completed 5/18/23
  1. Pecan Pies and Homicides (Charmed Pie Shoppe #3) ~ (2023)
  2. Lemon Pies and Little White Lies (CPS #4) ~ (2023)
  3. Breach of Crust (CPS #5) ~ (2023)
  1. A Spell For Trouble (Enchanted Bay #1) ~ (2023)
  2. A Hex For Danger (Enchanted Bay #2) ~ (2023) (latest book)
  1. Please Don't Tell (2022)
Albert, Susan Wittig (aka Robin Page)
  1. The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree (DD #1) (2022)
  2. The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies (DD #2) ~ (2023)
  3. The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose (DD #3) ~ (2023)
  4. The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star (DD #4) ~ (2023)
  5. The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush (DD #5) ~ (2023)
  6. The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'Clock Lady (DD #6) ~ 4/10/24
  • Target Complete 4/10/24

  1. Lies Like Wildfires (2022)
  1. You Were Never Really Here (2021) (only mystery so far)
  1. The Mist Rises Over Notchey Creek (Harley Henrickson #1) (2021)
  2. The Ghost of Notchey Creek (Harley Henrickson #2) (2021)
  1. Small Spaces (Small Spaces #1) (2022)
  2. Dead Voices (Small Spaces #2) ~ (2023)
  1. When All The Girls Are Sleeping ~ (2023)
  1. My Evil Mother ~ (2023)
  1. Everything We Didn't Say ~ (2023)
  1. Live and Let Chai (Seaside Cafe #1) (2021)
  2. No Good Tea Goes Unpunished (Seaside Cafe #2) (2022)
  3. Tide and Punishment (Seaside Cafe #3) (2022)
  4. A Call For Kelp (Seaside Cafe #4) ~ (2023)
  5. Closely Harbored Secrets (Seaside Cafe #5) ~ (2023)
  6. Partners In Lime (Seaside Cafe #5) ~ (2023)
  • Target Completed 2023
  1. Pleading The Fish (Seaside Cafe #6/Final) ~ (2023)

Baldacci, David

  1. Memory Man (Amos Decker #1) (2020
  2. The Last Mile (Amos Decker #2) (2020)
  3. The Fix (Amos Decker #3) (2020)
  4. The Fallen (Amos Decker #4) (2020)
  5. Redemption (Amos Decker #5) (2020)
  6. Walk the Wire (Amos Decker #6) (2020)
  • Target Completed 2021
  1. The Innocent (Will Robie #1) (read in 2020)
  2. The Hit (Will Robie #2) (read in 2020)
  3. The Target (Will Robie #3) (read in 2020)
  4. The Guilty (Will Robie #4) (read in 2020)
  5. End Game (Will Robie #5) (read in 2020)
  6. Long Road to Mercy (Altee Pine #1) (2021)
  • Target Completed 2021
  1. A Minute to Midnight (Altee Pine #2) (2021)
  2. Daylight (Altee Pine #3) (2021)
  3. Zero Day (John Puller #1) (2021)
  4. The Forgotten (John Puller #2) (2022)
  5. The Escape (John Puller #3) (2022)
  6. The 6:20 Man ~ (2022)

  • Target Complete 11/3/22

  1. The Camel Club (Camel Club #1) ~ (2023)
  2. The Edge (6:20 Man #2) ~ 1/23/24
  1. An Occupied Grave (Brock & Poole #1) (2022)
  1. Murder Is Binding (Booktown #1) (2022)
  2. Bookmarked For Death (Booktown #2) ~ 2/13/24
Baudino, Gael (aka G.A. Kathryns, Gael Katheryns)
  1. Dragonsword (Dragonsword #1) ~ 4/28/24
  2. Duel of the Dragons (Dragonsword #2) ~ 4/30/24
  3. Dragon Death (Dragonsword #3) ~ 5/2
Beaton, M.C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
  1. Agatha's First Case (Agatha Raisin #0.5) (2022)
  2. Agatha Raisin And The Quiche of Death (AR #1) (2022)
  3. Agatha Raisin And The Vicious Vet (AR #2) (2022)
  4. Down The Hatch (AR #32) ~ (2023)
  5. Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came (AR #12) ~ (2023)
  6. A Highland Christmas (Hamish McBeth #15.5) ~ 3/6/24
  • Target Complete 3/6/24

  1. Three Hours in Paris (2022)
Black, Laura Gail
  1. For Whom the Book Tolls (Antique Bookshop #1) (2022)
  1. Girl At The Grave (2022)
  1. Secondhand Spirits (Witchcraft Mystery #1) (2022)
  2. If Walls Could Talk (Haunted Home Renovations #1) (2022)
  3. Dead Bolt (Haunted Home Renovations #2) (2022)

