Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Most Awarded Mysteries

This is the top 100 from a list of mystery novels that have won the most awards. Why are there Harry Potter books on this list? That seems quite odd to me!

The list is from AwardAnnuals.com. The ones I've read are in bold print unless I've blogged them in which case I linked to the post. I have a long way to go!

1 A Place of Execution, by Val McDermid
2 The Lincoln Lawyer, by Michael Connelly
3 Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear
4 The James Deans, by Reed Farrel Coleman
5 Open Season, by C.J. Box
6 Bootlegger's Daughter, by Margaret Maron
7 Detecting Women 2, by Willetta L. Heising
8 Postmortem, by Patricia Cornwell
9 Butchers Hill, by Laura Lippman
10 City of Bones, by Michael Connelly
11 In a Dry Season, by Peter Robinson
12 Silent Joe, by T. Jefferson Parker
13 Winter and Night, by S.J. Rozan
14 A Conspiracy of Paper, by David Liss
15 Girl Sleuth, by Melanie Rehak
16 The Ice Harvest, by Scott Phillips
17 In the Bleak Midwinter, by Julia Spencer-Fleming
18 L.A. Requiem, by Robert Crais
19 Murder, With Peacocks, by Donna Andrews
20 The Bottoms, by Joe R. Lansdale
21 Immoral, by Brian Freeman
22 Monster, by Walter Dean Myers
23 The Blind Assassin, by Margaret Atwood
24 Blood Work, by Michael Connelly
25 Declare, by Tim Powers
26 The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson
27 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling
28 In Big Trouble, by Laura Lippman
29 Mystic River, by Dennis Lehane
30 Teller of Tales, by Daniel Stashower
31 Blanche on the Lam, by Barbara Neely
32 The Bridge of Sighs, by Olen Steinhauer
33 Dating Dead Men, by Harley Jane Kozak
34 She Walks These Hills, by Sharyn McCrumb
35 They Died in Vain, by Jim Huang
36 Under the Beetle's Cellar, by Mary Willis Walker
37 Alias Grace, by Margaret Atwood
38 Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith, by Andrew Wilson
39 Bloodhounds, by Peter Lovesey
40 The Blue Edge of Midnight, by Jonathon King
41 California Girl, by T. Jefferson Parker
42 Death Dances to a Reggae Beat, by Kate Grilley
43 Death of a Nationalist, by Rebecca Pawel
44 The Distance, by Eddie Muller
45 Dreaming of the Bones, by Deborah Crombie
46 The Guards, by Ken Bruen
47 Hell to Pay, by George P. Pelecanos
48 The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Modern Crime Fiction, by Mike Ashley
49 The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, by Leslie S. Klinger, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
50 One for the Money, by Janet Evanovich
51 Red Leaves, by Thomas H. Cook
52 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century, by Jim Huang
53 Big Red Tequila, by Rick Riordan
54 Charm City, by Laura Lippman
55 A Cold Day in Paradise, by Steve Hamilton
56 Death in Little Tokyo, by Dale Furutani
57 Devil in a Blue Dress, by Walter Mosley
58 Every Secret Thing, by Laura Lippman
59 Fade Away, by Harlan Coben
60 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J.K. Rowling
61 I.O.U., by Nancy Pickard
62 Killing Floor, by Lee Child
63 Seldom Disappointed, by Tony Hillerman
64 Shot in the Heart, by Mikal Gilmore
65 The Silence of the Lambs, by Thomas Harris
66 Somebody Else's Child, by Terris McMahan Grimes
67 Tea With the Black Dragon, by R.A. MacAvoy
68 Zero at the Bone, by Mary Willis Walker
69 Behind the Mystery, by Stuart M. Kaminsky, Laurie Roberts
70 Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett, Brett Helquist
71 Hearts and Bones, by Margaret Lawrence
72 The History of Mystery, by Max Allan Collins
73 The Jasmine Trade, by Denise Hamilton
74 Jolie Blon's Bounce, by James Lee Burke
75 Mystery Women, by Colleen Barnett
76 The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, by Leslie S. Klinger, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
77 River of Darkness, by Rennie Airth
78 Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson
79 Tell No One, by Harlan Coben
80 Who Was That Lady? Craig Rice: The Queen of Screwball Mystery, by Jeffrey Marks
81 Women of Mystery, by Martha Hailey Dubose, Margaret C. Thomas
82 The American Regional Mystery, by Marvin Lachman
83 Chasing the Devil's Tail, by David Fulmer
84 Cimarron Rose, by James Lee Burke
85 A Crime in the Neighborhood, by Suzanne Berne
86 Dead Body Language, by Penny Warner
87 Death of a Red Heroine, by Qiu Xiaolong
88 The Doctor Digs a Grave, by Robin Hathaway
89 Find Me Again, by Sylvia Maultash Warsh
90 Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters
91 Gone, Baby, Gone, by Dennis Lehane
92 The House Sitter, by Peter Lovesey
93 Inner City Blues, by Paula L. Woods
94 The Kidnapping of Rosie Dawn, by Eric Wright
95 No Colder Place, by S.J. Rozan
96 Reflecting the Sky, by S.J. Rozan
97 Ross Macdonald, by Tom Nolan
98 The Salaryman's Wife, by Sujata Massey
99 Street Level, by Bob Truluck
100 Trunk Music, by Michael Connelly

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