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Murder by Death

I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.

Halloween Bingo 2018: The official tracking post.

Our first call has been made - Classic Horror.  I bought a fair few books this last week, but I don't have anything that's Classic Horror, so I'll have to raid my mom's shelves to see if she has anything classic that's horror that won't scare the pants off me too badly.


I also have changes to make for the rest of my anticipated reads, slotting in the books I've bought, have on hand, and can read for the next two weeks until I'm home again.


Southern Gothic Drowning Deep modern noir Country House Mystery
Amateur Sleuth Doomsday Spellbound cozy mystery Terror in a Small Town
Murder Most Fowl New Release free square classic horror a grimm tale
darkest london Shifters baker street irregular romantic suspense 13
genre suspense diverse voices gothic ghost stories


Squares are greyed out until they're called.  

Called squares will be full-strength.

Called and read will have a marker on it.  


My markers this year are pieces of a full image, seen here:



As squares are called, pieces of the picture will disappear, as they reappear on the card; as one picture disintegrates, another will emerge.  :)


My loose plan for the squares is as follows.  I'm tracking my actual reads on a spreadsheet, so this list may or may not get updated. 


First Row:

Southern Gothic: Houses of Stone - Barbara Michaels  

Fear the Drowning Deep: Pirate King - Laurie R. King  

Modern Noir: The Fourth Bear - Jasper Fforde  

Relics & Curiosities: Vermilion - Phyllis A. Whitney  

Country House Mysteries:  Thirteen Guests - Jefferson Farjeon  


Second Row:

Amateur Sleuth: A Room with a Brew - Joyce Tremel  or A Lady's Guide To Etiquette And Murder - Dianne Freeman

Doomsday: Magic Triumphs - Ilona Andrews  

Spellbound: Familiar Motives - Delia James  

Cozy Mystery: Toucan Keep a Secret - Donna Andrews  

Terror in a Small Town: Killer Characters - Ellery Adams  or The Tea-Olive Bird-Watching Society - Augusta Trobaugh  


Third Row:

Murder Most Foul: Booked to Die - John Dunning  

New Release: TBD  There won't be any shortage of options.

Free Square:  TBD

Classic Horror: TBD

A Grimm Tale: Poison - Sarah Pinborough  Not sure about this one, but I'll try it.


Fourth Row:

Darkest London: The Sherlockian - Graham Moore  or A Beautiful Blue Death - Charles Finch  

Shifters: Wild Hunger - Chloe Neill  READ ON 27 AUGUST Review here  

Baker Street Irregulars: The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure - Robert Arthur  

Romantic Suspense: The Ebony Swan - Phyllis A. Whitney  or Woman Without a Past - Phyllis A. Whitney  

13: The Thirteenth Tale - Diane Setterfield  or The Dancing Floor - Barbara Michaels  (this one sounds like superstitions play a part, but either way, it has 13 chapters.)


Fifth Row:

Cryptozoologist: Hunted - Kevin Hearne  READ ON 3 SEPTEMBER Review here

Genre: Suspense: Locked Doors - Mary Roberts Rinehart  or Ghostwalk - Rebecca Stott  

Diverse Voices: TBD

Gothic:  The Knocker on Death's Door - Ellis Peters  I don't know if this fits or not.

Ghost Stories: The Haunting of Fox Mill - Phyl Cooke