Friday, February 17, 2006

A Mystery Readers' 'Best' List

At the end of every year, the participants in DorothyL, email list for mystery readers and writers, post their top ten 'best' reads for the year. There are a lot of people with serious reading habits in this community, and it's always interesting to see what they decide were the best they read. Someone assembled it all in an Excel file, and these were the books are mentioned most often in people's 'best' lists for 2005:
Bloodlines by Jan Burke
To The Power of Three by Laura Lippman
Dead Run by P.J. Tracy
The Closers by Michael Connelly
The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
Locked Rooms by Laurie R. King
Fleshmarket Alley by Ian Rankin
Strange Affair by Robinson, Peter
Pardonable Lies by Winspear, Jacqueline
Eight of Swords by Skibbins, David
Hard Truth by Barr, Nevada
Entombed by Fairstein, Linda
To Darkness And To Death by Spencer-Fleming, Julia
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