Saturday, November 21, 2009

The Thriller-Suspense Challenge 2010

***Challenge completed. See my wrap-up post here.***

1 January to 31 December 2010
Hosted by: Book Chick City

  • Read twelve (12) thriller-suspense novels in 2010. You can make your choices from any of the many sub-genres.
  • No list necessary; if you want to list your books ahead of time, that's OK, but not required.
  • Lists can change during the course of the challenge.
  • Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.
  • There will be a page to list your reviews, although reviews are optional.
See my original post about the challenge here.
See my wrap-up post here.
See the challenge announcement page here.
See the list of sub-genres here.
See the review page here.

MY READING LIST (books read):
  1. The Raphael Affair. Iain Pears [See Review]
    ~ (I'm putting this one in the Drama Thriller category.)
  2. Venom. Joan Brady [See Review]
    ~ (This one would fit in either the Disaster or Eco-Thriller categories.)
  3. Mrs. Malory and Any Man's Death. Hazel Holt [Review to come]
    ~ (Cozy Mystery category. Would also fit the Amateur Detective Mystery category)
  4. Heresy. S.J. Parris [Review to come]
    ~ (Historical thriller category.)
  5. A Stitch in Time. Monica Ferris [Review to come]
    ~ (Cozy Mystery category; but it would also fit into the Amateur Detective category, too.)
  6. A River in the Sky. Elizabeth Peters [See Review]
    ~ (Historical Mystery/Thriller category.)
  7. Live To Tell. Lisa Gardner [See Review]
    ~ (This would fit in the Drama Thriller and/or Serial Killer Thriller categories)
  8. The Last Child. John Hart [Review to come]
    ~ (Drama Thriller category; with a little bit of Amateur Detective Mystery thrown in.)
  9. Innocent. Scott Turow [See Review]
    ~ (Legal Thriller category)
  10. The Hypnotist. M.J. Rose [See Review]
    ~ (Drama Thriller category)
  11. Damaged. Alex Kava [See Review]
    ~ (Serial Killer Thriller category)
  12. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. Alan Bradley [Review to come]
    ~(Haven't figured out a category for this one yet)
  13. Think of a Number. John Verdon [Review to come]
    ~ (Serial Killer or Drama Thriller categories)
  14. The Inheritance. Simon Tolkien [See Review]
    ~ (Legal Thriller category)
  15. Cards on the Table. Agatha Christie [See Review]
    ~ (Locked Room Mystery category)
  16. Book of Shadows. Alexandra Sokoloff [Review to come]
    ~ (Supernatural Thriller category)
  17. The Dark Half. Stephen King [Review to come]
    ~ (Horror Thriller category)

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