  1. A Potion to Die For (Magic Potion #1) (2021)
  2. One Potion in the Grave (Magic Potion #2) (2021)
  3. It Takes a Witch (Wishcraft #1) (2021)
  4. A Witch Before Dying (Wishcraft #2) (2021)
  5. The Good, The Bad, & The Witchy (Wishcraft #3) ~ (2022)
  6. The Goodbye Witch (Wishcraft #4) ~ (2022)
  • Target Complete 5/1/22
  1. Some Like it Witchy (Wishcraft #5) (2022)
  2. Gone With The Witch (Wishcraft #6) (2022)
  3. The Witch and The Dead (Wishcraft #7) (2022)
  4. Ghost of a Potion (Magic Potion #3) (2022Last in series
  5. To Catch A Witch (Wishcraft #8) (2023)
  6. A Witch To Remember (Wishcraft #9) (2023) Last in series
  • Target Completed 2023
Block, Lawrence (aka many of them)
  1. The Topless Tulip Caper (Chip Harrison #4) (2022)
Bond, Stephanie (Stephanie Bancroft)
  1. Party Crashers (Body Movers #0.5) (2022)
  2. Body Movers (Body Movers #1) (2022)
  3. 2 Bodies For The Price Of 1 (Body Movers #2) (2022)
  4. 2 Bodies For The Price Of 1 (Body Movers #2) ~ reread 3/8/24
  5. 3 Men and A Body (Body Movers #3) ~ 3/10/24
  6. 4 Bodies and A Funeral (Body Movers #4) ~ 3/12/24
  • Target Complete 3/12/24
  1. 5 Bodies To Die For (Body Movers #5) ~ 3/14/24
  2. 6 Killer Bodies (Body Movers #6) ~ 6/16/24
  3. 6 1/2 Body Parts (Body Movers #6.5) ~ 3/24/24
  4. 7 Brides For 7 Bodies (Body Movers #7) ~ 5/10/24
  5. 8 Bodies Is Enough (Body Movers #8) ~ 6/12/24
  6. 9 Bodies Rolling (Body Movers #9) ~ 6/14/24
  • Target Complete 6/14/24
  1. 10 Bodies Lying (Body Movers #10) ~ 6/16/24
  2. 11 Bodies Moving On (Body Movers #11) ~ 6/18/24
  3. 12 Bodies And A Wedding (Body Movers #12) ~ 6/20/24
  1. The Halloween Tree (2022)
  2. Dear Santa ~ (2023)
  1. A Plus One For Murder (Friend for Hire #1) (2022)
  2. A Perilous Pal (Friend For Hire #2) ~ 4/6

  1. Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (2020)
  2. The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag (2020)
  3. A Red Herring Without Mustard (2020)
  4. I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (2020)
  5. Speaking From Among the Bones (2021)
  6. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (2021)
  • Target Completed 2021
  1. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce #7) (2021)
  2. Thrice the Brindled Cat Hath Mew'd (Flavia de Luce #8) (2021)
  3. The Grave's A Fine And Private Place (Flavia de Luce #9) (2022)
  4. The Golden Tresses of the Dead (Flavia de Luce #10) (2022)
  5. The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse (FdL #6.5) ~ (2023)
  1. Murder at an Irish Castle (Irish Castle #1) ~ (2023) 1st book 
  1. Murder's No Votive Confidence (Nantucket Candle Maker #1) ~ (2023)
  1. The Third To Die (Quinn & Costa #1) ~ 1/20/2024
  2. Tell No Lies (Quinn & Costa #2) ~ 1/29/2024
  3. The Wrong Victim (Quinn & Costa #3) ~ 2/10/2024
  4. Seven Girls Gone (Quinn & Costa #4) ~ 2/19/24
  5. The Missing Witness (Quinn & Costa #5) ~ 3/18/24
  6. North To Nowhere ~ 4/26/24
  • Target Complete 4/26/24

  1. The Far Cry (2022)
Brown, Sandra (aka Laura Jordan, Rachel Ryan, & Erin St. Claire)
  1. Chill Factor (2021)
  2. Sting ~ (2023)
  1. A Dark and Stormy Murder (Writer's Apprentice #1) (2022)
Burns, Valerie (aka Kallie E Benjamin, & V M Burns)
  1. Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder (Baker Street #1) ~ 2/4/2024
  1. The Stranger Game ~ (2023)

