Books read 2015

  •  John Dean - The Railway Man [ modern crime 2009]
  •  C.J.Sansom - Lamentation  [ historical crime 2014]
  • Alistair McCall Smith  - The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe[ No 1 Ladies detective 2014]
  •  Angela Thirkell - The Demon in the House [ originally published 1934]
  • Elly Griffiths - The Zig Zag Girl[ crime set in the 1950s. 2014]
  •  J. Jefferson Farjeon - Mystery in white [British Library Crime Classics edition (2013)
  • Eleanor Graham - The Children who lived in a barn [ Persephone edition 2001 (1938)]
  •  Tom Hodgkinson - How to be free[non fiction 2006]
  •  Francine Raymond - All my Eggs In One Basket[ non fiction 2007]
  • Susan Hill - Howards End is on the Landing[ non fiction 2009]
  • Noel Streatfield ( writing as Susan Scarlet) -Summer pudding [ light fiction  2011 (1943)]
  • Doreen Tovey - More Cats in the Belfry[non fiction 1995]
  • Nancy Sleeth - Almost Amish [non fiction 2012]
  • Rachel Hore - A week in Paris [  fiction 2014]
  • Susan Hill - The Boy who Taught the Beekeeper to Read[ Short stories 2003]
  • Ronald Blythe - Under a Broad Sky[non fiction 2013]
  • Jane Christmas - And then there were nuns [ non fiction 2014]
  • Ngaio Marsh -  A Man Lay Dead [ crime originally published 1934]
  • Ngaio Marsh - Enter A Murderer [crime originally published 1935]
  • Ngaio Marsh - The Nursing Home Murder [ crime originally published 1935]
  • Peter May -  Entry Island [crime  2013]
  • John Bude - The Sussex Downs Murder [ British Library crime Classic 2014 (1930s)]
  • Angela Thirkell - Summer Half [originally published 1937]
  • Dorian Amos - The Good Life Up the Yukon - Panning for Gold[non fiction 2006]
  • Edward Marston - The Merry Devils[historical crime 1989]
  • Jo Thomas - The Oyster Catcher [ light fiction 2014]
  • Raffaella Barker - Hens Dancing [ light fiction 2009]
  • Edward Marston - The trip to Jerusalem  [ historical crime 1990]
  • Anne Perry - A Christmas Odyssey [ novella, historical crime 2010]
  • Barbara Kingsolver - The Bean Trees[fiction 1999]
  • Mavis Dorial Hay - Death on The Cherwell [British Crime Classics 2014(1935)]
  • Ngaio Marsh - Death in Ecstasy [crime originally published 1936]
  • Ngaio Marsh - Vintage Murder [crime originally published 1937]
  • Hazel Wheeler - Living on Tick ( A Huddesfield corner shop between the wars 2009)
  • Ngaio Marsh - Artists in Crime [crime originally published 1938]
  • Marilyn Edwards - The Cats of Moon Cottage [ non fiction 2005]
  • Marilyn Edwards - More Cat tales from Moon Cottage [non fiction 2008]
  • Robin Blake - The Scrivener  [historical crime 2015]
  • John Bude - The Cornish Coast Murder[British Library Crime Classics edition 2014 (1935)]
  • Ann Cleeves - High Island Blues  [ crime 1996]
  • Edward Marston - Shadow of The Hangman [historical crime 2015]
  • Rory Clements - Holy Spy  [historical crime 2015]
  • Anne Perry - A New York Christmas[ novella, historical crime  2014]
  • Elly Griffiths - The Ghost Fields [ crime fiction 2015]
  • Raffaella Barker - Poppyland [light fiction 2008]
  • Raffaella  Barker - Green Grass [ light fiction 2002]
  • John G. Brandon - A Scream in Soho [ British Library Crime Classics edition 2014. (1940)] 
  • Francine Raymond - Flying The Coop [ Non-fiction about moving home and gardening 2014] 
  • Katharine Moore - A Family Life 1939 - 45 [ WWII Diary by a teacher/wife/mother in Kent] 
  • Chris Nickson - Two Bronze Pennies [ historical crime set in 1890 Leeds 2015]
  • Angela Thirkell - Wild Strawberries [ Fiction originally published 1934] 
  • Anne Perry - The Angel court Affair [Historical Crime 2014]
  • John Bude - The Lake District Murder [British Library Crime Classics 2014 (1935)] 
  • Katie Fforde -  A Vintage Wedding [ chick lit light fiction 2015] 
  • Kate Ellis - Walking the Night [ crime fiction 2015] 
  • Donna Fletcher Crow - A Darkly Hidden Truth [ Crime fiction 2011]
  • Neil Sentance - Water and Sky [ Non Fiction Essays on a Lincolnshire River] 
  • J.M.Gregson - Skeleton Plot [Crime fiction 2015] 
  • Tania Sullivan - Larger Family Life [Non-fiction from the blog www.largerfamilylife.com] 
  • Ann Granger - Dead in The Water [Crime fiction 2015] 
