Books 2009

The Cipher Garden by Martin Edwards
Last Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde
The Midnight Folk by John Masefield - reread
Fool by Christopher Moore
The Box of Delights by John Masefield - reread
The Cat Who Played Post Office by Lilian Jackson Braun
Rebel Angels by Robertson Davies - reread
Still Waters by John Moss
Testimony by Anita Shreve
An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear
The Island of Sheep by John Buchan
Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat
Rose Petal Soup by Sarah Harrison
Lock 14 by Georges Simenon
A Christmas Secret by Anne Perry
Markham Thorpe by Giles Waterfield
The Winter Ground by Catriona MacPherson
Howard’s End is on the Landing by Susan Hill
The Cat Who Moved a Mountain by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Cat Who Wasn’t There by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Burry Man’s Day by Catriona Macpherson
The Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill
Threescore and Ten by Angela Thirkell 
Kept: A Victorian Mystery by D.M. Taylor
Cucumber Sandwiches by J.I.M. Stewart
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Cat Who Blew the Whistle by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Kate Summerscale
Coroner's Pidgin by Margery Allingham
Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock
The Diary of a Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield - re-read
The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterrill
Love At All Ages by Angela Thirkell
The Cat Who Went Into the Closet by Lilian Jackson Braun
After the Armistice Ball by Catriona McPherson
Folk Tales of the North Country by Frederick Grice
The Cat Who Moved a Mountain by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
The Two Pound Tram by William Newton
The Tortoise and the Hare by Elizabeth Jenkins
Supernatural Tales by John Buchan
The Lady's Not For Burning by Christopher Fry
Close Quarters by Angela Thirkell
The Cat Who Talked to Ghosts by Lilian Jackson Braun
Let It Bleed by Ian Rankin
The Cat Who Lived High by Lilian Jackson Braun
Broke Through Britain by Peter Mortimer
A Question of Blood by Ian Rankin
Real Britain by Paul Kingsnorth
The Kingdom Beneath the Waves by Stephen Hunt
The Nice and the Good by Iris Murdoch
Mortal Mischief by Frank Tallis
Double Affair by Angela Thirkell
The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare by Lilian Jackson Braun
An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson
Winter Rose by Patricia McKillip
The Folk of the Air by Peter S. Beagle - re-read
A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil by Christopher Brookmyre
Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock
Tamsin by Peter S. Beagle - re-read
Gathering the Water by Robert Edric
Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth Hay
The Cat Who Had Sixty Whiskers by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Rosemary Tree by Elizabeth Goudge - re-read
An Unofficial Rose by Iris Murdoch - re-read
Tragedy at Law by Cyril Hare
Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
Unless by Carol Shields
Amberwell by D.E. Stevenson
The Fashion in Shrouds by Margery Allingham - re-read
The Grim Reaper by Bernard Knight
Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdsdottir
The Children Who Lived in a Barn by Eleanor Graham
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
Thy Servant a Dog by Rudyard Kipling
Enchantment by Monica Dickens
Havana Bay by Martin Cruz Smith
The Brandons by Angela Thirkell
Renegade’s Magic by Robin Hobb
Jane and Prudence by Barbara Pym - re-read
The Cat Who Saw Red by Lilian Jackson Braun
Stardust by Neil Gaiman - re-read
Testament by Alis Hawkins
The Cat Who Turned On and Off by Lilian Jackson Braun
A Mixture of Frailties by Robertson Davies - re-read
Forests of the Heart by Charles De Lint
No Go the Bogeyman by Marina Warner
Maelstrom by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (L)
The New Moon with the Old by Dodie Smith - re-read
Matter by Iain M. Banks (L)
Leaven of Malice by Robertson Davies - re-read
A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer - re-read
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards by Lilian Jackson Braun
Tempest-Tost by Robertson Davies - re-read
Fifth Business by Robertson Davies - re-read
The Stabbing in the Stables by Simon Brett (L)
More Than Love Letters by Rosy Thornton
Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees
A Short History of Myth by Karen Armstrong
Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris (L)
Crampton Hodnet by Barbara Pym
The Cruellest Month by Hazel Holt
Dead Cold by Louise Penny
A House and Its Head by Ivy Compton-Burnett
A House Like a Lotus by Madeleine L'Engle
Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett - re-read
Summer Knight by Jim Butcher (L)
The Cat Who Brought Down the House by Lilian Jackson Braun (L)
Doomsday Book by Connie Willis - re-read
Still Life by Louise Penny - re-read
Pride and Prescience by Carrie Bebris (L)
Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell by M.C. Beaton (L)
The Cat Who Talked Turkey by Lilian Jackson Braun (L)
A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett - re-read
The Innkeeper's Song by Peter S. Beagle - re-read
The Oxford Book of Oxford by Jan Morris
100 Days on Holy Island by Peter Mortimer
A Boy of Good Breeding by Miriam Toews
A Second Legacy by Caroline Harvey
A Month in the Country by J.L. Carr
So Fair a House by Robert Neill
Rainbow Valley by L.M. Montgomery
The Borrowers Afield by Mary Norton
County Chronicle by Angela Thirkell
The Arsenic Labyrinth by Martin Edwards (L)
Towards the End of the Morning by Michael Frayn
Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel
Traitor's Purse by Marjory Allingham
My Farm by Rosie Boycott (L)
Certain Women by Madeleine L'Engle
Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
The Swish of the Curtain by Pamela Brown
Moonsinger by Andre Norton (L)
Princes in the Land by Joanna Cannan
Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson
The Bad Quarto by Jill Paton Walsh (L)
Grave Peril by Jim Butcher (L)
Agatha Raisin and Kissing Christmas Goodbye by M.C. Beaton (L)
A Christmas Journey by Anne Perry (L)
Folklore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders by William Henderson
The Tides of Time: Archaeology on the Northumbrian Coast by Caroline Hardy and Sarah Rushton
The Day Job by Mark Wallington
Memory, Wisdom amd Healing by Gabrielle Hatfield
Herbs and Healing Plants by Dieter Podlech

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