  1. Guidebook to Murder (Tourist Trap #1) (2021)
  2. Mission to Murder (Tourist Trap #2)(2021)
  3. If the Shoe Kills (Tourist Trap #3) (2021)
  4. Mother's Day Mayhem (Tourist Trap #6.5) ~ (2022)
  5. A Deadly Brew (Tourist Trap #5.25) ~ (2022)
  6. Chili Cauldron Curse (Kitchen Witch #0.5) ~ (2022)
  • Target Completed 12/29/22
  1. One Poison Pie (Kitchen Witch #1) ~ (2023)
  2. Murder 101 (Kitchen Witch #1.5) ~ (2023)

  1. A Reunion to Die For (Joshua Thornton #2) (2020)
Cates, Bailey (pseudonym of Cricket McRae)
  1. Brownies and Broomsticks (Magical Bakery #1) (2022)
  1. The Eye of Apollo (Father Brown) (2020)
  2. The Sins of Prince Saradine (Father Brown) (2020)
  3. The Secret Garden (Father Brown) (2020)
  4. The Queer Feet (Father Brown) (2021)
  5. The Hammer of God (Father Brown) (2021)
  6. The Honour of Israel Gow (Father Brown) (2021)
  • Target Completed 2021
  1. The Invisible Man (Father Brown) (2021)
  2. The Secret Garden (Father Brown) (2021)
  3. The Sign of the Broken Sword (Father Brown) (2021)
  4. The Sins of Prince Saradine (Father Brown) (2021)
  5. The Three Tools of Death (Father Brown) (2021)
  6. The Wrong Shape (Father Brown) (2021)
  • Target Completed 2021
  1. The Blue Cross (Father Brown) (2021)
  2. The Flying Stars (Father Brown) (2021)
  1. Diamond Rings Are Deadly Things (Wedding Planner #1) (2022)
  2. Veils and Vengeance (Wedding Planner #2) (2022)
  3. Proposals and Poison (Wedding Planner #3) (2022Last in series

  1. The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1) (2021)
  2. Jane in Search of a Job (2021)
  3. The Dream (Hercule Poirot ss-38) (2022)
  4. Four And Twenty Blackbirds (Hercule Poirot ss-51) (2022)
  5. The ABC Murders (Hercule Poirot #12) (2022)
  6. The King of Clubs (Hercule Poirot ss #16) (2022)
  • Target Completed 8/10/22
  1. The Million Dollar Bond Robbery (Hercule Poirot ss # 22) (2022)
  2. Three Act Tragedy (Hercule Poirot #11) ~ (2023)
  3. Cards On The Table (Hercule Poirot #15) ~ (2023)
  4. The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife (Parker Pyne ss) ~ (2023)
  5. Appointment With Death (HP #19) ~ (2023)
  6. Three Blind Mice ~ (2023)
  • Target Complete 9/29/23
  1. Strange Jest (Miss Marple ss) ~ (2023)
  2. Tape Measure Murder (Miss Marple ss) ~ (2023)
  3. The Case of the Perfect Maid (Miss Marple ss) ~ (2023)
  4. The Case of the Caretaker (Miss Marple ss) ~ (2023)
  5. The Third Floor Flat (HP ss) ~ (2023)
  6. The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly (HP ss) ~ (2023)
  • Target Completed 9/30/23
  1. Four and Twenty Blackbirds (HP ss) ~ (2023)
  2. The Love Detectives (Harley Quin ss) ~ (2023)
  3. The Tuesday Night Club (Miss Marple ss) ~ (2023)
  4. Spider's Web by Agatha Christie ~ 4/8/24

  1. Daddy's Little Girl (2021)
  2. I've Got My Eyes On You (2022)
  3. A Stranger Is Watching (2022)
  4. Where Are The Children? (Where are the children? #1) ~ (2023)
  1. One Of The Girls ~ (2023)
  1. To Die For ~ (2023)
  1. Raven Black (Shetland Island #1) (2022)
  2. White Nights (SI #2) (2022)
  3. Red Bones (SI #3) (2022)
  4. Blue Lightning (SI #4) ~ (2023)
Cobb, May
  1. My Summer Darlings ~ (2023)
  1. When No One Is Watching ~ 3/4/24
  1. Blue on Black (Harry Bosch #19.5) (2022)
  1. Board To Death (Board Game Shop #1) ~ (2023)
  1. Cruel and Unusual (Kay Scarpetta #4) (2021)
  1. The Alpine Xanadu (Emma Lord #24) (2021)
  1. Goldheart (Andari Chronicles #2) (2021)
  2. Pirouette (Andari Chronicles #3) (2021)
Day, Maddie (pseudonym of Edith Maxwell)
  1. Christmas Cocoa and A Corpse (Country Store #6.5) (2022)
  1. The Birds ~ (2023)
Del Rio, Tania
  1. Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye (Warren the 13th #1) ~ (2023)
Delany, Vicki (aka Eva GatesLighthouse Library Series)
  1. By Book or By Crook (Lighthouse Library #1) (2021)
  2. Booked for Trouble (Lighthouse Library #2) (2021)
  3. Reading Up A Storm (Lighthouse Library #3) (2021)
  4. Elementary, She Read (Sherlock Holmes Bookshop #1) (2022)
  5. A Spook In The Stacks (Lighthouse Library #4) ~ (2023)

