Books 2010

177. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley
176. Corduroy by Adrian Bell
175. The Horn of Merlyns by Violet Needham - re-read
174. Log Hut by Thomas Firbank - re-read
173. Death in Midwinter by Lesley Cookman
172. Soulless by Gail Carriger (K)
171. The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (K)
170. Death in the Stocks by Georgette Heyer
169. Relics of the Dead by Ariana Franklin
168. See Delphi and Die by Lindsay Davis
167. The Stepmother's Support Group by Sam Baker (K)
166. The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
165. Growing Up by Angela Thirkell - re-read
164. The Android's Dream by John Scalzi

163. The Little Prince by Joann Sfar
162. High Rising by Angela Thirkell
161. Michaelmas Tribute by Cora Harrison
160. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
159. Dragon, Dragon by John Gardner (K)
158. Room with a View by E.M. Forster - re-read (K)
157. Mr Rosenblum's List by Natasha Solomons
156. One Bloody Thing After Another by Joey Comeau (K)
155. Allegra Fairweather: Paranormal Investigator by Janni Nell (K)
154. The Great White Bear by Kieran Mulvaney (K)
153. A Mysterious Affair of Style by Gilbert Adair
152. Wycliffe and Death in a Salubrious Place by W.J. Burley
151. To Dream of the Dead by Phil Rickman
150. Summer Half by Angela Thirkell
149. Hue and Cry by Shirley McKay
148. Marling Hall by Angela Thirkell

147. The Unfinished Clue by Georgette Heyer
146. Emily's Quest by L.M. Montgomery
145. Royal Harry by William Mayne
144. The Proper Treatment of Bloodstains by Catriona MacPherson
143. Why Shoot a Butler? by Georgette Heyer
142. The Four Walls of My Freedom by Donna Thomson
141. Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers (K)
140. Northbridge Rectory by Angela Thirkell
139. The Janus Stone by Elly Griffiths
138. Die for Love by Elizabeth Peters
137. Dark Angels by Katherine Langrish
136. Murder at the Altar by Veronica Heley
135. The Devil in Amber by Mark Gatiss
134. Tapestry of Love by Rosy Thornton
133. Playing with Bones by Kate Ellis

132. The Glass Demon by Helen Grant (K)
131. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
130. The Rise of the Iron Moon by Stephen Hunt
129. The Death Maze by Ariana Franklin
128. Murder in Bloom by Lesley Cookman
127. Death Under Sail by C.P. Snow
126. Thursbitch by Alan Garner
125. The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths
124. The Divided Heart by Sarah Harrison
123. The Dark Lord of Derkholm by Diana Wynne Jones
122. Worlds of Arthur by Fran and Geoff Doel
121. The Blood Pit by Kate Ellis
120. Secret Water by Arthur Ransome
119. Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
118. Dark Matter by Michelle Paver

117. Minnow on the Say by Philippa Pearce
116. Seeking the Dead by Kate Ellis
115. Murder Most Welcome by Nicola Slade
114. Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay
113. The Merchant's House by Kate Ellis
112. Comet in Moominland by Tove Jansson - re-read
111. Wizard Squared by K.E. Mills
110. Giving Up the Ghost by Hilary Mantel
109. The Council of the Cursed by Peter Tremayne
108. Love Lies Bleeding by Edmund Crispin
107. Emily's Climb by L.M. Montgomery
106. Moominpappa at Sea by Tove Jansson - re-read
105. When Red is Black by Qui Xiaolong
104. My Lady Judge by Cora Harrison
103. Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
102. Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery

101. A Dangerous Thing by Sarah Harrison
100. Kaimira by Monk and Nigel Ashland
99. Before Lunch by Angela Thirkell - re-read
98. Witches Incorporated by K.E. Mills
97. The Gathering Night by Margaret Elphinstone
96. Sleep While I Sing by L.R. Wright
95. The Sting of Justice by Cora Harrison
94. Murder at Graverly Manor by Daniel Edward Craig
93. Holy Disorders by Edmund Crispin
92. Fangland by John Marks
91. Something Borrowed by Paul Magrs
90. The Brandons by Angela Thirkell- re-read
89. Sex and Stravinsky by Barbara Trapido
88. Cathedral Wednesday by William Mayne re-read
97. Chorister's Cake by William Mayne - re-read
86. A Swarm in May by William Mayne - re-read
85. Old Maid's Puzzle by Terri Thayer
84. The Baker Street Phantom by Fabrice Bourland
83. Neuromancer by William Gibson

