Friday, December 17, 2010

Vintage Mystery Challenge 2011

**Challenge completed.**

Dates: 1 January - 31 December 2011
Hosted by: Bev Hankins @ My Reader's Block


  • All books must have been written before 1960 and be from the mystery category.
  • Overlapping with other challenges is permitted.
  • You can sign up any time before November 30, 2011.
  • Reviewing is not required, and you don't need a blog to participate.
  • Try to read at least two different vintage authors.
  • Once you declare your challenge are locked in for that number of books. But you may change your list of books at any time.
Challenge Levels:
  1. In a Murderous Mood: 4-6 Books
  2. Get a Clue: 7-9 Books
  3. Hot on the Trail: 10-12 Books
  4. Capture the Criminal: 13-15 Books
  5. Take 'Em to Trial: 16+ Books
Or, alternate categories/levels:
  1. The Golden Age Girls: Read 5-7 books from female authors from the vintage years
  2. Cherchez Le Homme: Read 5-7 books from male authors from the vintage years

✸ I signed up at the 4-6 book level ("In a Murderous Mood"), and read 4 books.

See my original post about the challenge here.
See my wrap-up post here.
See the challenge announcement page here.

  1. A Shilling for Candles. Josephine Tey (1936)
  2. The Man in Lower Ten. Mary Roberts Rinehart (1906)
  3. Episode of the Wandering Knife. Mary Roberts Rinehart (1943)
  4. Mrs. McGinty's Dead. Agatha Christie (1952)

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations on the finish, Joy! Feel free to email me at phryne1969 AT gmail DOT com if you would like to claim your prize for finishing.