Dobbs, Leighann (aka LA Dobbs)
  1. Dead Wrong (Blackmoore Sisters #1) (2022)
  1. I Know You Remember (2022)
  2. Lies You Never Told Me (2022no other books so far
  1. Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book (past)
  1. I Know What You Did Last Summer (2021)
  2. Killing Mr. Griffin (2021)
  1. Manna From Hades (Cornish #1) (2021)
  2. A Colourful Death (Cornish #2) (2021)
  3. Valley of the Shadow (Cornish #3) (2021)
  4. Buried in the Country (Cornish #4) (2021Last in series
  1. Death By Hot Cocoa (Bookstore Cafe #7.5) (2022)
  1. Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel #1) (2020)
  2. Wicked Business (Lizzy & Diesel #2) (2020)
  3. Wicked Charm (Lizzy & Diesel #3) (2020)
  4. One for the Money (Stephanie Plum #1) (2020)
  5. Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum #2) (2020)
  6. The Shell Game (Fox & O'Hare #0.25) (2021)
  • Target Completed 2021
  1. Pros and Cons (Fox & O'Hare #0.5) (2021)
  2. The Heist (Fox & O'Hare #1) (2022)
  3. The Chase (Fox & O'Hare #2) (2022)
  4. The Job (Fox & O'Hare #3) (2022)
  5. The Scam (F&O #4) ~ (2023) 
  6. The Pursuit (F&O #5) ~ 3/26/2024
  • Target Completed 3/26/2024
  1. The Big Kahuna (F&O #6) ~ 3/28
  2. The Bounty (F&O #7) ~ 4/4
  1. Rock Paper Scissors ~ 1/3/2024
  2. Daisy Darker ~ 4/2/2024
Finn, A.J. (pseudonym of Daniel Mallory)
  1. The Woman in the Window (2020)
  1. The Wrong Family (2021)
  2. The Wives(2021)
  1. I Still Dream About You (2022)
  1. Assaulted Caramel (Amish Candy Shop #1) (2022)
  2. Crime and Poetry (Magical Bookshop #1) ~ (2023)
  3. Prose and Cons (MB #2) ~ (2023)
  4. Murders and Metaphors (MB #3) ~ (2023)
  5. Lethal Licorice (Amish Candy Shop #2) ~ 1/5/2024
  1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen #1) (2021)
  2. Strawberry Shortcake Murder (Hannah Swensen #2) (2021)
  3. Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen #3) (2021)
  4. Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen #4) (2021)
  5. Fudge Cupcake Murder (HS #5) (2023)
  6. Christmas Caramel Murder (HS #20) (2023)
  • Target Complete 12/9/23
  1. Dark Places (2020)
  2. Gone Girl (2020)
  3. Sharp Objects (2020)
  4. The Grownup (2020No other books yet
  1. The Guest List ~ (2023)
  2. The Paris Apartment ~ (2023)

  1. The Witch Elm (2020)
  2. The Searcher (2021)
  3. In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad #1) (2021)
  4. The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad #2) (2022)
  5. Faithful Place (Dublin Murder Squad #3) (2022)
  6. Broken Harbor (Dublin Murder Squad #4) (2022)
  • Target Completed 9/10/22
  1. TBA
  1. The Graveyard Book Vol. 1 ~ (2023)
  2. The Graveyard Book Vol. 2 ~ (2023)
  3. Snow, Glass, Apples ~ 5/10/24
Gates, Eva (pseudonym of Vicki Delany ~ see Delany, Vicki)