  • Anne Perry - Corridors of the Night [ Historical crime 2015] 
  • Jacqueline Winspear -  A Dangerous place [ Historical crime 2015]
  • Nicola Upson - London Rain [ Historical crime 2015] 
  • Stella Gibbons - The Matchmaker [Fiction originally published 1949] 
  • Martha Ockley - A Saintly killing [ Crime Fiction 2014]
  • Donna Fletcher Crow - A Very Private Grave [ Crime Fiction 2010] 
  • Julie Summers - Fashion on the Ration, Style in World War II [ Non-fiction 2015]
  • Angela Thirkell - August Folly [Fiction originally published 1936] 
  • Alan Melville- Quick Curtain [British Library crime Classics 2015 (1934)] 
  • Alison Uttley - Ambush of Young Days [ Autobiography 1937] 
  • Stella Gibbons - The Bachelor [ Fiction originally published  1944]
  • Stella Gibbons - Cold Comfort Farm [Fiction originally published 1932]
  • Donna Fletcher Crow - An Unholy Communion [Crime Fiction 2013] 
  • Clare Morrall - After The Bombing [Fiction 2014] 
  • John Dean - The Secrets Man[Crime fiction 2011]
  • Alison Uttley- High meadows [Fiction 1938]
  • Martin Edwards (editor) - Resorting to Murder- short stories [ British Library Crime Classics 2014]
  • Ronald Blythe - River Diary [Non-Fiction Essays 2012] 
  • Edward Marston - Timetable of Death [Historical Crime 2015] 
  • Alison Uttley - Plowmen's Clocks [ Non fiction essays 1952] 
  • Vicki Unwin - Love and War in the WRNS [ Non-fiction 2015]
  • Rosalyn Spencer - Why I started a Small School [ Non-Fiction 2014]
  • J. Jefferson Farjeon - The Z murders [ British Library Crime Classics 2015 (1932)]
  • Alan Melville - Death Of Anton [British Library Crime Classics 2015 (1936)]
  • Susan Denyer - Beatrix Potter at Home in The Lake District [ Non-Fiction 2000]
  • Pauline Manders - Utterly Reclaimed [Crime Fiction 2014]
  • John Dean - To Die Alone [ Crime Fiction 2010] 
  • J.Jefferson Farjeon - Thirteen Guests [ British Library Crime Classics 2015(1936)] 
  • Ann Cleeves - The Moth Catcher [ Crime Fiction 2015] 
  • Ronald Blythe - Going to Meet George [Non-fiction Essays 1999] 
  • Anita Leslie - A Story Half Told, A Wartime Autobiography [Non Fiction 1983] 
  • Alexander McCall Smith - The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine [Crime Fiction 2015] 
  • Stella Cameron - Folly [Crime Fiction 2013] 
  • Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi - The Girls Who Went to War [Non Fiction 2015] 
  • Ronald Blythe - Borderland [Non Fiction Essays 2005] 
  • Anne Perry - A Christmas Hope [Crime Fiction Novella 2013] 
  • Rebecca Tope - The Troutbeck Testimony [ Crime Fiction 2015] 
  • Trisha Ashley - The Magic of Christmas [Chick-lit light Fiction 2011]
  • Anne Perry - A Christmas Grace [Crime Fiction Novella 2009] 
  • Margaret Forster - My Life in Houses [ Biography 2014]
  • 100th book read this year!! Alys Clare - A Shadowed Evil [Historical Crime Fiction 2015] 
  •  Anne Perry - Treachery at Lancaster Gate [Historical Crime Fiction 2015]
  • Maureen Jennings - Season of Darkness [  Crime Fiction 2011]

    7 comments:

    1. Looking forward to keeping up with this page!

      I am reading, and enjoying, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, my first book of the year due to being so busy with organising my new flat.

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    2. I am impressed! I've read three this year so far, revisited one, and am on number five now.

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    3. good grief you are a fast reader!

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    4. Some lovely books there, I enjoyed the Francine Raymond books also. You may like How it all started by Penelope Lively and Island of Dreams by Dan Boothby. Hope you find somethig good to read over the Christmas period. Sarah. Dorset.

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    5. Hi,
      I love reading your blog. I'm struggling to find "The Children who lived in a Barn" by Noel Streatfeild: is it the Puffin/Persephone book by Eleanor Graham?
      Jan x

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      1. Yes, sorry, how did I make that mistake and not notice all this time? I have the Persephone copy

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