Dates: September 1 through October 31, 2011
Hosted by: Carl V. at Stainless Steel Droppings
✸ 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.
- Dark Fantasy
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):
- The Winter Ghosts. Kate Mosse
- Quiet as a Nun. Antonia Fraser
- Mrs. Malory and A Time To Die. Hazel Holt
- The Man in Lower Ten. Mary Roberts Rinehart
- Episode of the Wandering Knife. Mary Roberts Rinehart
- The Killings at Badger's Drift. Caroline Graham
- Third Girl. Agatha Christie
- Hallowe'en Party. Agatha Christie
MY SCREEN PERIL LIST (movies/TV shows watched; didn't review any of these):
- Case Histories: Episode 1 (TV series; 2011)
- Case Histories: Episode 2 (TV series; 2011)
- Case Histories: Episode 3 (TV series; 2011)
- The Five Red Herrings (Lord Peter Wimsey): Episodes 1-4 (TV mini-series; 1975)
- Inspector Lewis: Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things (TV series; 2011)
- Inspector Lewis: And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea (TV series; 2008)
- Inspector Lewis: Wild Justice (TV series; 2011)
- Inspector Lewis: The Gift of Promise (TV series; 2011)
- Inspector Morse: Ghost in the Machine (TV series; 1989)
- Midsomer Murders: The Killings at Badger's Drift (TV series; 1997)
- Midsomer Murders: Written in Blood (TV series; 1998)
- After the Thin Man (film; 1936)
- The Big Clock (film; 1948)
- The Black Room (film; 1935)
- The Evil of Frankenstein (film; 1964)
- The Innocents (film; 1961)
- In the Mouth of Madness (film; 1994)
- It! The Terror from Beyond Space (film; 1958)
- The Thirteenth Floor (film; 1999)
- The Tingler (film; 1959)
- The Uninvited (film; 1944)