  1. These Silent Woods (2022)
  1. The Amelia Six ~ (2023)
  1. In A Cottage In A Wood ~ (2023)
  1. Before She Was Found ~ (2023)
Hahn, Chanda
  1. Of Beast and Beauty (Daughters of Eville #1) (2022)
  1. What We Saw ~ (2023)
  1. Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop (Beacon Bakeshop #1) ~ (2023)
  2. Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off (BB #2) ~ (2023)
  3. Murder at the Blueberry Festival (BB #3) ~ (2023)
  4. Murder at the Pumpkin Pageant (BB #4) ~ (2023)
  1. A Game For All the Family (2020)
  2. Perfect Little Children (2020)
  1. Grave Sight (Harper Connelly #1) (2022)
  1. Red Dragon (2022)
  1. A Slow Fire Burning (2022)
Hawkins, Rachel (pseudonym Erin Sterling, The Ex Hex series)
  1. The Ex Hex (Ex Hex #1) ~ (2023)
  2. The Villa ~(2023)
  1. The House of the Seven Gables ~ (2023)
  1. The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant (Fred, The Vampire Assistant #1) (2022)
  1. The Mother-in-Law (2021)
  2. The Family Next Door (2021)
  3. The Mother's Promise (2021)
  4. The Good Sister (2021)
  5. The Younger Wife ~ (2023)
  1. Things We Do In The Dark ~ (2023)
Hitchcock, Alfred (with other authors)
  1. Strangers On A Train (Patricia Highsmith) (2023)
Holmes, Bobbi (pseudonym of Anna J. McIntyre-Romance only) 

  1. The Ghost of Marlow House (2021)
  2. The Ghost Who Loved Diamonds (2021)
  3. The Ghost Who Wasn't (2021)
  4. The Ghost Who Wanted Revenge (2021)
  5. The Ghost of Halloween Past (2021) 
  6. The Ghost Who Came For Christmas (2021)
  • Target Complete 2021
  1. The Ghost of Valentine Past (Haunting Danielle #7) (2021)
  2. The Ghost From the Sea (Haunting Danielle #8) (2021)
  3. The Ghost and the Mystery Writer (Haunting Danielle #9) (2021)
  4. The Ghost and the Mystery Writer (re-read) (2022)
  5. The Ghost and the Muse (Haunting Danielle #10) (2022)
  6. The Ghost and the Muse (Haunting Danielle #10) reread (2023)
  • Target Complete 2023
  1. The Ghost Who Stayed Home (HD #11) ~ (2023)
  2. The Ghost and the Leprechaun (HD #12) ~ (2023)
  1. The Word Is Murder (Hawthorne and Horowitz #1) ~ (2023)
  1. The So Blue Marble (Griselda Satterlee #1) (2022)
  1. IQ (IQ #1) ~ (2023)
  2. Righteous (IQ #2) ~ 1/25/2024
Innes, Louise R. (Louise Rose-Innes)
  1. Death at a Country Mansion (Daisy Thorne #1) (2021)
  1. Ophie's Ghosts (2022)
  1. The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow ~ (2023)
  2. Rip Van Winkle ~ (2023)
  1. Kill Joy (Good Girl's Guide to Murder #0.5) ~ (2023)
  2. A Good Girl's Guide To Murder (GGGTM #1) ~ (2023)
  1. We Have Always Lived In The Castle (2022)
  2. The Witchcraft of Salem Village (2022)
  1. Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales (2021)
  2. The Mistletoe Murder (Adam Dalgliesh) ~ (2023)
  3. A Very Commonplace Murder (Adam Dalgliesh) ~ (2023)
  4. The Boxdale Inheritance (Adam Dalgliesh) ~ (2023)
  5. The Twelve Clues of Christmas (Adam Dalgliesh) ~ (2023)
  1. The Other Me (2023) next book in 2024
  1. Then She Was Gone (2020)
  2. The Family Upstairs (2020)
  3. I Found You ~ (2021)
  4. Invisible Girl ~ (2021)
  5. Watching You ~ (2021)
  6. One-Hit Wonder ~ (2021)
  • Target Complete 2021
  1. TBA
  1. Bullet For A Star (Toby Peters #1) (2022)
  2. Murder On The Yellow Brick Road (Toby Peters #2) (2022)
  3. You Bet Your Life (Toby Peters #3) (2022)

