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 level...you are locked in for that number of books. But you may change your list of books at any time.
- In a Murderous Mood: 4-6 Books
- Get a Clue: 7-9 Books
- Hot on the Trail: 10-12 Books
- Capture the Criminal: 13-15 Books
- Take 'Em to Trial: 16+ Books
- The Golden Age Girls: Read 5-7 books from female authors from the vintage years
- 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.
MY READING LIST:
- A Shilling for Candles. Josephine Tey (1936)
- The Man in Lower Ten. Mary Roberts Rinehart (1906)
- Episode of the Wandering Knife. Mary Roberts Rinehart (1943)
- Mrs. McGinty's Dead. Agatha Christie (1952)