Vote for your favorites. The poll will remain open until Monday, July 26, with the “100 last books standing” to be revealed on Monday, August 2. A printable list of the choices is available.
The delicate storm by Giles Blunt
Cimarron rose by a novel by James Lee Burke
Bones : an Irene Kelly mystery by Jan Burke
A shark out of water : a John Thatcher mystery by Emma Lathen
Aunt Dimity and the deep blue sea by Nancy Atherton
Black water by T.J. MacGregor
Shakespeare's secret by Elise Broach
The fairy-tale detectives by Michael Buckley; pictures by Peter Ferguson
Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Historical mysteries have become increasingly popular in the last decade. If you are a fan of historical fiction, and historical mystery stories in particular, you've read many of the well-known authors of this sub-genre: Steven Saylor, Anne Perry, Eliot Pattison, I. J. Parker, Lindsey Davis, John Maddox Robert, Margaret Frazer, and the list goes on, but have you read the works of:
Nefertiti: the book of the dead by Nick Drake
Critique of criminal reason by Michael Gregorio
The fifth servant by Kenneth Wishnia
Thirteenth night : a medieval mystery by Alan Gordon
A test of wills by Charles Todd
Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson
The Crossing Places: A Ruth Galloway Mystery by Elly Griffiths
Smasher by Keith Raffel
Devil's Trill by Gerald Elias
In the Blood by Fay Sampson
Bad Things Happen by Harry Dolan
This month, the Canton Seniors Book Group will discuss the Everyone's Reading 2010 selection, Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow. Copies of the book will be distributed at the January 27, 2010 meeting or can be picked up at the Canton Public Library's Adult Reference Desk after January 27th. Participants must register with the Senior Adult Department at the Summit by calling 734-394-5485. If you have questions, contact Joyce Simowski or Elaine Skrzynski at the Canton Public Library (734-397-0999).
Bouchercon 2010 will be held in San Francisco this year, October 14 - 17. Bouchercon is the World Mystery Convention. Every year readers, writers, publishers, editors, agents, booksellers and other lovers of crime fiction gather for a long weekend of both education and entertainment. Panel discussions, author signings, awards, and more are available throughout this four day conference. This year's Guests of Honor are Lee Childs, Denise Mina, Laurie R. King, Eddie Muller, and Maddy van Hertbruggen.
For more information visit Bouchercon by the Bay 2010.