  1. Beaches, Bungalows, & Burglaries (Campers & Criminals #1) ~ (2022)
  2. Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts (C & C #2) ~ (2022)
  3. Forests, Fishing, & Forgery (C & C #3) ~ (2022)
  4. Christmas, Criminals, & Campers (C & C #4) ~ (2022)
  5. Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder (C & C #5) ~ (2022)
  6. Canyons, Caravans, & Cadavers (C & C #6) ~ (2022)
  • Target Complete 6/2
  1. Hitches, Hideouts & Homicides (C & C #7) (2022)
  2. Assailants, Asphalt, & Alibis (C & C #8) (2022)
  3. Jackets, Jack-O-Lanters, & Justice (C & C #22) ~ (2023)
  1. A Deadly Divide (Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak #5) (2022)
  1. LT's Theory of Pets ~ (2023)
  1. Lightning Strike (Cork O'Connor #18 prequel to series) ~ (2023)
  2. This Tender Land ~ (2023)
  1. The Good Girl ~ 3/23/24

  1. A Stranger In The House ~ (2023)
  1. The Ballad of Black Tom (2023)
Lindsey, Julie Anne (aka Bree BakerJulie Chase, and Jacqueline Frost ~ see these names for now)

Lisbon, Zara
  1. Fake Plastic Girl (FPG #1)(2022)
  2. Fake Plastic World (FPG #2) ~ (2023)
  1. Mousse and Murder (Alaskan Diner #1) ~ (2023)
  1. Blood Water Paint (2022)
  1. The Locked Door (2023)
  1. Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop #1) (2021)
  2. Death of a Mad Hatter (Hat Shop #2) (2021)
  3. At The Drop Of A Hat (Hat Shop #3) (2022)
  4. Copy Cap Murder (Hat Shop #4) (2022)
  5. Sprinkle With Murder (Cupcake Bakery #1) (2022)
  6. Assault and Beret (Hat Shop #5) ~ (2023)
  • Target Complete 2023
  1. TBR
  1. Promise Not To Tell (2022)
  2. The Winter People ~ 1/31/2024
  1. The Cousins (2022)
  2. Two Can Keep A Secret (2022)
  3. One Of Us Is Lying (2022)
  4. One Of Us Is Next (2022)
  5. You'll Be The Death Of Me ~ (2023)
  1. Murder on the Rocks (Gray Whale Inn #1) (2022)
  1. The Long Weekend ~ 2/23/24
  2. The Manor House ~ 4/24/24
  1. The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones ~ (2023)

  1. Wicked Autumn (Max Tudor #1) ~ (2023)
  1. Arsenic and Adobo (Tita Rosie's Kitchen #1) ~ (2023)
  1. Thirteens (2022)
  2. What Lies In The Woods ~ (2023)
  1. Fire Storm (Kaely Quinn Profiler #2) (2022)
  1. Birthday Party Murder (Lucy Stone #9) ~ (2023)
  1. Find Me Gone (2022Only book ao of 12/23
  1. Apples Never Fall ~ (2023)
  2. Nine Perfect Strangers ~ 4/13/24
  1. Murder in Christmas River (Christmas River #1) ~ (2023)
  1. Murder In An Irish Village (Irish Village #1) ~ (2023)
  2. Christmas Cocoa Murder (Irish Village #3.5) (2022)
  1. The Bone Box (Waterman & Stark #0.5) ~ (2023)
  2. A Killing In Amish Country (w/Rebecca Morris) ~ (2023)
  1. Under Lock and Skeleton Key (Secret Staircase #1) (2022)
  2. The Raven Thief (Secret Staircase #2) ~ (2023)
  1. When the Wind Blows (When the Wind Blows #1) (2020)
  2. Killer Chef (Caleb Rooney #0.5) ~ (2023)
  3. Hidden (Mitchum #1) ~ (2023)
  1. Be My Ghost (Haunted Haven #1) (2022)
  2. Bells, Spells, and Murders (Witch City #7) ~ (2023)
  1. City Of Windows (Lucas Page #1) ~ (2023)
  1. The Cask Of Amontillado ~ (2023)
  1. Pride and Premeditation (Jane Austen Murder #1) ~ (2023)
  1. Maplecroft (Borden Dispatches #1) ~ (2023)
Queen, Ellery (pseudonym of Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee)
  1. The Four Johns (Jack Vance) (2021)
Quinn, Spencer (pseudonym of Peter Abrahams)
  1. A Cat Was Involved (Chet & Bernie #0.1) ~ (2023)
  2. Santa 365 (Chet & Bernie #3.1) ~ 1/6/2024
Rabbit Ears 
  1. Squanto and the First Thanksgiving/The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Holiday Series Vol. 1) (2021)
  1. Tuesday Mooney Talks To Ghosts (2022)
  1. Five Total Strangers (2022)
  2. Gone Too Far ~ (2023)
  3. Seven Dirty Secrets ~ 5/5/24

