Can't resist a good challenge.

Monday, September 1, 2014

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril / IX


Dates: September 1 through October 31, 2014
Hosted by: Carl V. Anderson 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 -- see announcement page for info.
✸ Choose your books from the following subgenres:
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Dark Fantasy
  • Gothic
  • Horror
  • Supernatural
✷ I'm signing up at the Peril the First level (four books), and I'll be combining that with Peril on the Screen and possibly Peril of the Short Story.

See my original post about the Challenge here.
See the Challenge announcement page here.
See the Challenge review page here


MY BOOK LIST (books read; with links to reviews):
  1. Peter Pan Must Die. John Verdon (thriller)
  2. The Mist in the Mirror. Susan Hill (ghost story) 
  3. The Celtic Dagger. Jill Paterson (mystery)
  4. Children of the Revolution. Peter Robinson (police procedural)
  5. The Dirty Book Murder. Thomas Shawver (bibliomystery)

MY SHORT STORY LIST (with links to reviews):
  1. "The Bus Conductor." E.F. Benson (ghost story)


MY SCREEN PERIL LIST, Part I (Movies):
  1. 13 Ghosts (1960)
  2. Fragile (2005)
  3. The Haunting (1963) 
  4. Insidious (2010)
  5. Laura (1944)
  6. Madhouse (1974)
  7. The Vampire Bat (1933)

MY SCREEN PERIL LIST, Part II (TV Shows):
  1. Agatha Christie's Marple: Endless Night (2014; Season 6/ Episode 3) 
  2. Agatha Christie's Marple: Greenshaw's Folly (2014; Season 6/ Episode 2) 
  3. Agatha Christie's Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (2014; Season 6/ Episode 1)
  4. Cold Case Files: The Black Dahlia (2006; Season 5/Episode 16) 
  5. Inspector Lewis: Entry Wounds (2014; Season 8/ Episode 1) 
  6. Inspector Lewis: The Lions of Nemea (2014; Season 8/ Episode 2)
  7. Midsomer Murders: Death in the Slow Lane (2011; Season 14/Episode 1) 
  8. Midsomer Murders: Death in Chorus (2006; Season 9/Episode 7)
  9. Midsomer Murders: Country Matters (2006; Season 9/Episode 6)
  10. Midsomer Murders: Four Funerals and a Wedding (2006; Season 9/ Episode 5)
  11. Midsomer Murders: Down Among the Dead Men (2006; Season 9/ Episode 4)
  12. Midsomer Murders: Vixen's Run (2006; Season 9/ Episode 3)
  13. Midsomer Murders: Dead Letters (2006; Season 9/ Episode 2)
  14. Midsomer Murders: The House in the Woods (2005; Season 9/ Episode 1)
  15. The Rockford Files: Tall Woman in Red Wagon (1974; Season 1/Episode 5)
  16. The Rockford Files: This Case Is Closed (1974; Season 1/Episode 6) 
  17. The Rockford Files: The Big Ripoff (1974; Season 1/Episode 7)
  18. The Rockford Files: Find Me If You Can (1974; Season 1/ Episode 8)