Other challenges

2011 Vintage Mystery Reading Challenge (links are posted here )

 Plans/ideas (read 4-6 novels)

Margery Allingham, Hide Your Eyes (British 1958)  - READ 
John Buchan, The Thirty-Nine Steps (Scottish – 1915) - READ
Palle Rosenkrantz, Hvad skovsøen gemte (Danish - 1903) - READ
Blicher, The Rector of Vejlby (Kindle - 3 Danish short stories, 19th century) - READ
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Lady Audley´s Secret (British – 1862) - READ
Arne Magnussen, Den vidtudråbte besættelse i Thisted (Danish - 1699/1891) - READ.

What´s in a Name


1. A book with a number in the title                    C.J. Box, Three Weeks to Say Goodbye - READ
2. A book with jewelry or a gem in the title        Peter Lovesey, Diamond Dust - READ
3. A book with a size in the title                          Declan Burke, The Big O  - READ
4. A book with travel or movement in the title    Ian Rankin, Exit Music
5. A book with evil in the title                             Peter Temple, In the Evil Day
6. A book with a life stage in the title.                 Rosanne Dingli, Death in Malta (Kindle)

Ireland Reading Challenge (6 novels)

Adrian McKinty, Dead I Well May Be (2003)
Declan Burke, The Big O (2007)- READ
Tana French, The Likeness (2008)  - READ
Brian McGilloway, Gallows Lane (2008) - READ
Colin Bateman, Mystery Man (2009) - READ
Jane Casey, The Burning (2010)  - READ

Global Reading Challenge (medium level) 

Deon Meyer, Devil´s Peak, 2007 (South Africa)
Shamini Flint, Inspector Sing Investigates, A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder, 2009 (Malaysia)
Kishwar Desai, Witness the Night, 2010 (India)
Rosanne Dingli, Death in Malta, 2005 (Australia)  - Kindle 
Vanda Symon, Overkill, 2007 (New Zealand) READ
Esther Verhoef, Close-Up, 2009 (The Netherlands) READ
Fred Vargas, Have Mercy on us All, 2003 (France)
North America:
Alan Bradley, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, 2009 (Canada) READ
Cathryn Grant, The Demise of the Soccer Moms, 2010 (the USA) READ 
South America:
Leonardo Padura, Havana Red, 2005 (Cuba)
The Seventh Continent:
Rebecca Cantrell, A Trace of Smoke, 2009 (history) READ
Kate Summerscale, The Suspicion of Mr Whicher, 2009 (history) READ