  1. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2020)
  2. Hallow City (2020)
  3. Library of Souls (2020)
  4. A Map of Days (2020)
  5. The Conference of the Birds (2020)
  6. The Desolations of Devil's Acre (2021)
  • Target Complete 2021
  1. Tales of the Peculiar (MPPC #0.5) ~ (2023)
  1. Carnal Innocence (2020)
  2. Divine Evil (2020)
  3. Hideaway (2020)
  4. Under Currents (2020)
  5. Blue Dahlia (In the Garden #1) (2021)
  1. The Ghosts of Rose Hill ~ (2023)

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (HP #1) (2021)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (HP #2) (2021)
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (HP #3) (2021)
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (HP #4) (2021)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (HP #5) (2021)
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (HP #6) ~ (2022)
  • Target Completed 2022 
  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet Of Fire (HP #4) (2022)
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallow (HP #7) (2022)
  1. Hyde ~ 4/22/24

Ryan, Annelise (pseudonym of Beth Amos)
  1. Working Stiff (Mattie Winston #1) (2022)
Sager, Riley (pseudonym of Todd Ritter)
  1. The Last Time I Lied ~ (2023)

  1. Lost Among the Living (2020)
  2. The Haunting of Maddy Clare (2020)
  3. The Broken Girls (2021)
  4. The Other Side of Midnight (2021)
  5. The Sun Down Motel ~ (2022) 
  6. The Book Of Cold Cases ~ (2022)
  • Target Completed 2022
  1. TBA
  1. Scary Stories To Tell in The Dark (Scary Stories #1) ~ 3/19
  2. More Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark (Scary Stories #2) ~ 3/20
  3. Scary Stories 3: More Tales To Chill Your Bones (Scary Stories #3) ~ 3/21

  1. The Lovely Bones ~ (2023)
Sefton, Maggie (Margaret Aunon, writing as MS)
  1. Knit One, Kill Two (Knitting #1)  (2021)
  2. Needled To Death (Knitting #2) (2022)
  3. A Deadly Yarn (Knitting #3) (2022)
  4. A Killer Stitch (Knitting #4) (2022)
  5. Dyer Consequences (Knitting #5) (2022)
  6. Needled To Death (Knitting #2) Re-read (2023)
  • Target Completed 2023
  1. A Deadly Yarn (Knitting #3) Re-read (2023)
  2. Fleece Navidad (Knitting #6) ~ (2023)

  1. The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop #1) (2021)
  2. Of Books and Bagpipes (Scottish Bookshop #2) (2021)
  3. Lost Books and Old Bones (Scottish Bookshop #3) (2021)
  4. The Loch Ness Papers (Scottish Bookshop #4) (2022)
  5. The Stolen Letter (Scottish Bookshop #5) (2022)
  6. Deadly Edition (Scottish Bookshop #6) (2022)
  • Target Completed 2/10/22
  1. To Helvetica And Back (Dangerous Type #1) (2022)
  2. Bookman Dead Style (Dangerous Type #2) (2022)
  3. Comic Sans Murder (Dangerous Type #3) (2022)

