2022: Book List

  1. Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
  2. Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh
  3. The Man Who Didn’t Fly by Margo Bennett
  4. Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie
  5. In This House of Brede by Rumer Godden
  6. The Cape Cod Mystery by Phoebe Atwood Taylor
  7. Unexpected Night by Elizabeth Daly
  8. The Edwardians by Vita Sackville-West
  9. Caste: the Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson
  10. The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper
  11. The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
  12. The Priory by Dorothy Whipple
  13. My Mortal Enemy by Willa Cather
  14. Mercy Falls by William Kent Krueger
  15. Wintering: the Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May
  16. All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West
  17. Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain
  18. State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny
  19. Copper River by William Kent Krueger
  20. Firestorm by Nevada Barr
  21. A House Full of Daughters by Juliet Nicholason
  22. Trial by Fury by J.A. Jance
  23. Taking the Fifth by J.A. Jance
  24. Jubilee by Margaret Walker
  25. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
  26. Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin
  27. A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes
  28. Moscow Rules by Daniel Silva
  29. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch
  30. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P.D. James
  31. Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
  32. The Juniper Tree by Barbara Comyns
  33. Jacob’s Room is Full of Books by Susan Hill
  34. Greenwitch by Susan Cooper
  35. Waiting for Willa by Dorothy Eden
  36. The Maine Massacre by Janwillem van de Wetering
  37. The Liturgy of the Ordinary by Tish Harrison Warren
  38. The Sentence by Louise Erdrich
  39. Shadows Reel by C.J. Box
  40. The Grey King by Susan Cooper
  41. Death of an Expert Witness by P.D. James
  42. The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
  43. Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by Heather Webber
  44. The Butterfly House by Katrine Engberg
  45. The Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller
  46. Desolation Canyon by P.J. Tracy
  47. Close Her Eyes by Dorothy Simpson
  48. The Corner That Held Them by Sylvia Townsend Warner
  49. The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard
  50. A Very Great Profession by Nicola Beaumann
  51. Tempest Tost by Robertson Davies
  52. Silver on the Tree by Susan Cooper
  53. Leave the Grave Green by Deborah Crombie
  54. Unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper
  55. For the Sake of Elena by Elizabeth George
  56. Because of the Lockwoods by Dorothy Whipple
  57. The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner
  58. Banished by Lauren Drain
  59. Breaking Free by Rachel Jeffs
  60. Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie
  61. Prophet’s Prey by Sam Brower
  62. I Fired God by Jocelyn Zichterman
  63. The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
  64. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? by Agatha Christie
  65. The Least of Us by Sam Quinones
  66. The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander
  67. Dead March for Penelope Blow by George Bellairs
  68. The Native Heath by Elizabeth Fair
  69. Last Seen Alive by Dorothy Simpson
  70. Neither Five Nor Three by Helen MacInnes
  71. Charlotte Fairlie by D.E. Stevenson
  72. Dead On Arrival by Dorothy Simpson
  73. Mourn Not Your Dead by Deborah Crombie
  74. The Jewel in the Crown by Paul Scott
  75. Maigret Goes to School by Georges Simenon
  76. Element of Doubt by Dorothy Simpson
  77. These Silent Woods by Kimi Cunningham Grant
  78. Deadly Night Shade by Elizabeth Daly
  79. Kate Hardy by D.E. Stevenson
  80. Suspicious Death by Dorothy Simpson
  81. The Day of the Scorpion by Paul Scott
  82. A Knife for Harry Dodd by George Bellairs
  83. Maigret and the Minister by George
  84. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  85. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
  86. The Stolen Boys by Joy Ellis
  87. The Snowdonia Killings by Simon McLeave
  88. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
  89. Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman
  90. Waiting by Maya Hornbacher
  91. The Towers of Silence by Paul Scott
  92. Cross her Heart by Melinda Leigh
  93. See Her Die by Melinda Leigh
  94. Drown Her Sorrows by Melinda Leigh
  95. Right Behind Her by Melinda Leigh
  96. Dead Against Her by Melinda Leigh
  97. Hour of Need by Melinda Leigh
  98. The Patient Man  by Joy Ellis
  99. One Lost Soul by J.M. Dalgliesh
  100. The Stone Circle by Elly Griffiths
  101. The Night Hawks by Elly Griffits
  102. The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths
  103. The Art of Mending by Elizabeth Berg
  104. Say You’re Sorry by Melinda Leigh
  105. The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier
  106. Thunder Bay by William Kent Krueger
  107. The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
  108. The Locked Room by Elly Griffith
  109. A House in the Country by Ruth Adam
  110. A Division of the Spoils by Paul Scott
  111. The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay
  112. The Feast by Margaret Kennedy
  113. The Last Coyote by Michael Connelly
  114. The Ipcress File by Len Deighton
  115. Stolen Focus by Johann Hari
  116. Red Knife by William Kent Krueger
  117. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
  118. The House by the Sea by May Sarton
  119. West with the Night by Beryl Markham
  120. Father by Elizabeth von Arnim
  121. Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy by Olivia Manning
  122. Skinwalker by Faith Hunter
  123. Horse Under Water by Len Deighton
  124. The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett