Can't resist a good challenge.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge VI

**Challenge completed.**

Dates: September 1 through October 31, 2011
Hosted by: Carl V. at Stainless Steel Droppings

Guidelines:

✸ There are several different levels of participation:
  • Peril the First: Read four books of any length, from any subgenre you choose.
  • Peril the Second: Read two books of any length, from any subgenre you choose.
  • Peril the Third: Read one book of any length, from any subgenre you choose.
  • Peril of the Short Story: An extra option, for those who want to read shorter works.
  • Peril on the Screen: Another extra option, for those who like to watch scary or suspenseful fare on the large or small screen.
  • Peril of the Group Read: A third extra -- there will be several group reads during the challenge. See announcement page for info.
✸ Choose your books from the following subgenres:
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Dark Fantasy
  • Gothic
  • Horror
  • Supernatural
See my original post about the Challenge here.
See my wrap-up post here.
See the Challenge announcement page here.
See the Challenge review page here.

I signed up at the Peril the First level (four books), and combined that with Peril on the Screen.

MY BOOK LIST (books read; with links to reviews):
  1. The Winter Ghosts. Kate Mosse
  2. Quiet as a Nun. Antonia Fraser
  3. Mrs. Malory and A Time To Die. Hazel Holt
  4. The Man in Lower Ten. Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. Episode of the Wandering Knife. Mary Roberts Rinehart
  6. The Killings at Badger's Drift. Caroline Graham
  7. Third Girl. Agatha Christie
  8. Hallowe'en Party. Agatha Christie

MY SCREEN PERIL LIST (movies/TV shows watched; didn't review any of these):
  1. Case Histories: Episode 1 (TV series; 2011)
  2. Case Histories: Episode 2 (TV series; 2011)
  3. Case Histories: Episode 3 (TV series; 2011)
  4. The Five Red Herrings (Lord Peter Wimsey): Episodes 1-4 (TV mini-series; 1975)
  5. Inspector Lewis: Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things (TV series; 2011)
  6. Inspector Lewis: And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea (TV series; 2008)
  7. Inspector Lewis: Wild Justice (TV series; 2011)
  8. Inspector Lewis: The Gift of Promise (TV series; 2011)
  9. Inspector Morse: Ghost in the Machine (TV series; 1989)
  10. Midsomer Murders: The Killings at Badger's Drift (TV series; 1997)
  11. Midsomer Murders: Written in Blood (TV series; 1998)
  12. After the Thin Man (film; 1936)
  13. The Big Clock (film; 1948)
  14. The Black Room (film; 1935)
  15. The Evil of Frankenstein (film; 1964)
  16. The Innocents (film; 1961)
  17. In the Mouth of Madness (film; 1994)
  18. It! The Terror from Beyond Space (film; 1958)
  19. The Thirteenth Floor (film; 1999)
  20. The Tingler (film; 1959)
  21. The Uninvited (film; 1944)

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