  1. A Faint Cold Fear (#3) (2021)
  2. Cold Cold Heart (2021)
  3. Necessary Women (2021)
  4. The Blessing of Brokenness (2021)
  5. The Truth About Pretty Girls (2021)
  6. The Unremarkable Heart (2021)
  • Target Completed 2021
  1. The Mean Time (2021)
  2. Undone (Will Trent #3) (2021)
  3. Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes ~ (2022)
  4. False Witness ~ (2022)
  5. TripTych (Will Trent #1) ~ (2022)
  6. Fractured (Will Trent #2) ~ (2022)
  • Target Completed 2022
  1. Girl, Forgotten (Andrea Oliver #2) (2022)
  2. Undone (Will Trent #3) (2022)
  3. Cleaning the Gold (Will Trent #8.5) (2022)
  4. Pretty Girls ~ (2023)
  5. Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes (PQ to Pretty Girls) ~ (2023)
  6. Last Breath (PQ to The Good Daughter) ~ (2023)
  • Target Completed 2023
  1. Blindsighted (Grant County #1) ~ (2023)
Snicket, Lemony (pseudonym of Daniel Handler)
  1. File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (All the Wrong Questions Files 1-6) (2022)
  1. The Family Game ~ (2023)
  1. A Wee Murder in My Shop (ScotShop #1) (2021)
  2. A Wee Dose of Death (ScotShop #2) (2021)
  3. A Wee Homicide in the Hotel (ScotShop #3) (2021Last in series
Unger, Lisa (Lisa Miscione, writing as LU)
  1. Crazy Love You (Hollows #4) (2023)
  2. Fragile (Hollows #1) ~ (2023)
  3. Black Out ~ (2023)
  4. Darkness, My Old Friend (Hollows #2) ~ (2023)
  5. Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six ~ (2023)
  6. Christmas Presents ~ (2023)
  • Target Completed 2023 
  1. The Stranger Inside ~ 5/18/2024
  2. Ink And Bone (Hollows #5) ~ 6/22/2024
Updale, Eleanor
  1. Montmorency (Montmorency #1) (2021)
  1. The Butcher and the Wren (2022)
  1. North of the Border (Neil Hamel #1) (2021)
  1. The Last House On Needless Street ~ (2023)
  1. The Boxcar Children (Boxcar Children #1) (2022)
  1. Tangles and Treason (Vampire Knitting Club #0.5) ~ (2023)
  1. Final Cut (2021)
  2. Before I Go To Sleep (2022)
Watts, Lilian
  1. A Cue to A Kill (Theatrical Cozy) (2021)
  1. The Dangerous Edge of Things (Tai Randolph #1) (2021)
  2. Darker Than Any Shadow (TR #2) (2022)
  1. The Canterville Ghost ~ (2023)
  1. A Dark and Secret Place (2022)
  1. A Flicker In The Dark (2022)
  2. All The Dangerous Things ~ (2023)
  1. In My Dreams I Hold A Knife ~ (2023)
  1. Death of a Red Heroine (Inspector Chen #1) (2021)
  2. A Loyal Character Dancer (Inspector Chen #2) (2022)
  3. When Red Is Black (Inspector Chen #3) (2022)
  4. A Case of Two Cities (Inspector Chen #4) (2022)
  5. Red Mandarin Dress (Inspector Chen #5) (2022)
  6. The Mao Case (Inspector Chen #6) ~ (2023)
  • Target Completed

  1. Eight in the Box (2021) (only mystery so far)
  1. A Brilliant Death (2022)
  2. A Welcome Murder ~ (2023)
Various/Multiple Authors in a Series
  • Mason Falls Mysteries
  1. The House by Raelyn Drake ~ (2023)
  1. Unbirthday by Liz Braswell ~ (2023)
  2. So This Is Love by Elizabeth Lim ~ (2023)



NOT CLAIMING (not planning on reading any others)

Blake, Kendare (only mystery so far)
  1. All These Bodies ~ (2023)
Braithwaite, Oyinkan (only mystery so far)
  1. My Sister, The Serial Killer ~ (2023)
Doyle, Carrie (MC drives me NUTS)
  1. It Takes Two To Mango (Paradise Island #1) DNF
Martin, Ann M.
  1. The Doll People (Doll People #1) (2021)
Owens, Dahlia (only mystery so far)
  1. Where the Crawdads Sing ~ (2021
Reichert, David (only book)
  1. Chasing The Devil ~ (2023)
Weiner, Jennifer (too raunchy for my taste)

  1. Off Season ~ (2023)
Woods, Cutter (only mystery)
  1. Love and Death in the Sunshine State (2021)
  1. The Winter Queen (Erast Fandorin #1) (2022)


Past Targets Completed:

2021 ~ 10 Targets

  1. Baldacci, David ~ 2 targets
  2. Bradley, Alan 
  3. Chesterton, G.K. ~ 2 targets
  4. Evanovich, Janet 
  5. Holmes, Bobbi 
  6. Jewell, Lisa 
  7. Riggs, Ransom  
  8. Slaughter, Karin

2022 ~ 11 Targets

  1. Rowling, J.K. 
  2. Shelton, Paige 
  3. Blake, Heather 
  4. Adams, Ellery 
  5. Kappes, Tonya  
  6. Christie, Agatha 
  7. French, Tana 
  8. St. James, Simone 
  9. Slaughter, Karin 
  10. Baldacci, David 
  11. Cahoon, Lynn 

2023 ~ 12 Targets

  1. Sefton, Maggie 
  2. Blake, Heather 
  3. Xiaolong, Qui 
  4. Baker, Bree  
  5. McKinlay, Jenn 
  6. Holmes, Bobbi 
  7. Adams, Ellery 
  8. Slaughter, Karin 
  9. Christie, Agatha 
  10. Christie, Agatha (2nd target)
  11. Unger, Lisa
  12. Fluke, Joanne 

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The Ghost Who Loved Diamonds
really liked it
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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
it was amazing
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If the Shoe Kills
liked it
tagged: 2021-alphabet-soupreading-challenge, 2021-bookhoarder-challenge, 20...
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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