82. The Accidental Sorceror by K.E. Mills
81. Wakefield's Course by Mazo de la Roche
80. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
79. Enchantment by Orson Scott Card
78. The City and the City by China Mieville
77. Priorsford by O. Douglas
76. An Old-Fashioned Arrangement by Susie Vereker
75. Cart and Cwidder by Diana Wynne Jones - re-read
74. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
73. Miss Buncle's Book by D.E. Stevenson
72. The Woods of Windri by Violet Needham - re-read
71. Fielding Day by Simon Raven

70. Un Lun Dun by China Mieville
69. Dragon Haven by Robin Hobb
68. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
67. Paper Scissors Death by Joanna Campbell Slan
66. Dancing with Demons by Peter Tremayne
65. Oxford Menace by Veronica Stallwood
64. Landed by Tim Pears
63. Making Money by Terry Pratchett
62. Blood-Sucking Fiends by Christopher Moore
61. The Place of Fallen Leaves by Tim Pears
60. Abarat 2: Days of Magic, Nights of War by Clive Barker
59. Emily Climbs by L.M. Montgomery

58. Brotherly Love by Elizabeth Pewsey
57. A Blunt Instrument by Georgette Heyer
56. Unholy Harmonies by Elizabeth Pewsey - re-read
55. Divine Comedy by Elizabeth Pewsey - re-read
54. The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester
53. Children of Chance by Elizabeth Pewsey - re-read
52. The Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb
51. Lady Rose and Mrs Memmary by Ruby Ferguson
50. Requiem for a Mezzo by Carola Dunn
49. The Secret Ministry of Frost by Nick Lake
48. Be Your Own Landscape Detective by Richard Muir
47. Abarat by Clive Barker
46. The Cat Who Sang to the Birds by Lilian Jackson Braun

45. Acqua Alta by Donna Leon
44. Deathline by Joan Aiken Hodge
43. The Illustrated History of the Countryside by Oliver Rackham
42. Suffer Little Children by Donna Leon
41. The Wizard's Ward by Deborah Hale
40. Murder in the Garden by Veronica Heley
39. Scandal in the Village by Rebecca Shaw
38. Village Secrets by Rebecca Shaw
37. The Village Show by Rebecca Shaw
36. The Painter of Signs by R.K. Narayan
35. Detection Unlimited by Georgette Heyer
34. Angela Thirkell, Portrait of a Lady Novelist by Margaret Bird
33. The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
32. Buckingham Palace Gardens by Anne Perry
31. Necklace and Calabash by Robert van Gulik
30. The Lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies - re-read
29. The Year of Our War by Stephen Swainston
28. Farewell to Fairacre by Miss Read
27. Pardonable Lies by Jacqueline Winspear
26. The Invisible Girl by Laura Ruby

25. The Cat Who Saw Stars by Lilian Jackson Braun
24. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia McKillip
23. Footsteps in the Dark by Georgette Heyer
22. The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn
21. The Serpent Pool by Martin Edwards
20. What's Bred in the Bone by Robertson Davies
19. Timoleon Vieta Come Home by Dan Rhodes
18. Clouds Among the Stars - reread
17. Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn
16. Practically Perfect by Katie Fforde
15. Three Houses by Angela Thirkell
14. The Cat Who Tailed a Thief by Lilian Jackson Braun

13. Appleby and the Ospreys by Michael Innes
12. The Caxley Chronicles by Miss Read
11. One Fine Day by Mollie Panter-Downes - re-read
10. Airs Above the Ground by Mary Stewart – re-read
9. Tulku by Peter Dickinson - reread
8. The Nebuly Coat by John Meade Falkner
7. More Work for the Undertaker by Margery Allingham
6. The Cat Who Said Cheese by Lilian Jackson Braun
5. Ankle Deep by Angela Thirkell
4. The Riddle-Master of Hed by Patricia McKillip - reread
3. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
2. Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov
1. Don't Tell Alfred by Nancy Mitford